can anyone clarify this, they seem to be very similar. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place=neighbourhood https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse=residential I am guessing residential is used for small areas with some houses. neighbourhood for named neighbourhoods

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landuse=residential is used to describe land that is used for housing.

place=neighbourhood is for a small, named residential area. As the boundaries between individual neighbourhoods are often quite blurry they are often mapped as nodes.

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More particularly, both can be used together without contradicting each other.

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