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Feature Statistic Bhutan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
26A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
20A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
47 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
25H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.STMXsection of stream
26 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
221P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
20P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
243 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
14S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
30 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
39T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
9T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
51 Total for T

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