DescriptionThis image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Rome is the capital city of Italy. The city surrounds the Vatican City, the enclave of the Holy See, which is a separate sovereign state. The Historic Centre of Rome is listed by UNESCO as a 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.