[Tagging] consensus needed: officially a town but visibly distinct settlements?

Yves yvecai at mailbox.org
Sat Aug 18 15:32:34 UTC 2018

Michael, you don't seem to take the right direction to construct a fruitful discussion with Jose :)
For your first issue, did you reach the Lithuanian and Russian community?

Le 18 août 2018 16:37:28 GMT+02:00, Michael Tsang <miklcct at gmail.com> a écrit :
>On Saturday 18 August 2018 22:10:15 HKT José G Moya Y. wrote:
>> Plwase take into notice that, in some countries, the difference
>> suburb, hamlet, town or village is not only based on population but
>> political issues, such as self-government, also.
>> When I see my hometown is defined as "aldea" (hamlet) in wikidata I
>> got angry, because, being statistically a hamlet (~200 people), it
>> politically a *village* (it elects its own town major and has its own
>> government and budget).
>> There are many such villages in Spain, (specially in the "Spanish
>> the demographic desert between Soria and Teruel) and that is a point
>> conflict with many EU directives that request villages provide
>services a
>> such small villages can't afford.
>But does it look like a village from an untrained eye? i.e. what
>services does 
>it provide? If it really provides services that a village provide than
>it is 
>really a village.
>If I am doing the mapping, if the settlement is small (less than 200
>AND does not provide services where a village should provide, I will
>mark it 
>as a hamlet despite every official designation.
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