|landcover = trees|
|land covered with trees|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
Land physically covered with trees, regardless of being natural or not, in a forest or in a park/garden, etc.
The tag is distinct from landuse=* (describing the human use to which the area is put, such as residential, farm, railway or highway are, etc.) and also distinct from geographical features as described with natural=*.
In some countries (for example, in Russia) using of this tag is strongly discouraged by local communities.
- Forest describes all the different approaches that currently exist for mapping woodlands - including this tag - and explains their advantages and disadvantages.
- Proposed features/landcover
- landuse=forest and natural=wood are other, more widely used tags for mapping woodland with partly more specific meaning.