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Feature Statistic Central African Republic

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
71A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
90 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
8,673H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
190H.STMIintermittent stream
24H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
22H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
20H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
19H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
12H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
11H.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
10H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
6H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
6H.LKIintermittent lake
4H.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
3H.PNDIintermittent pond
2H.STMXsection of stream
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
9,004 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
15L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
6L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
4L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
2L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
40 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5,668P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
12P.PPLQabandoned populated place
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
5,701 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
52S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
31S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
107 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
285T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
83T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
16T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
14T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
10T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
9T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
5T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
2T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
432 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
6V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
9 Total for V

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