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Feature Statistic South Sudan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
34A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
28A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
75 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.862H.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
298H.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
295H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
211H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
176H.STMIintermittent stream
163H.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
39H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
14H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
14H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
13H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
13H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
13H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
12H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
9H.WADXsection of wadi
8H.WLLQabandoned well
6H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
5H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.POOLIintermittent pool
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.WADBwadi benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a wadi
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
4.166 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
210L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
198L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
134L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
1L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
1L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
554 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5.212P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
32P.PPLQabandoned populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLXsection of populated place
5.259 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
277S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
70S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
36S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
23S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
7S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
7S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
4S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
4S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.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
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
2S.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.
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
472 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
952T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
468T.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
22T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
16T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
13T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
10T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
7T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
4T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
3T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
2T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1.551 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
20V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
8V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
29 Total for V

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