Location Types Registry

Created
2006-06-19
Last Updated
2007-01-17
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Martin Thomson
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[RFC4589]
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aircraft A device that is used or intended to be used for flight in the air, such as an airplane, helicopter, gyroplane, glider or lighter-than-air devices like a balloon.
airport A place from which aircraft operate, such as an airport or heliport.
arena Enclosed area used for sports events.
automobile A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation, such as a car.
bank Business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
bar A bar or saloon.
bus A large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers.
bicycle A vehicle with two wheels tandem, a steering handle, a saddle seat, and pedals by which it is propelled.
bus-station Terminal that serves bus passengers, such as a bus depot or bus terminal.
cafe Usually small and informal establishment serving various refreshments (such as coffee); coffee shop.
classroom Academic classroom or lecture hall.
club Dance club, nightclub or discotheque.
construction Construction site.
convention-center Convention center or exhibition hall.
government Government building, such as those used by the legislative, executive, or judicial branches of governments, including court houses, police stations and military installations.
hospital Hospital, hospice, medical clinic, mental institution, or doctor's office.
hotel Hotel, motel, inn or other lodging establishment.
industrial Industrial setting, such as a manufacturing floor or power plant.
library Library or other public place in which literary and artistic materials, such as books, music, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, prints, records, and tapes, are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
motorcycle A two-wheeled automotive vehicle, including a scooter.
office Business setting, such as an office.
other A place without a registered place type representation.
outdoors Outside a building, in or into the open air, such as a park or city streets.
parking A parking lot or parking garage.
place-of-worship A religious site where congregations gather for religious observances, such as a church, chapel, meetinghouse, mosque, shrine, synagogue, or temple.
prison Correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment, such as a prison, penitentiary, jail, brig.
public Public area such as a shopping mall, street, park, public building, train station, airport or in public conveyance such as a bus, train, plane or ship. This general description encompasses the more precise descriptors 'street', 'public-transport', 'aircraft', 'bus', 'bus-station', 'train', 'train-station', 'airport', 'shopping-area', 'outdoors', and 'watercraft'.
public-transport Any form of public transport, including aircraft, bus, train or ship.
residence A private or residential setting, not necessarily the personal residence of the entity, e.g., including a friend's home.
restaurant Restaurant, coffee shop or other public dining establishment.
school School or university property, but not necessarily a classroom or library.
shopping-area Shopping mall or shopping area. This area is a large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
stadium Large, usually open structure for sports events, including a racetrack.
store Place where merchandise is offered for sale, such as a shop.
street A public thoroughfare, such as a avenue, street, alley, lane, road, including any sidewalks.
theater Theater, lecture hall, auditorium, class room, movie theater or similar facility designed for presentations, talks, plays, music performances and other events involving an audience.
train Train, monorail, maglev, cable car or similar conveyance.
train-station Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods; railway station, railroad station, railroad terminal, train depot.
truck An automotive vehicle suitable for hauling, used primarily to carry goods rather than people.
underway In a land, water, or air craft which is underway (in motion).
unknown The type of place is unknown.
warehouse Place in which goods or merchandise are stored, such as a storehouse or self-storage facility.
water In, on or above bodies of water, such as an ocean, lake, river, canal or other waterway.
watercraft On a vessel for travel on water such as a boat or ship.