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Feature Statistic Nepal

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
36.035A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
3.980A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
876A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
76A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
20A.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.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
40.995 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.640H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
47H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
9H.STMXsection of stream
7H.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
6H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
4H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
4H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
1.720 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
10L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
9L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
6L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
4L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
4L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
42 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
77.666P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2.165P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
12P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
8P.PPLXsection of populated place
6P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
4P.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
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
79.864 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
5R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
2R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
10 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
138S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
45S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
17S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
15S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
10S.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.
10S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
8S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
6S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
5S.GHATghata set of steps leading to a river, which are of religious significance, and at their base is usually a platform for bathing
4S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
4S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
4S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
3S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
306 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
237T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
75T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
73T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
61T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
51T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
8T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
513 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
6 Total for V

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