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Public-images-osm logo.svg tower:type = minaret
Minaret Al Muhdhar Mosque Tarim Yemen.jpg
Minaret: a tall, slender tower at a mosque Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Tower freestanding.svg
Group: Man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

The tag tower:type=minaret is added to a man_made=tower feature to specify that it is a Minaret: a tall, usually slender tower at a mosque with a balcony or a gallery from which the Muezzin can call the faithful to pray, or an audio system which broadcasts the call to prayer.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Tag it with man_made=tower + tower:type=minaret

See also


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