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Introduction

Credits and legal issues

Credits go to OpenSteetMap and to Geofabrik. This document is licensed under CC-BY-SA. The data referred to is from OpenStreetMap planet file licensed under ODbL 1.0.

Goal, scope, and limits

The OSMaxx extracts are designed for broad usage. This goes beyond the transformations usually necessary to create a topological map.

There are known limits, omissions and bugs, which are being tracked in the GitHub-repository https://github.com/geometalab/osmaxx/issues.

Status of this document and future releases

This document and the project just started and thus is in e pre-mature state.

These are possible enhancements in next releases:

  • File STATISTICS.txt which contains a report about tables, attributes and it's rows and values.
  • Final data model (V.3?)
  • Adding attribute height to tables like poi_p from external digital terrain model data like SRTM3.

How OSM data is being curated (discussion)

Semicolons in tag values:

  • Data value will be changed to ‘others’ for such events

Data Cleaning:

  • Spelling errors
  • Upper case errors
  • Values singular and plural
  • Handling values which contains words

Elevation: Elevation values will not be set in this release.

Type-'others'. Data value will be change to ‘others’ as it cannot be categorized. This is introduced to ensure values that are misspelled, concatenated, illegible or user defined are sorted accordingly into their table. Seeing this type of value given to some feature is due to a few reasons. 1) Data is not in the list of core value to be considered. 2) Value is being given by users where we might know understand the value significance.

Grouping of features. unable to group features like airports and power station as buildings are not defined to specific areas to be able to group them together.

Multiple Table. There are instances where different table can contain the same feature. e.g. buildings_a and poi_a (like campus areas or school areas) where it can overlap one another. This have not been resolve, therefore, users do take note of double entry.

'Refer to table'. This is to keep the documentation short and not allowing it to repeat the common attribute value which is similar to other table.

Administrative boundary extracted on the fly and placed into boundary_l table but these are without warranty to be consistent. There exist other sources with validated boundaries including country borders and coastlines.

Landcover contains partial landuse elements while some landcover elements are put into natural or water.

Building addresses are not yet handled due to the complexity of this issue.

Specification

Identifiers

The original OSM schema contains an id (type bigint) for every element node,way and relation. This OSM id is mapped to attribute osm_id (see chapter “Common Attributes”). The id in OSM is not stable but often the only one, one can work with. During transformation I can happen that thie osm_id is being changed or duplicated:

  • osm2pgsql generates areas/polygons out of ways and relations. These objects get negative values of the way or the relation.
  • osm2pgsql splits ways which are too long
  • tags can contain many values separated by semicolon (e.g. “shop-a;b”); this object may be split into two for each shop-value (“shop-a” and “shop-b”) while the osm_id os maintained.

Metadata

  • Datum (coordinate reference system) of data: WGS84 (EPSG: 4326)
  • Character Encoding: UTF-8

File Names

Base file names are formed according to following template: osm_tablename_g_vNN (example: osm_building_a_v01.gpkg) ... with following meaning:

  • osm_: Prefix
  • tablename: A table name from the data model.
  • _g: layer geometry type (g is a char out of “p”, “l” or “a”, meaning point, linestring, area/polygon)
  • vNN: Version of the data model

For some roads and other tables of geometry type (Multi-)Linestring, there will be tables with generalized geometry, called _gen0, _gen1 as follows (gen- generalized):

  • _gen0: smoothed for highest zoom level
  • _gen1: simplified
  • _gen2: more simplified

example: osm_building_a_gen1_v01.gpkg

Layer Specification Headers

Headers Description
Additional Attribute This is the addition attribute that is introduce to the table to provide more information on top of the Common Layer Attributes.
Values of attributes 'type' Tells what the database values might contain based on the description of the tables under 3. Layer Overview. It also helps to defined the value meanings to remove unwanted vagueness.
Values of attributes 'aggtype' and 'type' Same as the above but this table includes the aggregrate values which is to group the 'type' with more specific grouping

Common Attributes

These attributes are common to all tables except the ones derived from OSM costline data processed by openstreetmapdata.com.

Attribute Data Type Description Osm Tags osm2pgsql column
osm_id bigint The ID of the OSM element (node, way or relationship) corresponding to the feature. The uniqueness is only within an OSM element. OSM does not guarantee uniqueness. But it's often the only ID one can get from the origin. osm2pgsql generates negative osm_ids when areas are created from relations. And osm2pgsql creates sometimes duplicates by splitting large ways. osm_id
lastchange timestamp without time zone The timestamp of the last time the feature was changed (UTC) osm_lastchange=*
geomtype varchar(1) This will define whether it is a node (“N”), a way (“W”) or a relation (“R”). (n/a)
geom geometry(geometry, 4326) The “geometry” of the feature can be POINT, MULTILINESTRING or MULTIPOLYGON way
type text(Enum) This will define the feature type
name text The feature's (locally or regionally) common default name i.e. the one usually displayed on street signs. May be in a non-Latin script (cyrillic, arabic etc.) name=*
name_en text The feature's English name name:en=*
name_fr text The feature's French name name:fr=*
name_es text The feature's Spanish name name:es=*
name_de text The feature's German name name:de=*
name_int text The international name of the feature int_name=*
label text A name of the feature readable by those only knowing Latin script. See below for details.
tags text Additional OSM tags in form "<key>"=>"<value>", separated by , , e.g. "network"=>"RMV", "note:de"=>"RB34 ist das Teilstück Stockheim bis Bad Vilbel" or "name:ca"=>"Frankfurt del Main", "name:ru"=>"Франкфурт-на-Майне", "de:place"=>"city", "wikidata"=>"Q1794", "short_name"=>"Frankfurt", "name:prefix"=>"Stadt", "de:regionalschluessel"=>"064120000000", "TMC:cid_58:tabcd_1:Class"=>"Area", "TMC:cid_58:tabcd_1:LCLversion"=>"9.00", "TMC:cid_58:tabcd_1:LocationCode"=>"414", "de:amtlicher_gemeindeschluessel"=>"06412000" tags

Attribute label

The intended audience of a map you create from OSMaxx data might not (only) be the regional population in or near the mapped area. A feature's or place's common name might thus be in a script that is hard to (re-)recognize and remember, let alone pronounce by members of your audience. As a convenience when producing maps for non-local audiences, OSMaxx provides a feature name suitable for such audiences (under the assumption that they do know Latin script) in the attribute label according to the following logic:

  1. The feature's common name (OSM tag name=*) is used if it already is is in Latin script.
  2. Else, the feature's English, French, Spanish or German name (in this precedence) is used, if known to OSM (tag name:<language>=*).
  3. Else, the feature's international name (tag int_name) is transliterated to Latin and the result is used, if the international name is known to OSM.
  4. Else, the feature's common name (name=*) is transliterated to Latin and the result is used.

Note that a transliteration is not a transcription. In contrast to a transcription it

  • doesn't generally give the right idea about the name's correct pronunciation.
  • might contain non-pronunciation-related diacritics and punctuation that allows for lossless back-transliteration to the origianl script.

Layer Overview

See file name conventions above about the meaning of “_a” etc.

Tables Geometry Type Description
address_p POINT Stores a point type of entrances and address information
adminarea_a MULTIPOLYGON Administrative boundaries range from large groups of nation states right down to small administrative districts and suburbs, with an indication of this size/level of importance.
boundary_l MULTILINESTRING The boundary is used to mark the borders of areas, mostly political, but possibly also of other administrative area
building_a MULTIPOLYGON To mark the outline of the area of buildings
geoname_l MULTILINESTRING The boarder of a settlement which is marked around the node and to mark the specific type of settlement. Eg. City, town, village, etc
geoname_p POINT It is to mark the centre of a named settlement and the specific type of settlement. Eg. City, town, village, etc
landuse_a MULTIPOLYGON Landuse describes the human use of land, for example fields and pastures.
military_a MULTIPOLYGON See military_p
military_p POINT The military is for buildings and area used by the military.
misc_l MULTILINESTRING This contains elements could not be categorized into specific tables. E.g barrier and cliffs.
natural_a MULTIPOLYGON see natural_p
natural_p POINT Used to describes natural physical land features, including small modification by humans. E.g glacier, volcano, mud, etc.
nonop_l MULTILINESTRING non-op./planned infrastructure not usable for traffic or transport
poi_a MULTIPOLYGON Points of interest features of a generic place, like shops, amenities, leisure, accomondation, pitches etc.
poi_p POINT Points of interest features of a generic place, like shops, amenities, leisure, accomondation, etc.
pow_a MULTIPOLYGON See pow_p
pow_p POINT This it a place of worship where people of different religion can go. e.g. church, temples(buddist, taoist, etc.), mosque(muslims)
railway_l MULTILINESTRING All forms of transport using metal rails, including mainline services, subways, heritage lines and trams.
road_l MULTILINESTRING Any road, route, way, or thoroughfare on land which connects one location to another and has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by some conveyance, including motorised vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians, horse, riders, and others
route_l MULTILINESTRING A route is a customary or regular line of passage or travel, often predetermined and publicized. Routes consist of paths taken repeatedly by people and vehicles.
traffic_a MULTIPOLYGON See traffic_p
traffic_p POINT It contains information regarding the rules of the road. Which allow better flow of traffic. E.g. Road signs, traffic calming, etc.
transport_a MULTIPOLYGON See transport_p
transport_l MULTILINESTRING Linear features involved in transporting anyone from one place to another, e.g. runways at airports
transport_p POINT Features which mark out points or location where it enable transporting anyone from one place to another. E.g. Bus stops, train station, etc.
utility_a MULTIPOLYGON See utility_l
utility_l MULTILINESTRING All features which are part of the utility body. E.g. Power structure (powerlines, power building), pipelines (oil, water, gas etc.), etc..
utility_p POINT See utility_l
water_a MULTIPOLYGON See water_l
water_l MULTILINESTRING All features which are part of the waterbody. E.g. Dams, river, etc.
water_p POINT See water_l
landmass_a MULTIPOLYGON All land areas in the excerpt, i.e. continents and islands.
coastline_l MULTILINESTRING Linestrings for coastlines. Long linestrings are split into smaller chunks (with no more than 100 points) that are easier and faster to work with.
sea_a MULTIPOLYGON Oceans, seas and large bodies of inland water. Polygons are split into smaller overlapping chunks that are easier and faster to work with.

Layers Specification

address_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)
street text addr:street=* or addr:place=*
housenumber text addr:housenumber=* or addr:interpolation=even+addr:housenumber=* or addr:interpolation=odd+addr:housenumber=* or addr:interpolation=all+addr:housenumber=*
postcode text addr:postcode=*
city text addr:city=*
country text addr:country=*

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
i addr:interpolation=even or addr:interpolation=odd or addr:interpolation=all Interpolated Entrances along interpolated addresses without nodes
e building=entrance+addr:street=* or building=entrance+addr:housenumber=* or building=entrance+addr:place=* or entrance=*+addr:street=* or entrance=*+addr:housenumber=* or entrance=*+addr:place=* General Entrance with entrance node
b addr:street=*+building=*+building≠entrance+entrance≠* or addr:housenumber=*+building=*+building≠entrance+entrance≠* or addr:place=*+building=*+building≠entrance+entrance≠* Entrance to a building without entrance node
p addr:street=*+building≠*+entrance≠* or addr:housenumber=*+building≠*+entrance≠* or addr:place=*+building≠*+entrance≠* All other address nodes

adminarea_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
admin_level1 admin_level=1+boundary=administrative Efnahags-loegsaga(Exclusive Economic Zone) use in Iceland
national admin_level=2+boundary=administrative National border of a country which is listed based on ISO 3166 standard.(Note: Some dependent territories and special areas of geographical interest which do have their own ISO 3166-1 code but aren't a country).
admin_level3 admin_level=3+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level4 admin_level=4+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level5 admin_level=5+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level6 admin_level=6+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level7 admin_level=7+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level8 admin_level=8+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level9 admin_level=9+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level10 admin_level=10+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level11 admin_level=11+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
administrative admin_level=* All empty or User input admin_level values to be placed under
national_park boundary=national_park A national park is a relatively large area of land declared by a government, to be set aside for human recreation and enjoyment, animal and environmental protection.
protected_area boundary=protected_area Protected areas, such as for national-parks, water protection areas or indigenous areas.

boundary_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
admin_level1 admin_level=1+boundary=administrative Efnahags-loegsaga(Exclusive Economic Zone) use in Iceland
national admin_level=2+boundary=administrative National border of a country which is listed based on ISO 3166 standard.(Note: Some dependent territories and special areas of geographical interest which do have their own ISO 3166-1 code but aren't a country).
admin_level3 admin_level=3+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level4 admin_level=4+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level5 admin_level=5+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level6 admin_level=6+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level7 admin_level=7+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level8 admin_level=8+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level9 admin_level=9+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level10 admin_level=10+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
admin_level11 admin_level=11+boundary=administrative Considered as subnational borders where it can be specified as parish, district, region, province and state
administrative admin_level=* All empty or User input admin_level values to be placed under
national_park boundary=national_park A national park is a relatively large area of land declared by a government, to be set aside for human recreation and enjoyment, animal and environmental protection.
protected_area boundary=protected_area Protected areas, such as for national-parks, water protection areas or indigenous areas.

building_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
height text Stores the height of the building (Unit Meters) height=*
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
building building=* This marks out the size and area of a building.

geoname_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
population int A rough number of citizens in a given place population=*
type text (see table below)
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
city place=city The largest urban settlement or settlements within the territory.
county place=county a territorial division of some countries, forming the chief unit of local administration.
farm place=farm A farm can be a part of a human settlement
hamlet place=hamlet A settlement with less than 100-200 inhabitants.
island place=island An island is any piece of land that is completely surrounded by water and isolated from other significant landmasses.
islet place=islet A very small island.
isolated_dwelling place=isolated_dweilling The smallest kind of settlement (1-2 households)
locality place=locality A named place that has no population
municipality place=municipality a town or district that has local government.
named_place area=yes+name=* A place where is given a name with a given area but no specific type
neighbourhood place=neighbourhood A neighbourhood is a smaller named, geographically localised place within a suburb of a larger city or within a town or village
place place=* Any other place type that are not sorted to any type above except for area without name.
region place=region an area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
state place=state A large sub-national political/administrative area.
suburb place=suburb A part of a town or city with a well-known name and often a distinct identity.
town place=town An important urban centre between a village and a city in size
village place=village A settlement with between 1,000 and 10,000 inhabitants.

geoname_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
population int A rough number of citizens in a given place population=*
type text (see table below)
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
city place=city The largest urban settlement or settlements within the territory.
county place=county a territorial division of some countries, forming the chief unit of local administration.
farm place=farm A farm can be a part of a human settlement
hamlet place=hamlet A settlement with less than 100-200 inhabitants.
island place=island An island is any piece of land that is completely surrounded by water and isolated from other significant landmasses.
islet place=islet A very small island.
isolated_dwelling place=isolated_dweilling The smallest kind of settlement (1-2 households)
locality place=locality A named place that has no population
municipality place=municipality a town or district that has local government.
named_place area=yes+name=* A place where is given a name with a given area but no specific type
neighbourhood place=neighbourhood A neighbourhood is a smaller named, geographically localised place within a suburb of a larger city or within a town or village
place place=* Any other place type that are not sorted to any type above except for area without name.
region place=region an area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
state place=state A large sub-national political/administrative area.
suburb place=suburb A part of a town or city with a well-known name and often a distinct identity.
town place=town An important urban centre between a village and a city in size
village place=village A settlement with between 1,000 and 10,000 inhabitants.

landuse_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
allotments landuse=allotments A piece of land given over to local residents for growing vegetables and flowers.
basin landuse=basin An area of water that drains into a river.
commercial landuse=commercial Predominantly offices, business parks, etc.
farm landuse=farm or landuse=farmland An area of farmland used for tillage and pasture (animals, crops, vegetables, flowers, fruit growing).
farmyard landuse=farmyard An area of land with farm buildings like farmhouse, dwellings, farmsteads, sheds, stables, barns, equipment sheds, feed bunkers, etc. Plus the open space in between them and the shrubbery/trees around them.
fishfarm landuse=fishfarm A place where fishes are breeded.
forest landuse=forest Managed forest or woodland plantation
grass landuse=grass For areas covered with grass.
greenhouse landuse=greenhouse_horticulture Area used for growing plants in greenhouses
industrial landuse=industrial Predominantly workshops, factories or warehouses
landfill landuse=landfill Where waste is collected, sorted or covered over
landuse landuse=* Get all landuse that is not classified in any table
meadow landuse=forest An area of land primarily vegetated by grass and other non-woody plants, usually mowed for making hay
military landuse=military For land areas owned/used by the military for whatever purpose
nature_reserve landuse=nature_reserve Protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest.
orchard landuse=orchard Intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food production
park leisure=park or landuse=village_green An open, green area for recreation, usually municipal
plant_nursery landuse=plant_nursery Intentional planting of plants maintaining for the production of new plants
port landuse=port Port area handling commercial traffic
quarry landuse=quarry Surface mineral extraction
railway landuse=railway for marshalling yards and sidings, railway sheds, bits of grass with old rails and hardware strewn around, train washes, etc...
recreation_ground leisure=recreation_ground or landuse=recreation_ground An open green space for general recreation, which may include pitches, nets and so on, usually municipal but possibly also private to colleges or companies
reservoir landuse=reservoir Man made body of stored water. May be covered or uncovered.
residential landuse=residential Predominantly houses or apartment buildings
retail landuse=retail Predominantly shops
vineyard landuse=vineyard A piece of land where grapes are grown.

military_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
airfield military=airfield A place where military planes take off and land.
barracks military=barracks Buildings where soldiers live and work.
bunker military=bunker Buildings, often build from concrete, to stand even heavier fire. This includes WW2 pillboxes.
checkpoint military=checkpoint Place of a possible access to a restricted or secured area, where civilian visitors and vehicles will be controled by a military authority.
danger_area military=danger_area Usually a large marked area around something like a firing range, bombing range, etc which can be an exclusion zone.
military military=* Any other military type that are not sorted to any type above
naval_base military=naval_base A naval base
nuclear_site military=nuclear_explosion_site Nuclear weapons test site
obstacle_course military=obstacle_course A military obstacle course.
range military=range Where soldiers practice with their weapons (firing, bombing, artillery).
training_area military=training_area An area where soldiers train and weapons or other military technology are experimented with or are tested.

military_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
airfield military=airfield A place where military planes take off and land.
barracks military=barracks Buildings where soldiers live and work.
bunker military=bunker Buildings, often build from concrete, to stand even heavier fire. This includes WW2 pillboxes.
checkpoint military=checkpoint Place of a possible access to a restricted or secured area, where civilian visitors and vehicles will be controled by a military authority.
danger_area military=danger_area Usually a large marked area around something like a firing range, bombing range, etc which can be an exclusion zone.
military military=* Any other military type that are not sorted to any type above
naval_base military=naval_base A naval base
nuclear_site military=nuclear_explosion_site Nuclear weapons test site
obstacle_course military=obstacle_course A military obstacle course.
range military=range Where soldiers practice with their weapons (firing, bombing, artillery).
training_area military=training_area An area where soldiers train and weapons or other military technology are experimented with or are tested.

misc_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
barrier barrier barrier=* A barrier is a physical structure which blocks or impedes movement. This contains any other barrier except the specifics below.
barrier gate barrier=gate An entrance that can be opened or closed to get through the barrier.
barrier city_wall barrier=city_wall A fortification used to defend a city or settlement from potential aggressors. From ancient to modern times, they are used to enclose settlements
barrier hedge barrier=hedge A line of closely spaced shrubs and bushes, planted and trained in such a way as to form a barrier or to mark the boundary of an area.
barrier fence barrier=fence A structure supported by posts driven into the ground and designed to prevent movement across a boundary. It is distinguished from a wall by the lightness of its construction.
barrier retaining_wall barrier=retaining_wall Retaining walls serve to retain the lateral pressure of soil. Right side is bottom, left side is top.
barrier wall barrier=wall A freestanding solid structure designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary. Usually made from solid brick, concrete or stone and almost always built so that it is opaque to vision.
barrier avalanche_protection barrier=avalanche_protection A variety of linear structures which are placed on steep slopes to hold snow in place.
natural cliff natural=cliff A vertical or almost vertical natural drop in terrain, usually with a bare rock surface.
traffic_calming traffic_calming traffic_calming=* Describes features used to slow down traffic. This will contain any other traffic calming except the specifics below.
traffic_calming hump traffic_calming=hump Similar to a bump, but longer - total length usually 2-4 m (in direction of travel)
traffic_calming bump traffic_calming=bump Short bump - length (in direction of travel) about 30 cm or shorter. Spans the entire width of the road, but can have cuts and small gaps left and right for cyclists.
traffic_calming table traffic_calming=table Designed as a long speed hump with a flat section in the middle. The flat section is long enough for all wheels of a passenger car to fit on that section simultaneously. Does not slow as much as a hump and is usually used on roads with residential speed limit. It is known as flat top hump or raised pedestrian crossing.
traffic_calming chicane traffic_calming=chicane Hazards on the street you have to drive round
traffic_calming cushion traffic_calming=cushion A hump with spaces between or several multiple rectangular humps aligned across the road. This allows emergency vehicles, buses (due to their wider axle) and bicycles to pass through without slowing down.

natural_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
bare_rock natural=bare_rock An area with sparse or no vegetation, so that the bedrock becomes visible. NOTE: Will appear only on natural_p but not natural_a
beach natural=beach Area of shore which is fairly open, slopes smoothly to the water, and is free of trees
cave_entrance natural=cave_entrance The entrance to a cave
fell natural=fell Bare upper lying uncultivated land principally covered with grass and often grazed.
glacier natural=glacier A permanent body of ice formed naturally from snow that is moving under its own weight.
grassland natural=grassland Where vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae) and other herbaceous (non-woody) plants, except for ornamental grass, mowing for hay, etc. and grazing.
heath natural=heath A dwarf-shrub habitat, characterised by open, low growing woody vegetation, often dominated by plants of the Ericaceae.
moor natural=moor Upland areas, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
mud natural=mud Large area covered with mud
natural natural=* Any other natural type that are not sorted to any type above
sand natural=sand Ground coverage of mostly silica particles, with no or very sparse vegetation.
scree natural=scree Unconsolidated angular rocks formed by rockfall and weathering from adjacent rockfaces.
scrub natural=scrub or landuse=scrub Uncultivated land covered with bushes or stunted trees.
sinkhole natural=sinkhole A natural depression or hole in the surface topography.
stone natural=stone Freestanding stone; e.g., glacial erratic.
wetland natural=wetland The wetland tag is used for natural areas subject to inundation or with waterlogged ground
wood natural=wood Used for ancient or virgin woodland, with no forestry use.

natural_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
bare_rock natural=bare_rock An area with sparse or no vegetation, so that the bedrock becomes visible. NOTE: Will appear only on natural_p but not natural_a
beach natural=beach Area of shore which is fairly open, slopes smoothly to the water, and is free of trees
cave_entrance natural=cave_entrance The entrance to a cave
fell natural=fell Bare upper lying uncultivated land principally covered with grass and often grazed.
glacier natural=glacier A permanent body of ice formed naturally from snow that is moving under its own weight.
grassland natural=grassland Where vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae) and other herbaceous (non-woody) plants, except for ornamental grass, mowing for hay, etc. and grazing.
heath natural=heath A dwarf-shrub habitat, characterised by open, low growing woody vegetation, often dominated by plants of the Ericaceae.
moor natural=moor Upland areas, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
mud natural=mud Large area covered with mud
natural natural=* Any other natural type that are not sorted to any type above
sand natural=sand Ground coverage of mostly silica particles, with no or very sparse vegetation.
scree natural=scree Unconsolidated angular rocks formed by rockfall and weathering from adjacent rockfaces.
scrub natural=scrub or landuse=scrub Uncultivated land covered with bushes or stunted trees.
sinkhole natural=sinkhole A natural depression or hole in the surface topography.
stone natural=stone Freestanding stone; e.g., glacial erratic.
wetland natural=wetland The wetland tag is used for natural areas subject to inundation or with waterlogged ground
wood natural=wood Used for ancient or virgin woodland, with no forestry use.

nonop_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
ref text Reference number of this road unset for railways. ref=*
status text (see table below)
sub_type text See attribute 'type' of layer road_l and railway_l, respectively. highway=proposed+proposed=* or highway=planned+planned=* or highway=construction+construction=* or highway=disused+disused=* or highway=abandoned+abandoned=* or railway=proposed+proposed=* or railway=planned+planned=* or railway=construction+construction=* or railway=disused+disused=* or railway=abandoned+abandoned=*
type text (see table below)
z_order smallint The layer tag is used to describe vertical relationships between different crossing or overlapping map features. Use this in combination with bridge/tunnel tags when one way passes above or under another one. layer=*

Values of attribute status

values osm_tags description
P highway=proposed or railway=proposed or highway=planned or railway=planned
C highway=construction or railway=construction
D highway=disused or railway=disused
A highway=abandoned or railway=abandoned

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
highway highway=proposed or highway=planned or highway=construction or highway=disused or highway=abandoned Contains roads which are disused, planned, under constructions or abandoned. These type of features will be place in this table to keep the feature but display as not available
railway railway=proposed or railway=planned or railway=construction or railway=disused or railway=abandoned Contains railways which are disused, planned, under constructions or abandoned. These type of features will be place in this table to keep the feature but display as not available

poi_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text The legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
brand text The identity of a specific product, service, or business. Often trademarks brand=*
cuisine text The type of food served at an eating place. cuisine=*
opening_hours text The timing of when something is open or close opening_hours=*
phone text A telephone number associated with the object. phone=* or contact:phone=*
tower_type text The type of tower tower:type=*
type text (see table below)
website text Specifying the link to the official website for a feature. website=*
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature. wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
accommodation_out alpine_hut tourism=alpine_hut a mountain hut is a remote building positioned in the mountains designed to provided lodging accommodation for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. The access is usually restricted to foot, mountain bike or ski.
amenity amenity amenity=* All other types of amenity which is not defined as above
destination archaeological_site historic=archaeological_site A place in which evidence of past activity is preserved
public arts_centre amenity=arts_centre A venue where a variety of arts are performed or conducted
destination artwork tourism=artwork Used to tag public pieces of art. Usually such artwork are outdoors.
money atm amenity=atm A device that provides the clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions.
destination attraction tourism=attraction A general place of interest for visitors. Typically used for its natural or historical significance.
shop bakery shop=bakery Shop focused on selling bread
money bank amenity=bank Shows the location of a bank branch.
catering bar amenity=bar Bar is a purpose-built commercial establishment that sells alcoholic drinks to be consumed on the premises. They are characterised by a noisy and vibrant atmosphere, similar to a party and usually don't sell food.
destination battlefield historic=battlefield The site of a battle or military skirmish in the past. This could be on land or at sea.
shop beauty shop=beauty A non-hairdresser beauty shop, spa, nail salon, etc..
miscpoi bench amenity=bench A bench to sit down and relax a bit
shop beverages shop=beverages or shop=alcohol Shop focused on selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
shop bicycle shop=bicycle Shop focused on selling bicycles, bicycle equipment and may rent or repair them
shop bicycle_rental amenity=bicycle_rental A place to rent a bicycle
catering biergarten amenity=biergarten Biergarten or beer garden is an open-air area where alcoholic beverages along with food is prepared and served.
tourism board information=board+tourism=information A board with information
shop books shop=books Shop focused on selling books
shop butcher shop=butcher Shop focused on selling meat
catering cafe amenity=cafe Generally informal place with sit-down facilities selling beverages and light meals and/or snacks.
shop cair_repair shop=car_repair Shop focused on car repair (usually independent of a specific car brand).
accommodation_out camp_site tourism=camp_site an area where people can temporarily use a shelter, such as a tent, camper van or sometimes a caravan. Typically, the area is spilt into 'pitches' or 'sites'.
shop car shop=car Car store - a place to buy cars or to get your car repaired
shop car_rental amenity=car_rental A place to rent a car
shop car_sharing amenity=car_sharing A place to share a car
shop car_wash amenity=car_wash A place to wash a car
accommodation_out caravan_site tourism=caravan_site an area where people with caravans, motorhomes, recreational vehicles can stay overnight, or longer, in allotted spaces known as 'pitches' or 'sites'. They usually provide facilities including toilets, waste disposal, water supply, power supply etc.
destination castle historic=castle Castles are (often fortified) buildings from medieval and modern times
burial_ground cemetery landuse=cemetery A place where people, or sometimes animals are buried which is independent of places of worship. See 'grave_yard' for burial grounds in the yard of a place of worship.
accommodation_in chalet tourism=chalet is a type of accommodation used in the hospitality industry to describe one or more detached cottages with self-contained cooking facilities and/or bathroom and toilet facilities.
shop chemist shop=chemist Shop focused on selling articles of personal hygiene, cosmetics, and household cleaning products
leisure cinema amenity=cinema Cinema/movie theatre - place for showing movies.
health clinic amenity=clinic Medium-sized medical centres with tens of staff; smaller than a hospital and larger than a doctor's practice
shop clothes shop=clothes Shop focused on selling clothes
education college amenity=college A place for further education usually a post-secondary education institution
miscpoi comm_tower man_made=tower+tower:type=communication Describes the type of tower as communication tower
public community_centre amenity=community_centre A place mostly used for local events and festivities.
shop computer shop=computer Shop focused on selling computers, peripherals, software,
shop convenience shop=convenience A small local shop carrying a small subset of the items you would find in a supermarket
public courthouse amenity=courthouse A place where justice is dispensed
health dentist amenity=dentist A place where a professional dental surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions on oral care is stationed.
shop department_store shop=department_store A single large store - often multiple storeys high - selling a large variety of goods
health doctors amenity=doctors A Doctor's Office is a place you can go to get medical attention or a check up
leisure dog_park amenity=dog_park Designated area, with or without a fenced boundary, where dog-owners are permitted to exercise their pets unrestrained
miscpoi drinking_water amenity=drinking_water Drinking water is a place where humans can obtain potable water for consumption. Typically, the water is used for only drinking. Also known as a drinking fountain or water tap.
public embassy amenity=embassy A representation of a country in another country.
miscpoi emergency_access highway=emergency_access_point Sign number which can be used to define you current position in case of an emergency
miscpoi emergency_phone amenity=emergency_phone or emergency=phone A telephone dedicated to emergency calls
catering fast_food amenity=fast_food Is for a place concentrating on very fast counter-only service and take-away food.
miscpoi fire_hydrant amenity=fire_hydrant or emergency=fire_hydrant A fire hydrant is an active fire protection measure, and a source of water provided in most urban, suburban and rural areas with municipal water service to enable firefighters to tap into the municipal water supply to assist in extinguishing a fire.
public fire_station amenity=fire_station A fire station
shop florist shop=florist Shop focused on selling bouquets of flowers
catering food_court amenity=food_court An area with several different restaurant food counters and a shared eating area
destination fort historic=fort A military fort - distinct from a castle as it is generally more modern
miscpoi fountain amenity=fountain A fountain for cultural / decoration / recreational purposes.
shop furniture shop=furniture Shop focused on selling furniture, might range from small decoration items to a whole flat interior
shop garden_centre shop=garden_centre Shop focused on selling potted flowers, maybe even trees
recycling general_reclycling amenity=recycling Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling.
shop gift shop=gift Shop focused on selling gifts, greeting cards, or tourist gifts (souvenirs)
recycling glass recycling:glass=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for glass.
leisure golf_course leisure=golf_course A place or area where you can play golf.
public government amenity=government Government buildings
burial_ground grave_yard amenity=grave_yard A place where people, or sometimes animals are buried which is close to a place of worship. See 'cemetery' for burial grounds not in the yard of a place of worship.
shop greengrocer shop=greengrocer Shop focused on selling vegetables and fruits.
accommodation_in guest_house tourism=guest_house or tourism=bed_and_breakfast Accommodation without hotel license that is typically owner-operated, offers a room and breakfast with staff not available 24/7, ranging from purpose-built guest houses to family-based Bed & Breakfast.
tourism guidepost information=guidepost+tourism=information Signposts/Guideposts are often found along official hiking/cycling routes to indicate the directions to different destinations
shop hairdresser shop=hairdresser Here you can get your hair cut, coloured,
shop hardware shop=doityourself or shop=hardware Shop focused on selling tools and supplies to do-it-yourself householders, gardening,
historic historic historic=* All other types of historic which is not defined as above
health hospital amenity=hospital Institutions for health care providing treatment by specialised staff and equipment, and often but not always providing for longer-term patient stays.
accommodation_in hostel tourism=hostel Provide inexpensive accommodation, typically with them having shared bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and lounges.
accommodation_in hotel tourism=hotel provide accommodation for guests with usually numbered rooms. Some facilities provided may include a basic bed, storage for clothing and additional guest facilities may include swimming pool, childcare, and conference facilities.
miscpoi hunting_stand amenity=hunting_stand Hunting stands are open or enclosed platforms used by hunters to place themselves at an elevated height above the terrain.
leisure ice_rink leisure=ice_rink A place where you can skate or play ice hockey.
tourism information tourism=information An information source for tourists, travellers and visitors
shop jewelry shop=jewelry Jewellers shops.
kindergarten kindergarten amenity=kindergarten A place for looking after preschool children and (typically) giving early education.
shop kiosk shop=kiosk A small shop on the pavement that sells magazines, tobacco, newspapers, sweets and stamps.
shop laundry shop=laundry or shop=dry_cleaning A shop to get your normal clothes washed and dry. Might be self-service coin operated, with service staff for drop off or it could be a Shop or kiosk offering a clothes cleaning service. The actual cleaning may be done elsewhere.
leisure leisure leisure=* All other types of leisure which is not defined as above
public library amenity=library A public library (municipal, university) to borrow books from.
miscpoi lighthouse man_made=lighthouse Sends out a light beam to guide ships.
shop mall shop=mall A shopping mall - multiple stores under one roof (also known as a shopping centre)
man_made man_made man_made=* All other types of man_made which is not defined as above
tourism map information=map+tourism=information A board with a map.
public marketplace amenity=marketplace A place where trade is regulated.
destination memorial historic=museum Much like a monument, but smaller. Might range from a WWII memorial to a simple plate on a wall.
recycling metal recycling:metal=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for metal.
shop mobile_phone shop=mobile_phone Shop focused on selling mobile phones and accessories
money money_changer amenity=bureau_de_change A place to change foreign bank notes and travellers cheques
destination monument historic=museum An object, especially large and made of stone, built to remember and show respect to a person or group of people
public mortuary amenity=mortuary A morgue or mortuary is a building or room (as in a hospital) used for the storage of human corpses awaiting identification, or removal for autopsy, burial, cremation or some other post-death ritual.
accommodation_in motel tourism=motel It's an establishment that provides accommodation designed for motorists usually on a short-term basis, with convenient parking for motor cars at or close to the room.
destination museum tourism=museum An institution which has exhibitions on scientific, historical, artistic, or cultural artefacts.
shop newsagent shop=newsagent Shop focused on selling newspapers, cigarettes, other goods
leisure nightclub amenity=nightclub A nightclub is a place to dance and drink at night.
public nursing_home amenity=nursing_home A home for disabled or elderly persons who need permanent care.
miscpoi observation_tower man_made=observation_tower+tower:type=observation One use of an Observation tower is a tower that used to watch for and report forest fire.
shop optician shop=optician Shop focused on selling eyeglasses, contact lenses
shop outdoor shop=outdoor Shop focused on selling garden furniture (sheds, outdoor tables, gates, fences, ...).
recycling paper recycling:paper=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for paper.
health pharmacy amenity=pharmacy A shop where a pharmacist sells medications
destination picnic_site tourism=picnic_site An area that is suitable for eating outdoors and may have a number of facilities within it.
leisure pitch leisure=pitch An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings.
leisure playground amenity=playground These are commonly small outdoor areas with children's play equipment such as swings, climbing frames and roundabouts.
public police amenity=police A police station
public post_box amenity=post_box A box for the reception of mail.
public post_office amenity=post_office Post office building with postal services
public prison amenity=prison A prison
catering pub amenity=pub A place selling beer and other alcoholic drinks; may also provide food or accommodation
education public_building amenity=public_building A generic public building. (Maybe abandoned by osm but still have data concerning this)
catering restaurant amenity=restaurant Is for a generally formal place with sit-down facilities selling full meals served by waiters and often licensed (where allowed) to sell alcoholic drinks.
destination ruins historic=ruins Remains of structures that were once complete, but have fallen into partial or complete disrepair.
education school amenity=school Institution designed for learning under the supervision of teachers.
accommodation_in shelter amenity=shelter Small place to protect against bad weather conditions
shop shoes shop=shoes Shop focused on selling shoes
shop shop shop=* All other types of shop which is not defined as above
leisure soccer_pitch sport=soccer An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings for soccer.
health social_facility amenity=social_facility Social work is a profession and a social science committed to the pursuit of social justice, to quality of life, and to the development of the full potential of each individual, group and community in a society
sport sport sport=* All other types of sport which is not defined as above
leisure sport_centre amenity=sport_centre A distinct facility where a range of sports take place within an enclosed area.
shop sports shop=sports Shop focused on selling sporting goods.
leisure stadium leisure=stadium A major sports arena with substantial tiered seating.
shop stationery shop=stationery Shop focused on selling office supplies
shop supermarket shop=supermarket A large store for groceries and other goods.
miscpoi surveillance man_made=surveillance To mark places and buildings monitored by public or private camera.
leisure swimming_pool amenity=swimming_pool or leisure=swimming_pool or sport=swimming_pool A swimming pool is a place built for swimming as a recreational activity or sport, typically taking the form of an excavated and lined pool
public telephone amenity=telephone Public telephone
leisure tennis_pitch sport=tennis An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings for tennis.
leisure theatre amenity=theatre Place where live theatrical performances are held.
destination theme_park tourism=theme_park An area where entertainment is provided by rides, game concessions, etc., catering to large numbers to people.
miscpoi toilet amenity=toilets A public accessible toilets
tourism tourism tourism=* All other types of tourism which is not defined as above
miscpoi tower man_made=tower A tall and often lean building or structure e.g. telecoms. All tower except below specifics.
public townhall amenity=townhall Building where the administration of a village, town or city may be located, or just a community meeting place
shop toys shop=toys Shop focused on selling toys.
shop travel_agency amenity=travel_agency Shop focused on selling tickets for travelling.
education university amenity=university An educational institution designed for instruction, examination, or both, of students in many branches of advanced learning.
vending vending amenity=vending_machine or vending=* A general machine to vend goods, tickets and so on
vending vending_cigarette vending=cigarettes A cigarette machine is a vending machine that dispenses packets of cigarettes.
vending vending_parking vending=parking_tickets A machine selling tickets for parking
health veterinary amenity=veterinary It is a place where there is a certified doctor that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals is stationed.
shop video shop=video Shop focused on selling or renting out videos/DVDs.
destination viewpoint tourism=viewpoint A place for visitors, often high, with good a scenery view of the surrounding countryside or notable buildings.
miscpoi waste_basket amenity=waste_backet A single small container for depositing garbage that is easily accessible for pedestrians.
miscpoi wastewater_plant man_made=wastewater_plant Facilities used to treat wastewater (known as sewage in some countries).
leisure water_park leisure=water_park An amusement area with water slides, recreational swimming pools and dressing rooms.
miscpoi water_tower man_made=water_tower A tower to store water in, usually found on hills beside or in a town.
miscpoi water_well man_made=water_well A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.
miscpoi water_works man_made=water_works A place where drinking water is found and applied to the local water pipes network.
miscpoi watermill man_made=watermill traditional Watermill, mostly ancient and out of order.
destination wayside_cross historic=wayside_cross A historical (usually Christian) cross. Frequently found along the way in Southern Germany, Austria and probably elsewhere.
destination wayside_shrine historic=wayside_shrine A historical shrine often showing a religious depiction. Frequently found along the way in Southern Germany, Austria and probably elsewhere.
miscpoi windmill man_made=windmill Windmill, mostly ancient and out of order
destination zoo tourism=zoo A zoological garden or park that has confined animals on display for viewing by the public.

poi_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text The legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
brand text The identity of a specific product, service, or business. Often trademarks brand=*
cuisine text The type of food served at an eating place. cuisine=*
opening_hours text The timing of when something is open or close opening_hours=*
phone text A telephone number associated with the object. phone=* or contact:phone=*
tower_type text The type of tower tower:type=*
type text (see table below)
website text Specifying the link to the official website for a feature. website=*
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature. wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
accommodation_out alpine_hut tourism=alpine_hut a mountain hut is a remote building positioned in the mountains designed to provided lodging accommodation for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. The access is usually restricted to foot, mountain bike or ski.
amenity amenity amenity=* All other types of amenity which is not defined as above
destination archaeological_site historic=archaeological_site A place in which evidence of past activity is preserved
public arts_centre amenity=arts_centre A venue where a variety of arts are performed or conducted
destination artwork tourism=artwork Used to tag public pieces of art. Usually such artwork are outdoors.
money atm amenity=atm A device that provides the clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions.
destination attraction tourism=attraction A general place of interest for visitors. Typically used for its natural or historical significance.
shop bakery shop=bakery Shop focused on selling bread
money bank amenity=bank Shows the location of a bank branch.
catering bar amenity=bar Bar is a purpose-built commercial establishment that sells alcoholic drinks to be consumed on the premises. They are characterised by a noisy and vibrant atmosphere, similar to a party and usually don't sell food.
destination battlefield historic=battlefield The site of a battle or military skirmish in the past. This could be on land or at sea.
shop beauty shop=beauty A non-hairdresser beauty shop, spa, nail salon, etc..
miscpoi bench amenity=bench A bench to sit down and relax a bit
shop beverages shop=beverages or shop=alcohol Shop focused on selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
shop bicycle shop=bicycle Shop focused on selling bicycles, bicycle equipment and may rent or repair them
shop bicycle_rental amenity=bicycle_rental A place to rent a bicycle
catering biergarten amenity=biergarten Biergarten or beer garden is an open-air area where alcoholic beverages along with food is prepared and served.
tourism board information=board+tourism=information A board with information
shop books shop=books Shop focused on selling books
shop butcher shop=butcher Shop focused on selling meat
catering cafe amenity=cafe Generally informal place with sit-down facilities selling beverages and light meals and/or snacks.
shop cair_repair shop=car_repair Shop focused on car repair (usually independent of a specific car brand).
accommodation_out camp_site tourism=camp_site an area where people can temporarily use a shelter, such as a tent, camper van or sometimes a caravan. Typically, the area is spilt into 'pitches' or 'sites'.
shop car shop=car Car store - a place to buy cars or to get your car repaired
shop car_rental amenity=car_rental A place to rent a car
shop car_sharing amenity=car_sharing A place to share a car
shop car_wash amenity=car_wash A place to wash a car
accommodation_out caravan_site tourism=caravan_site an area where people with caravans, motorhomes, recreational vehicles can stay overnight, or longer, in allotted spaces known as 'pitches' or 'sites'. They usually provide facilities including toilets, waste disposal, water supply, power supply etc.
destination castle historic=castle Castles are (often fortified) buildings from medieval and modern times
burial_ground cemetery landuse=cemetery A place where people, or sometimes animals are buried which is independent of places of worship. See 'grave_yard' for burial grounds in the yard of a place of worship.
accommodation_in chalet tourism=chalet is a type of accommodation used in the hospitality industry to describe one or more detached cottages with self-contained cooking facilities and/or bathroom and toilet facilities.
shop chemist shop=chemist Shop focused on selling articles of personal hygiene, cosmetics, and household cleaning products
leisure cinema amenity=cinema Cinema/movie theatre - place for showing movies.
health clinic amenity=clinic Medium-sized medical centres with tens of staff; smaller than a hospital and larger than a doctor's practice
shop clothes shop=clothes Shop focused on selling clothes
education college amenity=college A place for further education usually a post-secondary education institution
miscpoi comm_tower man_made=tower+tower:type=communication Describes the type of tower as communication tower
public community_centre amenity=community_centre A place mostly used for local events and festivities.
shop computer shop=computer Shop focused on selling computers, peripherals, software,
shop convenience shop=convenience A small local shop carrying a small subset of the items you would find in a supermarket
public courthouse amenity=courthouse A place where justice is dispensed
health dentist amenity=dentist A place where a professional dental surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions on oral care is stationed.
shop department_store shop=department_store A single large store - often multiple storeys high - selling a large variety of goods
health doctors amenity=doctors A Doctor's Office is a place you can go to get medical attention or a check up
leisure dog_park amenity=dog_park Designated area, with or without a fenced boundary, where dog-owners are permitted to exercise their pets unrestrained
miscpoi drinking_water amenity=drinking_water Drinking water is a place where humans can obtain potable water for consumption. Typically, the water is used for only drinking. Also known as a drinking fountain or water tap.
public embassy amenity=embassy A representation of a country in another country.
miscpoi emergency_access highway=emergency_access_point Sign number which can be used to define you current position in case of an emergency
miscpoi emergency_phone amenity=emergency_phone or emergency=phone A telephone dedicated to emergency calls
catering fast_food amenity=fast_food Is for a place concentrating on very fast counter-only service and take-away food.
miscpoi fire_hydrant amenity=fire_hydrant or emergency=fire_hydrant A fire hydrant is an active fire protection measure, and a source of water provided in most urban, suburban and rural areas with municipal water service to enable firefighters to tap into the municipal water supply to assist in extinguishing a fire.
public fire_station amenity=fire_station A fire station
shop florist shop=florist Shop focused on selling bouquets of flowers
catering food_court amenity=food_court An area with several different restaurant food counters and a shared eating area
destination fort historic=fort A military fort - distinct from a castle as it is generally more modern
miscpoi fountain amenity=fountain A fountain for cultural / decoration / recreational purposes.
shop furniture shop=furniture Shop focused on selling furniture, might range from small decoration items to a whole flat interior
shop garden_centre shop=garden_centre Shop focused on selling potted flowers, maybe even trees
recycling general_reclycling amenity=recycling Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling.
shop gift shop=gift Shop focused on selling gifts, greeting cards, or tourist gifts (souvenirs)
recycling glass recycling:glass=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for glass.
leisure golf_course leisure=golf_course A place or area where you can play golf.
public government amenity=government Government buildings
burial_ground grave_yard amenity=grave_yard A place where people, or sometimes animals are buried which is close to a place of worship. See 'cemetery' for burial grounds not in the yard of a place of worship.
shop greengrocer shop=greengrocer Shop focused on selling vegetables and fruits.
accommodation_in guest_house tourism=guest_house or tourism=bed_and_breakfast Accommodation without hotel license that is typically owner-operated, offers a room and breakfast with staff not available 24/7, ranging from purpose-built guest houses to family-based Bed & Breakfast.
tourism guidepost information=guidepost+tourism=information Signposts/Guideposts are often found along official hiking/cycling routes to indicate the directions to different destinations
shop hairdresser shop=hairdresser Here you can get your hair cut, coloured,
shop hardware shop=doityourself or shop=hardware Shop focused on selling tools and supplies to do-it-yourself householders, gardening,
historic historic historic=* All other types of historic which is not defined as above
health hospital amenity=hospital Institutions for health care providing treatment by specialised staff and equipment, and often but not always providing for longer-term patient stays.
accommodation_in hostel tourism=hostel Provide inexpensive accommodation, typically with them having shared bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and lounges.
accommodation_in hotel tourism=hotel provide accommodation for guests with usually numbered rooms. Some facilities provided may include a basic bed, storage for clothing and additional guest facilities may include swimming pool, childcare, and conference facilities.
miscpoi hunting_stand amenity=hunting_stand Hunting stands are open or enclosed platforms used by hunters to place themselves at an elevated height above the terrain.
leisure ice_rink leisure=ice_rink A place where you can skate or play ice hockey.
tourism information tourism=information An information source for tourists, travellers and visitors
shop jewelry shop=jewelry Jewellers shops.
kindergarten kindergarten amenity=kindergarten A place for looking after preschool children and (typically) giving early education.
shop kiosk shop=kiosk A small shop on the pavement that sells magazines, tobacco, newspapers, sweets and stamps.
shop laundry shop=laundry or shop=dry_cleaning A shop to get your normal clothes washed and dry. Might be self-service coin operated, with service staff for drop off or it could be a Shop or kiosk offering a clothes cleaning service. The actual cleaning may be done elsewhere.
leisure leisure leisure=* All other types of leisure which is not defined as above
public library amenity=library A public library (municipal, university) to borrow books from.
miscpoi lighthouse man_made=lighthouse Sends out a light beam to guide ships.
shop mall shop=mall A shopping mall - multiple stores under one roof (also known as a shopping centre)
man_made man_made man_made=* All other types of man_made which is not defined as above
tourism map information=map+tourism=information A board with a map.
public marketplace amenity=marketplace A place where trade is regulated.
destination memorial historic=museum Much like a monument, but smaller. Might range from a WWII memorial to a simple plate on a wall.
recycling metal recycling:metal=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for metal.
shop mobile_phone shop=mobile_phone Shop focused on selling mobile phones and accessories
money money_changer amenity=bureau_de_change A place to change foreign bank notes and travellers cheques
destination monument historic=museum An object, especially large and made of stone, built to remember and show respect to a person or group of people
public mortuary amenity=mortuary A morgue or mortuary is a building or room (as in a hospital) used for the storage of human corpses awaiting identification, or removal for autopsy, burial, cremation or some other post-death ritual.
accommodation_in motel tourism=motel It's an establishment that provides accommodation designed for motorists usually on a short-term basis, with convenient parking for motor cars at or close to the room.
destination museum tourism=museum An institution which has exhibitions on scientific, historical, artistic, or cultural artefacts.
shop newsagent shop=newsagent Shop focused on selling newspapers, cigarettes, other goods
leisure nightclub amenity=nightclub A nightclub is a place to dance and drink at night.
public nursing_home amenity=nursing_home A home for disabled or elderly persons who need permanent care.
miscpoi observation_tower man_made=observation_tower+tower:type=observation One use of an Observation tower is a tower that used to watch for and report forest fire.
shop optician shop=optician Shop focused on selling eyeglasses, contact lenses
shop outdoor shop=outdoor Shop focused on selling garden furniture (sheds, outdoor tables, gates, fences, ...).
recycling paper recycling:paper=yes Container or centre where you can take waste for recycling for paper.
health pharmacy amenity=pharmacy A shop where a pharmacist sells medications
destination picnic_site tourism=picnic_site An area that is suitable for eating outdoors and may have a number of facilities within it.
leisure pitch leisure=pitch An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings.
leisure playground amenity=playground These are commonly small outdoor areas with children's play equipment such as swings, climbing frames and roundabouts.
public police amenity=police A police station
public post_box amenity=post_box A box for the reception of mail.
public post_office amenity=post_office Post office building with postal services
public prison amenity=prison A prison
catering pub amenity=pub A place selling beer and other alcoholic drinks; may also provide food or accommodation
education public_building amenity=public_building A generic public building. (Maybe abandoned by osm but still have data concerning this)
catering restaurant amenity=restaurant Is for a generally formal place with sit-down facilities selling full meals served by waiters and often licensed (where allowed) to sell alcoholic drinks.
destination ruins historic=ruins Remains of structures that were once complete, but have fallen into partial or complete disrepair.
education school amenity=school Institution designed for learning under the supervision of teachers.
accommodation_in shelter amenity=shelter Small place to protect against bad weather conditions
shop shoes shop=shoes Shop focused on selling shoes
shop shop shop=* All other types of shop which is not defined as above
leisure soccer_pitch sport=soccer An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings for soccer.
health social_facility amenity=social_facility Social work is a profession and a social science committed to the pursuit of social justice, to quality of life, and to the development of the full potential of each individual, group and community in a society
sport sport sport=* All other types of sport which is not defined as above
leisure sport_centre amenity=sport_centre A distinct facility where a range of sports take place within an enclosed area.
shop sports shop=sports Shop focused on selling sporting goods.
leisure stadium leisure=stadium A major sports arena with substantial tiered seating.
shop stationery shop=stationery Shop focused on selling office supplies
shop supermarket shop=supermarket A large store for groceries and other goods.
miscpoi surveillance man_made=surveillance To mark places and buildings monitored by public or private camera.
leisure swimming_pool amenity=swimming_pool or leisure=swimming_pool or sport=swimming_pool A swimming pool is a place built for swimming as a recreational activity or sport, typically taking the form of an excavated and lined pool
public telephone amenity=telephone Public telephone
leisure tennis_pitch sport=tennis An area designed for playing a particular sport, normally designated with appropriate markings for tennis.
leisure theatre amenity=theatre Place where live theatrical performances are held.
destination theme_park tourism=theme_park An area where entertainment is provided by rides, game concessions, etc., catering to large numbers to people.
miscpoi toilet amenity=toilets A public accessible toilets
tourism tourism tourism=* All other types of tourism which is not defined as above
miscpoi tower man_made=tower A tall and often lean building or structure e.g. telecoms. All tower except below specifics.
public townhall amenity=townhall Building where the administration of a village, town or city may be located, or just a community meeting place
shop toys shop=toys Shop focused on selling toys.
shop travel_agency amenity=travel_agency Shop focused on selling tickets for travelling.
education university amenity=university An educational institution designed for instruction, examination, or both, of students in many branches of advanced learning.
vending vending amenity=vending_machine or vending=* A general machine to vend goods, tickets and so on
vending vending_cigarette vending=cigarettes A cigarette machine is a vending machine that dispenses packets of cigarettes.
vending vending_parking vending=parking_tickets A machine selling tickets for parking
health veterinary amenity=veterinary It is a place where there is a certified doctor that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals is stationed.
shop video shop=video Shop focused on selling or renting out videos/DVDs.
destination viewpoint tourism=viewpoint A place for visitors, often high, with good a scenery view of the surrounding countryside or notable buildings.
miscpoi waste_basket amenity=waste_backet A single small container for depositing garbage that is easily accessible for pedestrians.
miscpoi wastewater_plant man_made=wastewater_plant Facilities used to treat wastewater (known as sewage in some countries).
leisure water_park leisure=water_park An amusement area with water slides, recreational swimming pools and dressing rooms.
miscpoi water_tower man_made=water_tower A tower to store water in, usually found on hills beside or in a town.
miscpoi water_well man_made=water_well A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.
miscpoi water_works man_made=water_works A place where drinking water is found and applied to the local water pipes network.
miscpoi watermill man_made=watermill traditional Watermill, mostly ancient and out of order.
destination wayside_cross historic=wayside_cross A historical (usually Christian) cross. Frequently found along the way in Southern Germany, Austria and probably elsewhere.
destination wayside_shrine historic=wayside_shrine A historical shrine often showing a religious depiction. Frequently found along the way in Southern Germany, Austria and probably elsewhere.
miscpoi windmill man_made=windmill Windmill, mostly ancient and out of order
destination zoo tourism=zoo A zoological garden or park that has confined animals on display for viewing by the public.

pow_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text The legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
opening_hours text The timing of when something is open or close opening_hours=*
phone text A telephone number associated with the object. phone=* or contact:phone=*
type text (see table below)
website text Specifying the link to the official website for a feature. website=*
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature. wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
christian anglican denomination=anglican+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian baptist denomination=baptist+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
buddhist buddhist religion=buddhist A buddist place of worship
christian catholic denomination=catholic+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian christian denomination=*+religion=christian A christian place of worship. This is a generalise christian type other then the specific denomination
christian evangelical denomination=evangelical+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
hindu hindu religion=hindu A hindu place of worship
jewish jewish religion=jewish A jewish place of worship
christian lutheran denomination=lutheran+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian methodist denomination=methodist+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian mormon denomination=mormon+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
muslim muslim denomination=*+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship. This is a generalise muslim type other then the specific denomination
christian orthodox denomination=orthodox+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
place_of_worship place_of_worship religion=* or amenity=place_of_worship A place of worship which is not tag to any of the above.
christian presbyterian denomination=presbyterian+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian protestant denomination=protestant+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
muslim shia denomination=shia+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship with denomination.
shinto shinto religion=shinto A shinto place of worship
sikh sikh religion=sikh A sikh place of worship
muslim sunni denomination=sunni+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship with denomination.
taoist taoist religion=taoist A taoist place of worship

pow_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text The legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
opening_hours text The timing of when something is open or close opening_hours=*
phone text A telephone number associated with the object. phone=* or contact:phone=*
type text (see table below)
website text Specifying the link to the official website for a feature. website=*
wikipedia text Provide a reference to an article in Wikipedia about the feature. wikipedia=*

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
christian anglican denomination=anglican+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian baptist denomination=baptist+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
buddhist buddhist religion=buddhist A buddist place of worship
christian catholic denomination=catholic+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian christian denomination=*+religion=christian A christian place of worship. This is a generalise christian type other then the specific denomination
christian evangelical denomination=evangelical+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
hindu hindu religion=hindu A hindu place of worship
jewish jewish religion=jewish A jewish place of worship
christian lutheran denomination=lutheran+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian methodist denomination=methodist+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian mormon denomination=mormon+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
muslim muslim denomination=*+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship. This is a generalise muslim type other then the specific denomination
christian orthodox denomination=orthodox+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
place_of_worship place_of_worship religion=* or amenity=place_of_worship A place of worship which is not tag to any of the above.
christian presbyterian denomination=presbyterian+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
christian protestant denomination=protestant+religion=christian A christian place of worship with denomination
muslim shia denomination=shia+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship with denomination.
shinto shinto religion=shinto A shinto place of worship
sikh sikh religion=sikh A sikh place of worship
muslim sunni denomination=sunni+religion=muslim A muslim place of worship with denomination.
taoist taoist religion=taoist A taoist place of worship

railway_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
bridge boolean A bridge is an artificial construction that spans features such as roads, railways, waterways or valleys and carries a road, railway or other feature. (see table below)
frequency text The electrical frequency that the electrified cable is running on frequency=*
tunnel boolean A tunnel is an underground passage for a road or similar. (see table below)
type text (see table below)
voltage text The voltage level the electrified cable is running on voltage=*
z_order smallint The layer tag is used to describe vertical relationships between different crossing or overlapping map features. Use this in combination with bridge/tunnel tags when one way passes above or under another one. For describing different floors within a building or levels of multilevel parking decks use levels instead of layers. layer=*

Values of attribute bridge

values osm_tags description
False bridge≠split_log+bridge≠beam+bridge≠culvert+bridge≠low_water_crossing+bridge≠yes+bridge≠suspension+bridge≠viaduct+bridge≠aqueduct+bridge≠covered
True bridge=split_log or bridge=beam or bridge=culvert or bridge=low_water_crossing or bridge=yes or bridge=suspension or bridge=viaduct or bridge=aqueduct or bridge=covered

Values of attribute tunnel

values osm_tags description
False tunnel≠passage+tunnel≠culvert+tunnel≠noiseprotection galerie+tunnel≠gallery+tunnel≠building_passage+tunnel≠avalanche_protector+tunnel≠viaduct+tunnel≠tunnel+tunnel≠yes
True tunnel=passage or tunnel=culvert or tunnel=noiseprotection galerie or tunnel=gallery or tunnel=building_passage or tunnel=avalanche_protector or tunnel=viaduct or tunnel=tunnel or tunnel=yes

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
railway rail railway=rail Full sized passenger or freight trains in the standard gauge for the country or state.
railway light_rail railway=light_rail A higher-standard tram system, normally in its own right-of-way. Often it connects towns and thus reaches a considerable length (tens of kilometer).
railway subway railway=subway A city passenger rail service running mostly grade separated
railway tram railway=tram One or two carriage rail vehicles, usually sharing motor road
railway monorail railway=monorail A railway with only a single rail.
railway narrow_gauge railway=narrow_gauge Narrow-gauge passenger or freight trains.
railway miniature railway=miniature Miniature railways are narrower than narrow gauge and carry passengers. They can be found in parks.
railway funicular railway=funicular Cable driven inclined railways
railway railway railway=* All other types of railways which is not defined as above
aerialway drag_lift aerialway=drag_lift an overhead tow-line for skiers and riders.
aerialway chair_lift aerialway=chair_lift or aerialway=high_speed_chair_lift Looped cable with a series of single chairs (typically seating two or four people, but can be more). Exposed to the open air (can have a bubble).
aerialway cable_car aerialway=cable_car Just one or two large cars. The cable forms a loop, but the cars do not loop around, they just move up and down on their own side.
aerialway gondola aerialway=gondola Many cars on a looped cable.
aerialway goods aerialway=goods A cable/wire supported lift for goods. Passenger transport is usually not allowed.
aerialway platter aerialway=platter Platter lift (poma). Overhead tow-line for skiers and riders with platters.
aerialway t-bar aerialway=t-bar T-bar lift. Overhead tow-line for skiers and riders with T-shaped carriers for two passengers.
aerialway j-bar aerialway=j-bar J-bar lift or L-bar lift. Overhead tow-line for skiers and riders with carriers in J-shape.
aerialway magic_carpet aerialway=magic_carpet Ski lift for small children resembling a conveyor belt.
aerialway zip_line aerialway=zip_line Zip lines, Flying fox and similar
aerialway rope_tow aerialway=rope_tow Ski tow lift. Tow-line for skiers and riders where passenger hold by hand or use special tow grabbers.
aerialway mixed_lift aerialway=mixed_lift A lift mixed with gondola and chair_lift
aerialway aerialway aerialway=* All other types of aerialways which is not defined as above

road_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
aggtype text "roundabout" for roundabouts, otherweise the general type/importance of the road or way. See the "type" attribute for a road's or way's specific type for both, roundabout and non-roundabout roads/ways.
bridge boolean A bridge is an artificial construction that spans features such as roads, railways, waterways or valleys and carries a road, railway or other feature. (see table below)
maxspeed smallint Specifies the maximum legal speed limit on a road, railway or waterway maxspeed=*
oneway boolean Oneway streets are streets where you are only allowed to drive in one direction. oneway=*
ref text Used for reference numbers or codes. Common for roads, highway exits, routes, etc. ref=*
tunnel boolean A tunnel is an underground passage for a road or similar. (see table below)
type text (see table below)
z_order smallint The layer tag is used to describe vertical relationships between different crossing or overlapping map features. Use this in combination with bridge/tunnel tags when one way passes above or under another one. For describing different floors within a building or levels of multilevel parking decks use levels instead of layers. layer=*

Values of attribute bridge

values osm_tags description
False bridge≠split_log+bridge≠beam+bridge≠culvert+bridge≠low_water_crossing+bridge≠yes+bridge≠suspension+bridge≠viaduct+bridge≠aqueduct+bridge≠covered
True bridge=split_log or bridge=beam or bridge=culvert or bridge=low_water_crossing or bridge=yes or bridge=suspension or bridge=viaduct or bridge=aqueduct or bridge=covered

Values of attribute tunnel

values osm_tags description
False tunnel≠passage+tunnel≠culvert+tunnel≠noiseprotection galerie+tunnel≠gallery+tunnel≠building_passage+tunnel≠avalanche_protector+tunnel≠viaduct+tunnel≠tunnel+tunnel≠yes
True tunnel=passage or tunnel=culvert or tunnel=noiseprotection galerie or tunnel=gallery or tunnel=building_passage or tunnel=avalanche_protector or tunnel=viaduct or tunnel=tunnel or tunnel=yes

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
major_road motorway highway=motorway+junction≠roundabout A restricted access major divided highway, normally with 2 or more running lanes plus emergency hard shoulder. Equivalent to the Freeway, Autobahn, etc..
major_road trunk highway=trunk+junction≠roundabout The most important roads in a country's system that aren't motorways. (Need not necessarily be a divided highway.)
major_road primary highway=primary+junction≠roundabout The next most important roads in a country's system. (Often link larger towns.)
major_road secondary highway=secondary+junction≠roundabout The next most important roads in a country's system. (Often link smaller towns and villages.)
major_road tertiary highway=tertiary+junction≠roundabout The next most important roads in a country's system.
minor_road unclassified highway=unclassified+junction≠roundabout The least most important through roads in a country's system - i.e. minor roads of a lower classification than tertiary, but which serve a purpose other than access to properties. (The word 'unclassified' is a historical artefact of the UK road system and does not mean that the classification is unknown; you can use highway=road for that.)
minor_road residential highway=residential+junction≠roundabout Roads which are primarily lined with and serve as an access to housing.
minor_road living_street highway=living_street+junction≠roundabout For living streets, which are residential streets where pedestrians have legal priority over cars, speeds are kept very low and where children are allowed to play on the street.
minor_road pedestrian highway=pedestrian+junction≠roundabout For roads used mainly/exclusively for pedestrians in shopping and some residential areas which may allow access by motorised vehicles only for very limited periods of the day. To create a 'square' or 'plaza' create a closed way and tag as pedestrian.
highway_links motorway_link highway=motorway_link+junction≠roundabout The link roads (sliproads/ramps) leading to/from a motorway from/to a motorway or lower class highway. Normally with the same motorway restrictions.
highway_links trunk_link highway=trunk_link+junction≠roundabout The link roads (sliproads/ramps) leading to/from a trunk road from/to a trunk road or lower class highway.
highway_links primary_link highway=primary_link+junction≠roundabout The link roads (sliproads/ramps) leading to/from a primary road from/to a primary road or lower class highway.
highway_links secondary_link highway=secondary_link+junction≠roundabout The link roads (sliproads/ramps) leading to/from a secondary road from/to a secondary road or lower class highway.
small_road service highway=service+junction≠roundabout For access roads to, or within an industrial estate, camp site, business park, car park etc. Can be used in conjunction with service=* to indicate the type of usage and with access=* to indicate who can use it and in what circumstances.
track track highway=track+junction≠roundabout+tracktype≠* Roads for agricultural use, gravel roads in the forest etc. and no tracktype tag is present
track grade1 highway=track+tracktype=grade1+junction≠roundabout Solid. Usually a paved or heavily compacted hardcore surface.
track grade2 highway=track+tracktype=grade2+junction≠roundabout Mostly solid. Usually an unpaved track with surface of gravel mixed with a varying amount of sand, silt, and clay.
track grade3 highway=track+tracktype=grade3+junction≠roundabout Even mixture of hard and soft materials. Almost always an unpaved track.
track grade4 highway=track+tracktype=grade4+junction≠roundabout Mostly soft. Almost always an unpaved track prominently with soil/sand/grass, but with some hard materials, or compressed materials mixed in.
track grade5 highway=track+tracktype=grade5+junction≠roundabout Soft. Almost always an unpaved track lacking hard materials, uncompacted, subtle on the landscape, with surface of soil/sand/grass.
no_large_vehicle bridleway highway=bridleway+junction≠roundabout For horses.
no_large_vehicle cycleway highway=cycleway+junction≠roundabout Cycling infrastructure that is an inherent part of a road - particularly 'cycle lanes' which are a part of the road
no_large_vehicle footway highway=footway+junction≠roundabout For designated footpaths; i.e., mainly/exclusively for pedestrians. This includes walking tracks and gravel paths.
no_large_vehicle path highway=path+junction≠roundabout A non-specific path.
no_large_vehicle steps highway=steps+junction≠roundabout For flights of steps (stairs) on footways.
unclassified road highway=*+roundabout≠* A road where the mapper is unable to ascertain the classification from the information available. This is intended as a temporary tag to mark a road until it has been properly surveyed
roundabout motorway highway=motorway+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a motorway
roundabout trunk highway=trunk+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a trunk road
roundabout primary highway=primary+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a primary road
roundabout secondary highway=secondary+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a secondary road
roundabout tertiary highway=tertiary+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a tertiary road
roundabout unclassified highway=unclassified+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a minor public roads (typically at the lowest level of the interconnecting grid network)
roundabout residential highway=residential+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a residential road
roundabout living_street highway=living_street+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a living street
roundabout pedestrian highway=pedestrian+junction=roundabout A pedestrian roundabout
roundabout motorway_link highway=motorway_link+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a link road (sliproad/ramp) leading to/from a motorway from/to a motorway or lower class road
roundabout trunk_link highway=trunk_link+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a link road (sliproad/ramp) leading to/from a trunk road from/to a trunk road or lower class road
roundabout primary_link highway=primary_link+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a link road (sliproad/ramp) leading to/from a primary road from/to a primary road or lower class road
roundabout secondary_link highway=secondary_link+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a link road (sliproad/ramp) leading to/from a secondary road from/to a secondary road or lower class road
roundabout service highway=service+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a service road
roundabout track highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype≠* A roundabout on a track
roundabout grade1 highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype=grade1 A roundabout on a grade 1 track
roundabout grade2 highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype=grade2 A roundabout on a grade 2 track
roundabout grade3 highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype=grade3 A roundabout on a grade 3 track
roundabout grade4 highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype=grade4 A roundabout on a grade 4 track
roundabout grade5 highway=track+junction=roundabout+tracktype=grade5 A roundabout on a grade 5 track
roundabout bridleway highway=bridleway+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a bridleway
roundabout cycleway highway=cycleway+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a cycleway
roundabout footway highway=footway+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a designated footpath
roundabout path highway=path+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a non-specific path
roundabout steps highway=steps+junction=roundabout A roundabout on a flights of steps (stairs) on a footway
roundabout roundabout junction=roundabout A roundabout on a road of other or unkown classification

route_l

Various types of "routes" (customary or regular lines of passage or travel, often predetermined and publicized), from bus lines to hiking trails. Not suitable for "routing" (navigation)!

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
bicycle route=bicycle Cycle routes or bicycle route are named or numbered or otherwise signed routes. May go along roads, trails or dedicated cycle paths.
bus route=bus The route of a bus service
canoe route=canoe Route for canoeing through a waterway.
detour route=detour A detour is a named and permanent route you can take if there is a traffic jam on the main route.
ferry route=ferry Displays the route of a ferry on sea.
hiking route=hiking Hiking route is a distinct path that a person may take to walk which is usually often used.
horse route=horse A route that horses can walk on
inline_skates route=inline_skates Inline skate routes are named or numbered or otherwise signed routes. May go along roads, footways or other suitable paths.
light_rail route=light_rail Light rail or light rail transit (LRT) is typically an urban form of public transport often using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating primarily along exclusive rights-of-way and having vehicles capable of operating as a single tramcar or as multiple units coupled together to form a train.
mtb route=mtb Mountainbiking route
nordic_walking route=nordic_walking Nordic walking routes are named or numbered or otherwise signed routes.
pipeline route=pipeline For pipelines, pipeline markers, and pipeline stations.
piste route=piste Route of a piste (e.g., snowshoe or XC-Ski trails) in a winter sport area.
power route=power where power lines use the same towers (the same way) most likely in utility_l (power)
railway route=railway All forms of transport using metal rails, including mainline services, subways, heritage lines and trams
road route=road Map various road routes/long roads.
running route=running For running (jogging) routes.
ski route=ski For ski tracks
train route=train Train services
tram route=tram Trams services
route route=* Any route not specified above.

traffic_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text(later) For describing the legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
parking bicycle amenity=bicycle_parking A place where bicycles can park
fuel fuel amenity=fuel Petrol station; gas station; marine fuel
parking multi-storey amenity=parking+parking=multi-storey A building built to park cars on multiple levels
parking parking amenity=parking+parking=* A place for parking cars. This contains any other parking except the specifics below.
parking surface amenity=parking+parking=surface Open area parking normally on ground level
parking underground amenity=parking+parking=underground Carpark is built below the ground level

traffic_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
access text(later) For describing the legal accessibility of a element. access=*
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
barrier barrier barrier=* A barrier is a physical structure which blocks or impedes movement. This contains any other barrier except the specifics below.
parking bicycle amenity=bicycle_parking A place where bicycles can park
barrier block barrier=block A large, solid, immobile block that can be moved only with heavy machinery or great effort. Typically big solid things made of concrete for stopping larger vehicles. Sometimes natural boulders are used for the same purpose.
barrier bollard barrier=bollard solid (usually concrete or metal) pillar or pillars in the middle of the road to prevent passage by some traffic.
traffic_calming bump traffic_calming=bump Short bump - length (in direction of travel) about 30 cm or shorter. Spans the entire width of the road, but can have cuts and small gaps left and right for cyclists.
barrier cattle_grid barrier=cattle_grid Bars in the road surface that allow wheeled vehicles but not animals to cross. Sometimes known as a Texas Gate, even outside of Texas
traffic_calming chicane traffic_calming=chicane Hazards on the street you have to drive round
general_traffic crossing highway=crossing Pedestrians can cross a street here
traffic_calming cushion traffic_calming=cushion A hump with spaces between or several multiple rectangular humps aligned across the road. This allows emergency vehicles, buses (due to their wider axle) and bicycles to pass through without slowing down.
barrier cycle_barrier barrier=cycle_barrier Barriers to bicycle traffic, most typically a pair of staggered steel bars perpendicular to the way itself whose gaps allow pedestrians to pass.
barrier entrance barrier=entrance A gap in a linear barrier with nothing that limits passing through
barrier fence barrier=fence A structure supported by posts driven into the ground and designed to prevent movement across a boundary. It is distinguished from a wall by the lightness of its construction.
general_traffic ford highway=ford The road crosses through stream or river, vehicles must enter any water.
fuel fuel amenity=fuel Petrol station; gas station; marine fuel
barrier gate barrier=gate An entrance that can be opened or closed to get through the barrier.
general_traffic general_traffic highway=* Contain all other highway except the specifics below.
traffic_calming hump traffic_calming=hump Similar to a bump, but longer - total length usually 2-4 m (in direction of travel)
barrier kissing_gate barrier=kissing_gate A gate which allows people to cross, but not livestock.
general_traffic level_crossing highway=level_crossing A crossing between a railway and a road.
barrier lift_gate barrier=lift_gate A lift gate (boom barrier) is a bar, or pole pivoted in such a way as to allow the boom to block vehicular access through a controlled point.
general_traffic mini_roundabout highway=mini_roundabout Similar to roundabouts, but at the center there is either a painted circle or a fully traversable island.
general_traffic motorway_junction highway=motorway_junction Indicates a junction (UK) or exit (US).
parking multi-storey amenity=parking+parking=multi-storey A building built to park cars on multiple levels
parking parking amenity=parking+parking=* A place for parking cars. This contains any other parking except the specifics below.
service services amenity=services Generally for access to a building, motorway service station, beach, campsite, industrial estate, business park, etc.
general_traffic speed_camera highway=speed_camera A fixed road-side or overhead speed camera.
barrier stile barrier=stile A stile allows pedestrians to cross a wall or fence, but never actually 'opens' the barrier
general_traffic stop highway=stop A stop sign
general_traffic street_lamp highway=street_lamp A street light, lamppost, street lamp, light standard, or lamp standard is a raised source of light on the edge of a road, which is turned on or lit at a certain time every night
parking surface amenity=parking+parking=surface Open area parking normally on ground level
traffic_calming table traffic_calming=table Designed as a long speed hump with a flat section in the middle. The flat section is long enough for all wheels of a passenger car to fit on that section simultaneously. Does not slow as much as a hump and is usually used on roads with residential speed limit. It is known as flat top hump or raised pedestrian crossing.
barrier toll_booth barrier=toll_booth A road usage toll or fee is collected here.
barrier traffic_calming traffic_calming=* Describes features used to slow down traffic. This will contain any other traffic calming except the specifics below.
general_traffic traffic_signals highway=traffic_signals The light that control the traffic
general_traffic turning_circle highway=turning_circle A turning circle is a rounded, widened area usually, but not necessarily, at the end of a road to facilitate easier turning of a vehicle. Also known as a cul de sac.
parking underground amenity=parking+parking=underground Carpark is built below the ground level

transport_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
aerialway aerialway aerialway=* All other types of aerialway which is not defined as above
other_traffic aerialway_station aerialway=station A station, where passengers can enter and/or leave the aerialway
aeroway aeroway aeroway=* All other types of aeroway which is not defined as above
air_traffic airport amenity=airport or aeroway=aerodrome An Aerodrome (UK), Airport (US)
air_traffic apron aeroway=apron An apron is the surfaced part of an airport where planes park.
bus bus_station amenity=bus_station A station is an area designed to access bus.
bus bus_stop railway=bus_stop or bus=yes+public_transport=stop_position A bus stop is a place where public buses stop.
water_traffic ferry_terminal amenity=ferry_terminal Ferry terminal/stop. A place where people/cars/etc. can board and leave a ferry.
air_traffic helipad aeroway=helipad A place where helicopters can land.
railway railway_halt railway=halt or public_transport=stop_position+train=yes A small station, may not have a platform, trains may only stop on request.
railway railway_station railway=station Railway stations (including main line, light rail, subway, etc.) are places where customers can access railway services
air_traffic runway aeroway=runway Where airplanes take off and land
public_transport stop_position public_transport=stop_position Where public transports stop to pick up passengers
taxi taxi_stand amenity=taxi A place where taxi waits for passengers
air_traffic taxiway aeroway=taxiway Where airplanes manouevre between runways and parking areas.

transport_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
air_traffic apron aeroway=apron An apron is the surfaced part of an airport where planes park.
air_traffic runway aeroway=runway Where airplanes take off and land
air_traffic taxiway aeroway=taxiway Where airplanes manouevre between runways and parking areas.

transport_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
aerialway aerialway aerialway=* All other types of aerialway which is not defined as above
other_traffic aerialway_station aerialway=station A station, where passengers can enter and/or leave the aerialway
aeroway aeroway aeroway=* All other types of aeroway which is not defined as above
air_traffic airport amenity=airport or aeroway=aerodrome An Aerodrome (UK), Airport (US)
air_traffic apron aeroway=apron An apron is the surfaced part of an airport where planes park.
bus bus_station amenity=bus_station A station is an area designed to access bus.
bus bus_stop railway=bus_stop or bus=yes+public_transport=stop_position A bus stop is a place where public buses stop.
water_traffic ferry_terminal amenity=ferry_terminal Ferry terminal/stop. A place where people/cars/etc. can board and leave a ferry.
air_traffic helipad aeroway=helipad A place where helicopters can land.
railway railway_halt railway=halt or public_transport=stop_position+train=yes A small station, may not have a platform, trains may only stop on request.
railway railway_station railway=station Railway stations (including main line, light rail, subway, etc.) are places where customers can access railway services
air_traffic runway aeroway=runway Where airplanes take off and land
public_transport stop_position public_transport=stop_position Where public transports stop to pick up passengers
taxi taxi_stand amenity=taxi A place where taxi waits for passengers
air_traffic taxiway aeroway=taxiway Where airplanes manouevre between runways and parking areas.

utility_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
plant plant power=plant The (usually fenced) site of a power plant a.k.a. power station, generating station, or powerhouse (an industrial facility for the generation of energy), enclosing one or more power generators. The individual generators will have aggtype 'station' (see below).
tower tower power=tower For towers or pylons carrying high voltage electricity cables. Normally constructed from steel latticework but tubular or solid pylons are also commonly used.
station station power=generator A device used to convert power from one form to another. This contain all other power except the specifics below.
station nuclear generator:source=nuclear+power=generator A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is one or more nuclear reactors.
station solar generator:source=solar+power=generator or power=generator+power_source=photovoltaic Solar powerplant does conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP).
station fossil generator:source=gas+power=generator or generator:source=coal+power=generator Using the combustion of fuels to heat the water to in turn spin the generators turbine
station hydro generator:source=water+power=generator or power_source=hydro Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy.
station wind generator:source=wind+power=generator or power_source=wind A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used to produce electricity, the device may be called a wind generator.
substation substation power=station or power=substation or power=sub_station A tag for electricity substations. These provide voltage step-up/step-down, switching, conditioning, etc. Substations may be large facilities (up to several acres) for very high voltage transmission lines or just small buildings or kiosks near the street for low voltage distribution lines
transformer transformer power=transformer A static device for transferring electric energy by inductive coupling between its windings. Large power transformers are typically located inside substations.
man_made water_works man_made=water_works Place where drinking water is found and applied to the local waterpipes network.
man_made wastewater_plant man_made=wastewater_plant Facilities used to treat wastewater
man_made storage_tank man_made=storage_tank A large holding tank, typically cylindrical.
power power power=* All other types of power which is not defined as above

utility_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
frequency text The frequency level the power line is running on frequency=*
operator text Which company is handling this utility_lines operator=*
type text (see table below)
voltage text The voltage level the power line is running on voltage=*

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
power cable power=cable A high voltage earth cables
power line power=line A overground high voltage power line
power minor_cable power=minor_underground_cable or power=minor_cable A smaller line under earth
power minor_line power=minor_line A smaller overhead line
man_made pipeline man_made=pipeline A pipe for carrying various fluids, such as water, gas, sewage.
power power power=* All other power line which is not specific.

utility_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
aggtype text Groups (aggregates) several different 'type' values to a common supertype, for a coarser, more general caterorization.
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

aggtype values osm_tags description
plant plant power=plant The (usually fenced) site of a power plant a.k.a. power station, generating station, or powerhouse (an industrial facility for the generation of energy), enclosing one or more power generators. The individual generators will have aggtype 'station' (see below).
tower tower power=tower For towers or pylons carrying high voltage electricity cables. Normally constructed from steel latticework but tubular or solid pylons are also commonly used.
station station power=generator A device used to convert power from one form to another. This contain all other power except the specifics below.
station nuclear generator:source=nuclear+power=generator A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is one or more nuclear reactors.
station solar generator:source=solar+power=generator or power=generator+power_source=photovoltaic Solar powerplant does conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP).
station fossil generator:source=gas+power=generator or generator:source=coal+power=generator Using the combustion of fuels to heat the water to in turn spin the generators turbine
station hydro generator:source=water+power=generator or power_source=hydro Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy.
station wind generator:source=wind+power=generator or power_source=wind A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used to produce electricity, the device may be called a wind generator.
substation substation power=station or power=substation or power=sub_station A tag for electricity substations. These provide voltage step-up/step-down, switching, conditioning, etc. Substations may be large facilities (up to several acres) for very high voltage transmission lines or just small buildings or kiosks near the street for low voltage distribution lines
transformer transformer power=transformer A static device for transferring electric energy by inductive coupling between its windings. Large power transformers are typically located inside substations.
man_made water_works man_made=water_works Place where drinking water is found and applied to the local waterpipes network.
man_made wastewater_plant man_made=wastewater_plant Facilities used to treat wastewater
man_made storage_tank man_made=storage_tank A large holding tank, typically cylindrical.
pole pole power=pole For single (often wooden or concrete) poles carrying medium/low voltage electricity cables.
power power power=* All other types of power which is not defined as above

water_a

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
dam waterway=dam A wall built across a river or stream to impound the water. A dam normally does not have water flowing over the top of it.
marina leisure=marina For mooring leisure yachts and motor boats
pier man_made=pier A 'bridge into the ocean', usually for recreation.
reservoir_covered man_made=reservoir_covered A covered reservoir is a large man-made tank for holding fresh water
riverbank waterway=riverbank For tagging wide rivers which need to be defined by an area rather than just shown as a linear way.
slipway leisure=slipway Boats can be launched here
spring natural=spring A spring is a point where water naturally surfaces
water natural=water Used to mark body of standing water, such as a lake or pond.
waterway waterway=* Rivers or other kind of waterways. This contains any other water traffic except the specifics below.
weir waterway=weir A barrier built across a river, sometimes to divert water for industrial purposes. Water can still flow over the top.

water_l

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type int (see table below)
width int The the measurement or extent of something from side to side; the lesser of two or the least of three dimensions of a body. width=*

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
river waterway=river A large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another river.
stream waterway=stream A small and narrow river.
canal waterway=canal An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.
drain waterway=drain A channel or pipe carrying off any excess liquid.
waterway waterway=* Other waterways which is user-defined
pier man_made=pier A 'bridge into the ocean', usually for recreation.

water_p

This layer has the common attributes as well as the following attributes:

Attributes type Description osm_tags
type text (see table below)

Values of attribute type

values osm_tags description
dam waterway=dam A wall built across a river or stream to impound the water. A dam normally does not have water flowing over the top of it.
lock_gate waterway=lock_gate Top or bottom gate of a lock. (A Lock is a device for raising and lowering boats between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.)
marina leisure=marina For mooring leisure yachts and motor boats
pier man_made=pier A 'bridge into the ocean', usually for recreation.
reservoir_covered man_made=reservoir_covered A covered reservoir is a large man-made tank for holding fresh water
riverbank waterway=riverbank For tagging wide rivers which need to be defined by an area rather than just shown as a linear way.
slipway leisure=slipway Boats can be launched here
spring natural=spring A spring is a point where water naturally surfaces
water natural=water Used to mark body of standing water, such as a lake or pond.
waterfall waterway=waterfall A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river.
waterway waterway=* Rivers or other kind of waterways. This contains any other water traffic except the specifics below.
weir waterway=weir A barrier built across a river, sometimes to divert water for industrial purposes. Water can still flow over the top.

landmass_a

Pre-processed data from OpenStreetMapData 'Land polygons'

This layer only has the following attributes (it doesn't feature the common attributes):

Attributes type Description osm_tags
fid int

coastline_l

Pre-processed data from OpenStreetMapData 'Coastlines'

This layer only has the following attributes (it doesn't feature the common attributes):

Attributes type Description osm_tags
fid int

sea_a

Pre-processed data from OpenStreetMapData 'Water polygons'

This layer only has the following attributes (it doesn't feature the common attributes):

Attributes type Description osm_tags
fid int