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Feature Statistic Qatar

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
7A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
4A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
12 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
383H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
309H.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
291H.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
69H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
16H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
13H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
8H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
7H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
4H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
4H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2H.RFCcoral reef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of coral
2H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
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.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
1H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1.114 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
90L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
10L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
4L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
2L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
108 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
157P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
49P.PPLXsection of populated place
14P.PPLQabandoned populated place
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
227 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
279S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
163S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
19S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
18S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
7S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
6S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
5S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
4S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.OILQabandoned oil well
4S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
3S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
3S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
1S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
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.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
555 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.201T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
246T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
140T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
62T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
38T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
33T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
23T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
17T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
12T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
9T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
5T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1.797 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
136V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
138 Total for V
3.951

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