Street Level GIS Map of Faisalabad

on June 15, 2009

Faisalabad (Punjabi, Urdu: فیصل آباد) is a city in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. It  is the third largest city in Pakistan after Karachi and Lahore.
It is an important industrial centre west of Lahore. The city-district of Faisalabad is bound on the north by the districts of Gujranwala and Sheikhupura, on the east by Sahiwal, on the south by Toba Tek Singh and on the west by Jhang. It is 1,135 km (705 mi) from Karachi, 128 km (80 mi) from Lahore, 350 km (220 mi) from Islamabad/Rawalpindi, 187 km (116 mi) from Burewala, and 70 km (43 mi) from Jhang. “Source: Wikipedia” Read More>>
This Street level GIS map has been been prepared by Hamid Arshad and Ijaz Iqbal. 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 December 25, 2005 within a period of two months. 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:
  • 717 Square Kilometer
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Availability:
Data is available in KML and ESRI Shape file formats.
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