Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Manama is the capital city of Bahrain and is the country's largest city. While oil has decreased in importance in recent years due to depleting reserves, petroleum is still the mainstay of the city's economy.
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.