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Nominatim Server


Documentation Status

This script is for building a Nominatim server with OpenStreetMap data.

Only for use on a clean Ubuntu 22!

Step 1: Get the Nominatim-Server.sh script from GitHub

  wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AcuGIS/Nominatim-Server/master/Nominatim-Server.sh

Step 2: Make it executable:

chmod 755 Nominatim-Server.sh

Step 3: Run the script

Script usage:

The script accepts a PBF url:

./Nominatim-Server.sh  pbf_url

The pbf_url is the complete PBF url from GeoFarbrik


Load Andorra data from GeoFabrik (one of the smallest data sets, good for testing):

  ./Nominatim-Server.sh https://download.geofabrik.de/europe/andorra-latest.osm.pbf

Welcome Page

Once installation completes, navigate to the IP or hostname on your server.

You should see a page as below:


Click the Search function (or go to domain.com/search.html)

You should see a page as below:


To test functionality, enter below into the Search box::

AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Confirm that results are returned


Loading Additional PBFs, Multiplie PBFs, or Replacing Existing PBFs:

You can use our reload-Nominatim-Server.sh script via GitHUB script.

Usage is: ./reload-Nominatim-Server.sh [PBF_URL1] ...

Enable Automatic Updates

The script creates an updater service. In order to enable updates:

systemctl enable nominatim-updates.service systemctl start nominatim-updates.service


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