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Feature Statistic Swaziland

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
38A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
8A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
4A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
52 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
74H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
3H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
78 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
7 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
104P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
4P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLGseat of government of a political entity
114 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.CSWYcausewaya raised roadway across wet ground or shallow water
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
11S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
9S.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.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
2S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
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.
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
37 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
99T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
11T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
9T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
128 Total for T

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