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Feature Statistic Bulgaria

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2.589A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
264A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
60A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
28A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
5A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2.947 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
591H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
46H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
23H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
14H.STMXsection of stream
11H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
9H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
8H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
5H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
5H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
2H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2H.STMIintermittent stream
2H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
726 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
220L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
20L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
9L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
5L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
1L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
1L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
1L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
268 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5.689P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
688P.PPLXsection of populated place
26P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
19P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
11P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
7P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
6.443 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
691S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
100S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
57S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
19S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
16S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
13S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
13S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
10S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
7S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
7S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
5S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
5S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
5S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
5S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
5S.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.
4S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
4S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
4S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
3S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
3S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
2S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
2S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
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.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
2S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
1S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1.018 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
353T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
113T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
76T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
50T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
47T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
33T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
26T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
18T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
11T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
11T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
11T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
10T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
9T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
7T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
6T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
5T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
804 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1 Total for V

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