Interesting facts about the World (depicted in maps)

Maps to Help You Understand the World

1. This map shows the world divided into 7 sections (each with a distinct color) with each section containing 1 billion people.

maps_change_world_photos12. This map shows (in white) where 98 percent of Australia’s population lives.

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3. It may not come as a surprise but more people live inside the circle than outside of it.

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4. This map shows what is on the other side of the world from where you are standing. For the most part it will probably be water.

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5. Apparently you can’t get Big Macs everywhere. This map shows (in red) the countries that have McDonalds.

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6. This map shows the countries (in blue) where people drive on the left side of the road.

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7. This map shows countries (in white) that England has never invaded. There are only 22 of them.

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8. The line in this map shows all of the world’s Internet connections in 1969.

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9. This map shows the countries that heavily restricted Internet access in 2013.

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10. This map shows (in red) countries that were all Communist at one point in time.

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11. This map shows (in red) the countries that don’t use the metric system.

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12. This map shows (in blue) places where Google street view is available.

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13. This map shows (in green) all the landlocked countries of the world.

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14. And this is what the world would look like if all the countries with coast lines sank.

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15. This is a map of the all the rivers in the United States.

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16. And these are all the rivers that feed into the Mississippi River.

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17. This is a map of the highest paid public employees in the United States.

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18. This map shows how much space the United States would occupy on the moon.

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19. This map shows the longest straight line you can sail. It goes from Pakistan all the way to Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia for a total of 20,000 miles.

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20. This is a map of 19th century shipping lanes that outlines the continents.

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21. This map shows (in navy blue) every country that has ever operated an aircraft carrier.

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22. This map highlights the countries (in red and orange) with the most skyscrapers.

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23. This map shows (in red, orange, and yellow) the world’s largest donors of foreign aid with red being the biggest donor.

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24. This map shows the most photographed places in the world.

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25. And this map shows all the places where you can get eaten by a Great White shark!

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