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Public-images-osm logo.svg cemetery
Jewish cemetery Worms.jpg
Specifies parts of a cemetery, single graves or special kinds of cemeteries Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Landuse
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Documented values: 5
Useful combination
Status: in usePage for proposal

Values for parts of a cemetery or single graves

A sector (part) of a cemetery (see proposal of 2014)
A single grave

Values for special kinds of cemeteries

These vales are usually specified in connection with landuse=cemetery on areas area.

A burial place for members of the armed forces or civilians who died during military campaigns or operations
cemetery=wood or cemetery=burial_forest
These values for  natural burial grave sites (usually in a forest) were discussed in the German OSM forum in 2018 (see [1], [2]) and are used in small numbers, especially in Germany (see Taginfo).
This value for a  columbarium was discussed in the German OSM forum in 2018 as an alternative to tomb=columbarium (see [3]) and is used in small numbers (see Taginfo).