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This is the key of the Standard map layer used on www.openstreetmap.org. This page contains a detailed guide of all the area colors, symbols and lines used on the Standard map layer.

Symbols

Single symbols denote several kinds of points of interest or describe a larger area. If the map feature in question has a name, it is written below the symbol most of the time, in the same color of the symbol.

Symbol Description Wiki page

Sustenance

Bar-16.svg Bar amenity=bar
Cafe-16.svg Cafe amenity=cafe
Ice-cream-16.svg Ice cream shop (for direct consumption) amenity=ice_cream
Restaurant-16.svg Restaurant (except fast food) or food court amenity=restaurant, amenity=food_court
Fast-food-16.svg Fast food restaurant or snack bar or sandwich bar or similar amenity=fast_food
Biergarten-16.svg Biergarten (traditional sense) amenity=biergarten
Drinking-water-16.svg Drinking water amenity=drinking_water
Pub-16.svg Pub amenity=pub

Culture, entertainment and arts

Library.14.svg Library amenity=library
Cinema-16.svg Cinema amenity=cinema
Theatre-16.svg Theatre amenity=theatre
Museum-16.svg Museum tourism=museum
Archaeological-site-16.svg Place in which objects of historic interest are preserved historic=archaeological_site
Memorial-16.svg Memorial (usually small ones) historic=memorial
Monument-16.svg Monument and/or obelisk historic=monument, man_made=obelisk
Artwork-14.svg Artwork tourism=artwork
Nightclub-16.svg Nightclub amenity=nightclub
Community centre-14.svg Community centre amenity=community_centre

Leisure, recreation and sports

Playground-16.svg Playground leisure=playground
Dog park-16.svg Dog park leisure=dog_park
Golf.p.20.png Golf course leisure=golf_course
Miniature golf.p.20.png Miniature golf course leisure=miniature_golf
Swimming-16.svg Water park leisure=water_park
Transport slipway.p.20.png Slipway for boats leisure=slipway

Waste management

Recycling-16.svg Recycling container or recycling centre amenity=recycling
Waste-basket-12.svg Waste basket amenity=waste_basket
Toilets-16.svg Public toilets amenity=toilets

Outdoor

Bench-16.svg Bench amenity=bench
Table-16.svg Picnic site, picnic table or barbeque tourism=picnic_site, leisure=picnic_table, amenity=bbq
Drinking-water-16.svg Drinking water, bubbler, drinking fountain amenity=drinking_water
Fountain-14.svg Fountain (recreational/decorational) amenity=fountain
Camping-16.svg Campsite, campground tourism=camp_site
Caravan-16.svg Caravan site, caravan park, RV park tourism=caravan_site
Shelter2.p.16.png Shelter (e.g. weather shelter) amenity=shelter
Hunting-stand-16.svg Hunting stand amenity=hunting_stand

Tourism and accommodation

Information.p.16.png Point of information, such as a tourist information office, informational board, map board, etc. tourism=information
Viewpoint-16.svg Viewpoint tourism=viewpoint
Alpinehut.p.16.png Alpine hut tourism=alpine_hut
Chalet.p.16.png Chalet (holiday cottage) tourism=chalet
Guest house.p.16.png Guest house tourism=guest_house
Hostel-16.svg Hostel tourism=hostel
Hotel-16.svg Hotel tourism=hotel
Motel-16.svg Motel tourism=motel

Finance

Atm-16.svg ATM or cash point amenity=atm
Bank-16.svg Bank amenity=bank

Healthcare

Dentist-16.svg Dentist amenity=dentist
Doctor-16.svg Doctor's practice/surgery or a small clinic amenity=doctors, amenity=clinic
Veterinary-14.svg Veterinary amenity=veterinary
Hospital-16.svg Hospital amenity=hospital
Pharmacy-16.svg Pharmacy amenity=pharmacy

Electricity

Power wind-16.svg Wind turbine power=generator + generator:source=wind or power_source=wind
Power-tower mapnik.png Electricity pylon power=tower
Power pole.svg Small electricity pole power=pole

Communication

Post box-12.svg Post box amenity=post_box
Post-office-16.svg Post office amenity=post_office
Telephone.16.svg Public telephone amenity=telephone
Emergency phone.16.svg Emergency phone amenity=emergency_phone (deprecated)
Mast-communications-16.svg Mast for communication purposes man_made=mast

Miscellaneous public services

Fire-station-16.svg Fire station amenity=fire_station
Social facility-14.svg Social facility amenity=social_facility

Transportation

Rental-bicycle-16.svg Rent a bicycle amenity=bicycle_rental
Rental-car-16.svg Rent a car amenity=car_rental
Car share.p.16.png Car sharing amenity=car_sharing
Parking-16.svg Car parking amenity=parking
Parking-motorcycle-16.svg Motorcycle parking amenity=motorcycle_parking
Parking-bicycle-16.svg Bicycle parking amenity=bicycle_parking
Fuel-16.svg Gas station or petrol station or similar amenity=fuel
Charging station.16.svg Charging station amenity=charging_station
Bus station.n.16.png Bus station amenity=bus_station
Bus-stop-12.svg Bus stop highway=bus_stop
Taxi-16.svg Taxi rank amenity=taxi
Rendering-railway-tram stop-mapnik.png.png Railway station, railway stop point or tram stop point railway=station, railway=halt, railway=tram_stop
Subway-entrance-12.svg Subway entrance railway=subway_entrance
Elevator-12.svg Elevator highway=elevator
Lighthouse-16.svg Lighthouse man_made=lighthouse
Aerodrome.svg Airport aeroway=aerodrome
Standard icon helipad.svg Helipad aeroway=helipad

Road features

OSB traffic signals.svg Traffic lights highway=traffic_signals
Highway mini roundabout.svg Mini roundabout highway=mini_roundabout
Oneway.svg One-way oneway=yes, oneway=-1
Barrier gate.svg Gate barrier=gate
Liftgate.png Boom barrier barrier=lift_gate, barrier=swing_gate
Rendering-barrier-bollard.png Bollard or large block barrier=bollard, barrier=block
Level crossing2.svg Railroad crossing railway=level_crossing,
railway=crossing
Ford.16.svg Ford highway=ford (Deprecated)

Nature

OSB Peak.png Peak, summit, etc. natural=peak
Volcano 10.png Volcano natural=volcano
Saddle.png Topographic saddle natural=saddle
Cave-entrance-mapnik.png Cave entrance natural=cave_entrance
Spring.p.5.png Spring natural=spring
Tree-16.svg Tree natural=tree

Governmental institutions

Town-hall-16.svg Townhall amenity=townhall
Police-16.svg Police station amenity=police
Prison-16.svg Prison amenity=prison
Courthouse-16.svg Court house amenity=courthouse
Embassy-16.svg Embassy amenity=embassy

Religious place

Christian-16.svg Christian (except Jehovah's Witnesses) religion=christian
Jewish-16.svg Jewish religion=jewish
Muslim-16.svg Muslim religion=muslim
Taoist-16.svg Taoist religion=taoist
Hinduist-16.svg Hindu religion=hindu
Buddhist-16.svg Buddhist religion=buddhist
Shintoist-16.svg Shinto religion=shinto
Sikhist-16.svg Sikh religion=sikh
Place-of-worship-16.svg Unspecified or other religion religion=*

Shops and services

Bakery-16.svg Bakery shop=bakery
Confectionery-14.svg Confectionery shop=confectionery
Deli-14.svg Shop selling delicatessen (gourmet foods) shop=deli
Greengrocer-14.svg Greengrocer or farm shop shop=greengrocer, shop=farm
Tea-14.svg Tea shop shop=tea
Seafood-14.svg Shop selling fish and/or seafood shop=seafood
Butcher-shop.png Butcher shop=butcher
Alcohol-16.svg Shop selling alcohol shop=alcohol, shop=wine
Beverages-14.svg Shop selling beverages shop=beverages
Shop ice cream-16.svg Ice cream shop (for taking ice cream home) shop=ice_cream
Ice-cream-16.svg Ice cream shop (for direct consumption) amenity=ice_cream
Convenience-14.svg Convenience store shop=convenience
Variety store-14.svg Variety store shop=variety_store
Supermarket-14.svg Supermarket shop=supermarket
Department store-16.svg Department store shop=department_store
Books-16.svg Book store shop=books
Newsagent-14.svg Kiosk or newsstand shop=kiosk, shop=newsagent
Stationery-14.svg Stationery shop shop=stationery
Copyshop-14.svg Copy shop shop=copyshop
Clothes-16.svg Clothes shop or fashion shop shop=clothes, shop=fashion
Laundry-14.svg Laundry shop or clothes dry cleaning service shop=laundry, shop=dry_cleaning
Bag-14.svg Bag shop shop=bag
Shoes-16.svg Shoe store shop=shoes
Optician-16.svg Optician shop=optician
Jewellery-16.svg Jewellery shop=jewelry, shop=jewellery
Florist-16.svg Florist shop=florist
Garden centre-14.svg Garden centre shop=garden_centre
Gift-16.svg Gift or souvenier shop shop=gift
Pet-16.svg Pet shop shop=pet
Toys-14.svg Toy shop shop=toys
Art-14.svg Art shop shop=art
Photo-14.svg Photo shop or photo studio shop=photo, shop=photo_studio
Musical instrument-14.svg Shop selling musical instruments shop=musical_instrument
Furniture-16.svg Furniture store shop=furniture
Electronics-16.svg Shop selling consumer electronics shop=electronics
Computer-14.svg Computer store shop=hifi
Mobile-phone-16.svg Shop selling mobile phones and accessories shop=mobile_phone
Hifi-14.svg Hi-fi store shop=hifi
Doityourself-16.svg Do-It-Yourself store or hardware store shop=doityourself, shop=hardware
Outdoor-14.svg Shop selling outdoor equipment shop=outdoor
Sports-14.svg Sports equipment shop shop=sports
Bicycle-16.svg Bicycle shop shop=bicycle
Shop motorcycle.svg Motorcycle shop shop=motorcycle
Purple-car.svg Car store shop=car
Repair-car-16.svg Car repair service shop=car_repair
Car wash-14.svg Car wash amenity=car_wash
Car parts-14.svg Car parts shop shop=car_parts
Travel agency-14.svg Travel agency shop=travel_agency
Tobacco-14.svg Tobacco shop shop=tobacco
Chemist-14.svg Chemist shop=chemist
Hairdresser-16.svg Hairdresser's and/or barber's shop=hairdresser
Beauty-14.svg Beauty services except hairdressing shop=beauty
Perfumery-14.svg Cosmetics shop or perfumery shop=cosmetics, shop=perfumery
Shop-other-16.svg Other or unspecified shop shop=*

Miscellaneous human artifacts

Windmill-16.svg Windmill man_made=windmill
Water-tower-16.svg Water tower man_made=water_tower
Christian.9.svg Wayside cross, summit cross or similar man_made=cross, historic=wayside_cross

Lines

Roads

In OpenStreetMap, the major roads of a road network are sorted on an importance scale, from motorway to quaternary road.

Symbol Description Wiki page

Major roads

Rendering-highway motorway neutral.png Motorway, the most important roads in a road network. Equivalent to freeway, Autobahn (Germany), etc. highway=motorway
Rendering-highway trunk L3005 MF.png Trunks, the most important roads in a road network that aren't motorways. highway=trunk
Rendering-highway primary neutral.png Primary road highway=primary
Rendering-highway secondary neutral.png Secondary road highway=secondary
Rendering-highway tertiary neutral.png Tertiary road highway=tertiary
Rendering-highway unclassified.png Quaternary road highway=unclassified

City roads

Rendering-highway residential.png Residential road highway=residential
Rendering-highway service.png Access road (may be also outside of a city) highway=service
Living street osm.png Living street highway=living_street
Pedestrian with area osm.png Pedestrian street highway=pedestrian

Roads and ways for non-motorized vehicles

Rendering-highway bridleway.png Bridleway highway=bridleway
Cycleway osm.png Cycleway highway=cycleway
Rendering-highway footway.png Footway or multi-use path highway=footway, highway=path
Rendering-highway steps.png Steps highway=steps

Agricultural and/or forestry roads

Mapnik-tracktype-grade1.png Track. Solid surface. highway=track
tracktype=grade1
Mapnik-tracktype-grade2.png Track. Mostly solid surface. highway=track
tracktype=grade2
Mapnik-tracktype-grade3.png Track. Even amount of solid and soft materials. highway=track
tracktype=grade3
Mapnik-tracktype-grade4.png Track. Mostly soft surface. highway=track
tracktype=grade4
Mapnik-tracktype-grade5.png Track. Soft surface. highway=track
tracktype=grade5
Mapnik-tracktype-not-set.png Track with unknown surface type. highway=track
no tracktype=*

Miscellaneous roads

Rendering-highway-bus guideway-mapnik.png Way for guided buses highway=bus_guideway
Rendering-highway-raceway-mapnik.png Raceway highway=raceway
Rendering-highway-road-mapnik.png Completely unknown road type. Anything from footpath to motorway is possible. This should be temporary, until the road type has been surveyed properly. highway=road

Railways

Drawing Description Wiki page
Railway=rail.png Railway for full-sized passenger trains railway=rail
Rendering narrow gauge.jpg Narrow gauge railway railway=narrow_gauge
Mapping-Features-Tram-With-Halt.png Tram railway railway=tram
Railway preserved rendered.PNG Preserved railway railway=preserved
Rendering funicular.jpg Cable-driven inclined railway railway=funicular
Mini-railway-mapnik.png Miniature railway railway=miniature
Rendering-railway disused.png Disused railway railway=disused

Aerial lifts

Drawing Description Wiki page
Chair lift rendering.png Chairlift, drag lift, surface lift, T-bar lift, J-bar lift, platter lift or rope tow lift aerialway=chair_lift, aerialway=drag_lift, aerialway=t-bar, aerialway=j-bar, aerialway=platter, aerialway=rope_tow
Aerialway gondola render.png Gondola lift or cable car run aerialway=gondola, aerialway=cable_car
Aerialway goods.png An aerial lift for goods aerialway=goods

Water traffic

Drawing Description Wiki page
Route ferry.png Ferry route route=ferry

Electricity

Drawing Description Wiki page
Power line.png Major power line power=line
Power minor line.png Minor power line power=minor_line

Barriers

Drawing Description Wiki page
City wall render eg1.png City wall barrier=city_wall, historic=citywalls
Barrier fence mapnik.png Wall, fence, chain, guard rail, hand rail, ditch or kerb barrier=retaining_wall, barrier=wall, barrier=fence, barrier=chain, barrier=guard_rail, barrier=handrail, barrier=ditch, barrier=kerb
Barrier hedge.png Hedge barrier=hedge

Nature

Drawing Description Wiki page
Rendering-natural tree row-mapnik.png Line of trees natural=tree_row

Boundaries

Drawing Description Wiki page
Rendering-adminlevel 2-mapnik.png National[1] boundary boundary=administrative, admin_level=2
Rendering-adminlevel 3-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=3
Rendering-adminlevel 4-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (second-highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=4
Rendering-adminlevel 5-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (third-highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=5
Rendering-adminlevel 6-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (fourth-highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=6
Rendering-adminlevel 7-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (fifth-highest or sixth-highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=7, admin_level=8
Rendering-adminlevel 9-mapnik.png Sub-national boundary (seventh-highest or eighth-highest level) boundary=administrative, admin_level=9, admin_level=10
Natianal park.png National park boundary=national_park

Areas

Areas in the Standard tile layer denote various different things, from land usage to buildings to restricted access zones.

A few areas may be drawn as a overlay. This means they can be combined with another background. For example, wetland can be combined with forest, grassland, etc.

Area Symbol Description Overlay? Wiki page

Nature

Base layer land.png (no symbol) Land (This is only shown when no more specific information is available) No
Base layer water.png (no symbol) Body of water (ocean, sea, pond, river, swimming pool, etc.) No natural=water, leisure=swimming_pool
Rendering-area-natural-wood.png (no symbol) Natural woodland which is mostly or not at all not used for timber production No natural=wood
Natural-Grassland.png (no symbol) Natural grassland No natural=grassland
Rendering-area-natural-scrub.png (no symbol) Bushes and small trees No natural=scrub
Rendering-area-natural-heath-yellow.png (no symbol) Dwarf scrubs No natural=heath
Rendering-area-sand.png (no symbol) Sand which is not part of a beach No natural=sand
Rendering-area-natural-beach.png (no symbol) Beach No natural=beach
Bare rock.png (no symbol) Bare rock surface No natural=bare_rock
Scree render.png (no symbol) Scree or shingle No natural=scree, natural=shingle
Rendering-area-natural-marsh-osmarender.png (no symbol) Wetland (generic) Yes natural=wetland
Natural wetland marsh.png (no symbol) Marsh, semi-wetland meadow or fen Yes wetland=marsh, wetland=wet_meadow, wetland=fen, wetland=saltmarsh
Natural wetland reed.png (no symbol) Reedbed Yes wetland=reedbed
Natural wetland swamp.png (no symbol) Swamp Yes wetland=swamp
Natural wetland mangrove.png (no symbol) Mangrove Yes wetland=marsh
Natural wetland bog.png (no symbol) Bog Yes wetland=bog, wetland=string_bog
Area natural=glacier.png (no symbol) Glacier No natural=glacier

City planning

Rendering-area-landuse-residential.png (no symbol) Residential area No landuse=residential
Landuse-commercial.png (no symbol) Commercial area or business park (predominantly offices) No landuse=commercial
Landuse-retail.png (no symbol) Retail area (predominantly shops) No landuse=retail
Landuse-industrial.png (no symbol) Industrial area or area for railway usage No landuse=industrial,
landuse=railway
Landuse cemetery christian.png (no symbol) Christian cemetery or grave yard No landuse=cemetery / amenity=grave_yard
+ religion=christian
Landuse cemetery jewish.png (no symbol) Jewish cemetery or grave yard No landuse=cemetery / amenity=grave_yard
+ religion=jewish
Landuse-cemetery.png (no symbol) Cemetery or grave yard with unknown, other or no specific religious background No landuse=cemetery / amenity=grave_yard
Landuse-brownfield.png (no symbol) Brownfield, construction yard or landfill No landuse=brownfield
landuse=construction
landuse=landfill

Buildings

Area building=yes.png (no symbol) Non-specific building No building=*
Area aeroway=terminal.png (no symbol) Airport terminal No aeroway=terminal

Transportation

Area parking.png Parking-16.svg Car parking lot No amenity=parking
Osmarender apron.png (no symbol) Apron No aeroway=apron

Agriculture and industry

Rendering-landuse-farm-mapnik.png (no symbol) Farmland No landuse=farm
Rendering-area-landuse farmyard-mapnik.png (no symbol) Farmyard No landuse=farmyard
Landuse-allotments.png (no symbol) Allotments No landuse=allotments
Orchard.png (no symbol) Orchard No landuse=orchard
Landuse-forest.png (no symbol) Managed forest No landuse=forest
Landuse-vineyard.png (no symbol) Vineyard No landuse=vineyard
Rendering-landuse-quarry-mapnik.png (no symbol) Quarry No landuse=quarry

Electricity

Area power.png (no symbol) Power substation or generator No power=substation,
power=plant,
power=generator

Leisure and recreation

Rendering-area-leisure-park.png (no symbol) Park No leisure=park
Mapnik landuse grass .png (no symbol) One of the following: (managed) Grassland, (managed) meadow, recreation ground (non-specific), village green or botanical garden No landuse=grass,
natural=meadow,
landuse=recreation_ground,
landuse=village_green,
leisure=garden
Area leisure=playground.png Playground-16.svg Playground No leisure=playground
Rendering-leisure dog park.png (no symbol) Dog park No leisure=dog_park

Sports

Rendering-area-leisure-sports centre.png (no symbol) Sports centre or stadium (just the area, not the buildings!) No leisure=sports_centre, leisure=stadium
Rendering-area-leisure-pitch.png (no symbol) Sports pitch, i.e. soccer field, basketball field, etc. No leisure=pitch
Area leisure=track.png (no symbol) Running track No leisure=track
Area golf minigolf.png Golf.p.20.png Golf course No leisure=golf_course
Area golf minigolf.png Miniature golf.p.20.png Miniature golf course No leisure=miniature_golf

Institutional areas

Area amenity=school.png (no symbol) Area which belongs to a kindergarten, college, school or university No amenity=school,
amenity=kindergarten,
amenity=college,
amenity=university
Area amenity=school.png Hospital-16.svg Area which belongs to a hospital No amenity=hospital
Area amenity=prison.png Prison-16.svg Prison ground Yes amenity=prison
Area amenity=place of worship.png Christian-16.svg Muslim-16.svg Jewish-16.svg

Taoist-16.svg Buddhist-16.svg Hinduist-16.svg Shintoist-16.svg Sikhist-16.svg Place-of-worship-16.svg

Place of worship where religious practices are held, i.e. church, synagogue, mosque, temple. Note that this is not neccessarily limited to a building. No amenity=place_of_worship

Military

Rendering-landuse-military-mapnik.png (no symbol) Land used by the military. Yes landuse=military
Area=military=danger area.png (no symbol) A military zone which has been be declared to be dangerous for some reason (i.e. a firing range, bombing range, etc.). No military=danger_area

Footnotes

  1. In OpenStreetMap, countries are generally recognized as countries if they have an ISO-3166-1 code.