Mapper since: April 16, 2009 | Contributor terms: Accepted almost 6 years ago

My name is Christoph Lingg, I am both mapper and developer for OSM. My primary mapping area lies in Austria, next to the place I grew up.

Currently I am working on a new generation of geocoder on top of Nominatim called photon (

I am co-founder of komoot where we rely on OpenStreetMap data.