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Feature Statistic Burundi

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2,615A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
119A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
13A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
2A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2,769 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1,275H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
968H.STMIintermittent stream
71H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
11H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
10H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
7H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
7H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
4H.STMXsection of stream
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
2H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
2H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
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.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
2,364 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
361L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
24L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
11L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
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.RESPpalm tree reservean area of palm trees where use is controlled
402 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5,734P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1,201P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
17P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
12P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
6,967 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
16R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
17 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
280S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
124S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
91S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
72S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
68S.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
19S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
15S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
14S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
8S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
5S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
5S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
5S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
5S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.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.
4S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
4S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
3S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
3S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
2S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
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.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
772 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
283T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
206T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
61T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
26T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
14T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
11T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
7T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
2T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
624 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
110V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
72V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
20V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
202 Total for V

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