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Public-images-osm logo.svg man_made = works
A factory or industrial production plant Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Man made
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Status: de factoPage for proposal


The term works is used to denote an industrial production plant, also known as a factory.

How to Map

Draw a polygon around the whole area of the production site and tag accordingly. If you want to get detailed you may also use this tag for individual production units inside a factory.

If you want to tag a single industrial building, please use building=industrial.

Stuff produced

If you want to specify what is produced you can use the key product=*.


  • car assembly plant
  • aluminium extrusion plant
  • brewery
  • furniture plant
  • oil refinery
  • plastic recycling facility

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