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Feature Statistic Sweden

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2,429A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1,785A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
290A.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
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
3A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
4,533 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
10,865H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2,798H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2,149H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
828H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
820H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
710H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
673H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
239H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
215H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
156H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
101H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
101H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
100H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
83H.LKXsection of lake
51H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
50H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
47H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
47H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
46H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
36H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
35H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
15H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
15H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
9H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
8H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
7H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
6H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
5H.STMXsection of stream
3H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
3H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
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
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.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
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
20,237 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
134L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
51L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
37L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
28L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
24L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
18L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
18L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
12L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
6L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
4L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
2L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.GVLgravel areaan area covered with gravel
1L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
341 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
27,563P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
480P.PPLXsection of populated place
269P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
102P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
20P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
14P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
3P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
28,457 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
9R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
7R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
4R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
4R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
1R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
26 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
15,668S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3,332S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
645S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
489S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
340S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
277S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
253S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
235S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
172S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
144S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
140S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
139S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
137S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
132S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
132S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
125S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
92S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
90S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
67S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
56S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
52S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
52S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
47S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
47S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
38S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
38S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
37S.FRMQabandoned farm
37S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
37S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
33S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
33S.HUThuta small primitive house
32S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
29S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
28S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
27S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
26S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
21S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
21S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
20S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
18S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
17S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
17S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
16S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
16S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
15S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
15S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
13S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
13S.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.
11S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
10S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
10S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
10S.MNQabandoned mine
9S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
9S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
9S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
9S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
9S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
9S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
8S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
8S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
7S.AIRQabandoned airfield
6S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
5S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
5S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
5S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
5S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
4S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
4S.MFGQabandoned factory
4S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
4S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
4S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
4S.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
4S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
4S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
3S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
3S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
3S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
3S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
3S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
2S.HMSDhomesteada residence, owner's or manager's, on a sheep or cattle station, woolshed, outcamp, or Aboriginal outstation, specific to Australia and New Zealand
2S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
2S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
2S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
2S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
2S.AIRTterminalairport facilities for the handling of freight and passengers
2S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
2S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
2S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
2S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
2S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
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
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
1S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
1S.CMPQabandoned camp
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.BSTNbaling stationa facility for baling agricultural products
1S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
1S.SYGsynagoguea place for Jewish worship and religious instruction
1S.MFGMmunitions planta factory where ammunition is made
1S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.TWOtemp work officeTemporary Work Offices
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
23,725 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
5,651T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5,648T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2,001T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1,521T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1,429T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
804T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
680T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
357T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
312T.ISLXsection of island
231T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
108T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
95T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
42T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
40T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
39T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
36T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
33T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
27T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
16T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
15T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
10T.PENXsection of peninsula
7T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
6T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
3T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
3T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
1T.VALXsection of valley
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.CFTcleft(s)a deep narrow slot, notch, or groove in a coastal cliff
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.BNCHbencha long, narrow bedrock platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
1T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
1T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
1T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
19,139 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.BNKUbankan elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
37V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
9V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
2V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.GRVPNpine grovea planting of pine trees
1V.BUSHbush(es)a small clump of conspicuous bushes in an otherwise bare area
50 Total for V

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