Feature Codes

All places in the Places API are categorized into one out of 9 feature classes (represented by letters) and further subcategorized into one out of 680 feature codes.

L: Parks,area, ...
Code Short Description Full Description
AGRC Agricultural colony A tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
AMUS Amusement park Amusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
AREA Area A tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
BSND Drainage basin An area drained by a stream
BSNP Petroleum basin An area underlain by an oil-rich structural basin
BTL Battlefield A site of a land battle of historical importance
CLG Clearing An area in a forest with trees removed
CMN Common A park or pasture for community use
CNS Concession area A lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
COLF Coalfield A region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
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