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Feature Statistic Austria

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2.122A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
296A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
158A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
94A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
9A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
9A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
8A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
2A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2.699 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.940H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
517H.STMIintermittent stream
469H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
143H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
142H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
69H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
64H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
32H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
27H.MOORmoor(s)an area of open ground overlaid with wet peaty soils
15H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
15H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
12H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
11H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
10H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
9H.STMXsection of stream
8H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
4H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
3H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
2H.PNDIintermittent pond
2H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
2H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
2H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
2H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
2H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
1H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
1H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
1H.LKXsection of lake
1H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.OVFoverfallsan area of breaking waves caused by the meeting of currents or by waves moving against the current
3.518 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.318L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1.300L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
755L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
54L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
53L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
28L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
6L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
4L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
3L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
3L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
2L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
1L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
1L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
1L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
3.532 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
13.854P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1.579P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
432P.PPLXsection of populated place
374P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
35P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
17P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
8P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
16.304 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
123R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
8R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
6R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
4R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
3R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2R.PRMNpromenadea place for public walking, usually along a beach front
2R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
2R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1R.PTGEportagea place where boats, goods, etc., are carried overland between navigable waters
151 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
2.980S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2.909S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1.944S.HUThuta small primitive house
345S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
291S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
220S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
210S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
182S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
177S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
135S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
131S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
125S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
110S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
80S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
54S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
52S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
44S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
42S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
40S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
39S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
34S.FRMQabandoned farm
28S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
28S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
25S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
24S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
22S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
20S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
19S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
19S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
17S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
17S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
16S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
14S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
14S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
13S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
12S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
12S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
10S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
9S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
9S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
9S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
8S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
8S.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.
7S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
7S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
7S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
7S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
7S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
6S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
6S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
6S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
6S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
5S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
4S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
4S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
4S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
4S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
3S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
3S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
3S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
3S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
3S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
3S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
2S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
2S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
2S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
2S.AIRQabandoned airfield
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
2S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
2S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
2S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
2S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.ASYLasyluma facility where the insane are cared for and protected
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
1S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
1S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
1S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
1S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
1S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
10.650 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
3.491T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
2.795T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1.073T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
718T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
467T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
388T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
222T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
196T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
187T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
162T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
104T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
89T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
71T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
36T.VALGhanging valleya valley the floor of which is notably higher than the valley or shore to which it leads; most common in areas that have been glaciated
22T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
15T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
13T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
8T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
6T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
3T.PKSpeakspointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
2T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.SLIDslidea mound of earth material, at the base of a slope and the associated scoured area
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.ISLXsection of island
1T.RKFLrockfallan irregular mass of fallen rock at the base of a cliff or steep slope
1T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
1T.VALXsection of valley
10.102 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
418V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
9V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
4V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
2V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
1V.FRSTFfossilized foresta forest fossilized by geologic processes and now exposed at the earth's surface
434 Total for V

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