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field explanation
name short name (athoot Ceety o … etc., uise official_name)
native_name native name if different from the English one, it is printed in brackets on the same line as name
other_name, other_name1 … other names
category type of location, can be a type of protected area, settlement type etc., if left blank the pfirst parameter with which the Geobox is called is used (i.e. River, Valley, Settlement etc.)
native_category native category if different from the English one, it is printed in brackets on the same line as category
category_hide If this parameter is set, no category is shown at all. The line where it would have been shown is removed.
image a photograph
image_size photograph size in pixels (set to 256 if left blank)
image_alt alt text for photograph, for visually impaired readers who cannot see the image. See WP:ALT.
image_caption photograph caption
official_name official name (long form)
etymology etymology (origin) of the name, do not enter lengthy prose, examples:
  • terre bonne, French for good earth
  • Penn, William Penn and sylvania, Latin for woods
  • Thomas Jefferson, when named for a person, add etymology_type = Named for
  • Orange River, when named for a place, add etymology_type = Named for
motto location motto (usually for cities)
nickname, nickname1 … location nickname(s)
flag official flag or banner
flag_size flag size in pixels (set to 120 if left blank), without px
flag_border if set it places a border around the flag, useful when the flag image itself has no border and it is in light colors (see Poděbrady)
symbol official seal, shield, coat-of arms etc.
symbol_size flag size in pixels (set to 120 if left blank), without px
symbol_border if set it places a border around the symbol, useful when the flag image itself has no border and it is in light colors
Enter either just the appropriate administrative division name if the article on it has the same name (example: state = Illionois, NB you don't need to eneter the wiki mark-up [[ and ]]) or, usually when the article and the administrative unit name contains its type (XXX County, District XXX, XXX Municipality), use piped wikilink in the format (example: district = [[Martin District|Martin]]) to prevent double display of the administrative unit title.
country, country1 … country/countries in which the location lies
state, state1 … state(s), in which the location lies, use | state_type= to change displayed from "State" to another e.g. "Province", "County"
region, region1 … region(s) in which the location lies
district, district1 … district(s) which the location lies
municipality, municipality1 … municiplity/municipalities in which the location lies
Family - various features that lie within the area
parent, parent1… e.g. parent valley, higher orographic units
range range in which the location lies
border, border1… bordering ranges, regions
part parts into which the location can be divided, can be a list of municipalities, lower orographic units etc., up to 42 parts can be defined
tributary_left, tributary_left1…, tributary_right, tributary_right1…, major tributaries, listed as the river flows downstream (e.g., right tributary enters on the right-descending river bank)
child_left, child_left1…, child_right, child_right1…, major children, e.g. side valleys
city, city1… important settlements in the area
landmark, landmark1… important landmarks in the area
river, river1… important rivers in the area
building, building1… important rivers in the area
location location name (e.g. name of main square in a city)
elevation location elevation in metres (feet)
prominence location prominence in metres (feet)
lat_d … location coordinates (lat_d, lat_m, lat_s, lat_NS, long_d, long_m, long_s, long_EW, coordinates_note), these coordinates are used for automated locator dot placement
highest, highest_… highest point of the area, highest field should contain the name, highest_location, highest_elevation, highest_lat_d … are defined too, also highest_region, highest_country, highest_country1 for defining more precisely where the location lies (e.g. for highest point of a range, highest_region field can be used for a part of the range, not necessarily administrative region)
lowest, lowest_… lowest point of the area, same additional fields as for highest
River locations
source, source1 main and secondary source, same additional fields as for highest
source_confluence source_confluence, same additional fields as for highest
mouth mouth (estuary), same additional fields as for highest, use the main field for the river or sea into which it empties
length, length_orientation length in kilometers (miles) or metres (feet) for buildings
width, width_orientation length in kilometers (miles) or metres (feet) for buildings
height height in metres (feet)
depth depth in metres (feet)
volume volume in cubis metres (feet)
watershed watershed (discharge basin) area in square kilometers (miles)
area, area_land, area_water, area_urban, area_metro, area1… appropriate area in km² (mi²) or m² (ft²) for buildings, area_share, area_land_share etc. might be used to set a percentual share of the area in the total area, these can be assigned the auto value to have the value calculated automatically (it will always be calculated as given are figure divided by total area), area_share_round etc. might be used to set rounding precision
discharge_location location where the following figures come from, typically mouth
discharge average discharge in m3/s (ft3/s)
discharge_max maximal discharge in m3/s (ft3/s), use discharge_max_note to indicate what the figure signifies (day of max discharge, season)
discharge_min minimal discharge in m3/s (ft3/s), use discharge_min_note to indicate what the figure signifies (day of min discharge, season)
discharge1_location … additional location where average discharge is provided
discharge1 … additional location average discharge in m3/s (ft3/s)
population, population_urban, population_metro, population1… appropriate population figure
population_date, population_urban_date, population_metro_date, population1_date, population1_date… year or date to which population figures relate
population_density, population_urban_density, population_metro_density appropriate population density figure in /km² (/mi²), if value auto is assigned the density is calculated from appopriate area and population figures
geology, geology1… geological composition (rocks)
orogeny, orogeny1… orogenic process(es) by which the area was created
period, period1… geologic periods in which the area was created
biome, biome1… major biomes/ecosystems in the area
plant, plant1… major plants growing in the area
animal, animal1… major animals living in the area
author, author1… author/designer/creater of a man-made object
style, style1… building styles (e.g. Gothic)
material, material1… material from of which the object (monument, statue) is made (e.g. granite)
History & management
established, established1… establishment/foundation date, numbered fields can contain year of status upgrade, incorporation, enlargement etc. The earliest should use {{Start date}}.
date, date1… other dates which do not fit in established
government, government_… governing body, same additional fields as for highest
management, management_… managing body, same additional fields as for highest
owner owner of the site
mayor mayor of the settlement, mayor_party might be added
leader, leader1 … leaders of the region, settlement (then the first field automatically displays Mayor), _party might be added
public is the site accessible for public, some text
visitation, visitation_date visitation for given year
access easiest access way
ascent, ascent1…, ascent_date first ascent by and year
discovery, discovery1…, discovery_dete discovered by and year
timezone, utc_offset timezone name and its UTC offset
timezone_DST, utc_offset_DST summer/daylight saving timezone name and its UTC offset
iso_code, iso_subcode Links to appropriate ISO 3166-2 article. Both parameters must be given.
postal_code, area_code, code, code1 Various identification codes
UNESCO World Heritage, IUCN, and Topographic Mapping
whs_name, whs_year, whs_number, whs_region, whs_criteria World Heritage Site Classification, values are automatically linked to appropriate pages at UNESCO, session number is automatically generated from the year, region can be number from 1 to 5 and it is automatically expanded
category_iucn IUCN category number (Roman), it is automatically expanded into type
topo_map, topo_maker Information on topographic maps displaying the feature. topo_map is generally the topo quad name (e.g., Sinks of Gandy). topo_maker is the agency that produced the map in abbreviation form (e.g., USGS for U.S. Geological Survey) and is auto-wikilinking.
Free fields
free, free_type, free1, free1_type… free fields for any purpose (it currently supports up to 8 fields). The entry opposite free= is the result of the entry. The entry free_type= is the type. See Shinnecock Canal for an example.
Map section
map, map1, map2 map showing river, its basin, tributaries etc.
map_size… map size in pixels (set to 256 if left blank)
map_background… background map for SVG overlays
map_alt… alt text for map; see WP:ALT
map_caption… map caption
map_locator… calibrated map from Geobox locator
map_locator_x, map_locator_y relative location dot position in percent of the map width, without the "%" symbol
commons Wikimedia Commons category with more images
statistics statistical site link
website official or major website
footnotes any unformated footnotes