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Feature Statistic Azerbaijan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
71A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
21A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
4A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
101 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
715H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
167H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
144H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
92H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
28H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
27H.STMIintermittent stream
27H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
26H.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
22H.CNLXsection of canal
21H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
20H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
9H.STMXsection of stream
6H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
6H.LKIintermittent lake
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
3H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
3H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.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
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
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
1.347 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
904L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
21L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
19L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
14L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
8L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
3L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
975 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
4.919P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
212P.PPLQabandoned populated place
65P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
46P.PPLXsection of populated place
7P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
5P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
5.260 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
178S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
145S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
76S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
63S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
37S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
31S.AIRQabandoned airfield
26S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
23S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
23S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
20S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
11S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
11S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
10S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
10S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
9S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
4S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
4S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
4S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
3S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
3S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.CMPQabandoned camp
2S.MFGQabandoned factory
2S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
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.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
1S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
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.
735 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.300T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
159T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
55T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
48T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
32T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
27T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
16T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
15T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
6T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
6T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
5T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
4T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
3T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1.721 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
7V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
6V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
15 Total for V

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