Nepal:Comprehensive tags

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This page contains a summary of commonly used tags for main elements used to describe features within OpenStreetMap, tailored for Nepal. Shorter summaries of tags relevant to particular topics or interests can be found using the Feature pages. List of most common tags worldwide can be accessed at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features.


Aerialway

Aerialways cover forms of transport for people or goods using aerial wires including cable-cars, chair-lifts and drag-lifts. See Aerialway for an introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
aerialway cable_car Way A cable car run. Cable_cars are aerial tramways that are just one pair of big cars that go in alternating directions to each other from A to B (Usually Valley to Hill or Mountain) Mapping-Features-Aerialway.png
CH Furtschellas aerial tram.jpg
aerialway station Node Area A station, where passengers can enter and/or leave the aerialway
WinterArmenia3.JPG

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Aeroway

Mainly relating to aerodromes, airfields other ground facilities to support the operation of airplanes and helicopters. See Aeroways for an introduction to the mapping these features.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
aeroway aerodrome Node Area An Aerodrome (UK), Airport (US)
Aerodrome.png
Flemingfield looking north.JPG
aeroway helipad Node Area Helicopter start/landing pad
Helipad.p.16.png
Altena - Lenneuferstraße 17 ies.jpg
aeroway runway Way A strip of land kept clear and set aside for aeroplanes to take off from and land on. (Other languages) Rendering-aeroway runway.png
Bogrunway.JPG

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Amenity

Used to map facilities for visitors and residents: toilets, telephones, banks, pharmacies (to buy medicines), schools. See Amenities for an introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo

Food and Drinks

amenity bar Mf node.png Mf area.png A place selling alcoholic drinks. See description of amenity=bar and amenity=pub for distinction between bar and pub
Bar.p.20.png
Bar MXCT.JPG
amenity cafe Mf node.png Mf area.png A cafe. The kind of food served can be tagged with cuisine=* and diet=*.
OSB cafe.png
Klagenfurt Wörthersee Strandbad Cafe Sunset Bar 11102008 65.jpg
amenity drinking_water Mf node.png A source of drinking water. For dhungedhara, please use additional tag dhungedhara=yes.
Food drinkingtap.p.20.png
VM 5342 Muyu - roadside water tap on G209 north of town.jpg
amenity fast_food Mf node.png Mf area.png Fast Food Restaurant (see also amenity=restaurant). The kind of food served can be tagged with cuisine=* and diet=*.
Fast food.png
Burger king kamen osm.jpg
amenity food_court Mf node.png Mf area.png An area with several different restaurant food counters and a shared eating area. Commonly found in malls, airports, etc.
amenity ice_cream Mf node.png Mf area.png Ice cream shop or ice cream parlour. A place that sells ice cream and frozen yoghurt over the counter
Shop-ice cream.jpeg
amenity pub Mf node.png Mf area.png A place selling beer and other alcoholic drinks; may also provide food or accommodation (UK). See description of amenity=bar and amenity=pub for distinction between bar and pub
Amenity-pub.png
Pub.jpg
amenity restaurant Mf node.png Mf area.png Restaurant (not fast food, see amenity=fast_food). The kind of food served can be tagged with cuisine=* and diet=*.
Rendering-amenity-restaurant-mapnik.png
Caprice Restaurant.JPG

Education

amenity college Mf node.png Mf area.png a College campus or buildings Mf node.png : College.png
Mf area.png : Rendering-area-amenity-college.png
amenity kindergarten Mf node.png Mf area.png For children too young for a regular school (also known as playschool or nursery school).
Story Time.jpg
amenity library Mf node.png Mf area.png A public library (municipal, university, …) to borrow books from.
Library.p.20.png
Guantanamo captives' library a.jpg
amenity school Mf node.png Mf area.png school and grounds Mf node.png : Icon-amenity school.png
Mf area.png : Rendering-area-amenity-school.png
Williamstown school.jpg
amenity university Mf node.png Mf area.png a University campus Mf node.png : Icon-amenity university.png
Mf area.png : Rendering-area-amenity-university.png
Brock University campus.JPG

Transportation

amenity bus_station Mf node.png Mf area.png Has been replaced by public_transport=station.
Bus station.n.16.png
Manchester Piccadilly Bus Station.jpg
amenity car_rental Mf node.png Mf area.png Rent a car
amenity fuel Mf node.png Mf area.png Petrol station; gas station; marine fuel; … Streets to petrol stations are often tagged highway=service.
Rendering-amenity fuel.png
Preem Karlskrona.jpg
amenity parking Mf node.png Mf area.png Car Park. Nodes and areas (without access tag) will get a parking symbol. Areas will be colored. Streets on car parking are often tagged highway=service and service=parking_aisle.
Mapping-Features-Parking-Lot.png
P3030027ParkingLot wb.jpg
amenity taxi Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where taxis wait for passengers.
Amenity taxi picture-Hong Kong Shatin Taxi Stand.jpg

Financial

amenity atm Mf node.png an ATM or cash point
Atm2.p.16.png
ATM 750x1300.jpg
amenity bank Mf node.png Mf area.png a bank (for a bank that also has an ATM, it is preferred that a separate node for each ATM is added)
Bank2.p.16.png
Dscf1401-800.jpg
amenity bureau_de_change Mf node.png Bureau de change, Currency exchange, Wechsel, Cambio - a place to change foreign bank notes and travellers cheques
Bureau de change.svg
TengeLogo.JPG

Healthcare

amenity clinic Mf node.png Mf area.png A medium-sized medical facility or health centre.
amenity dentist Mf node.png Mf area.png A dentist practice / surgery.
Military dentists in Guatemala.jpg
amenity hospital Mf node.png Mf area.png Often used in conjunction with emergency=* to note whether or not the hospital has emergency facilities (A&E (brit.) or ER (am.))
Rendering-amenity hospital.png
Guantanamo captive's hospital beds -c.jpg
amenity nursing_home Mf node.png Mf area.png A home for disabled or elderly persons who need permanent care.
amenity pharmacy Mf node.png Mf area.png Pharmacy
dispensing=yes
dispensing=no or omitted
Pharmacy dispencing.png : dispensing="yes"
Pharmacy nondispensing.png : dispensing="no" or omitted
Boots The Chemist At Gunwharf Quays.jpg
amenity veterinary Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where a veterinary surgeon (vet) practices.
Veterinary Surgeon.jpg

Entertainment, Arts & Culture

amenity arts_centre Mf node.png Mf area.png A venue where a variety of arts are performed or conducted
Palette.gif
amenity cinema Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where films are shown (US: movie theater)
Rendering-amenity-cinema-mapnik.png
Palace cinéma beaumont.JPG
amenity community_centre Mf node.png Mf area.png A place mostly used for local events and festivities.
amenity fountain Mf node.png Mf area.png A fountain for cultural / decorational / recreational purposes.
Fountain at Milan citadel.JPG
amenity nightclub Mf node.png Mf area.png A place to drink and dance (nightclub). The german word is "Disco" or "Discothek". Please don't confuse this with the german "Nachtclub" wich is most likely amenity=stripclub.
Nightclub.png
Gatecrasher.jpg
amenity studio Mf node.png Mf area.png TV radio or recording studio
Studio.png
DOUG.jpg
amenity theatre Mf node.png Mf area.png a theatre or opera house
Theatre.png
Sydney opera.jpg

Others

amenity bench Mf node.png a bench to sit down and relax a bit
Bench.jpg
amenity courthouse Mf node.png Mf area.png a place where justice is dispensed
JusticeScales.png
Franklinctycrthsapalchicola01.jpg
amenity crematorium Mf node.png Mf area.png
Bushbury Crematorium - geograph.org.uk - 259876.jpg
amenity embassy Mf node.png Mf area.png An embassy
Embassy.png
Bulgarian embassy in Paris.jpg
amenity fire_station Mf node.png Mf area.png A Fire station
Firestation.p.16.png
Fire station.jpg
amenity grave_yard Mf node.png Mf area.png A (smaller) place of burial, often you'll find a church nearby. Large places should be landuse=cemetery instead.
Odenbuell Nordstrand St Vinzenz IMGP2940 wp crop.jpg
amenity marketplace Mf way.png Mf area.png A place where trade is regulated, e.g. a square.
Marche berlin002.jpg
amenity place_of_worship Mf node.png Mf area.png A church, mosque, or temple, etc. Note that you also need religion=*, usually denomination=* and preferably name=* as well as amenity=place_of_worship. See the article for details.
Mapping-Features-Church.png
Place of worship.png
amenity police Mf node.png Mf area.png A Police station
Police.p.16.png
Polizeiautos Davidwache.jpg
amenity post_box Mf node.png Alternative mail-carriers can be tagged via operator=*
Amenity-post box.png
Post Box.JPG
amenity post_office Mf node.png Mf area.png Post office building with postal services
Amenity-post office.png
100px-Pošta Praha 025.jpg
amenity prison Mf node.png Mf area.png a prison
Amenity prison.p.20.png
Osaka keimusho.jpg
amenity public_building Mf node.png Mf area.png
amenity sauna Mf node.png Mf area.png A small room or house to experience dry or wet heat sessions.
Sauna in pancevo.jpg
amenity shelter Mf node.png Mf area.png A small shelter against bad weather conditions. To additionally describe the kind of shelter use shelter_type=*. For "pati", please use shelter_type=lean_to and pati=yes.
Rendering-amenity-shelter-mapnik.png
Réunion Maïdo kiosque pique-nique.JPG
amenity toilets Mf node.png Public toilets (might require a fee)
Toilets.p.20.png
WC-Anlage.jpg
amenity waste_disposal Mf node.png A place where canal boaters, caravaners etc. can dispose of rubbish (trash/waste).
Waste container.jpg
amenity user defined Mf node.png Mf way.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Boundary

Used to describe administrative and other boundaries. See Boundaries for more details.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
boundary administrative Area 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
Rendering-area-boundary-administrative.png
Lake city sign.jpg
boundary national_park Area Area of outstanding natural beauty, set aside for conservation and for recreation (Other languages)
Rendering-area-boundary-national park.png
Kings Canyon NP Sign.JPG
boundary political Area Electoral boundaries
boundary protected_area Area Protected areas, such as for national-parks, water protection areas or indigenous areas.
boundary user defined Node Way All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Building

Used to identify individual buildings or groups of connected buildings. See Buildings for further details of usage of this tag and man_made=* for tagging of various other structures.

Key Value Element Comment Photo
Accommodation
building apartments Area A building arranged into individual dwellings, often on separate floors. May also have retail outlets on the ground floor. How does one map the retail elements? Use building:levels=* for the total number of floors. Apartments6levels.png
building dormitory Area For a shared building, as used by college/university students (not a share room for multiple occupants as implied by the term in British English). Would 'hall_of_residence' be better?
building hotel Area A building designed with separate rooms available for overnight accommodation. Normally used in conjunction with tourism=hotel for the hotel grounds including recreation areas and parking. Hcom 1097758 7 b.jpg
building house Area A single dwelling unit inhabited by family or small group sharing facilities such as a kitchen. Houses forming half of a semi-detached pair, or one of a row of terraced houses, should share at least two nodes with joined neighbours, thereby defining the party wall between the properties. Emptyhouse.jpg
building residential Area A general tag for a building used primarily for residential purposes. Where additional detail is available consider using one or more areas tagged as 'apartments', 'terrace' or 'house'.
Commercial
building commercial Area A building where non-specific commercial activities take place; use office=* to describe the type of office. Consider tagging tha area using landuse=commercial. Use 'retail' if the building consists primarily of shops. Buildingoffices.png
building industrial Area A building where some industrial process takes place. Use warehouse if the purpose is known to be primarily for storage/distribution. Consider using landuse=industrial for the surrounding area and the proposed industrial=* tag to describe the industrial activity.
building retail Area A building primarily used for selling goods are sold to the public; use shop=* to identify the sort of goods sold. Consider use landuse=retail for the surrounding area. How is one meant to indicate that there is also residential accommodation or office use above?
building warehouse Area A building primarily used for the storage or goods or as part of a distribution system.
Civic/amenity
building church Area A building that was built as a church. Used in conjunction with amenity=place_of_worship, religion=* and denomination=* for the church grounds where it is in current use. Churchstcl.jpg
building civic Area For any civic amenity, for example community_centre, library, public toilets, sports_centre, swimming_pool, town-hall etc. Use amenity=* or leisure=* etc to provide further details.
building hospital Area A building which forms part of a hospital. Use amenity=hospital for the hospital grounds.
building school Area For any generic school buildings. Buildings for specific uses (sports halls etc) should be tagged for their purpose. Use amenity=school for the perimeter of the school grounds.
building transportation Area
building university Area A university building. Use amenity=university for the whole university area.
Other
building construction Area Used for buildings under construction. Use construction=* to hold the value for the completed building.
building farm_auxiliary Area A building on a farm that is not a dwelling (use 'house' for the farm house).
building hut Area A hut is a small and crude shelter.
building yes Area Use this value where it is not possible to determine a more specific value.
building user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo, generally building types
Additional attributes
entrance yes/main/exit/service/emergency Node An entrance in a building. Replaces the deprecated tag building=entrance.
height number Way The height of the building in meters.
building:levels number Way The number of levels (floors) in the building.

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Historic

Used to describe various archeological sites, wrecks, ruins, castles and ancient buildings. See Historic for further details on usage.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
historic archaeological_site Mf node.png Mf area.png A place in which evidence of past activity is preserved
Tourist archaeological2.glow.16.png
Dscf0105 600.jpg
historic battlefield Mf node.png Mf area.png The site of a battle or military skirmish in the past. this could be on land or at sea.
Fort Donelson river battery (1).jpg
historic boundary_stone Mf node.png A historic boundary stone usually found along the way.
Boundary stone St Brelade and St Peter, Jersey.jpg
historic fort Mf node.png Mf area.png A military fort - distinct from a castle as it is generally more modern
historic memorial Mf node.png Mf area.png Much like a monument, but smaller. Might range from a WWII memorial to a simple plate on a wall.
Memorial.p.16.png
CIMG4191.JPG
historic monument Mf node.png Mf area.png An object, especially large and made of stone, built to remember and show respect to a person or group of people. Other languages
Monument.JPG
historic rune_stone Mf node.png A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription. [1]
U 240, Lingsberg.JPG
historic wayside_shrine Mf node.png Mf area.png A historical shrine often showing a religious depiction. Frequently found along the way in southern germany, austria and probably elsewhere.
2003-10-11 tanner moor 36.JPG
historic user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Leisure

Used to tag leisure and sports facilities. See Leisure for a general introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
leisure bird_hide Node Area A place to observe birds.
Belvide-gazebo.jpg
leisure fishing Node Area
Angler.jpg
leisure garden Node Area Place where flowers and other plants are grown in a decorative and structured manner or for scientific purposes.
Rendering-area-leisure-garden.png
SF Japanese Garden.JPG
leisure golf_course Node Area The outline of a golf course. The node form may be used to place an icon within the course. This tag implies sport=golf.
Rendering-area-leisure-golf course.png
Spanish-Bay-First-Tee.jpg
leisure miniature_golf Node Area A place or area that you can play miniature golf.
1st course of bahn golf.jpg
leisure park Node Area open, green area for recreation, usually municipal
Rendering-area-leisure-park.png
Arena Roundhay 07.jpg
leisure pitch Node Area e.g. a field for playing football/soccer, cricket, baseball sports. To describe what kind of sport(s) use sport=*.
Rendering-area-leisure-pitch.png
County-Ground-STFC-pitch-2006.JPG
leisure playground Node Area Playground for little children.
Rendering-area-leisure-playground.png
Playground.p.20.png
Spielplatz.jpg
leisure sports_centre Node Area To describe what kind of sport(s) use sport=*.
Rendering-area-leisure-sports centre.png
leisure stadium Node Area A major sports arena with substantial tiered seating. To describe what kind of sport(s) use sport=*.
Rendering-area-leisure-stadium.png
Notre-dame-stadium.jpg
leisure swimming_pool Node Area A swimming pool, see also Proposed_features/Swimming_pool and Tag:amenity=swimming_pool
leisure water_park Node Area Amusement area with water slides, recreational swimming pools and dressing rooms.
Caribe01.jpg
leisure wildlife_hide Node Area A place to observe wildlife. See also leisure=bird_hide.
leisure user defined Node Way Area All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Military

Used for facilities and land used by the military, including the Navy, Army, Airforce and Marines. See Military for an introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
military airfield Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where military planes take off and land
Dscf1158 600.jpg
military barracks Mf node.png Mf area.png Buildings where soldiers live and work. Key military.JPG
Oulu barracks Jul-Aug2008 001.jpg
military danger_area Mf node.png Mf area.png Usually a large marked area around something like a firing range, bombing range, etc which is an exclusion zone.
Danger.p.30.png
military range Mf node.png Mf area.png Where soldiers have practice with their weapons (firing, bombing, artillery, ...).
Bundeswehr shooting M16.jpg
military checkpoint Mf node.png Mf area.png Place of a possible access to a restricted or secured area, where civilian visitors and vehicles will be controled by a military authority.
military user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Natural

Used to describes natural physical land features, including ones that have been modified by humans. See Natural for an introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
natural cave_entrance Mf node.png Mf area.png The entrance to a cave.
Cave-entrance-mapnik.png
Cave entrance.jpg
natural cliff Mf node.png Mf way.png Mf area.png A cliff, a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure (leave the lower face to the right of the way.)
Cliff2.png
Cliff.jpg
natural glacier Mf node.png Mf area.png Areas (or peaks) covered with ice throughout the year
Rendering-Natural glacier OSM.png
Glacier.jpg
natural peak Mf node.png top of a hill or mountain (summit)
Peak.png
Peak.jpg
natural spring Mf node.png A place where ground water flows naturally from the ground ((hydrology, land) (3596) Other languages)
Spring.p.5.png
La Sorgue, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse.JPG
natural tree Mf node.png Lone or significant trees.
Tree2.png
Tree.jpg
natural water Mf node.png Mf area.png Lakes, etc.
Rendering-area-natural-water.png
Natural water.jpg
natural wood Mf node.png Mf area.png Natural primeval woodland. For forests that are managed by someone, use landuse=forest instead.
Rendering-area-natural-wood.png
Biogradska suma.jpg
natural user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Landuse

Used to describe the purpose for which and area of land is being used. See Landuse for more information on the use of this tag.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
landuse allotments Mf node.png Mf area.png A piece of land given over to local residents for growing vegetables and flowers.
Landuse-allotments.png
Schrebergaerten.jpg
landuse basin Mf node.png Mf area.png An area of water that drains into a river.
Together with basin=* for stormwater/rainwater infiltration/detention/retention basins.
Other languages.
Landuse-basin.png
Wasserspeicher an Essens höchstem Punkt DSCF1228.jpg
landuse brownfield Mf node.png Mf area.png Describes land scheduled for new development where old buildings have been demolished and cleared
Landuse-brownfield.png
Former Brickworks ... - geograph.org.uk - 56268.jpg
landuse cemetery Mf area.png Place for burials. You can add religion=* (values listed in the place of worship page). Smaller places (e.g. with a church nearby) may use amenity=grave_yard instead.
Landuse-cemetery.png
Cemetery-photo.JPG
landuse commercial Mf node.png Mf area.png Predominantly offices, business parks, etc.
Landuse-commercial.png
Cambourne Business Park - geograph.org.uk - 15908.jpg
landuse construction Mf node.png Mf area.png "Under construction" site, should become something different once the construction is finished Rendering-landuse-construction-mapnik.png
Landuse construction.jpg
landuse farm Mf area.png An area of farmland used for tillage and pasture (animals, crops, vegetables, flowers, fruit growing).
Rendering-landuse-farm-mapnik.png
Farm landuse (with livestock).jpg
landuse farmland Mf area.png Synonyme for farm, used in JOSM because farm was considered ambiguous. Farm has been used more often as of 2010-10-13 (236 973 tags vs 69 903). See ticket #1579.
Rye field.jpg
landuse forest Mf node.png Mf area.png Managed forest or woodland plantation (Other languages).
Landuse-forest.png
Forest.jpg
landuse grass Mf node.png Mf area.png For areas covered with grass. Consider landuse=meadow for pasture. Note that this is actually a Landcover tag, not a landuse tag and there is a proposal to deprecate it.
Grasss.jpg
landuse greenfield Mf node.png Mf area.png Describes land scheduled for new development where there have been no buildings before. A greenfield is scheduled to turn into a construction site
landuse greenhouse_horticulture Mf area.png Area used for growing plants in greenhouses
Greenhouserendering.png
Greenhouses westland.jpg
landuse industrial Mf node.png Mf area.png Predominantly workshops, factories or warehouses
Landuse-industrial.png
Rehuraisio feed plant in Oulu 2008 001.jpg
landuse landfill Mf node.png Mf area.png Place where waste is dumped. Other languages
Rendering-landuse-landfill-mapnik.png
Landfill.jpg
landuse military Mf node.png Mf area.png For land areas owned/used by the military for whatever purpose Rendering-landuse-military-mapnik.png
REUNION 2007 04.jpg
landuse orchard Mf node.png Mf area.png intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food production Orchard.png
Altesland2.jpg
landuse plant_nursery Mf area.png intentional planting of plants maintaining for the production of new plants Treenursery.png
Cutchogue - Oregon Road - Plant Nursery.jpg
landuse quarry Mf node.png Mf area.png Surface mineral extraction (Other languages)
Rendering-landuse-quarry-mapnik.png
Steinbruch.jpg
landuse reservoir Mf node.png Mf area.png Stores water, may be covered or uncovered; for a covered reservoir see also man_made=reservoir_covered (Other languages). See water=reservoir for alternative tagging.
Landuse-reservoir.png
Amagase Dam.jpg
landuse residential Mf node.png Mf area.png Predominantly houses or apartment buildings
Rendering-area-landuse-residential.png
Lawrenceville.jpg
landuse retail Mf node.png Mf area.png Predominantly shops
Landuse-retail.png
Trocadero - London 1.jpg
landuse user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Office

An office is a place of business where administrative or professional work is carried out.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
office accountant Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for an accountant.
office administrative Mf node.png Mf area.png Local authorities, administrative and supervising institutions that are not related to state government.
office architect Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a architect.
office camping Mf node.png Mf area.png An office at a camping or recreational park. Also called reception.
office company Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a private company.
office educational_institution Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for an educational institution.
office employment_agency Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a employment agency.
office estate_agent Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a estate agent or realtor.
office foundation Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a foundation.
office government Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a government agency or department.
office insurance Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a insurance company or agent.
office it Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for an IT specialist.
office lawyer Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a lawyer.
office newspaper Mf node.png Mf area.png The office for a newspaper.
office ngo Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a non-government organisation.
office political_party Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a Political Party.
office quango Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a Quango (quasi non-government organisation).
office research Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for R&D.
office telecommunication Mf node.png Mf area.png Telecommunication company office.
office travel_agent Mf node.png Mf area.png An office for a travel agent. See also shop=travel_agency.
office user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Places

Used for give details about settlements

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
Populated urban areas
place city Node Area The largest urban settlements in the territory, normally including the national, state and provincial capitals. These are defined by charter or other governmental designation in some territories and are a matter of judgement in others. Should normally have a population of at least 100,000 people and be larger than nearby towns. See place=suburb and place=neighbourhood for how to tag areas within a city.
place town Node Area A second tier urban settlement of local importance, often with a population of 10,000 people and good range of local facilities including schools, medical facilities etc and traditionally a market. In areas of low population towns may have significantly lower populations. See place=neighbourhood and possibly also place=suburb for how to tag areas within a town.
place village Node Area A smaller distinct settlement, smaller than a town with few facilities available with people traveling to the nearby town to access these. Populations of villages vary widely in different territories but will nearly always be less than 10,000 people, often a lot less. See place=neighbourhood for how to tag areas within a larger village.
Other
place region Node Area See boundary=administrative
place state Node Area See boundary=administrative
place User Defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo
additional attributes
is_in User Defined Node Way Area For categorisation - for example place=suburb; name=Eccleshall; is_in=Sheffield,South Yorkshire,England,UK
population Number Node Area Number of inhabitants of the place. Among other things, it might be used in selecting which name to render at a given zoom level at what font size.
place_name User Defined Area Only for areas. For nodes use 'name' instead (see Notes). It may do no harm to use both, though.
place_numbers User Defined Node Way Area For property numbers. Note: Most people now use the Karlsruhe Schema instead of this tag.
postal_code User Defined Node Way Area The postal code. Note: Most people now use the Karlsruhe Schema instead of this tag.

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Tourism

Used to map places and things of specific interest to tourists: places to see, places to stay, things and places providing support. See Key:tourism for more information. See Tourism for a general introduction.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
tourism alpine_hut Mf node.png Mf area.png A remote building located in the mountains intended to provide board and lodging.
Alpinehut.p.16.png
Ascher Hütte a.jpg
tourism attraction Mf node.png Mf area.png A general tourism attraction, this tag is often used in addition with other tags (like historic=*).
Rendering-area-tourism-attraction.png
tourism artwork Mf node.png Mf way.png Mf area.png A tag for public pieces of art.
Begynnelse-4.jpg
tourism camp_site Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where people can camp overnight, using tents or camper vans or caravans.
Icon-tourism camp site.png
2009-07-26 Ekeberg Camping.JPG
tourism guest_house Mf node.png Mf area.png Guest house. Accommodation without hotel license that is typically owner-operated, offers a room and breakfast with staff not available 24/7, ranging from purpose-built guest houses to family-based Bed&Breakfast.
Guest house.p.16.png
The Crossroads Country Guest House - geograph.org.uk - 88520.jpg
tourism hostel Mf node.png Mf area.png Hostel.
Tourism-hostel.png
Dorm Room 1.jpg
tourism hotel Mf node.png Mf area.png Hotel.
Rendering-tourism hotel.png
Hcom 1097758 7 b.jpg
tourism information Mf node.png Mf area.png Information resource for tourists and visitors. To additionally describe the kind of information use information=*.
Information.p.16.png
Fleetwood tourist information centre - DSC06596.JPG
tourism museum Mf node.png Mf area.png Museum.
Museum.p.16.png
Louvre-facade-est.jpg
tourism picnic_site Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where you can have an outdoor picnic. May have facilities such as tables and benches.
Picnic site.jpg
tourism theme_park Mf node.png Mf area.png Theme park.
Theme park.jpg
tourism viewpoint Mf node.png A place, often high, with a good view of surrounding countryside or notable buildings, lookout. Sometimes called a vista point or scenic area/point.
Viewpoint.png
Viewpoint.jpg
tourism zoo Mf node.png Mf area.png Zoological garden.
Zoo.png
A miss. berlin 1.JPG
tourism yes Mf node.png Mf area.png To add tourist interest to something described by other tags.
tourism user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Craft

A place producing or processing customised goods. See Crafts for more information.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
craft agricultural_engines Mf node.png Mf area.png Planning, and Constructing engines and tools for agricultural use. Green tractor.jpg
craft basket_maker Mf node.png Mf area.png Producing baskets, often made from Willow. Basket flein.jpeg
craft beekeeper Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where honey bees are kept for the purposes of securing commodities such as honey, beeswax or pollen. WPKiW - Skansen - Pszczelarz 01.jpg
craft brewery Mf node.png Mf area.png A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of beer Brewery.png
craft carpenter Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of Carpenters that work with timber to construct, install and maintain buildings, furniture, and other objects. Charpentier médiéval.JPG
craft dressmaker Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where clothes are created, repaired or altered to fit personal needs.
craft electrician Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of an electrician which is a tradesman specialized in electrical wiring of buildings, stationary machines and related equipment. Szafa elektryczna002.JPG
craft gardener Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a garden designer or a landscape gardener. SF Japanese Garden.JPG
craft handicraft Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where useful and decorative devices are made completely by hand or using only simple tools Belarus-Minsk-Exhibition of Traditional Crafts, 3.jpg
craft jeweller Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where necklaces, rings, brooches, earrings and bracelets and other personal adornments are created or repaired.
craft locksmith Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where locks and keys are created or repaired.
craft metal_construction Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where handrails, gates, ramps and similar things from metal are made.
craft optician Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where lenses for the correction of a person's vision are designed, fitted and dispensed.
craft painter Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a house painter which is a tradesman responsible for the painting and decorating of buildings.
craft parquet_layer Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a parquet layer.
craft photographer Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a person who takes photographs using a camera.
craft plasterer Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a tradesman who works with plaster, such as forming a layer of plaster on an interior wall or plaster decorative moldings on ceilings or walls.
craft plumber Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a tradesman who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage.
craft pottery Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where earthenware, stoneware and porcelain and other ceramic ware is made by potters.
craft sculptor Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where Sculpture are made.
craft shoemaker Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where shoes, boots, sandals, clogs and moccasins are created, repaired or altered to fit personal needs. See also shop=shoes for a place where shoes are sold, but not made or altered
craft tailor Mf node.png Mf area.png A place where clothing is made, repaired, or altered professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
craft tiler Mf node.png Mf area.png Workplace or office of a person who lays tiles on floors, swimming pools and such.
craft user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Shop

A shop is a place of business stocked with goods for sale. See Shops for more details.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
shop alcohol Mf node.png Mf area.png Government owned or licensed shop selling alcohol. See also shop=beverages.
Liquor store in Breckenridge Colorado.jpg
shop anime Mf node.png Mf area.png Specials shops for anime stuff.
shop appliance Mf node.png Mf area.png An appliance store, selling electrical items (aka white goods) used for cooking and cleaning.
shop art Mf node.png Mf area.png A private art gallery which sells works of art.
Art Mur Installation Jinny Yu.jpg
shop baby_goods Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells objects for babies (clothes, prams, cots, toys).
Baby care shop2.jpg
shop bag Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells bags
shop bakery Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling bread
Shop bakery.p.16.png
Bread in Boudin.jpg
shop bathroom_furnishing Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling bathroom furniture and accessories
shop beauty Mf node.png Mf area.png A non-hairdresser beauty shop, spa, nail salon, etc.. See also shop=hairdresser.
Hair and Beauty, Strabane, January 2010.JPG
shop bed Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that specalises in selling matresses and other bedding products.
Bed Shop, Omagh - geograph.org.uk - 129722.jpg
shop beverages Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop focused on selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. See also shop=alcohol.
Coca Cola Kisten.jpg
shop bicycle Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells bicycles, bicycle equipment and may rent or repair them
Shop bicycle.png
ShopBicycle.jpg
shop books Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling books (for a library that lends books, see amenity=library)
Strand basement jeh.jpg
shop boutique Mf node.png Mf area.png A small shopping outlet, especially one that specializes in elite and fashionable items
shop butcher Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling meat
Butcher-shop.png
Butcher's shop Hong kong.jpg
shop car Mf node.png Mf area.png Car store - a place to buy cars or to get your car repaired
Purple-car.svg
Dscf1411-800.jpg
shop car_repair Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop focused on car repair (usually independent of a specific car brand).
Shopping car repair.p.16.png
Colourful Shops Places In Onehunga II.jpg
shop car_parts Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop for auto parts, auto accessories, motor oil, car chemicals, etc.
shop carpet Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling carpets
shop charity Mf node.png Mf area.png A charity shop is a shop operated by a charity, for the purposes of fundraising.
Cancer Research, Armagh, November 2009.JPG
shop chemist Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling articles of personal hygiene, cosmetics, and household cleaning products (for a shop that potentially dispenses prescription drugs, cf. pharmacy. U.S. drug store, see amenity=pharmacy)
Kelly Chemist, Omagh - geograph.org.uk - 103193.jpg
shop clothes Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling clothes (other related values in use are: fashion, shoes)
Shop clothes.p.16.png
Hasseen2.jpg
shop computer Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling computers, peripherals, software, ...
Computer shop, Crossens.JPG
shop confectionery Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling sweets and pastry
Sweet Shop, Chester.JPG
shop convenience Mf node.png Mf area.png Convenience Store - a small local store usually selling a small selection of food items plus things like simple first aid, household, stationery and car items
Shop convenience.p.16.png
shop copyshop Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that offers photocopying and printing services.
HK 上環 Sheung Wan 蘇杭街 Jervois Street 24 photo copy print co shop.JPG
shop curtain Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop that specalises in selling curtains or drapes (see also shop=fabric)
Commerciante di tessuti.jpg
shop deli Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling delicatessen (fine foods), possibly also fine wine.
shop department_store Mf node.png Mf area.png A single large store - often multiple storeys high - selling a large variety of goods (see also shop=mall)
Department store.p.16.png
Takeshimaya Times Square in the evening.jpg
shop dive Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop where you can buy or rent diving equipment.
Dive shop, Babbacombe - geograph.org.uk - 224395.jpg
shop dry_cleaning Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop or kiosk offering a clothes dry cleaning service. The actual cleaning may be done elsewhere.
Dry clean rack.jpg
shop drugstore - This tag is discouraged. Please use either shop=chemist (if they sell prescription-free drugs, cosmetics, household cleaning products, etc.) or amenity=pharmacy (if they offer prescription drugs).
shop doityourself Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells tools and supplies to do-it-yourself householders, gardening, ...
Shop diy.p.16.png
shop electronics Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling consumer electronics (TV, radio, ...). Larger ones may also sell computers, fridges, ... See also shop=appliance
shop erotic Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop for erotictoys, -clothes or other eroticstuff.
Sex shops (Paris)-01.jpg
shop fabric Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells fabric and other materials for the purpose of making clothes and other products, eg dress making.
shop farm Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop at a farm that sells the farm produce
Chatsworth farm shop - geograph.org.uk - 24050.jpg
shop florist Mf node.png Mf area.png Get your bouquet of flowers from here (see shop=garden_centre for potted flowers).
Florist.p.16.png
Butler's Wharf Flower Shop.jpg
shop frame Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop where you can buy frames.
Framed Madhubani art in a shop.jpg
shop furnace Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop for furnances and ovens
shop funeral_directors Mf node.png Mf area.png Providing services related to funeral arrangements, may also be known as a "funeral parlour" or "undertakers".
JapaneseFuneralArrangementTokyo.jpg
shop furniture Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling furniture, might range from small decorational items to a whole flat interieur
shop garden_centre Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling potted flowers, maybe even trees (see also shop=florist for flower bouquets).
Almondsbury.garden.centre.arp.jpg
shop gas Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop where technical gas, such as argon, oxygen, acetylene, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, etc can be purchased in bottles
2008-07-24 Bundle of compressed gas bottles.jpg
shop general Mf node.png Mf area.png A store that carries a general line of merchandise. (see also shop=convenience if it sells food).
Feinkost Weber Hernals 1994.jpg
shop gift Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling gifts, greeting cards, or tourist gifts (souvenirs)
Gift shop interior.jpg
shop glaziery Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling and installing glazing for windows and doors.
shop greengrocer Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling vegetables and fruits.
Greenrocer's Interior.jpg
shop hairdresser Mf node.png Mf area.png Here you can get your hair cut, coloured, ... See also shop=beauty
Shop hairdresser.p.16.png
Belfast (187), October 2009.JPG
shop hardware Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells building supplies including screws, bolts & paints, ... See also shop=doityourself Tweedy and Popp 03.jpg
shop hearing_aids Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop specialized in selling hearing aids devices
Shop audiologist.jpg
shop herbalist Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop specialized in selling herbs, often for medical purposes
shop hifi Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells High Fidelity or High End environment to listen music or watch films at home
JB Hi-Fi Wagga Wagga.jpg
shop hunting Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop where you can buy gun and hunting equipment.
Bass Pro Shops entrance.JPG
shop interior_decoration Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop for interior decorations.
shop jewelry Mf node.png Mf area.png Jewellers shops.
Bijouterie.jpg
shop kiosk Mf node.png Mf area.png A small shop on the pavement that sells magazines, tobacco, newspapers, sweets and stamps.
Kiosk germany.jpg
shop kitchen Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop where you can plan and buy your kitchen. (Sometimes called "kitchen studio" and the like, but plain kitchen is the most frequently used tag so far.)
shop laundry Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop to get your normal clothes washed. Might be self service coin operated, with service staff for drop off, ...
Polarstern laundry hg.jpg
shop mall Mf node.pngMf area.png A shopping mall - multiple stores under one roof (also known as a shopping centre)
Dalian large Shopping Mall 2005.jpg
shop massage Mf node.pngMf area.png A massage shop
Thaimassage.jpg
shop mobile_phone Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that primarily sells mobile phones and accessories
3G Mobile Phones fot China Mobile.jpg
shop money_lender Mf node.png Mf area.png A money lender offers small personal loans at high rates of interest.
shop motorcycle Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells motorcycles and/or related accessories, clothes, parts, repair and rental services.
KAWASAKI KLR 650.JPG
shop musical_instrument Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop where you can buy musical instruments, lyrics, scores.
Portadown (66), September 2009.JPG
shop newsagent Mf node.png Mf area.png Shop selling newspapers, cigarettes, other goods HK Sheung Wan Po Yan Street 7-11 Shop Newspaper Stand.JPG
shop optician Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells eyeglasses, contact lenses (may also check your eyes).
US Navy 021029-N-3228G-001 Adjusting a customer's eyeglasses.jpg
shop organic Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling organic food. Alternatively you can use the more versatile organic=* in combination with a general shop=* key (In this case: shop=supermarket or shop=convenience).
Hofladen-Dottenfelderhof-Bad-Vilbel-27042005.jpg
shop outdoor Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells camping, walking, climbing, fishing and other outdoor sports equipment (and GPSes)
shop paint Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop where you can buy paints.
Artists paints.jpg
shop pawnbroker Mf node.png Mf area.png A pawnbroker (or pawnshop) is an individual or business that offers secured loans to people. See also shop=second_hand
Pawnbroker Oulu 20090906.JPG
shop pet Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop for pets, animals and toys or food for them.
Baby parrots in a pet shop-8a.jpg
shop radiotechnics Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling electronic components, electrical products, radio measuring devices, supplies for radio and electronics.
shop seafood or fish Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling fish/seafood. Seafood chijin.jpg
shop second_hand Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop buying and selling used clothes and other things. See also shop=pawnbroker
HK Sheung Wan 2nd hand market Tung Street 上環東街.JPG
shop shoes Mf node.png Mf area.png Selling shoes.
Shoes.JPG
shop sports Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling sporting goods.
HK TST East Mody Road Wing On Plaza Shop Kettler Sport Fitness.JPG
shop stationery Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling office supplies center
shop supermarket Mf node.png Mf area.png Supermarket
Shop supermarket.p.16.png
Supermarket check out.JPG
shop tattoo Mf node.png Mf area.png A tattoo parlour.
Tattoo-by-grisha-maslov.jpg
shop ticket Mf node.png Mf area.png A ticket shop or box office. Sells tickets for concerts, events, public transport, ...
Box office of Shosha station.jpg
shop tobacco Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop selling tobacco, cigarettes and their related accessories.
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F009687-0007, Wuppertal, Einzelhandel, Tabakladen.jpg
shop toys Mf node.png Mf area.png A toy store.
HK Toys R Us.JPG
shop trade Mf node.png Mf area.png A place of business that specifically sells one or more building supplies such as timber/wood, cement etc. See also shop=doityourself
shop vacant Mf node.png Mf area.png Not an actual shop, of course. You may want to use this tag when a shop has been closed, to avoid confusing other mappers who may not know about this (please leave a note=*). Plus, you can keep the corresponding object and simply edit it when a new shop opens on the same spot.
shop vacuum_cleaner Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that specalises in the sale of vacuum cleaners and associated products.
Panasonic MCE8013 vacuum cleaner close.jpg
shop variety_store Mf node.png Mf area.png A variety store retailer is a retail store that sells inexpensive items, sometimes with a single price point for all items in the store.
100-Emon.jpg
shop video Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells or rents out videos/DVDs
Video shop.jpg
shop window_blind Mf node.png Mf area.png A shop that sells window blinds.
Some window blinds.JPG
shop user defined Mf node.png Mf area.png All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Addresses

Used to provide postal information for the building or facility. See addr=* for more details on usage.

Key Value Element Comment Photo
Tags for individual houses
addr:housenumber user defined Node Area The house number (may contain non-digits).
If a single entry has multiple house numbers, separate them by ";", such as "12b;12c".
Only required key for an address (except when addr:housename is used), all others are optional.
Hausnummer in Deutschland (2004-01-28).jpeg
addr:housename user defined Node Area The name of a house.
This is sometimes used in some countries like England instead of (or in addition to) a house number.
addr:street user defined Node Area The (main) name of the respective street.
A way with highway=* and the corresponding name should be found nearby.
Ulica Nikole Tesle Zagreb.JPG
addr:place user defined Node Area part of address, which is not related to street, but to some territorial zone, linear object, node or some abstract object.
addr:postcode user defined Node Area The postal code of the building/area.
addr:city user defined Node Area May or may not be a clone of is_in:city=* (in some places the city in the address corresponds to the post office that serves the area rather than the actual city, if any, in which the building is located)! The name of the city as given in postal addresses of the building/area.
Zagreb (town sign).jpg
addr:country user defined Node Area The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 two letter country code in upper case.
Example: "DE" for Germany, "FR" for France, "IT" for Italy.
Caveat: The ISO 3166-1 code for Great Britain is "GB" and not "UK".. See also: is_in:country=*
addr:full user defined Node Area Use this for a full-text, often multi-line, address if you find the structured address fields unsuitable for denoting the address of this particular location. Examples: "Fifth house on the left after the village oak, Smalltown, Smallcountry" or "1200 West Sunset Boulevard Suite 110A". Beware that these strings can hardly be parsed by software.
For countries using district, province, state
addr:district user defined Node Area The district of the object.
addr:province user defined Node Area The province of the object.
addr:state user defined Node Area The state of the object. For the US, uppercase two-letter postal abbreviations (AK, CA, HI, NY, TX, WY, etc.) are used.
Tags for parts of a building
addr:door user defined Node Area The actual door to an apartment/flat/office/room. Also, normally a number, sometimes a name. Could also be called differently in some countries (In Austria for example it is sometimes referred to as "Top"). If a room has more than one door, you can tag them separately.
addr:floor Number Node Area The floor an apartment/flat/office is located.
addr:unit user defined Node Area While a big building could have only one entrance, sometimes the way inside divides into different units or staircases, where certain apartments/flats/offices can only be reached though a specific unit. An information necessary for postmen, for example.

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Annotation

Providing further information about tag values for other mappers and in some cases also for users. See Annotations for more details.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
description User defined Node Way Area Relation Text that might be viewable to the end user (perhaps using a search system or a map with pop-ups)
email User defined Node Way Area Relation E-Mail address associated with an object
fax User defined Node Way Area Relation Fax number associated with an object
image URL Node Way Area Relation Reference to an image (use the "source_ref" key below when the image is referencing the source of the element)
note User defined Node Way Area Relation A note to yourself or to other mappers.
phone User defined Node Way Area Relation Telephone number associated with an object
source User defined Node Way Area Relation
source:name User defined Node Way Area Relation Source used to gather name information eg. for street names
source:ref User defined Node Way Area Relation Reference data source eg. for road numbers
source_ref User defined Node Way Area Relation To record the URI, source reference (eg Landsat) or other link to physical sources
url URL Node Way Area Relation URL associated with an object - Use more precise key like website, image or wikipedia where applicable!
website URL Node Way Area Relation Website associated with an object
wikipedia URL or article title Node Way Area Relation Wikipedia article associated with an object

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Name

The name tag is the primary tag used for naming a Element. See Names for more information on how to use this tag.

Key Value Element Comment
name User Defined Node Way Area The common default name. (Note: For disputed areas, please use the name as displayed on e.g. street signs for the name tag. Put all alternatives into either localized name tags (e.g. name:tr/name:el) or the variants (e.g. loc_name/old_name/alt_name). Thank you.)
name:<lg> User Defined Node Way Area Name in different language eg. name:np=काठमाडौं See: Bilingual_street_names
alt_name User Defined Node Way Area another name or names by which the feature is known e.g. name=Field Fare Road and alt_name=Fieldfare Road, or name=University Centre and alt_name=Grad Pad
loc_name User Defined Node Way Area Local name
short_name User Defined Node Way Area Common abbreviation, useful for searching (recognized by Nominatim)

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