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Kiev Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine

January 18, 2006
The capital of the Ukraine, Kiev, is visible in this KOMPSAT image. With a population of over 2.5 million, it is also the largest city in the country. The majority of the city lies on the western flanks of the Dnieper River, though most of this area was built up after 1945, the old town lies on the east.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: KOMPSAT
  • Instrument: Kompsat
  • Acquisition: 14-Aug-2001
  • Orbit nr: 8799
  • Center coordinates: lat. 50.44, lon. 30.52

Topics: Environment, Kiev