[talk-au] Address tagging guidelines for Australia

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Sun Jan 19 01:04:01 UTC 2014

I'd suggest you check this page


You'll see that the addr:country is supposed to be:

"The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 two letter country code in upper case."

We are talking addresses not is_in.

Also addr:state can be either but it tends to be the abbreviation.


On 19/01/14 09:42, cleary wrote:
> I prefer
> state=Queensland
> state_code=QLD
> country=Australia
> country_code=AU
> which I understand is consistent with
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:is_in
> While there is scope for abbreviations in certain special identified
> categories, the norm remains that names written in full. It seems to me
> that the "state", "state_code", "country" and "country_code" tags make
> adequate provision for both.
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