GeoNames Home | Postal Codes | Download / Webservice | About 

Countries » Paraguay »

Feature Statistic Paraguay

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
21 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
430H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
58H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
26H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
18H.STMIintermittent stream
12H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
6H.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
4H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
2H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
576 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
199L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
36L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
14L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
4L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
262 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.008P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
17P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
14P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
2.041 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)
128S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
114S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
64S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
60S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
29S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
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
8S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
6S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
5S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
5S.AIRQabandoned airfield
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.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.
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
453 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
83T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
23T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
14T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
12T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
7T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
6T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
6T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
4T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
162 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
26V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
26 Total for V

Countries » Paraguay »
Administrative Division
Feature Statistic
Largest Cities
Highest Mountains
Other Country Names