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|site_type = settlement|
|To specify an archaeological site as a settlement.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
The tag site_type=settlement specifies an archaeological site as a settlement.
ruins=* or other appropriate tags.on Wikipedia are places where humans (or hominins) lived. Such sites contains manmade tools, weapons, pottery and various houseware, which form cultural layers. Usually those sites has no buildings or only foundations of buildings left. If there is some buildings or walls left, use
How to map
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Tags to use in combination
- wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article
- wikidata=* - an ID of the specific Wikidata item
- historic:civilization=* (or more precise subtags) - the civilization (culture) that originally created the feature
- tourism=attraction - if it is a tourist attraction.
- heritage=* - if it is registered by an official heritage organisation.