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A

Access paths

Chesterwood-Driveway.jpg way Way

highway=service
service=driveway

Remark:

You may want to add access=private also.

See this answer.

B

Bakery

Bread in shop window at Borough Market.jpg node Node
area Area

shop=bakery
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

For manufacturing facilities use craft=bakery instead.

Bank

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=bank
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

Birthing centre

nodearea Node/Area

healthcare=birthing_center
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the tag's page

Blood donation centre (sometimes referred to as blood bank)

Blood donation centre exterior.jpeg node Node
area Area

healthcare=blood_donation

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the tag's page

Bullring

La Santa Maria.JPG node area

leisure=stadium
+ sport=bullfighting
+ name=*

For the pitch (ruedo),
leisure=pitch
+ sport=bullfighting
+ surface=sand

For the building,
building=stadium
+ sport=bullfighting

Remark:

A  bullring is an arena where bullfighting is performed. Some mappers prefer to use building=bullring for the building. See sport=bullfighting tag's page for more details.

C

Casino

Casin0.jpg node area Node/Area

amenity=casino
+ name=*

Remark:

Consulate

node Node
area Area

office=diplomatic
+ diplomatic=consulate
+ consulate=*
+ name=*

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the key's page

Courthouse

Prettyman courthouse.jpg node area Node/Area

amenity=courthouse
+ name=*

Remark:

D

Dress shop

nodearea Node/Area

shop=clothes
name=*
clothes=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

Kinds of clothes listed on Key:clothes page.

Dressing room

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=dressing_room

  • female=yes – female dressing room
  • male=yes – male dressing room
  • unisex=yes – unisex dressing room
Remark:

Dressmaker

nodearea Node/Area

craft=dressmaker
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

F

Fence

Zeltschach - Zaun.JPG way Way

barrier=fence
+ fence_type=*
+ height=*

Remark:

Fire station

Tower Ladder 119 26 Hooper St jeh.jpg node Node
area Area

amenity=fire_station
+ building=yes
+ name=*

Remark:

Fire hydrant

Downtown Charlottesville fire hydrant.jpg node Node

emergency=fire_hydrant

Remark:

Flagpole

Flagpole, Scanbeck Howle - geograph.org.uk - 634737.jpg node Node

man_made=flagpole

Remark:

G

Government office

nodearea Node/Area

office=government
name=*
government=*
opening_hours=*

Remark: Types of government offices listed on Key:government page.

Guest house

node Node

tourism=guest_house
+ guest_house=bed_and_breakfast – B&B
+ guest_house=agritourism – agritourism
+ name=*
+ phone=*

Remark:

See Tag:tourism=guest_house for additional information.

Gym

node area Node/Area

leisure=sports_centre (generally) or leisure=fitness_centre (fitness only)
+ sport=*
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.
  • sport=* indicate kind of sport (see Key:sport for list of values.

H

Hostel

node area Node/Area

tourism=hostel
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

L

Lift

240 Sparks Elevators.jpg node Node

highway=elevator

Remark:

M

Medical laboratory

nodearea Node/Area

healthcare=laboratory
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the tag's page

O

Obelisk

Roma-obelisco in laterano.jpg node Node
area Area

man_made=obelisk

Remark:

Optician

Nasenschild eines Optikers in Nußloch.JPG node area Node/Area

shop=optician
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

P

Payment terminal

node Node

amenity=payment_terminal
+ operator=*
+ brand=*

Remark:

Physiotherapist

node area Node/Area

healthcare=physiotherapist
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

See Key:healthcare for additional information.

Postbox

A Postbox in Brookweed (1) - geograph.org.uk - 875467.jpg node Node

amenity=post_box
operator=*
collection_times=*
ref=*

Remark:

R

Rehabilitation centre (medical)

node area Node/Area

healthcare=rehabilitation
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

See Key:healthcare for additional information.

Restroom

node area Node/Area

amenity=toilets
+ female=yes – female restroom
+ male=yes – male restroom
+ unisex=yes – unisex restroom
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

River

Fluss.jpg way Way

waterway=river
+ width=#
+ name=*

Remark:

S

Sauna

node area Node/Area

leisure=sauna
+ female=yes – female sauna
+ male=yes – male sauna
+ unisex=yes – unisex sauna
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Scout hall

node area Node/Area
Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the building.
  • operator=* contains the name of the scout group.

Shopping mall

Cevahir Mall.jpg node area Node/Area

shop=mall
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*
+ name=*

Remark:

Shower

node area Node/Area

amenity=shower
+ location=outdoor – outdoor shower
+ female=yes – female shower
+ male=yes – male shower
+ unisex=yes – unisex shower
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Social club

node area Node/Area
Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the club.

Storage tank

nodearea Node/Area

man_made=storage_tank
+ content=*
+ capacity=* (if known)
+ material=*
+ location=*

Remark:

Stream

Bach.jpg way Way

waterway=stream
name=*
width=#

Remark:

Square

way Way

place=square
name=*

Remark:
this is also called a city square. It's an open space inside a settlement, the major ones are typically located at significant crossroads and/or in front of important buildings. Often paved.

Summit cross

node Node

man_made=cross
+ height=*
+ ele=*

Remark:

Supermarket

nodearea Node/Area

shop=supermarket
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

See Tag:shop=supermarket for details.

Swimming pool (water surface only)

node area Node/Area

leisure=swimming_pool
+ access=* (optional)
+ sport=swimming – pool for sportive swimming

Remark:

Water surface only

T

Tailings pond

area Area

man_made=tailings_pond
+ hazard=contamination (if applicable)

Remark:

Tower

node area Node/Area

man_made=tower
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ height=*
+ tower:type=*

Remark:

See Tag:man_made=tower for additional information.

Train or tube station in London

See London public transport tagging scheme

Travel agent (office)

node area Node/Area
Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

U

Underwear shop

Bikini-shop.jpg node Node or

area Area
shop=clothes
name=*
clothes=underwear

Remark:

V

Via ferrata / klettersteig

Hermann von Barth Weg MQ.jpg way Way

highway=via_ferrata
via_ferrata_scale=*

Use highway=via_ferrata for secured climbing routes that need equipment and experience. For hiking paths that have chains or ropes but are usually done without harness and helmet, highway=path can be used.

W

Water tap

node Node

man_made=water_tap
+ access=*
+ drinking_water=yes/no – suitable/unsuitable for drinking

Remark:

Wind motor

nodearea Node/Area

power=generator
+ generator:source=wind
+ generator:type=horizontal_axis – horizontal axis
+ generator:type=vertical_axis – vertical axis
+ height=*
+ generator:output=*

Remark:

See Tag:power=generator for details.

Z

Zoo

San Diego Zoo entrance elephant.jpg node area Node/Area

tourism=zoo
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark: