Tag:place=town

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Description
An important urban centre, between a village and a city in size.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
should not be used on ways
may be used on areas
may be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: In use

Use place=town to identify an important urban centre that is larger than a place=village, smaller than a place=city, and not a place=suburb. Towns normally have a good range of shops and facilities which are used by people from nearby villages.

How to Map

Add place=town as a node, and possibly also optionally as an area.

Examples

place=town
name=Otley
wikipedia=en:Otley
population=14000
is_in:country=UK

Related terms: <metropolis> <city> <town>