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2010-12-25 Spain Fuerteventura asphalt sand.JPG
Specifies that object is paved with asphalt concrete Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

This tag is used for objects with asphalt surface, including asphalt concrete - for example roads or sports fields (leisure=pitch).

You may add asphalt:type=* to indicate a more specific type of asphalt.

This surface is known as "asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac or bitumen macadam in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland"[1]

See also