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Feature Statistic Republic of the Congo

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
41A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
12A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
5A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
59 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
3.087H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
64H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
56H.STMIintermittent stream
39H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
29H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
17H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
10H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
10H.PNDIintermittent pond
10H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
9H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
7H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
6H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
5H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
4H.LKIintermittent lake
3H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.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.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
1H.STMXsection of stream
1H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
3.364 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
260L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
5L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
4L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
282 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5.764P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
26P.PPLQabandoned populated place
11P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
5.807 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
30S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
18S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
17S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
11S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
8S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
8S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
5S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
5S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
4S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
4S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.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.
131 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
71T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
62T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
30T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
29T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
26T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
24T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
11T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
9T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
7T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
289 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
124V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
128 Total for V

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