[OSM-talk] Castles and Palaces

Nop ekkehart at gmx.de
Fri Jun 5 17:32:11 BST 2009

Martin Koppenhoefer schrieb:
> 2009/6/5 Nop <ekkehart at gmx.de>:
>> No. The name just indicates that the term used to have this meaning in the
>> middle ages. I don't know a single example of a town referred to as "Burg"
>> today and I am still waiting for you to proof your point.
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carcassonne

Thank you, a good example. The article distinguishes between the
"Burgstadt" (the whole city) and the "Burg" (a seperate fortification
inside the city). As you can see, the terms are used in different ways,
Burg never referring to the whole city.


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