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Feature Statistic Hong Kong

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDHhistorical administrative division a former administrative division of a political entity, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLSsemi-independent political entity
21 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
107H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
23H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
20H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
18H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
14H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
10H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
7H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
7H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
215 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
28L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
43 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1.015P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
122P.PPLXsection of populated place
11P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1.152 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.PRMNpromenadea place for public walking, usually along a beach front
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
432S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
81S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
26S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
10S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
8S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
8S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
6S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
6S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
6S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
6S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
5S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
4S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
4S.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.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
3S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
3S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
1S.DCKDdry docka dock providing support for a vessel, and means for removing the water so that the bottom of the vessel can be exposed
1S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
1S.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.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
648 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
122T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
90T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
72T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
64T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
32T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
19T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
10T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
9T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
9T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
8T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
5T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
4T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
460 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V

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