Proposed features/population ranks

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Population rank
Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: EzekielT
Tagging: population_rank=*
Applies to: Node, Way, Area
Definition: A municipality or settlement's population rank by country or administrative division
Drafted on: 2017-06-28
RFC start: 2017-06-28
Vote start: 2017-06-28
Vote end:  ?

Proposal

To be used in conjunction with place=*.

Rationale

Special OSM based programs for showing population ranks on the map may become easier to create; and will add more detail on how large the city is.

Examples

For example; Toronto would be tagged "population_rank:country=1"; Winnipeg would be "population_rank:country=7". Brandon, Manitoba would be "population_rank:province=2" and may include "population_rank:country=*"; as well.

Tagging

population_rank:world=* population_rank:continent=* population_rank:country=* population_rank:province=* population_rank:region=* population_rank:municipality=* population_rank:state=*

Applies to

Any particular settlement (for example; cities or towns).

Rendering

Not rendered.

Features/Pages affected

See place=*.

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