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Feature Statistic Netherlands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
352A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
87A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
16A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
12A.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
469 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.195H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
483H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
217H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
211H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
145H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
129H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
102H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
101H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
76H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
69H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
55H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
43H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
27H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
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
24H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
21H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
21H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
20H.STMXsection of stream
18H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
14H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
14H.CNLXsection of canal
13H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
8H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
6H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
3H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
3H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
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
2H.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.STMIintermittent stream
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.LKXsection of lake
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
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.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
3.062 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.144L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
576L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
164L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
53L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
39L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
22L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
19L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
16L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
4L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
3L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
3L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.SNOWsnowfieldan area of permanent snow and ice forming the accumulation area of a glacier
2L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
1L.MVAmaneuver areaa tract of land where military field exercises are carried out
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2.051 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6.733P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
713P.PPLXsection of populated place
231P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
16P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
12P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
11P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLGseat of government of a political entity
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
7.722 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
227R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
11R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
10R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
7R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
5R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
3R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
3R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
2R.RDAancient roadthe remains of a road used by ancient cultures
2R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
271 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1.373S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1.052S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
463S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
400S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
376S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
284S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
272S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
199S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
199S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
191S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
159S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
142S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
122S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
110S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
104S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
101S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
99S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
70S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
62S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
55S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
50S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
44S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
41S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
38S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
34S.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
33S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
32S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
30S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
28S.ATMautomatic teller machineAn unattended electronic machine in a public place, connected to a data system and related equipment and activated by a bank customer to obtain cash withdrawals and other banking services.
26S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
22S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
22S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
21S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
20S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
20S.SLCEsluicea conduit or passage for carrying off surplus water from a waterbody, usually regulated by means of a sluice gate
19S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
17S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
16S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
16S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
14S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
12S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
12S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
11S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
11S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
10S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
10S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
10S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
10S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
9S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
9S.HSPDdispensarya building where medical or dental aid is dispensed
8S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
8S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
8S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
7S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
7S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
7S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
7S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
7S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
7S.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.
6S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
6S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
6S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
6S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
5S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
5S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
4S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
4S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
4S.MFGQabandoned factory
4S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
4S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
3S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
3S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
3S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
3S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
3S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
2S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
2S.ASYLasyluma facility where the insane are cared for and protected
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
2S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
2S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
2S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
2S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
2S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
2S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
2S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
2S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
2S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
1S.FRMQabandoned farm
1S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
1S.FYTferry terminala place where ferries pick-up and discharge passengers, vehicles and or cargo
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
1S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
1S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
1S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.SCHLlanguage schoolLanguage Schools & Institutions
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.SHPFsheepfolda fence or wall enclosure for sheep and other small herd animals
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
6.687 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.534T.PLDRpolderan area reclaimed from the sea by diking and draining
192T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
98T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
64T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
48T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
30T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
6T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
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.ISLXsection of island
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1.981 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
323V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
269V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
2V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
595 Total for V

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