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Public-images-osm logo.svg boundary = border_zone
Wymiana tablic informacyjnych w strefie nadgranicznej (Babia Góra) - crop.jpg
Strip of land near the country border where special restrictions on movement apply Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: boundaries
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)may be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

A [W] border zone is an area near the border where special restrictions on movement apply. Usually a permit is required for visiting.


Tag Description
boundary=border_zone Main tag
border_zone=* Specify sub-type if needed
access=permit or access=no Or some other value - depending on how hard it is to obtain a permit
related_law=* Name of the law that describes the boundaries
source=* URL of the boundary description (i.e. in most cases, the link to the law mentioned in the related_law tag)
name=* If a border zone has its own name (no need to put something like "country X border zone" here as such info could be inferred from the main tag and the location)
landuse=military If a border zone is also a military cordon of sorts (e.g., like a DMZ).