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Feature Statistic Paraguay

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
8.234A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
246A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
8.501 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.075H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
194H.STMIintermittent stream
93H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
74H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
33H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
17H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
15H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
12H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
11H.PNDIintermittent pond
10H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
8H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
6H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
6H.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
5H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
4H.STMXsection of stream
4H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
3H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
2H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
2H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
2H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.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.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
1.588 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
231L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
74L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
21L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
16L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
7L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
356 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.928P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
2.165P.PPLXsection of populated place
1.663P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
29P.PPLQabandoned populated place
17P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
7P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
6.810 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
128S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
113S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
101S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
78S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
63S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
35S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
31S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
28S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
17S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
15S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
15S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
9S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
9S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
6S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
5S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
5S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.AIRQabandoned airfield
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.LEPCleper colonya settled area inhabited by lepers in relative isolation
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
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.
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.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
692 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
175T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
140T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
109T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
35T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
32T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
12T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
10T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.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
4T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
3T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
532 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
26V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
26 Total for V

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