|direction the roof is facing; the downslope direction of the main roof face|
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To indicate which way a roof (roof:shape=*) is facing, please use tag roof:direction=*. The value should point out the direction the roof is facing.
The value should either be a cardinal direction (N, S, NW, ESE) or an angle in degree from north clockwise.
For skillion, this is the downslope direction of the roof, from the top of the roof towards its bottom. Other roofs follow the general principle illustrated below: