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Feature Statistic Bhutan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
27A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
20A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
48 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
25H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.STMXsection of stream
26 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
225P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
20P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
250 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
72S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
18S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
9S.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.
7S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
6S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
5S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
4S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
3S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
148 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
39T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
9T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
52 Total for T
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