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Here is the global guidance on selecting Area or Point for Places in the Waze Map Editor.
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===Car services===
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====Gas Station====
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Voting is tied between Point and Area. Possibly size-dependent, but also depends on the future of parking lot roads and jam suppression.
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====Parking Lots====
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Size-dependent.
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====Garage / Automotive Shop====
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Point
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====Car Wash====
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Point
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===Transportation===
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====Airport====
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Area. Special-handling.
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====Bus Station====
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Point
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====Ferry Pier====
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Point
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====Seaport / Marina / Harbor====
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Area, but also size-dependent.
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====Subway Station====
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Point
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====Train Station====
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Point
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====Bridge====
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Area
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====Tunnel====
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Area
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====Taxi Station====
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Point
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====Junction / Interchange====
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Area
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===Professional and public===
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====College / University====
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Area
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====School====
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Area
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====Conventions / Event Center====
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Area, but size-dependent.
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====Government====
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Point
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====Library====
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Point
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====City Hall====
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Point
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====Organization or Association====
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Point
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====Prison / Correctional Facility====
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Area
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====Courthouse====
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Point
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====Cemetery====
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Area
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====Fire Department====
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Point
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====Police Station====
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Point
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====Military====
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Area
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====Hospital / Medical Center====
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Area
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====Offices====
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Size-dependent.
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====Post Office====
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Point
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====Religious Center====
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Point
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====Kindergarten====
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Point
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====Factory / Industrial====
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Size-dependent.
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====Embassy / Consulate====
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Point
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====Information Point====
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Point
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===Shopping and services===
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In general, Point Places.
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====Arts & Crafts====
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Point
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====Bank / Financial====
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Point
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====Sporting Goods====
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Point
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====Bookstore====
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Point
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====Photography====
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Point
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====Car Dealership
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Point, but size-dependent.
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====Fashion and Clothing====
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Point
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====Convenience Store====
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Point
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====Personal Care====
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Point
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====Department Store====
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Point
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====Pharmacy====
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Point
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====Electronics====
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Point
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====Flowers====
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Point
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====Furniture / Home Store====
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Point
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====Gifts====
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Point
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====Gym / Fitness====
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Point
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====Swimming Pool====
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Point
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====Hardware Store====
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Point
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====Market====
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Point
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====Supermarket / Grocery====
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Point, but size-dependent. Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.
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====Jewelry====
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Point
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====Laundry / Dry Cleaning====
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Point
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====Shopping Center====
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Area
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====Music Store====
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Point
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====Pet Store / Veterinarian====
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Point
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====Toy Store====
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Point
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====Travel Agency====
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Point
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====ATM====
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Point
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====Currency Exchange====
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Point
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====Car Rental====
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Point
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===Food and Drink===
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====Bakery====
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Point
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====Bar====
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Point
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====Cafe====
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Point
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====Dessert====
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Point
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====Fast Food====
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Point
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====Food Court====
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Point
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====Ice Cream====
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Point
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====Restaurant====
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Point
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===Culture & entertainment===
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====Art Gallery====
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Point 0
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====Casino====
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Point, but large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.
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====Club====
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Point
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====Game Club====
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Point
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====Movie Theater====
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Point
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====Museum====
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Point
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====Music Venue====
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Point
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====Performing Arts Venue====
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Point
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====Racing Track====
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Area
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====Stadium / Arena====
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Area
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====Theme Park====
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Area
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====Theater====
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Point
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====Tourist Attraction / Historic Site====
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Size-dependent, but favoring Point over Area.
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====Zoo / Aquarium====
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Area, but size-dependent.
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===Other===
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====Construction Site====
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Area, but favoring not mapping in general.
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====Residence / Home====
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Not to be mapped.
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===Lodging===
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====Bed & Breakfast====
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Point
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====Camping / Trailer Park====
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Area, but size-dependent.
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====Cottage / Cabin====
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Point
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====Hostel====
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Point
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====Hotel====
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Point
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===Outdoors===
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====Beach====
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Area
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====Golf Course====
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Area
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====Park====
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Area
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====Playground====
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Point.
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====Plaza====
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Unsure about mapping these at all.
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====Promenade====
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Point
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====Pool====
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Point
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====Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint====
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Point
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====Ski Area====
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Area
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====Sports Court====
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Point
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===Natural Features===
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====Farm====
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Not to be mapped.
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====Forest / Grove====
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Area, but only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.
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====Island====
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Area
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====River / Stream====
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Area
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====Sea / Lake / Pond====
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Area

Revision as of 17:26, 24 March 2014

Places

Here is the global guidance on selecting Area or Point for Places in the Waze Map Editor.


Contents

Car services

Gas Station

Voting is tied between Point and Area. Possibly size-dependent, but also depends on the future of parking lot roads and jam suppression.

Parking Lots

Size-dependent.

Garage / Automotive Shop

Point

Car Wash

Point

Transportation

Airport

Area. Special-handling.

Bus Station

Point

Ferry Pier

Point

Seaport / Marina / Harbor

Area, but also size-dependent.

Subway Station

Point

Train Station

Point

Bridge

Area

Tunnel

Area

Taxi Station

Point

Junction / Interchange

Area

Professional and public

College / University

Area

School

Area

Conventions / Event Center

Area, but size-dependent.

Government

Point

Library

Point

City Hall

Point

Organization or Association

Point

Prison / Correctional Facility

Area

Courthouse

Point

Cemetery

Area

Fire Department

Point

Police Station

Point

Military

Area

Hospital / Medical Center

Area

Offices

Size-dependent.

Post Office

Point

Religious Center

Point

Kindergarten

Point

Factory / Industrial

Size-dependent.

Embassy / Consulate

Point

Information Point

Point

Shopping and services

In general, Point Places.

Arts & Crafts

Point

Bank / Financial

Point

Sporting Goods

Point

Bookstore

Point

Photography

Point ====Car Dealership Point, but size-dependent.

Fashion and Clothing

Point

Convenience Store

Point

Personal Care

Point

Department Store

Point

Pharmacy

Point

Electronics

Point

Flowers

Point

Furniture / Home Store

Point

Gifts

Point

Gym / Fitness

Point

Swimming Pool

Point

Hardware Store

Point

Market

Point

Supermarket / Grocery

Point, but size-dependent. Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.

Jewelry

Point

Laundry / Dry Cleaning

Point

Shopping Center

Area

Music Store

Point

Pet Store / Veterinarian

Point

Toy Store

Point

Travel Agency

Point

ATM

Point

Currency Exchange

Point

Car Rental

Point

Food and Drink

Bakery

Point

Bar

Point

Cafe

Point

Dessert

Point

Fast Food

Point

Food Court

Point

Ice Cream

Point

Restaurant

Point

Culture & entertainment

Art Gallery

Point 0

Casino

Point, but large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.

Club

Point

Game Club

Point

Movie Theater

Point

Museum

Point

Music Venue

Point

Performing Arts Venue

Point

Racing Track

Area

Stadium / Arena

Area

Theme Park

Area

Theater

Point

Tourist Attraction / Historic Site

Size-dependent, but favoring Point over Area.

Zoo / Aquarium

Area, but size-dependent.

Other

Construction Site

Area, but favoring not mapping in general.

Residence / Home

Not to be mapped.

Lodging

Bed & Breakfast

Point

Camping / Trailer Park

Area, but size-dependent.

Cottage / Cabin

Point

Hostel

Point

Hotel

Point

Outdoors

Beach

Area

Golf Course

Area

Park

Area

Playground

Point.

Plaza

Unsure about mapping these at all.

Promenade

Point

Pool

Point

Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint

Point

Ski Area

Area

Sports Court

Point

Natural Features

Farm

Not to be mapped.

Forest / Grove

Area, but only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.

Island

Area

River / Stream

Area

Sea / Lake / Pond

Area