Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. In the mid 1960?s the capital was shifted from Karachi to Islamabad. The city was built as a planned city and has been divided into various sectors on a 'grid'.
Astrium Geo, Toulouse Member Since January 2009 Artist StatementAsk us for the Earth
Astrium-GEO handles the world-wide distribution of geographical information products and services using data from Earth observation satellites (optical or radar) ranging from low to very high resolution: Spot 4 and 5, Kompsat-2, Formosat-2, as well as TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT/ERS, LANDSAT-7, etc.