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Feature Statistic Belarus

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
158A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
42A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
7A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
209 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.119H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
682H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
163H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
53H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
45H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
44H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
29H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
27H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
22H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
5H.STMXsection of stream
4H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
3H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
2.203 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
388L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
44L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
6L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
4L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
450 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
24.538P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
544P.PPLQabandoned populated place
167P.PPLXsection of populated place
93P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLCHhistorical capital of a political entitya former capital of a political entity
25.354 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
465S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
439S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
161S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
72S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
60S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
49S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
39S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
30S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
27S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
14S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
11S.AIRQabandoned airfield
10S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
9S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
9S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
8S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
2S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
2S.GRVEgravea burial site
2S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1.444 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
23T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
14T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
7T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
3T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
2T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
62 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
21V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
21 Total for V

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