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OpenStreetMap is an initiative to create and provide free geographic data, such as street maps, to anyone. The OpenStreetMap Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization supporting, but not controlling, the OpenStreetMap Project. It is dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free geospatial data and to providing geospatial data for anyone to use and share.

OpenStreetMap Foundation was incorporated by the registrar of companies for England and Wales on August 22nd, 2006 as a company limited by guarantee. The company registration number is 5912761.