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Feature Statistic Bangladesh

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
432A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
72A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
7A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
6A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
518 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2,014H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
663H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
123H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
95H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
62H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
59H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
54H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
38H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
37H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
31H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
17H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
11H.STMXsection of stream
7H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
7H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
7H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
6H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
5H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
3H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
3,249 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
265L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
128L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
31L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
432 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
48,490P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
183P.PPLXsection of populated place
23P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
48,707 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
10R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
4R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
3R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
17 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
467S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
182S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
34S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
18S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
17S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
16S.ESTTtea plantationan estate which specializes in growing tea bushes
16S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
12S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
9S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
8S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
8S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
6S.GHATghata set of steps leading to a river, which are of religious significance, and at their base is usually a platform for bathing
6S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
5S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
4S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
4S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
4S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.ANSancient sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
1S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
1S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
1S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
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.
859 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
118T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
38T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
22T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
22T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
5T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
3T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
2T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
243 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
30V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
30 Total for V
54,055

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