[Tagging] landuse=religious & Monastic schools

Andreas Goss andig88 at t-online.de
Fri Aug 21 10:53:52 UTC 2015

In first though landuse=religious was supposed to be for all religious 
institution and include more than a church yard.

Now I read...

> landuse=religious is specifically meant for the area used by a religious facility and it's supporting or directly related amenities used for practicing the religion - not merely land that happens to be owned by a religious entity. Likewise, Facilities such asamenity=school or amenity=hospital that are not part of a primarily religious complex, or are not primarily a place of worship, but merely operated by a religious entity are represented with different tagging schemes

Does this mean a school run by a monastry even on their grounds would 
not be included in landuse=religious?

Is this this now really just become a replacement for churchyard to 
include more religions? Bascially limited to the area around a place of 

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