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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = cemetery
Jewish cemetery Worms.jpg
Used to mark a cemetery area
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: In use

This tag is used for a cemetery that isn't close to a place of worship. In most (European) countries, there is a difference between amenity=grave_yard and landuse=cemetery. Cemeteries are usually independent of places of worship (e.g. military cemeteries), while grave yards are usually the yard of a place of worship.

How to map

Draw the outline Area of the area.

Useful combination


  • Mapnik:

See also

Common/Possible Tagging Mistakes

amenity=cemetery - If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag. Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!