Key:board_type

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Information Board of "Muhalnitza".JPG
Description
Specifies the details of an information=board Edit or translate this description.
Group: Tourism
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Documented values: 1
Requires
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

This is a key to specify the details of a board tagged as information=board and tourism=information.

To add multiple types, separate the tag with a semicolon, e.g. board_type=nature;history

Values

Key Value Description Taginfo Photo
board_type art Information about some statue or other art nearby (see tourism=artwork). Plaque for Crystal Light UTA artwork, Aug 15.jpg
board_type astronomy Astronomic information about planets, the solar system etc. (See also board_type=planet_walk.) Galaktická stezka 7 - Krabí mlhovina.jpg
board_type board No extra information, deprecated, please use more specific values.
board_type geography Geographic information, but not only a map and no geology, i.e. nothing about rocks or sediments, but about coordinates 2017-07-26 12 10 33 Sign marking the summit of Mount Katahdin's Baxter Peak in Baxter State Park, Piscataquis County, Maine.jpg
board_type geology A board with information about geological circumstances (rocks, sediments). Often used at educational trails. Interpretation board at Rubha Mor - geograph.org.uk - 1659188.jpg
board_type history A board with historical information about this place (commemorates nothing).

For commemorative plaques see memorial=plaque.

New information board, Oakwood Park, London N14 - geograph.org.uk - 860167.jpg
board_type information No extra information, deprecated, please use more specific values.
board_type map Consider to use tourism=information + information=map for tourism maps.
board_type nature A board with information about nature in this region. Often used at educational trails. Lechfall sign.jpg
board_type notice At (parish or community) notice boards you can find parish notices or adverts for local events happening soon. (See also advertising=board - small billboard for neighbourhood advertising.)
AMK Notice Board Opening.jpg
board_type planet_walk A special kind of astronomic signs (see "board_type=astronomy"). This signs are accompanying model of astronomical system, with astronomical objects (like planets) and distance between them being in scale. It is appearing mostly in countries like Germany, Austria and Switzerland. See the German Wikipedia article on that subject.
Planetenweg saturn.jpg
board_type plants A special board type of "nature", with information about plants (including trees) of this region. Often used at educational trails. Nature Board by pupils of Longniddry Primary School - geograph.org.uk - 1773655.jpg
board_type public_transport A board with information about next departures or arrivals of public transport (bus, train, plane, ...) electric or non-electric. (See also departures_board=* - a board in an airport, train station, bus terminal or stop, etc displaying the information about future departures.)
By og Overfartsmuseet 17.JPG
board_type rules A board or sign with information on rules, guidelines and/or disclaimers. TTTC visitors' rules notice 20211016.jpg
board_type sight General information about a local sight, e.g. the city. This may be used if a more specific value is not applicable. Broomhill Thames View Interpretive Panel 8982.JPG
board_type sport Boards about route=fitness_trail or similar things. Parc de Forclan à Cenon-sur-Vienne le 17 juillet 2017 - 12.jpg
board_type technology Technological explanation/information about some technological system there. If it is a historic system, consider to use "history" instead. Barrage Montsalvens-2019-8.jpg
board_type welcome_sign A sign welcoming users to a place/city, without further (detailed) information about the place.
Welcome to CEPZ (01).jpg
board_type wildlife A special board type of "nature", with information about animals (including birds or fishes) living in this region. Often used at educational trails. Information Board of "Muhalnitza".JPG
board_type User defined All commonly used values according to Taginfo Taginfo Statistic pictogramm.png
board_type yes No extra information, deprecated, please use more specific values

Possible Mistagging

  • board_type=board ‒ No extra information, deprecated, please use more specific values.
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  • board_type=information ‒ No extra information, deprecated, please consider to use more specific values, see table below.
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!

See also