Incredible Expanding Cairo (Video)

NYU STERN URBANIZATION PROJECT

“The expansion of built up urban land in Cairo, 1800 – 2000. Prepared for the NYU Stern Urbanization Project using data compiled by Shlomo Angel, Jason Parent, Daniel Civco, and Alejandro Blei for The Atlas of Urban Expansion, published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.”

(You have to watch it until the end to get the shock):

NYU STERN URBANIZATION PROJECT “Cairo”