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Public-images-osm logo.svg memorial = statue
Specifies a memorial as a statue. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A  statue representing and commemorating a historical, living or fictitious person.

How to map

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Tags used in combination

  • material=* – building material
  • height=* – height
  • historic:civilization=* – for the civilization that created the feature.
  • artist_name=* – artist name
  • start_date=* – inauguration date
  • inscription=* – the text of an inscription that may be found on the memorial.
  • inscription:url=* – where the inscription can be found on an external website, e.g. Wikisource
  • wikidata=* – the ID of the specific Wikidata item about the memorial (if any)
  • statue=* the type of statue (e.g. equestrian, animal).

See also

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