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Feature Statistic Thailand

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
928A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
77A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
27A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
9A.ADMDHhistorical administrative division a former administrative division of a political entity, undifferentiated as to administrative level
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1.047 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
21.499H.STMIintermittent stream
11.901H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
9.396H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
4.638H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4.005H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
751H.PNDIintermittent pond
507H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
474H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
251H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
135H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
134H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
120H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
63H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
40H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
34H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
25H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
19H.STMXsection of stream
18H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
18H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
15H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
14H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
13H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
10H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
8H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
8H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
7H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
5H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
4H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
4H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
1H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
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.CNLXsection of canal
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
54.128 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
13L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
13L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
5L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
3L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
2L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
2L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.NVBnaval basean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for troops and naval personnel, a port for naval vessels, and from which operations are initiated
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
1L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
51 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
84.889P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
843P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
76P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
40P.PPLXsection of populated place
6P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
6P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
2P.null
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
85.866 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
36R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
21R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
18R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
9R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
6R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
2R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
2R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
1R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
95 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
39.429S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
36.199S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7.154S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
6.230S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3.788S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
2.751S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
921S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
645S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
567S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
540S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
475S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
403S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
175S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
164S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
125S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
86S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
69S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
45S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
38S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
34S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
33S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
28S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
23S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
21S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
20S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
18S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
17S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
15S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
15S.AIRQabandoned airfield
13S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
13S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
12S.PRKHQpark headquartersa park administrative facility
12S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
11S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
11S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
10S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
10S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
9S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
9S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
8S.null
8S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
7S.GRVEgravea burial site
7S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
6S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
5S.HSPDdispensarya building where medical or dental aid is dispensed
5S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.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.
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
5S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
5S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
5S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
5S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
4S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
4S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
4S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
4S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
3S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
3S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
3S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
3S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
3S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
3S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
3S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
3S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
3S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
2S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
2S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
2S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
1S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
1S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
1S.USGEunited states government establishmenta facility operated by the United States Government in Panama
1S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
100.305 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
6.848T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
4.795T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.077T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
511T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
164T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
140T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
59T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
28T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
18T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
17T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
14T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
12T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
12T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
11T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
6T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
2T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
13.730 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
4U.PLNUplaina flat, gently sloping or nearly level region
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
5 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
21V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
24 Total for V
255.251

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