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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, ...)
150H.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
65H.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
49H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
13H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
7H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
4H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
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.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
303 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
41L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
24L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
4L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
1L.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
72 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
159P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
26P.PPLXsection of populated place
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
196 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
162S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
34S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
18S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
6S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
4S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
4S.OILQabandoned oil well
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.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
3S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
3S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
2S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
2S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
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.RECRracetracka track where races are held
262 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
237T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
145T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
33T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
20T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
14T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
13T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
11T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
6T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
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
2T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
499 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
9V.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
11 Total for V

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