Hello, I have spotted this. As far as I know admin_level is a country level, not for cities...

berlin

https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/ui/details.html?osmtype=N&osmid=240109189&class=place&tags=

Is this correct?

asked 20 Oct, 17:52

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From the wiki for admin_level:

In addition to the direct usage of this tag with the keys above, the numeric values used by admin_level=* are also used for tags:

capital=*

heritage=*

So I assume the editor that added that meant to indicate that it is the capital of an admin_level=2 area.

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answered 20 Oct, 19:18

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edited 20 Oct, 19:18

Yes https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/240109189 needs to be capital=2, not capital=yes + admin_level=2. Has to be careful when doing this on place= and boundary=administrative.

(21 Oct, 14:50) Kovoschiz

@kovoschiz The page for capital=* says that capital=yes is for a country and that yes is substituted for the admin_level values for capitals for regions within a country, so I think a value of yes implies 2?

(23 Oct, 14:02) InsertUser
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