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Country code of a sending country of a diplomatic mission Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

The key country=* indicate the country represented by the feature. Specifically, in conjunction with office=diplomatic, it indicates the sending country of a diplomatic mission.

In conjunction with man_made=flagpole, it indicates the country whose flag is flown from the flagpole. country=EU in conjunction with office=government indicates an office belonging to the European Union.

As value for country=* you need to provide the country code according to ISO 3166-1 alpha-2. This code is given as two UPPER CASE characters. You will find a conclusive list of all internationally recognised country codes here:  ISO 3166-1 alpha-2.


  • country=DE for the German embassy to another power.
  • country=DK for the Danish embassy to another power.
  • country=TZ for the Tanzanian embassy to another power.
  • country=DZ for the Algerian embassy to another power.
  • country=EU for a building or office operated by the international organisation "European Union".

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The same country codes according to ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 are also used in conjunction with addr:country=*.