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Public-images-osm logo.svg residential = urban
Apartment Building.JPG
Residential area with multistory buildings. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: in use

residential=urban is a subtag of landuse=residential and is used to specify residential areas with multistory residential buildings (buildings with tag building=apartments). Such areas usually have certain infrastructure for residents like playgrounds, sports grounds, service buildings (building=service like electrical substations), service ways leading from streets to residential buildings etc.

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