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Feature Statistic Nepal

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
36.035A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
3.980A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
75A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
14A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
5A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
40.114 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
115H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
10H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
4H.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
3H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
134 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
5L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
4L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
2L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
17 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
77.663P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
895P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
11P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
6P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
4P.PPLXsection of populated place
4P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
78.586 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
6 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
106S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
45S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
6S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
6S.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.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
187 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
58T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
46T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
30T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
12T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
156 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2 Total for V

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