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Feature Statistic Greece

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
325A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
125A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
55A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
42A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
14A.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.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
569 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.051H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
930H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
98H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
90H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
74H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
58H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
58H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
50H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
28H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
27H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
24H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
19H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
18H.STMIintermittent stream
15H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
15H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
11H.STMXsection of stream
10H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
7H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
7H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
7H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
6H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
5H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
5H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
5H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
4H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
4H.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
3H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
3H.HBRXsection of harbor
3H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.LKIintermittent lake
3H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
2H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
1H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
1H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2.654 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
189L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
78L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
37L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
15L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
6L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
4L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
1L.OASoasis(-es)an area in a desert made productive by the availability of water
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
339 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
12.717P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
471P.PPLXsection of populated place
245P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
192P.PPLQabandoned populated place
104P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
63P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
41P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
26P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
13P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
13.874 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDAancient roadthe remains of a road used by ancient cultures
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
6.168S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
449S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
220S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
125S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
92S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
91S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
55S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
34S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
23S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
17S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
14S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
13S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
11S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
11S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
10S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
10S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
10S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
9S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
9S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
8S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
8S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
8S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
7S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
6S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
6S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
6S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
6S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
5S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
4S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
4S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
4S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
4S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
4S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
3S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
3S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
3S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
3S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
3S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
3S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
3S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
3S.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.
2S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.HUThuta small primitive house
2S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
2S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
1S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
1S.MLOolive oil milla mill where oil is extracted from olives
1S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
1S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
7.524 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.081T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1.010T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
943T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
647T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
567T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
519T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
260T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
196T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
114T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
109T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
69T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
59T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
39T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
25T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
20T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
15T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
14T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
7T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
4T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
4T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
3T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
3T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
5.725 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
2 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3 Total for V

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