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Feature Statistic Ivory Coast

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
123A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
108A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
33A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
18A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
3A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
300 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
4,117H.STMIintermittent stream
1,502H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
43H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
25H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
10H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
7H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
7H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
4H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
4H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
3H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.STMXsection of stream
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
1H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.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
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
5,732 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
199L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
6L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
4L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
215 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10,579P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
74P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
18P.PPLXsection of populated place
16P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
12P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
8P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
5P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
10,715 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
54S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
26S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
14S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
7S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
6S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
4S.ESTOoil palm plantationan estate specializing in the cultivation of oil palm trees
4S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
2S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
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.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
137 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
426T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
101T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
62T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
43T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
32T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
19T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
17T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
9T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
727 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.CNYUcanyona relatively narrow, deep depression with steep sides, the bottom of which generally has a continuous slope
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
12V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
12 Total for V

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