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Feature Statistic Pakistan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
165A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
11A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
8A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
188 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
13.302H.STMIintermittent stream
8.133H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
3.878H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2.019H.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
1.917H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
804H.PNDIintermittent pond
303H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
301H.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
219H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
172H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
167H.LKIintermittent lake
160H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
122H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
113H.CNLQabandoned canal
89H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
69H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
51H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
50H.STMXsection of stream
48H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
42H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
38H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
28H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
27H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
22H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
14H.WLLQabandoned well
10H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
9H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
8H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
7H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
6H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
6H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
5H.CNLXsection of canal
4H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
4H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
3H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
3H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
3H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
3H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
3H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
3H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
2H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.TNLCcanal tunnela tunnel through which a canal passes
1H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.LGNXsection of lagoon
1H.BNKXsection of bank
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.CRNTcurrenta horizontal flow of water in a given direction with uniform velocity
1H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
1H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
1H.PNDNIintermittent salt pond(s)
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
1H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
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.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
32.196 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
6.479L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1.566L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1.146L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
660L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
64L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
52L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
10L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
9L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
7L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
7L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
4L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
3L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.NVBnaval basean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for troops and naval personnel, a port for naval vessels, and from which operations are initiated
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
1L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
1L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
1L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
10.018 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
104.955P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
2.503P.PPLXsection of populated place
645P.PPLQabandoned populated place
113P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
110P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
89P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
15P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
11P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
7P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
108.452 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
616R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
78R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
49R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
47R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.RTEcaravan routethe route taken by caravans
1R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
1R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
1R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
796 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
789S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
642S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
597S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
387S.GRVEgravea burial site
303S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
299S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
234S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
206S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
187S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
157S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
148S.HUThuta small primitive house
147S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
145S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
139S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
122S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
109S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
109S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
90S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
90S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
88S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
84S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
78S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
56S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
54S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
53S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
52S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
44S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
39S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
38S.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
38S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
37S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
29S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
27S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
25S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
24S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
23S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
22S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
20S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
20S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
19S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
18S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
15S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
13S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
12S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
11S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
11S.AIRQabandoned airfield
11S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
10S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
10S.PPQabandoned police post
10S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
10S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
10S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
10S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
8S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
6S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
6S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
5S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
5S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
5S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
5S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
4S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
4S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
4S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
4S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
4S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
4S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
4S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
4S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
4S.CMPMNmining campa camp used by miners
4S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
3S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
3S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
3S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
3S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
3S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
3S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
3S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
3S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
3S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
3S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
3S.CMPQabandoned camp
3S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
2S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
2S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
2S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
2S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
2S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
2S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
2S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
2S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
2S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
2S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
2S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
2S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
2S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
2S.MNNsalt mine(s)a mine from which salt is extracted
2S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
1S.FRMQabandoned farm
1S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
1S.CTRAatomic centera facility where atomic research is carried out
1S.SPLYspillwaya passage or outlet through which surplus water flows over, around or through a dam
1S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
1S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.MLMore treatment planta facility for improving the metal content of ore by concentration
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
1S.MFGMmunitions planta factory where ammunition is made
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.BURburial cave(s)a cave used for human burials
6.102 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
5.008T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2.381T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1.566T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
1.547T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.106T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1.060T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
483T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
262T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
228T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
108T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
79T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
62T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
59T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
38T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
34T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
24T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
20T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
18T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
12T.VALGhanging valleya valley the floor of which is notably higher than the valley or shore to which it leads; most common in areas that have been glaciated
12T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
7T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
5T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
5T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
5T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
5T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
5T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
4T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
4T.INTFinterfluvea relatively undissected upland between adjacent stream valleys
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
3T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.PENXsection of peninsula
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.REGstony deserta desert plain characterized by a surface veneer of gravel and stones
1T.TRGDinterdune trough(s)a long wind-swept trough between parallel longitudinal dunes
1T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
14.185 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.SHSUshoalshazards to surface navigation composed of unconsolidated material
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
463V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
315V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
21V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
6V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
5V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.GRVPpalm grovea planting of palm trees
1V.GRVCcoconut grovea planting of coconut trees
812 Total for V

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