From the schema
The type of location (e.g. "PCL" for a political entity), from an IATI-defined subset of the UCPD/Aiddata code list. See http://iatistandard.org/codelists/location_type
This element is of the type "codeReqType" as described in the IATI Common schema
Data type for an element that refers to an object that must have a code.
|@code||required||Machine-readable code for the entity being described.|
This element also references "textAtts"
Attribute group for elements containing free text content.
Standard compliance test(s) for /location/location-type/@code
- Must be on: Location Type Codelist
Just the code can be declared
Additionally the description for this code can be stated
<location-type code="PPL">populated place</location-type>
Where the description is in a language other than the activity default, then this should be declared:
<location-type code="PPL" xml:lang-"fr">region peuplee</location-type>