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Specifies the type of embassy or diplomatic mission Edit or translate this description.
Group: Diplomacy
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: 8
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Use to specify the type of embassy or diplomatic mission

How to map

Requires diplomatic=embassy with office=diplomatic on a node node or on a closed way (area) area.


Tag Value Element Comment
These are the tertiary tag values for the office=diplomatic key/tag combination.
embassy yes nodearea Bears a sign labeling it as an embassy and is headed by an ambassador.
embassy branch_embassy nodearea Branch of an embassy headed by a diplomat below ambassadorial rank; may be in or outside the city where the embassy chancery is located.  May be signed as a trade office or cultural center.
embassy delegation nodearea Bears a sign labeling it as a delegation and is headed by an ambassador.
embassy high_commission nodearea Bears a sign labeling it as a high commission and is headed by a high commissioner.
embassy interests_section nodearea Diplomatic mission sent under a protecting power per the Vienna Convention; will bear a sign identifying it as an interests section. Headed by a "principal officer".
embassy mission nodearea Diplomatic mission to or from a multilateral organization such as the United Nations.
embassy nunciature nodearea Diplomatic mission from the Vatican, headed by a nuncio.
embassy residence nodearea Official residence of an ambassador or other diplomatic chief of mission.
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