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City-limit sign Edit or translate this description.
Group: Highways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use


traffic_sign=city_limit is a sign that indicates the boundary of the urban area of a city (or town, village, etc.). In many countries, it also indicates where legal restrictions (such as driving speed limits) will implicitly apply. Most city-limit signs are double-sided (beginning of city in one traffic direction, end of city in the other); single-sided versions also exist, typically on ways with oneway=yes.

How to Map

Set a node node on the highway or as a separate node beside the road and tag it with traffic_sign=city_limit.

name=* should be specified and, if necessary, alt_name=*.

city_limit=* should be set if the city-limit sign is single-sided. If not set or city_limit=both, the sign is double-sided.

direction=* should be specified for double-sided city-limit signs to clarify which traffic direction enters city limits. Set the appropriate value, following the general conventions for traffic signs, for the beginning-of-town side of the sign (except if mapping a city_limit=end sign).

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