Tag:landuse=military

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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = military
Military land.jpg
Description
Area used for military purposes Edit or translate this description.
Group: Military
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

In some countries it is prohibited to map military areas, or legal status of these actions is unclear (in Russia). - but it is not against OSM rules to map this areas.

Area used for military purposes

How to map?

Map an outline of the military area area and add

In case where it is applicable add also military=*.

Note that in many cases military=* objects are mapped separately, for example military=bunker that may be within landuse=military or outside it (common for historic bunkers)

Additional tags

Note that following military=* values are rather tagged on separate objects. In many cases such object will not be within landuse=military. For example historic bunkers are commonly outside areas used by military.