GeoNames Home | Postal Codes | Download / Webservice | About 
search

Countries » Cyprus »

Feature Statistic Cyprus

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
591A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
6A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.null
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
600 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
580H.STMIintermittent stream
40H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
19H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
13H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
10H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
8H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
3H.WLLwella cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
2H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
684 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
2.326L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
12L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
6L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
4L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
2.354 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
650P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
34P.PPLXsection of populated place
14P.PPLQabandoned populated place
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
705 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
3R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
6 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
807S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
762S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
282S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
134S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
62S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
34S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
22S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
20S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
9S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
9S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
8S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
8S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
6S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
5S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
5S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
4S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
2S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
2S.HERMhermitagea secluded residence, usually for religious sects
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
2S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.PSTCcustoms posta building at an international boundary where customs and duties are paid on goods
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.USGEunited states government establishmenta facility operated by the United States Government in Panama
1S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
2.236 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
187T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
178T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
32T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
30T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
16T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
7T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
4T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
484 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
167V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
167 Total for V
7.236

Countries » Cyprus »
Administrative Division
Feature Statistic
Largest Cities
Highest Mountains
Other Country Names