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The seat of a ministry or department. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: offices
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)


Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

The seat of a ministry or department.

Do not use this tag for offices and services reporting under a ministry, i.e. do not use this tag for prisons or tax offices even if they fall under the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Finance, respectively.

How to map

Create an area or node and tag it office=government and government=ministry.

Tags used in combination

  • name=* - the name of the feature
  • addresses - the address of the feature
  • opening_hours=* - hours when the feature is open
  • phone=* - phone number of the feature
  • website=* - website of the feature
  • wheelchair=no/yes/limited - whether the feature is suitable for wheelchairs