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==When to use Area or Point==
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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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{{Red|The Primary Category for a Place is used to determine whether to use a Point or Area.}}
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" width="100%"  style="font-size:small;"  class="sortable"
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!width="23%" style="background-color:#59899e; color:white"|Parent
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!width="27%" style="background-color:#59899e; color:white"|Category
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!width="8%" style="background-color:#59899e; color:white"|Type
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!width="42%" style="background-color:#59899e; color:white" class="unsortable"|Comments
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|-
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| Car Services
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| Car Wash
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| Point
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| Car Services
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| Charging Station
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| Point
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| Car Services
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| Garage / Automotive Shop
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| Point
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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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| Car Services
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| Parking Lot
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| Both
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| There are very few parking lots which should be mapped at all. Please see the [[#Parking Lot|Parking lot section]] on this page.
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|-
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| Transportation
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| Airport
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| Area
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| Special-handling
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|-
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| Transportation
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| Bridge
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| Area
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| Transportation
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| Bus Station
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| Point
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| Transportation
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| Ferry Pier
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| Point
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| Transportation
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| Junction / Interchange
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| Area
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| Transportation
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| Seaport / Marina / Harbor
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| Area
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| Size-dependent.
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|-
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| Transportation
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| Subway Station
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| Point
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|-
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| Transportation
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| Taxi Station
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| Point
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| Transportation
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| Train Station
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| Point
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| Transportation
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| Tunnel
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Cemetery
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| City Hall
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| College / University
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Conventions / Event Center
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| Area
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| Size-dependent
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| Professional and public
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| Courthouse
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Embassy / Consulate
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Factory / Industrial
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| Both
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| Size-dependent
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| Professional and public
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| Fire Department
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Government
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Hospital / Medical Center
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Information Point
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Kindergarten
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Library
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Military
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Offices
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| Both
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| Size-dependent
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| Professional and public
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| Organization or Association
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Police Station
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Prison / Correctional Facility
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| Area
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| Professional and public
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| Post Office
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| Religious Center
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| Point
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| Professional and public
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| School
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| Area
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| Shopping and services
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| Arts & Crafts
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| ATM
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Bank / Financial
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Bookstore
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Car Dealership
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| Point
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| Size-dependent
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| Shopping and services
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| Car Rental
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Convenience Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Currency Exchange
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Department Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Electronics
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Fashion and Clothing
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Flowers
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Furniture / Home Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Gifts
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Gym / Fitness
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Hardware Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Jewelry
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Laundry / Dry Cleaning
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Market
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Music Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Personal Care
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Pet Store / Veterinarian
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Pharmacy
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Photography
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Shopping Center
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| Area
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| Shopping and services
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| Sporting Goods
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Supermarket / Grocery
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| Point
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| Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.
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| Shopping and services
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| Swimming Pool
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Toy Store
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| Point
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| Shopping and services
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| Travel Agency
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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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| Food and drink
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| Bar
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| Point
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| Food and drink
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| Cafe
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| Point
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| Food and drink
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| Dessert
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| Point
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| Food and drink
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| Fast Food
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| Point
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| Food and drink
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| Food Court
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| Point
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| Food and drink
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| Ice Cream
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| Point
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|-
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| Food and drink
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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
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Casino
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| Area
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| Large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Club
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Game Club
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Movie Theater
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Museum
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Music Venue
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Performing Arts Venue
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Racing Track
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| Area
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Stadium / Arena
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| Area
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Theme Park
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| Area
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Theater
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| Point
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Tourist Attraction / Historic Site
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| Point
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| Size-dependent
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| Culture & entertainment
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| Zoo / Aquarium
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| Area
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| Size-dependent
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| Other
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| Construction Site
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| Area
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| Not necessary to be mapped.
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|-
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| Other
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| Residence / Home
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| NONE
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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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| Lodging
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| Camping / Trailer Park
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| Area
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| Size-dependent
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| Lodging
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| Cottage / Cabin
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| Point
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| Lodging
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| Hostel
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| Point
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| Lodging
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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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| Outdoors
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| Golf Course
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| Area
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| Outdoors
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| Park
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| Area
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| Outdoors
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| Playground
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| Point
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| Outdoors
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| Plaza
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| Point
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| Outdoors
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| Promenade
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| Point
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| Unsure about mapping these at all
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| Outdoors
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| Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint
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| Point
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| Outdoors
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| Ski Area
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| Area
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| Outdoors
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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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| NONE
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| Natural features
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| Forest / Grove
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| Area
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| Only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.
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| Natural features
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| Island
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| Area
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| Natural features
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| River / Stream
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| Area
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| Natural features
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| Sea / Lake / Pond
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| Area
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Revision as of 23:06, 2 April 2014

When to use Area or Point

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

The Primary Category for a Place is used to determine whether to use a Point or Area.

Parent Category Type Comments
Car Services Car Wash Point
Car Services Charging Station Point
Car Services Garage / Automotive Shop Point
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.
Car Services Parking Lot Both There are very few parking lots which should be mapped at all. Please see the Parking lot section on this page.
Transportation Airport Area Special-handling
Transportation Bridge Area
Transportation Bus Station Point
Transportation Ferry Pier Point
Transportation Junction / Interchange Area
Transportation Seaport / Marina / Harbor Area Size-dependent.
Transportation Subway Station Point
Transportation Taxi Station Point
Transportation Train Station Point
Transportation Tunnel Area
Professional and public Cemetery Area
Professional and public City Hall Point
Professional and public College / University Area
Professional and public Conventions / Event Center Area Size-dependent
Professional and public Courthouse Point
Professional and public Embassy / Consulate Area
Professional and public Factory / Industrial Both Size-dependent
Professional and public Fire Department Point
Professional and public Government Point
Professional and public Hospital / Medical Center Area
Professional and public Information Point Point
Professional and public Kindergarten Point
Professional and public Library Point
Professional and public Military Area
Professional and public Offices Both Size-dependent
Professional and public Organization or Association Point
Professional and public Police Station Point
Professional and public Prison / Correctional Facility Area
Professional and public Post Office Point
Professional and public Religious Center Point
Professional and public School Area
Shopping and services Arts & Crafts Point
Shopping and services ATM Point
Shopping and services Bank / Financial Point
Shopping and services Bookstore Point
Shopping and services Car Dealership Point Size-dependent
Shopping and services Car Rental Point
Shopping and services Convenience Store Point
Shopping and services Currency Exchange Point
Shopping and services Department Store Point
Shopping and services Electronics Point
Shopping and services Fashion and Clothing Point
Shopping and services Flowers Point
Shopping and services Furniture / Home Store Point
Shopping and services Gifts Point
Shopping and services Gym / Fitness Point
Shopping and services Hardware Store Point
Shopping and services Jewelry Point
Shopping and services Laundry / Dry Cleaning Point
Shopping and services Market Point
Shopping and services Music Store Point
Shopping and services Personal Care Point
Shopping and services Pet Store / Veterinarian Point
Shopping and services Pharmacy Point
Shopping and services Photography Point
Shopping and services Shopping Center Area
Shopping and services Sporting Goods Point
Shopping and services Supermarket / Grocery Point Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.
Shopping and services Swimming Pool Point
Shopping and services Toy Store Point
Shopping and services Travel Agency Point
Food and drink Bakery Point
Food and drink Bar Point
Food and drink Cafe Point
Food and drink Dessert Point
Food and drink Fast Food Point
Food and drink Food Court Point
Food and drink Ice Cream Point
Food and drink Restaurant Point
Culture & entertainment Art Gallery Point
Culture & entertainment Casino Area Large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.
Culture & entertainment Club Point
Culture & entertainment Game Club Point
Culture & entertainment Movie Theater Point
Culture & entertainment Museum Point
Culture & entertainment Music Venue Point
Culture & entertainment Performing Arts Venue Point
Culture & entertainment Racing Track Area
Culture & entertainment Stadium / Arena Area
Culture & entertainment Theme Park Area
Culture & entertainment Theater Point
Culture & entertainment Tourist Attraction / Historic Site Point Size-dependent
Culture & entertainment Zoo / Aquarium Area Size-dependent
Other Construction Site Area Not necessary to be mapped.
Other Residence / Home NONE Not to be mapped
Lodging Bed & Breakfast Point
Lodging Camping / Trailer Park Area Size-dependent
Lodging Cottage / Cabin Point
Lodging Hostel Point
Lodging Hotel Point
Outdoors Beach Area
Outdoors Golf Course Area
Outdoors Park Area
Outdoors Playground Point
Outdoors Plaza Point
Outdoors Promenade Point Unsure about mapping these at all
Outdoors Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint Point
Outdoors Ski Area Area
Outdoors Sports Court Point
Natural features Farm NONE
Natural features Forest / Grove Area Only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.
Natural features Island Area
Natural features River / Stream Area
Natural features Sea / Lake / Pond Area