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Fort George - geograph.org.uk - 1242152.jpg
Military fort Edit or translate this description.
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Historic fort.svg
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

Fort is a stand-alone defensive building which differs from the castle that there is no (permanent) residence and neither it is a hideout. Even tough there is permanent housing for the crew.

Distinct from historic=castle+castle_type=fortress as it is generally more modern.

How to map?

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline.

Tags to use in combination

If the fort containg any amenity such as museum, restaurant or hotel, then add another node with node for these.


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