This is the reference page for the XML element feature-designation. See also the relevant overview page: Geography


A more refined coded classification of the type of feature referred to by this location.


This element must occur no more than once (within each parent element).



A feature designation code form the authorised list (maintained by the US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency)

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the LocationType codelist.

Example Usage

Example usage of feature-designation within a location of an iati-activity.

The @code attribute declares a valid code (ADMF) from the LocationType codelist.
  <location ref="AF-KAN">
   <location-reach code="1" />
   <location-id vocabulary="G1" code="1453782" />
  <narrative>Location name</narrative>
  <narrative>Location description</narrative>
  <narrative>A description that qualifies the activity taking place at the location.</narrative>
   <administrative vocabulary="G1" level="1" code="1453782" />
   <point srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326">
    <pos>31.616944 65.716944</pos>
   <exactness code="1"/>
   <location-class code="2"/>
   <feature-designation code="ADMF"/>



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Last updated on 2018-02-19