Okara Urdu: ( اوکاڑہ) is the capital city of Okara District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. 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.
- 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)
- 45 Square Kilometer