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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = clock
A publicly visible clock Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

amenity=clock is used to map a publicly visible clock.

Additional information

Use the following keys to add details to the clock (also see the value lists in the sections below).

  • support=*How is the clock supported/anchored?
  • display=*How is the time displayed?
  • visibility=*From which distance can you read the clock?
  • date=*Does the clock also show the current date?
  • thermometer=*Does the clock also display the (current) temperature?
  • barometer=*Does the clock also display the (current) barometric pressure?
  • hygrometer=*Does the clock also display the (current) humidity?


  • support=poleThe clock is mounted on a pole. See Example #1.
  • support=pillarThe clock is mounted on a pillar or column.
  • support=wall_mountedThe clock is mounted to a wall. See Example #2.
  • support=billboardThe clock is part of a billboard. See Example #3.
  • support=groundThe clock is on the ground. (e.g. some sundials)


  • display=analogThe time/data is displayed by hands on a dial.
  • display=digitalThe time/data is displayed digitally.
  • display=sundialThe clock is a sundial.
  • display=unorthodoxThe time is displayed in an unorthodox manner (binary, water, reverse direction).


  • visibility=houseClock is readable from up to 5m (e.g. a small wall mounted clock)
  • visibility=streetClock is readable from up to 20m (e.g. a medium size billboard clock)
  • visibility=areaClock is readable from more than 20m (e.g. church clock)

Additional data

  • date=yesThe clock also shows the current date. Default value: no.
  • advertising=yesThe clock also has an advertising panel.
  • thermometer=yesThe clock also displays the (current) temperature. Default value: no.
  • barometer=yesThe clock also displays the (current) barometric pressure. Default value: no.
  • hygrometer=yesThe clock also displays the (current) humidity. Default value: no.
  • faces=NThe number of faces, e.g. faces=4. Default value: 1.


Possible Rendering

Amenity clock 20x20.svg suggested by User:Chrisana13

See also