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Feature Statistic Denmark

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
99A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
5A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
107 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
398H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
260H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
162H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
161H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
161H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
120H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
48H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
44H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
28H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
25H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
24H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
20H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
18H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
17H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
15H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
12H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
11H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
10H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
9H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
6H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
6H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
6H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
5H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
5H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
2H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.MOORmoor(s)an area of open ground overlaid with wet peaty soils
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1.589 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
23L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
18L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
9L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
8L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
5L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
4L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.RGNLlake regiona tract of land distinguished by numerous lakes
2L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
86 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6.323P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
657P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
126P.PPLXsection of populated place
93P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
8P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
2P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
7.219 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
5 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
2.259S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
574S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
421S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
177S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
115S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
84S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
80S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
74S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
50S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
41S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
33S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
20S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
19S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
17S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
15S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
13S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
10S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
9S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
9S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
8S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
8S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
7S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
7S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
7S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
6S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
5S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
5S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
4S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
4S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
4S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
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.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
3S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
3S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
3S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
3S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
2S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
2S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
2S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
2S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
2S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
2S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.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.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.MFGQabandoned factory
1S.LOCKlock(s)a basin in a waterway with gates at each end by means of which vessels are passed from one water level to another
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.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
1S.SLCEsluicea conduit or passage for carrying off surplus water from a waterbody, usually regulated by means of a sluice gate
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
4.157 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
360T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
249T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
160T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
133T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
69T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
36T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
31T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
28T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
23T.PLDRpolderan area reclaimed from the sea by diking and draining
20T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
18T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
18T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
15T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
13T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
12T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
10T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
8T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
6T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
2T.ISLXsection of island
2T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
2T.CFTcleft(s)a deep narrow slot, notch, or groove in a coastal cliff
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
1T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1.226 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
3U.BNKUbankan elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
2U.BKSUbankselevations, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
5 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
524V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
24V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
17V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
565 Total for V

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