This 5-meter fused blend image of Shiraz, Iran was colorized with the Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) bands 3, 2, 1 for natural color.
Shiraz, Iran, the center of art and literature in the Middle East, is home to one of the oldest universities dating to the 7th Century. The city lies in south-central Iran, 935 kilometers south of Iran's capital, Tehran and sits at about 5,000 feet (1,600 meters), giving it a mild climate. Two great Persian poets, Saadi and Hafez are buried in Shiraz.
Credit: Space Imaging