The boundary tag is used to mark the borders of areas, mostly political, but possibly also of other administrative areas.
- See also Boundaries
Boundaries mark the borders of areas, mostly political, but also of other administrative areas. See Boundaries for more details.
See below for the main values of the boundary key:
|boundary||administrative||An administrative boundary. Subdivisions of areas/territories/jurisdictions recognised by governments or other organisations for administrative purposes. These range from large groups of nation states right down to small administrative districts and suburbs, as indicated by the 'admin_level=*' combo tag|
|boundary||national_park||Area of outstanding natural beauty, set aside for conservation and for recreation (Other languages)|
|boundary||postal_code||Postal code boundaries|
|boundary||religious_administration|| An religious administrative boundary.
See: Talk:Key:boundary#Religious authority boundaries
|boundary||protected_area||Protected areas, such as for national-parks, water protection areas or indigenous areas.|
|border_type||*||To distinguish between types of boundary where admin_level isn't enough. Used in several different ways e.g in maritime contexts|
|boundary||user defined||All commonly used values according to Taginfo|
|admin_level||Number||Applies to boundary=administrative and is usually in the range 1 to 10, except for Germany where it might be 11 - see boundary.|
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