hello dear ginerjm     many thanks for the answer - try to get some more insigths   The following is a little OSM Overpass API example with PHP SimpleXML - I love OSM, so let's show some useful examples. The first part shows how you can query an Overpass Endpoint with standard PHP. <?php /**  * OSM Overpass API with PHP SimpleXML / XPath  *  * PHP Version: 5.4 - Can be back-ported to 5.3 by using 5.3 Array-Syntax (not PHP 5.4's square brackets)  */ // // 1.) Query an OSM Overpass AP