Tag:barrier=city_wall

From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = city_wall
City wall avila.png
Description
A fortification used to defend settlements in ancient to modern times. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
City wall render eg1.png
Group: Barriers
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Implies
Useful combination
See also
Wikidata
Status: approvedPage for proposal

A city wall is a fortification used to defend a city or settlement from potential aggressors. In ancient to modern times, they were used to enclose settlements.

How to map

ElementWay.png Element citywall rend.png barrier=city_wall Behaves same as natural=cliff, that is no crossing as left-right are different height.
Lower side on right side of way direction, marked with dots.
ElementWay.png Element citywall2sided rend.png barrier=city_wall
two_sided=yes
both sides same height, marked with dots on both sides.

Use historic=yes for historic city walls.

See also