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Feature Statistic North Korea

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
302A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
198A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
9A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
522 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
604H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
122H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
57H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
35H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
20H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
17H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
15H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
14H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
14H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
14H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
12H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
11H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
9H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
6H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
5H.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.PNDIintermittent pond
3H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
3H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
3H.LKIintermittent lake
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
2H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
2H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
2H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
988 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.541L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
9L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
8L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
8L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.NVBnaval basean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for troops and naval personnel, a port for naval vessels, and from which operations are initiated
1.569 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
31.921P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
316P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
177P.PPLXsection of populated place
25P.PPLQabandoned populated place
20P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
8P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
4P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
32.481 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
55R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
7R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
64 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
838S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
112S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
50S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
46S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
16S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
14S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
11S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
9S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
8S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
7S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
7S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
7S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
7S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
6S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
5S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
5S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
5S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
4S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
3S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
3S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
3S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
3S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
2S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
2S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.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
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MLMore treatment planta facility for improving the metal content of ore by concentration
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
1S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1.210 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.780T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1.587T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
698T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
625T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
396T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
267T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
159T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
73T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
54T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
40T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
25T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
16T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
15T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
12T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
12T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
3T.ISLXsection of island
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.ISLFartificial islandan island created by landfill or diking and filling in a wetland, bay, or lagoon
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
5.777 Total for T

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