Template:Ka:Map Features:place

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Template for the Places section in the Map Features page. Use the default English text or use the template arguments for your translations

==Usage==
All parameters are optional. By default, text is in English. 
English writers shall write their comments in the template itself (avoiding double edition). 
Other languages are translated in template arguments, not in the template itself.
== section header ==
|name=        (section header line)
|description= (displayed between the two tables; optional)

== One key/value row ==
|place:key=   |city:value=   |city:desc=   |city:render=   |city:photo=

}}

Places

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
place continent Node Area One of the continents: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, Australia
(from largest in size to smallest)
place country Node country (on areas and ways, border_type=nation is used instead)
place state Node Area state
place region Node Area region
place county Node Area county
place city Node Area As defined by national/state/provincial government. Often over 100,000 people
place town Node Area As defined by national/state/provincial government. Generally smaller than a city, between 10,000 and 100,000 people
place village Node Area As defined by national/state/provincial government. Generally smaller than a town, below 10,000 people
place hamlet Node Area As defined by national/state/provincial government. Generally smaller than a village, just a few houses
place suburb Node Area Named area of town or city. Often a suburb is its own municipality, with separate government, and should be tagged as such.
place locality Node Area An unpopulated, named place.
place island Node Area identifies an island (see also natural=land), also consider place=islet for very small islands

See OSM_tags_for_routing for the guideline to automatic interpretation of this tag.

See also the FAQ for a description how to use areas and nodes when tagging a place.


Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
place_name User Defined Area Only for areas. For nodes use 'name' instead (see Notes). It may do no harm to use both, though.
place_numbers User Defined Node Way Area For property numbers. Note: Most people now use the Karlsruhe Schema instead of this tag.
postal_code User Defined Node Way Area The postal code. Note: Most people now use the Karlsruhe Schema instead of this tag.
is_in User Defined Node Way Area For categorisation - for example place=suburb; name=Eccleshall; is_in=Sheffield,South Yorkshire,England,UK
population Number Node Area Number of inhabitants of the place. Among other things, it might be used in selecting which name to render at a given zoom level at what font size.

This section is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.