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Gibraltar caches missing region name

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Caches found in Gibraltar appear in profile stats with the correct flag but no name, I suspect because no region name is set up for them. Given that Gibraltar is one region - i.e. Gibraltar - can this be amended to display on profile stats?
asked Aug 8, 2017 in Bug reports by Molemon (1,530 points)
I suspect that it is not a bug. does not have regions for Gibraltar.It is the same for other micri states like Monaco and Vatican.

PGC have added them on larger countries like Finland where the OSM map have areas with admin_level= 4 if I am not mistaken. I suspect that gibraltar does not have any division on that level or the level for counties and do no get anything added on pgc. It would add meaningless and confusions filter option where there is only one option.

In looked on your stats a found the real problem. Stats like "Highest and lowest elevations" show the country map and region. The fix would be that is should show the country name if the region name is empty.

3 Answers

–1 vote
GC not support it :(
answered Aug 15, 2017 by Ficule (820 points)
0 votes

Groundspeak is to far from Europe to recognise small states, i suppose devil

answered Aug 25, 2017 by tzweeeen (1,050 points)
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I'm revisiting this 3-year old question. Since then, a new BadgeGen version is introduced. I did notice too that Gibraltar (supposedly just 1 area with no further administrative divisions) has no quality badge, as there is supposedly insufficient map information available. But other mini states like the Ă…land Islands (just 1 area), Liechtenstein (divided in 2 areas) and Vatican City State (just 1 area) do have a quality badge. Is the comment given earlier by Target still valid? Or can Gibraltar have a quality badge too now? I'd welcome the latter if at all possible.
answered Jul 2 by NLBokkie (2,940 points)
If there are no defined regions other than state level, PGC does not recognize this. If there are, it would require a manual OSM update.

With the new BadgeGen, all countries that do not have defined regions below country level get the wooden medal (I checked you're profile, that is correctly displayed). A Quality badge however cannot be given if there isn't sufficient data.