GeoNames Home | Postal Codes | Download / Webservice | About 
search

Countries » Seychelles »

Feature Statistic Seychelles

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
26A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
28 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
50H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
22H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
21H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
17H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
12H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
10H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
9H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
4H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
2H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
149 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
30P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
8P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
40 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
85S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
12S.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
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.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.
2S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
126 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
101T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
30T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
11T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
10T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
8T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
5T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
203 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V
548

Countries » Seychelles »
Administrative Division
Feature Statistic
Largest Cities
Highest Mountains
Other Country Names