Key:language

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Description
Indicates the languages offered or taught at a point of interest. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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Status: in use

Wikidata

Keys beginning with language:*=* indicate the languages offered or taught at a point of interest. The specific degree of language usage may vary from one type of facility to another and from one region to another. These keys are more commonly used in multilingual regions where, for instance, language support may be posted on a shop window.

Usage

These keys are commonly used to indicate, for example:

Values

Example:

  • language:de=main - The main language taught in this language school is German.
  • language:en=yes - English is taught in this language school.

Statistics

Below are the most common language:*=* subkeys as of April 2021; see the full and continuously updated list at taginfo. In general, mainstream local language support is not usually tagged explicitly on a POI, so the numbers below largely represent exceptional cases:

Arabic

language:ar=

English

language:en=

German

language:de=

French

language:fr=

Russian

language:ru=

Romanian

language:ro=

Spanish

language:es=

Turkish

language:tr=

Polish

language:pl=

Italian

language:it=

Belarusian

language:be=

Estonian

language:et=

language:others=no affirms that the set of language:*=* tags on the feature is exhaustive.

language:others=

Examples