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Feature Statistic Poland

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2.479A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
379A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
35A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
16A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
7A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2.917 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.086H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1.050H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
84H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
36H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
28H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
27H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
19H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
11H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
10H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
7H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
7H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
4H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
3H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
3H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
3H.LKXsection of lake
3H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
2H.STMXsection of stream
1H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
2.396 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
31L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
15L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
15L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
5L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
1L.RGNLlake regiona tract of land distinguished by numerous lakes
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
1L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
81 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
42.239P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
2.171P.PPLXsection of populated place
1.409P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
177P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
99P.PPLQabandoned populated place
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
9P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
6P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
6P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
46.138 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
13R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
5R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
4R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
2R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
28 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
636S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
473S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
284S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
93S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
82S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
71S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
48S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
44S.HUThuta small primitive house
41S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
37S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
21S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
20S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
20S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
19S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
17S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
17S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
12S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
12S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
11S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
8S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
7S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
7S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
4S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
4S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
4S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
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.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
2S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
2S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
2S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
2S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
2S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
1S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
1S.HERMhermitagea secluded residence, usually for religious sects
1S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
2.056 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
890T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
197T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
118T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
113T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
47T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
20T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
14T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
14T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
10T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
10T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
9T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
5T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
3T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
2T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
2T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.VALXsection of valley
1T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
1T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.ISLXsection of island
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1.479 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.CRSUcontinental risea gentle slope rising from oceanic depths towards the foot of a continental slope
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
215V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
217 Total for V

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