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Feature Statistic Vietnam

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
8,984A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
760A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
63A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
9,811 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
3,384H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
464H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
217H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
112H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
93H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
70H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
68H.STMIintermittent stream
57H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
37H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
36H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
24H.STMXsection of stream
22H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
19H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
17H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
17H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
15H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
14H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
11H.CNLXsection of canal
10H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
8H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
6H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
5H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
4H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
4H.LKIintermittent lake
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
4H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
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.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
4,741 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
337L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
14L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
11L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
10L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
8L.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
4L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
3L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
393 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
32,933P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
468P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
305P.PPLQabandoned populated place
235P.PPLXsection of populated place
169P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
86P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
62P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
34,262 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
15R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
7R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
25 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
137S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
88S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
74S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
36S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
34S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
19S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
18S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
18S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
15S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
14S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
13S.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.
12S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
12S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
9S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
8S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
8S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
8S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
7S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
7S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
6S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
5S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
5S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
5S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
4S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
4S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
4S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
3S.AIRQabandoned airfield
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
2S.ANSancient sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.HSPLleprosariuman asylum or hospital for lepers
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
1S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
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.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
628 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
2,419T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
613T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
464T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
173T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
115T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
85T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
35T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
32T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
24T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
21T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
20T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
17T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
16T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
11T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
7T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
7T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
5T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
3T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.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
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
4,075 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
6U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
5U.BNKUbankan elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
1U.SHLUshoala surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1U.BKSUbankselevations, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
13 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3 Total for V
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