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Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Status: DeprecatedPage for proposal

The place_name=* tag is used for setting a name on a place=* when it is drawn as an area. It's definition is worded as such : Only for areas. For nodes use 'name' instead. It may do no harm to use both, though.

The usage of this tag is controversial as some people advocate name=* should be used instead.