Delhi India
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Delhi, India

January 19, 2006
This Envisat ASAR multicolor composite image is focused over city of Dehli (large bright area bottom center), located in north central India between the Aravalli Hills to the southwest and the Yamuna river on whose western banks it stands.

It occupies an area of some 1,483 square kilometers with a population of approximately 14 million. In a recent report of the United Nations, the World Urbanization prospects estimate the population to reach 20.9 million in 2015, which would make Dehli the fifth most populated city of the world.

Dates of Acquisition: Red : 1 January 2004, Green : 13 March 2004, Blue : 26 June 2004

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquisition: 26-Jun-2004
  • Orbit nr: 12140
  • Center coordinates: lat. 28.70, lon. 76.89

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