Template:Coord-doc-type

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The type: parameter specifies the type of location for reverse mapping (for instance, to select a marker icon in the WikiMiniAtlas).

It also sets the map scale, which can however be overridden by dim: or scale:.

Valid types are:

T Description Map scale
country (e.g. "type:country") 1:10,000,000
satellite geo-stationary satellites 1:10,000,000
adm1st Administrative unit of country, 1st level (province, state), see table, e.g. U.S. states 1:1,000,000
adm2nd Administrative unit of country, 2nd level, see table, e.g. County 1:300,000
adm3rd Administrative unit of country, 3rd level, see table 1:100,000
city(pop) cities, towns, villages, hamlets, suburbs, subdivisions, neighborhoods, and other human settlements (including unincorporated and/or abandoned ones) with known population
Please replace pop with a number. Commas in pop will be ignored. There should be no blanks.
1:30,000 ... 1:300,000
city cities, towns, villages, hamlets, suburbs, subdivisions, neighborhoods, and other human settlements (including unincorporated and/or abandoned ones) with unspecified population
These are treated as minor cities.
1:100,000
airport airports and airbases 1:30,000
mountain peaks, mountain ranges, hills, submerged reefs, and seamounts 1:100,000
isle islands and isles 1:100,000
waterbody bays, fjords, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, lochs, loughs, meres, lagoons, estuaries, inland seas, and waterfalls 1:100,000
forest forests and woodlands 1:50,000
river rivers, canals, creeks, brooks, and streams, including intermittent ones 1:100,000
glacier glaciers and icecaps 1:50,000
event one-time or regular events and incidents that occurred at a specific location, including battles, earthquakes, festivals, and shipwrecks 1:50,000
edu schools, colleges, and universities 1:10,000
pass mountain passes 1:10,000
railwaystation stations, stops, and maintenance areas of railways and trains, including railroad, metro, rapid transit, underground, subway, elevated railway, etc. 1:10,000
landmark buildings (including churches, factories, museums, theatres, and power plants but excluding schools and railway stations), caves, cemeteries, cultural landmarks, geologic faults, headlands, intersections, mines, ranches, roads, structures (including antennas, bridges, castles, dams, lighthouses, monuments, and stadiums), tourist attractions, valleys, and other points of interest 1:10,000
Default scale: if no type is used or the type is not defined in the geohack extension 1:300,000
Samples
T Markup Result
waterbody {{coord|46|43|N|7|58|E|type:waterbody}} 46°43′N 7°58′E / 46.717°N 7.967°E / 46.717; 7.967