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Feature Statistic Bosnia and Herzegovina

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
145A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
18A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
3A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
169 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2,800H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2,083H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
649H.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
395H.STMIintermittent stream
237H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
61H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
58H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
28H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
26H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
24H.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
21H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
12H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
12H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
8H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
6H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
5H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
4H.PNDIintermittent pond
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
3H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
3H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.POOLIintermittent pool
1H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
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.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
1H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
6,456 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
5,440L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
335L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
47L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
23L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
16L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
5L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
5,870 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
18,811P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
2,437P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
551P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
68P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
62P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
24P.PPLXsection of populated place
16P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
21,974 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
4R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.RTEcaravan routethe route taken by caravans
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
7 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
269S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
216S.HUThuta small primitive house
182S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
176S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
146S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
64S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
63S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
24S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
22S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
21S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
20S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
19S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
16S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
15S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
14S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
14S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
12S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
10S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
9S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
9S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
9S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
8S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
8S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
7S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
7S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
7S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
7S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
6S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
6S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
6S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
6S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
6S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
5S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
3S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
3S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
3S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
2S.GRVEgravea burial site
2S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.MLMore treatment planta facility for improving the metal content of ore by concentration
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
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.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.SYGsynagoguea place for Jewish worship and religious instruction
1S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
1S.BURburial cave(s)a cave used for human burials
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1,468 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
5,268T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3,606T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2,051T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1,060T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
962T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
788T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
704T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
363T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
184T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
165T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
143T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
130T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
95T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
88T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
71T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
48T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
34T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
24T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
24T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
23T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
17T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
17T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
7T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1T.VALSvalleyselongated depressions usually traversed by a stream
15,881 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
2U.SLPUslopethe slope seaward from the shelf edge to the beginning of a continental rise or the point where there is a general reduction in slope
2 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
36V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
11V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
4V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
51 Total for V

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