Our Community

People working together to image map the world

367.5 million images, 5.6 million kilometers captured by our community

Community Members

United States
It should be crowd thing, a human thing, not a Google-only thing
I like the idea that people can virtually visit the places I find beautiful
I mapped my home town with an old bike and a home made mount
Crowdsourcing biking-related information that helps make great adventures happen - why rely on Googles car when you can do it yourself?


Mapillary meets Mickey Mouse

Mapping Disneyland in 3D

Mapping 300 banyan trees of Saalumarada Thimmakka

Almost 60 years ago, Saalumarada Thimmakka started the quest to create greenness around her home area in India


Mapillary has been taken to Portmarnock Community School by our community member Ciarán. The students got the chance to learn how to use a mobile phone to help with mapping.



Soren Johannessen, Denmark
GIS expert and an OSM and Wikimedia contributor, passionate about the power of volunteered geographic information (VGI)
Leo Arias, Costa Rica
Free software programmer working on Ubuntu, OpenStreetMap contributor
Nuno Caldeira, Portugal
Geographer and photographer based in Madeira Island, OSM contributor
Shravan Shah, Netherlands
Transport planner, OSM contributor, co-organizer of MaptimeAmsterdam and a cyclist
Jean-Louis Zimmermann, France
Digital territory project manager in a local government in Southern France
Elliott Plack, USA
A geographic informations systems consultant who is passionate about maps, open data, and photography
Nicolás Alvarez, Argentina
Programmer and sysadmin from Argentina. OpenStreetMap contributor who likes the ease of mapping from images
Chethan Gowda, India
OpenStreetMap contributor and free software enthusiast
Erwin Olario, Philippines
Wanderer, wonderer, data wrangler, code wrecker, weaver of Øs and 1s
Mzwandile Thokoane, Lesotho
Physical Planner, #MapLesotho guy, map enthusiast, Amway Business Owner
Geoffrey Kateregga, Uganda
Regional mapping supervisor for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team in East Africa, member of OpenStreetMap Uganda
Rafael Echeverria, Mexico
Mobile developer and innovation consultant who loves to share what we have to offer to the world
Tatsuhiro Miyamori, Japan
OSM contributor, fan of nature photography and historical objects
Alexander Kleshnin, Ukraine
GIS developer, OpenStreetMap contributor, cyclist
Jorge Echevarría, Cuba
System analyst, OSGeo Charter Member and Leader of OSM Cuba

Community Partners

We’ve been privileged to partner with some fantastic organizations working on important humanitarian initiatives around the world. Together we’re image mapping places that sorely need georeferenced data. Have a look at some of the latest partnerships below.

Kathmandu Living Labs, Nepal

Preparing Pokhara to better respond to the next earthquake

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Maps to help governments and humanitarian agencies deliver services

Youth Mappers

Engaging students with the practical applications of mapping and GIS

Mapillary’s Humanitarian Mapping Kit

Are you part of a humanitarian project that needs street-level images? Apply for the Mapillary Humanitarian Mapping Kit and tell us more about it.