Tag:building=stilt house - Other languages
Stilt houses (also called pile dwellings or palafitte) are houses raised on piles over the surface of the soil or a body of water.
There are mappers who prefer to use conventional building=* tags, with a secondary key, stilts=yes to describe the same feature.
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- Countries where houses usually share walls may find it useful to use the tag building=detached for a house that is free-standing (not sharing any walls with other house)
- See the Wikipedia page on this subject here.
- See the complementary tag stilts