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The name of a religious administrative unit. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: boundaries
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

The name of a religious administrative unit (diocese), used in addition to amenity=place_of_worship, amenity=school or other such religious place.

How to map

name=<name of the area>
religion=<religion name>
denomination=<denomination name>
diocese=<diocese name>
deanery=<deanery name>
parish=<parish name>

In some regions, operator=* and operator:wikidata=* are tagged with the diocese, archdiocese, or deanery. operator=* accommodates a variety of religions and denominations, unlike the scheme documented on this page.



See also