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Who Americans Consider Their Allies, Friends & Enemies

<i>Map created by reddit user ShilohShay</i><p>The map above shows which countries Americans consider their allies and friends and those they consider …

Which Country Is The Greatest Threat to World Peace?

<i>Map created by Joe Hammer</i><p>The map shows the results of a 2013 (pre-Trump) WIN/Gallup International survey asking people which country they felt was …

North Korea

A Face Made From African Heads of State (Bonus Maps For Asia & America)

<i>Map created by reddit user Speech500</i><p>The map above shows a face combined from pictures of each of Africa’s Heads of State.<p>You can similar maps for …

World Leaders

US States Overlaid On Areas of Europe With Equal Population

Map created by reddit user Speech500<p>The map above shows how the population of various US states compares with certain regions of Europe. For example, …

Geography

How To Irritate Europeans In Just One Sentence

<i>Map created by sigmagfx, based on this reddit thread.</i><p>The map above shows how you can easily irritate various Europeans in just one sentence. These …

Europe

Areas of Europe Compared To US States With Equal GDP & Corresponding Cities

<i>Map created by reddit user Speech500</i><p>The map above shows different areas of Europe that are equal in terms of GDP to a given American state, along …

Geography

2016 International Container Shipping Rates & Costs

The maps and tables below show 2016 international container shipping rates & costs for moves originating in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.<p>You can …

Logistics

Most Popular Credit Card By Country: Visa, Mastercard Or Amex

The map above shows which credit card company is the most popular in each country based on Google search data from Google Trends. It does not reflect …

European Languages According To The Dutch

<i>Map created by reddit user dvtxc</i><p>The map above is a humours look at how the Dutch view other European languages.<p>Of course Dutch itself is view as the …

European Countries With a Smaller Economy Than Luxembourg

The map shows European countries whose total GDP (in nominal terms) is smaller than that of tiny Luxembourg. In 2016, according to the IMF, …

Economics

Percentage of Europeans Who Are Willing To Fight A War For Their Country

<i>Map created by reddit user Spartharios</i><p>The map above shows the percentage of residents in various European countries who are willing to fight and go …

Europe

Rivers Basins of Europe Map

<i>Map created by Robert Szucs (reddit user Fejetlenfej), see full size here.</i><p>The map above shows the approximately 8,000 catchment areas of Europe’s 1.2 …

Economic Development

World Regions With The Same Population As The United States

<i>Map created by reddit user Udzu</i><p>The map above shows the world split into regions with the same (+/- 10%) population as the United States. In total …

Geography

Potential EU Exit Names For The 27 Other Countries

<i>Map created by reddit user bezzleford</i><p>The map above shows potential exit names European Union countries could use if they decided to leave the EU in …

Europe

A 1917 Map of Women's Suffrage in North America

The map above shows the state of Women’s Suffrage in North America just 100 years ago. Amazingly, the majority of women in the United States still …

Social Studies

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line Review

<i>A propaganda poster published in Germany in 1919</i><p>If you’re in London at some point before 1 March 2017, you need to head over to the British Library …

20th Century

Mini Metros - 220 Shruken & Simplified Transit System Maps

The 8 maps above are just a sample of the 220 metro and light rail system maps from around the world that have been shrunken and simplified by Peter …

Transit

Star Wars Plot Maps Of The Original Trilogy

<i>Map of Star Wars A New Hope created by Andrew DeGraff</i><p>The 3 Star Wars maps presented here are possibly some of the coolest and most original maps …

Best Selling Singer, Music Artist or Band From Each US State

Map created by reddit user famicon3<p>The map above shows the best selling singer, musical artist or band from each of the 50 US states. While many …

Clan Map of Ireland

<i>Map created by irishorigenes.com</i><p>The map above shows the location of over 400 of the most prominent historic clans and families in Ireland. And it …

Ireland

Live CO2 Emissions of European Electricity Consumption Map

<i>See and explore the live map here. Project by Tomorrow.</i><p>The map above gives a near real-time view on how much CO2 was emitted to produce the …

European Countries That Have Invaded Poland

Map created by reddit user americ<p>The map above shows the European countries (in red) that have invaded Poland (in black) at some point in history. As …

NATO

Controversial Cultural North-South Divide Map of England & Wales

<i>Map created by reddit user atrainmadbrit</i><p>The map above shows the “border” between North and South in England and Wales (Scotland is even further …

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16 Best Maps of 2016

Now that 2016 is finally over, we thought it would be fun to look back at our most popular maps from last year.<p><i>(We did the same thing for the Top 15</i> …

What to see in... Top Tourist Attractions By European Country

<i>Map created by reddit user nnikolov30</i><p>The map above shows the top tourist attraction based on the autocompleted Google answer to the question “What to …

Weird, Silly, Odd & Rude Place Names In The UK

From Giggleswick to Dull the UK has many weird, silly, odd and rude place names, which you can see in the map above.<p>The full list of places can be …

Italy Divided Into 3 Areas of Equal Population

<i>Map created by reddit user Ramesses_Deux</i><p>The map above shows Italy divided into regions each with a roughly equal population of 20 million people.<p>And …

Map of "Castellano" versus "Español" to refer to Spanish

The map above shows how various “Spanish” speaking countries refer to their language. In the US. Mexico, the Caribbean, Philippines, Africa and the …