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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
772A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
76A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
14A.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
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
40.883 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.499H.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
4H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
4H.STMIintermittent stream
3H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
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
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1.576 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.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
41 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
77.664P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1.948P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
11P.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
79.644 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.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
8 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
16S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
10S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
9S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
8S.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.
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.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
4S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
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.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
276 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
200T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
74T.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.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
475 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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