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Feature Statistic Albania

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
332A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
224A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
96A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
19A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
12A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ZNzone
685 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
464H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
32H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
31H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
27H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
17H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
13H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
12H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
11H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
7H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
6H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
5H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
5H.STMXsection of stream
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.STMIintermittent stream
3H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
659 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
38L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
13L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
9L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
3L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
71 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3.880P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
312P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
106P.PPLXsection of populated place
23P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
11P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLQabandoned populated place
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
4.343 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
306S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
28S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
18S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
17S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
14S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
10S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
8S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
7S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
7S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
6S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
5S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
4S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
3S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
3S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.SHPFsheepfolda fence or wall enclosure for sheep and other small herd animals
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
476 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
723T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
327T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
250T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
169T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
45T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
28T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
27T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
21T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
20T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
17T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
12T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
11T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
10T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
9T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
8T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
5T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1.710 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
8V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
12 Total for V
7.959

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