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Feature Statistic Croatia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
572A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
21A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
597 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
609H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
339H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
331H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
283H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
200H.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
102H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
81H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
77H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
70H.STMIintermittent stream
67H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
66H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
65H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
37H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
35H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
23H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
18H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
12H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
11H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
11H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
10H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
10H.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
8H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
7H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
6H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
5H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
4H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
4H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
3H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
2H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
2H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
2H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
1H.PNDSIintermittent ponds
1H.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
1H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
1H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
2,531 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1,971L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
541L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
27L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
26L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
15L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
2L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2,600 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10,400P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
556P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
410P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
149P.PPLXsection of populated place
60P.PPLQabandoned populated place
33P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
19P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
4P.PPLCHhistorical capital of a political entitya former capital of a political entity
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
11,642 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
8R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
2R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
14 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1,632S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
280S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
169S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
160S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
121S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
100S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
72S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
46S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
35S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
30S.HUThuta small primitive house
18S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
17S.FYTferry terminala place where ferries pick-up and discharge passengers, vehicles and or cargo
17S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
16S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
16S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
15S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
13S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
13S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
13S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
12S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
10S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
10S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
10S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
9S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
9S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
8S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
8S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
7S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
7S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
7S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
7S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
6S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
6S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
5S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
5S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
5S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
4S.AIRQabandoned airfield
4S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
4S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
3S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
3S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
3S.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.
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
3S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
3S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
3S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
3S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
2S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
2S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
2S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
1S.LOCKlock(s)a basin in a waterway with gates at each end by means of which vessels are passed from one water level to another
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
1S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.PRKGTpark gatea controlled access to a park
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.STPSstepsstones or slabs placed for ease in ascending or descending a steep slope
1S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
1S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
2,991 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
2,497T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1,085T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
479T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
421T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
334T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
320T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
147T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
118T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
107T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
79T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
71T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
60T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
39T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
38T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
23T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
23T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
22T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
19T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
17T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
16T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
12T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
11T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
10T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
9T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
9T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
6T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
5T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
4T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
3T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.PKSpeakspointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5,992 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
59V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
7V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
3V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
2V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
1V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
73 Total for V

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