Geographical Level details for Nation

Type:Nation
Identifier:5
Description:A nation is formed of a large group of people closely associated by common descent, language or history, who form a distinct race or people. They are usually organized as a separate political state and occupy a specific geographic area (Oxford English Dictionary).
Number of units in system:8
ADL Feature Type:countries, 1st order divisions
Possible type values: Nation (i.e. this level is synonymous with a type)