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Benelux announcement:

The information on these pages is adapted to the situation and working of Waze in the countries of the BeNeLux. At the top of the page you can select the language of your choice. Pages that are not updated within the last half year may be out of date. Please do not change anything without consulting the local team. Any questions, remarks or ideas are welcome in this forum.

In addition to the international Waze Wiki, you can find specific information about editing in the BeNeLux and the Waze BeNeLux Community.

Forum

In the forum we discuss all guidelines, problems, opportunities, ... and try to find the answers you're looking for. If you have questions about the Waze App or editing in the Waze Map Editor, feel free to post your questions! There is a dedicated (sub)forum for the Waze BeNeLux community:

Social media

We have the forum, but we're also active on multiple social media:

Facebook: Belgium Nederland Luxemburg Benelux

Twitter: Belgium Nederland Luxemburg Benelux

Slack:  Belgium

Google+:  Belgium Nederland

Waze Map Editor (WME)

Waze uses 3 different servers to host the maps. Israel (IL) & North-Amerika (NA) have their own servers. The Rest Of World (ROW) has its own server. The BeNeLux maps are located on the ROW server, sometimes also called the INTL server.

To edit the map in the BeNeLux, go the Waze Map Editor (WME).

Waze Map Editor - Benelux Guides

Wil je meer informatie, lees dan de volgende handleidingen goed door.

Benelux Beginner Guide
Benelux Advanced Guide
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Roadtypes & Naming

What roadtype to use in what kind of situation? What segment gets a city- and/or streetname, or not? What do is meant with directions and locks?

More explanation can be found here:

Benelux Roads

Landmarks

The Waze Map Editor lets you add landmarks. But, which landmarks to add, and what landmarks not to add? And, what about all the types of landmarks?

There´s a special BeNeLux Places page that explains when and how we do that in the BeNeLux.

Your community carreer path

Members of the community all have a certain level. This is called the 'editor level', but for higher level editors, there is more to it. More information about the levels can be found on the following page:

Benelux Community Levels

Need to know Community Members

As an editor you can always ask for help at one of these 'local champs', senior editors of the Waze Community:

Waze Belgium

Global Champs (Level 6)

Country Managers (Level 5)

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Region Managers (Level 4)

Waze Nederland

Global Champs (Level 6)

Country Managers (Level 5)

Region Managers (Level 4)

When a region has no Region Manager assigned, please contact one of the Country Managers instead.

For the large cities, there are editors with local knowledge, who can be reached for questions or to discuss adjustments:

Waze Luxembourg

Global Champs (Level 6)

Country Managers (Level 5)

Region Managers (Level 4) N/A


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