Around the world, every city offers something different. Though they all have hustle and bustle, lots of buildings, and usually traffic, when you’re on their streets you would never mistake San Francisco for Cairo, Toronto for Tokyo, or Berlin for Rio de Janeiro. But what about from space? During the day, these cities tend to blend in with their surrounding countryside. However, when lit up at night, it’s easy to see how varied these cities can be.
Is it possible to tell anything about the life and culture of our cities when viewing their lights from above? You might be surprised at how much.
Can you guess which cultural icon jumps out of this landscape?