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Feature Statistic Sweden

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2.430A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1.785A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
290A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
21A.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
3A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
4.534 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
10.873H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2.804H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2.153H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
819H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
816H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
713H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
670H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
240H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
219H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
156H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
102H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
101H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
101H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
66H.LKXsection of lake
50H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
47H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
47H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
46H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
45H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
36H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
35H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
15H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
15H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
8H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
8H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
6H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
5H.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.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
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.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.STMXsection of stream
1H.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
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
1H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
20.215 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
51L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
32L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
19L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
18L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
13L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
9L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
5L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
4L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
4L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
157 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
27.294P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
431P.PPLXsection of populated place
271P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
77P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
20P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
5P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
28.104 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
4R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
4R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
2R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
13 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
15.809S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3.270S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
759S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
508S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
323S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
221S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
151S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
149S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
139S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
137S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
127S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
114S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
75S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
70S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
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
53S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
47S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
35S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
35S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
33S.FRMQabandoned farm
32S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
30S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
30S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
27S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
26S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
20S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
20S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
20S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
19S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
16S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
15S.HUThuta small primitive house
15S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
14S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
14S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
13S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
13S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
12S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
11S.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.
11S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
11S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
10S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
9S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
8S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
8S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
8S.MNQabandoned mine
7S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
7S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
7S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
6S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
6S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
6S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
5S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
4S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
4S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
4S.AIRQabandoned airfield
4S.LOCKlock(s)a basin in a waterway with gates at each end by means of which vessels are passed from one water level to another
4S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
4S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
4S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
4S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
3S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
3S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
3S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
3S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
3S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
3S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
3S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
3S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
3S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
3S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
3S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.MFGQabandoned factory
2S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
2S.HMSDhomesteada residence, owner's or manager's, on a sheep or cattle station, woolshed, outcamp, or Aboriginal outstation, specific to Australia and New Zealand
2S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
2S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
2S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
2S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
2S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
2S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.BSTNbaling stationa facility for baling agricultural products
1S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
1S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.CMPQabandoned camp
1S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
1S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
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.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
22.686 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
5.694T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5.630T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2.009T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1.515T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1.435T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
808T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
661T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
360T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
308T.ISLXsection of island
230T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
96T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
96T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
33T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
33T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
25T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
24T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
19T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
13T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
8T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
7T.PENXsection of peninsula
6T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
2T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
1T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
19.024 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
35V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
10V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
2V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
47 Total for V

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