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Used to identify the reference or code of Brazilian healthcare facilities.
Group: References
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations


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Status: in use

The CNES (Brazilian National Register of Health Establishments) code allows the identification of each healthcare facility in Brazil in a unified manner, according to the registration within the Brazilian Ministry of Health - consisting of seven numeric characters and no letter (without exception, example: 1308275). The CNES code is available both freely on the CNES website, as well as on some local databases.


This key is added to elements mapped as nodes or areas. This key requires a main health amenity=* tag such as amenity=hospital or amenity=clinic.

For example, a Brazilian hospital would be tagged as:

For a better understanding of how to completely map a hospital or a clinic, please visit their respective pages.

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