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French language term for the also used (correct English language term kp) Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
use on nodes unspecifieduse on ways unspecifieduse on areas unspecifieduse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
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Status: deprecated


PK comes from the French term Point kilométrique which in English is probably known as milepost, kilometre post or motorway locator sign. It indicates the distance in kilometres from a defined point of reference (other units can be used by adding them as for other similar keys).

kp=* is also mentioned on this page as the correct English language term (short for kilometre post), but a discussion on the tagging list in May 2013 suggests distance=* is a better choice than either pk=* or kp=*.

This tag is deprecated, instead use:

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