Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Skopje is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Macedonia, with more than a quarter of the population of the country. The city developed rapidly after World War II, but this trend was interrupted in 1963 when it was hit by a disastrous earthquake.
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.