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#1 2014-06-27 09:20:12

From: Eislingen
Registered: 2010-01-09
Posts: 3,807

Administrative borders

I am not sure if the current administrative division of Slovenija is correct in OSM.
Currently it is in OSM that way

admin_level=2    Slovenija
admin_level=3     Vzhodna Slovenija + Zahodna Slovenija
admin_level=5   12 regions
admin_level=8   xy občine

boundary=administrative + admin_level=3 are two statistical regions called NUTS-2 with no administrative functions.
Same with boundary=administrative + admin_level=5, which are NUTS-3 statistical regions with no administrative function.

See … f_Slovenia

As far as I know, the government proposal to split the country into some regions was not agreed on in June 2008. So there are no administrave borders between country (admin_level=2) and občine (admin_level=8).

I am no sure if admin_level=3 and 5 should be changed from boundary=administrative to boundary= census, statistic or such?

Last edited by SunCobalt (2014-06-27 09:21:46)



#2 2014-07-13 13:06:09

Registered: 2012-11-23
Posts: 5

Re: Administrative borders

I agree with change to AdminLevel 3, since it is statistical region to split Slovenia in 2 regions of appropriate sizes. To Slovenians it doesn't mean anything. and it is not really useful in nominatim search.

For AdminLevel 5 it is true that it is not official administrative border, but this are actually regions with common name so it is usefull in nominatim search of common village names … 1&layers=N so I would leave them as they are. Unless we enter regions (štajerska, gorenjska,...)  in some other way.

We actually have another administrative layer 7 as you can see in … nia/Regije , but in is not entered in OSM.

Regards Aleš


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