Street Level GIS Map of Okara

Okara Urdu: ( اوکاڑہ) is the capital city of Okara District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] The city is located south-west to the city of Lahore and is famous for its agriculture-based economy and cotton mills. The nearest major city from Okara is Sahiwal (formerly known as Montgomery).
Okara has the largest storage capacity in Asia and is a fairly large district in Pakistan in terms of population. There are famous Pakistan military dairy farms, especially famous for their cheese situated in Okara. These farms are of the Pre-partition or British Indian Era. Mitchels farms also are located in the nearest town Renala Khurd in the Okara District. Read More>>
This street level GIS map has been been prepared by Nausheen and Munawar. They are Urban Planners from Department of City & Regional Planning, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore.

Methodology Adopted:

Street level mapping has been completed using high resolution images (0.6-1m) of  Google Earth dating July 08, 2009. Detailed process is mentioned in the tutorial HERE.

Contents:
  1. Data Layers:
  • Primary Roads
  • Secondary Roads
  • Tertiary Roads/ Streets
  • Water Bodies
  • Railway Lines
  • Points of Interest (Hospitals, Educational Buildings, Public Buildings, Mosques, Hotels, Banks, Petrol Pumps etc)
  • Area features (Parks, open spaces, Built up areas, Graveyards, Housing Schemes, water bodies etc)

   2.    Coverage:

  • 45 Square Kilometer

Okara

Availability:

Data is available in KML and ESRI Shape file formats.

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