How come the tag "Hessen" is missing at the following view:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=50.26&lon=9.35&zoom=7&layers=M

asked 22 Apr '13, 13:47

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Hesse is existing as border (and valid/not broken). It is just a problem of the map rendering. Not every name can appear (not enough space), so the renderer has to decide which names to display. One may like the decision or not (otherwise e.g. Gießen would not be displayed or "Hessen" would not be written in the centre). There are some other maps and services based on OSM data, some may display all "Länder" names.

Oh, and now I found a good other, answer to a similar question. Check it out: how-country-name-is-selected-and-displayed-at-low-zoom-levels-for-small-countries-for-instance-cyprus

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answered 22 Apr '13, 14:40

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edited 22 Apr '13, 14:44

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Hi mfroessi, please read the messages at this side, why is (my) name not visible on the map. Please add the question in the blank window between questions. It could be the zoom or the programm your using, hope youll find the answer. PS Welcome as being a newbie, be happy and keep mapping.

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answered 22 Apr '13, 14:14

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The question is about label placement and not about tile rendering / edits not appearing on the map.

(22 Apr '13, 21:35) gormo
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