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Specifies a navigable waterway is part of the E-waterway network of international routes in Europe. Edit or translate this description.
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Status: in use


The tag network=e-waterway is added to a waterway route relation to specify a navigable waterway as part of the E-waterway network of international routes in Europe.

The pan European E-waterway network is a numbering system for navigable waterways in Europe administered by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The network is numbered from E01 up and many of its waterways cross national borders. See (unece.org

How to map?

E-waterway routes are mapped as a relation of type type=route.

The following characteristics should be included on the relation:

For a full and up to date list of useful combination tags, see route=waterway.


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