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 nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasmay 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 ›