HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: EntityClassPlace

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EntityClassPlace Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: EntityClassPlace
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.10892

A physicial place or site with its containing structure. May be natural or man-made. The geographic position of a place may or may not be constant.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 5 concepts

Expansion based on EntityClass v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

1  PLChttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityClassplace

A physical place or site with its containing structure. May be natural or man-made. The geographic position of a place may or may not be constant.

2    CITYhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityClasscity or town

The territory of a city, town or other municipality.

2    COUNTRYhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityClasscountry

The territory of a sovereign nation.

2    COUNTYhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityClasscounty or parish

The territory of a county, parish or other division of a state or province.

2    PROVINCEhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityClassstate or province

The territory of a state, province, department or other division of a sovereign country.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26reviseVocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26