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Regional EU GDP Per Capita 2004 vs 2014

The map above shows the relative GDP per capita of the EU-28’s NUTS 2 Regions in Purchasing Power Standard (PPS) in 2004 and 2014.<p>And if you’re …

Economics

All The Public Saunas In Finland

<i>Map created by Reddit user iBleeedorange</i><p>The map above supposedly shows all the public saunas in Finland.<p>According to Statistics Finland, the total …

Geography

Every UK County's Top Rated Tourist Attraction

<i>Map created by Principal Hotel Company</i><p>The map above shows every UK County’s Top Rated Tourist Attraction as voted on by members of the public.<p>It was …

Aberdeen

Change In Percentage Of Indian Households with Toilets From 2014 to 2017

The map above shows the theoretical change in the percentage of Indian Households with their own toilets between 2014 and 2017.<p>On October 2, 2014, …

India

GDP per Capita in Europe in 1890 (in 2017 $)

<i>Map created by Reddit user Kamil1707</i><p>The map above shows the very approximate GDP per capita for various European states in 1890. Below we look at how …

Imperialism

European GDP Per Capita In 1990 Compared To 2016

<i>Map showing GDP in 1990 created by Reddit user trinitronbxb</i><p>The map above, which shows GDP per capita for European countries in 1990 (just as the Iron …

Baltic States

50% of The UK's Population Live Inside This Circle

<i>Map created by @election_data at the request of Mark Pack</i><p>The map above shows how far out from London you have to go before you get 50% of the UK …

Geography

11 Public Transport Travel Time Maps: Europe vs The United States

<i>London Public Transport Travel Time Map created using TravelTime Maps Radius tool</i><p>Have you ever wondered how much of your city is accessible by public …

Trains

12 Ways To Divide The UK: From Accent To Religion

<i>Maps crated by reddit user generalscruff</i><p>The 12 maps above are a <b>tongue-in-cheek</b> look at the various ways the UK is divided besides Brexit or how to …

Referendums

Percentage of EU Citizens Who Have A Positive View Of The UK

<i>Map created by the European Commission for Special Eurobarometer 467; Data from September-October 2017</i><p>The map above shows the percentage of EU …

Greenland Is Farther East, West, North, And South Than Iceland

<i>Full credit goes to Reddit user etymologynerd</i><p>The map above shows an somewhat interesting geographical fact: Greenland is farther east, west, north, …

How The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Changed Between Jan 2014 & Jan 2018

This post is either really well or very poorly timed. When we first had the idea for it, the total cryptocurrency market had soared to an estimated</b> …

Percentage Of People Who Can't Afford To Keep Their Home Adequately Warm

<i>Map created by reddit user JoDi2019 and published at JoDi.graphics</i><p>The map above shows the shocking number of people across Europe who reported that …

Most Popular Destination Of European Emigrants

<i>Map created by Jakub Marian</i><p>The map above shows the most popular destination country for emigrants of each European country. The data comes from the …

Where Do Millennials Outnumber Boomers In The UK?

<i>Map created by Alasdair Rae</i><p>The map above shows which areas of the UK have more Millennials (defined here as those born between 1982-2000) living in …

European Capitals By Coats of Arms (City Emblems)

Map created by HistoryNutshell.com<p>The map above shows Europe’s capital cities by coats of arms or emblems.<p>In case you’re wondering a Coat of Arms is …

Stunning Map Showing The Age of The World's Borders

<i>Map created by reddit user PisseGuri82</i><p>The map above is a stunning piece of work that shows the when each of the world’s international borders were …

United States of Greater Austria: Based On Ethnic Groups In the Austro-Hungarian Empire

The map above shows what United States of Greater Austria might have looked like.<p>It’s based a proposal conceived by the lawyer and politician Aurel …

Mexico Divided By Stereotypes

<i>Map created by reddit user MAPMENOW</i><p>The map above is titled: <i>“Tearing Mexico Apart: Eight Ways to Divide Mexico By Stereotypes”</i> and was created by …

Mexico

Nobody Lives Here: Parts of France Where Nobody Lives Within 1km

<i>Map crated by @matamix</i><p>The map above shows where nobody in France lives, based on 1km2 squares. In total, <b>31.7%</b> of metropolitan France is …

What Would Happen If You Pulled A 10m Plug In The Mariana Trench

The map above shows what the earth would look like 158,180 years after someone pulled a 10m plug in the Mariana Trench allowing all the water to …

Bitcoin Now Worth More Than All UK Pound Banknotes & Coins In Circulation

<i>Top 10 Currencies By Total Value Of Notes & Coins In Circulation</i><p>The chart above shows the value of various world currencies based the value of notes …

Scratch Map Giveaway: Win 1 of 3 Scratch Off World Maps From Landmass

Landmass are very generously giving away 3 of their beautiful world scratch maps, exclusively to readers of Brilliant Maps.<p>But you’ll have to act …

Maps

The 11 Emerging Mega-Regions Of The United States

<i>Map created by IrvingPlNYC via Wikimedia</i><p>The map above shows the Regional Plan Association’s list of 11 Mega-Regions of the United States as part of …

Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa

Rank<p>Country<p>Electricity Consumption in kWh/year<p>Bitcoin Mining Consumption Relative To Country's Use<p>1<p>China<p>5,920,000,000,000.00<p>0.49%<p>2<p>United …

South Africa

Countries That Qualified For The 2010, 2014 & 2018 FIFA World Cups

<i>Map created by reddit user SoldadoTrifaldon</i><p>The deceptively simple map above shows which countries qualified for the 2010, 2014 and 2018 FIFA World …

Percentage Of Children In Europe Born Outside of Marriage

The map shows the percentage of children in various European countries born to parents who are not married.<p>While the map is in German, the colours …

Europe

Every Country Invaded by France

<i>Map crated by reddit user carolusmegamagnus</i><p>The map above shows just about every country that has been invaded by France one way or another.<p>The …

World History

Countries With A Smaller GDP Than Total Bitcoin Market Cap

The map above shows which countries in the world have a smaller GDP (in terms of US dollars) than the total market cap of all bitcoins.<p>At the time of …

Bitcoin