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Feature Statistic Azerbaijan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
72A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
20A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
4A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
101 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
429H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
66H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
56H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
51H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
27H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
25H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
23H.STMIintermittent stream
17H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
6H.LKIintermittent lake
6H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
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.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.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
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
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
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.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.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
742 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
351L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
19L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
5L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
3L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
2L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
386 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
4.616P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
213P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
99P.PPLQabandoned populated place
66P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
37P.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
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
5.045 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
173S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
99S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
74S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
52S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
31S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
24S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
24S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
24S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
22S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
12S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
10S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
8S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
7S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.CMPQabandoned camp
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
2S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
2S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
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.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
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
604 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
718T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
95T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
50T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
31T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
18T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
16T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
15T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
9T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
6T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
2T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
997 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
6V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
8 Total for V

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