Tag:place=hamlet

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Public-images-osm logo.svg place = hamlet
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Description
A settlement with less than 100-200 inhabitants.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
See also
Status: In use

Use place=hamlet for an isolated settlement, typically with less than 100-200 inhabitants, although this may vary by country. For a larger isolated settlement consider using place=village or place=town; for smaller ones consider using place=isolated_dwelling. For an unoccupied place consider place=locality. For a named area within a larger populated place, such as a town, city or village consider using place=suburb or place=neighbourhood.

How to map

Add the place=hamlet to appropriate the area or node, together with name=* and where available; also add population=*, wikipedia=*, is_in=*, etc.

Related terms: ‹ hamlet ›