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Castrum Tibiscum - 12.jpg
Fortification - archaeological site made of stone and/or earth walls or a combination with wooden palisades. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: historic
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Status: de factoPage for proposal

 Fortifications are archaeological sites made of earth walls and stone walls. They are military constructions or buildings designed for the defense of territories in warfare, and also used to solidify rule in a region during peace time.

How to Map

Set a node node or draw as an area area along the outline.

Tags to use in combination

  • name=*
  • wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article
  • wikidata=* - an ID of the specific Wikidata item about this fortification (if any)
  • historic:civilization=* (or more precise subtags) - the civilization (culture) that originally created the feature
  • heritage=* - fortification is registered by an official heritage organisation.
  • tourism=attraction - if it is a tourist attraction.

See also