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Feature Statistic Finland

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
301A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
101A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
67A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
22A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
5A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADMDHhistorical administrative division a former administrative division of a political entity, undifferentiated as to administrative level
517 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
4.940H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1.241H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
367H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
350H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
197H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
180H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
168H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
151H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
145H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
145H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
144H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
143H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
121H.LKXsection of lake
48H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
41H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
40H.MOORmoor(s)an area of open ground overlaid with wet peaty soils
35H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
35H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
23H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
22H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
16H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
13H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
7H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
2H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former 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.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
2H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
1H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
8.596 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
61L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
20L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
17L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
16L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
13L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
9L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
5L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
3L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
3L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
2L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
1L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
1L.RNGAartillery rangea tract of land used for artillery firing practice
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
160 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
13.009P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
947P.PPLXsection of populated place
348P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
44P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
17P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
13P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
4P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
14.384 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
8R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
5R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
2R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
1R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
18 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
9.036S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
381S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
346S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
180S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
144S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
52S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
42S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
34S.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.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
14S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
11S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
10S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
10S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
9S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
9S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
7S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
6S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
4S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
4S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
4S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
4S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
3S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
3S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
3S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
2S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
2S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
1S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
1S.PRKHQpark headquartersa park administrative facility
1S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.HSPDdispensarya building where medical or dental aid is dispensed
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
10.368 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
43.263T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2.485T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1.043T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
684T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
374T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
356T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
313T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
217T.ISLXsection of island
185T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
61T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
52T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
44T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
41T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
24T.PENXsection of peninsula
15T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
13T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
9T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
6T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
2T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
49.201 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
14V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.FRSTFfossilized foresta forest fossilized by geologic processes and now exposed at the earth's surface
17 Total for V

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