Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Riga, the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of the River Daugava, at . Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states. The Historic Centre of Riga has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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.