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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 …

Star Wars

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 …

Henry Viii

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 …

Energy

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 …

Moldova

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 …

German History

Brilliant Maps

Controversial Cultural North-South Divide Map of England & Wales<p>The map above shows the "border" between North and South in England and Wales …

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> …

Maps

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 …

Counties That Changed Party In The 2016 US Presidential Election VS 2012

<i>Map created by reddit user viktor72</i><p>The map above shows which counties switched party in the 2016 US Presidential election compared to 2012. Red …

2016 US Presidential Election Map By County & Vote Share

<i>Map created by Magog the Ogre via Wikimedia</i><p>The map above shows the county level and vote share results of the 2016 US Presidential Election. The …

How Whites Voted In The 2016 US Presidential Election by State & County

<i>Map crated by reddit user Reagente</i><p>The map above gives a preliminary view how white voters voted in the 2016 US presidential election on a county by …

37 Eye-Catching World Map Posters You Should Hang On Your Walls

Looking for the perfect world map poster to hand on your wall? The 37 eye-catching posters below include all types of different styles and designs. …

If "Did Not Vote" Had Been A Candidate In The 2016 US Presidential Election, It Would Have Won By a Landslide

<i>Map created by reddit user Taillesskangaru using 270 To Win</i><p>The map above shows what the 2016 US Presidential Election results would have been if …

14 Great Map, Geography, City & Travel Adult Coloring Books

The map, geography, travel and city inspired adult coloring books below are a great gift for any map lover who already owns an amazing world atlas, a …

World Solar PV Energy Potential Maps

<i>Map created by SolarGIS © 2016 Solargis</i><p>The map above shows the global solar energy potential of the various regions around the world. Unsurprisingly, …

2016 US Presidential Electoral Map If Only [X] Voted

Map created by Ste Kinney-Fields<p>The map above shows how the 2016 US Presidential election might go if only one demographic group got the vote. The …

World Divided In Half Based On Military Spending

Map created by reddit user delugetheory<p>The map above shows the world divided into two regions with approximately equal military expenditures. The …

British Vs American English - Where Each Variation Is Taught

<i>Map created by reddit user Speech500</i><p>The map above shows which version of English is most commonly taught in schools – British or American. Of course …

Linguistics

World Divided Into 4 Regions With The Same GDP

<i>Map created by reddit user lursh123</i><p>The map above shows the world divided into 4 regions each with the same GDP. Currently, World GDP is roughly $75 …

Economics

Most Popular Cola Brands in Germany

Map created by reddit user Spanholz<p>The map above shows the most popular brand of cola soft drink in each German Länder (State). Unsurprisingly, Coca …

German History

Countries With No Rivers

<i>Map found via reddit user darth_stroyer</i><p>The map above shows countries that lack a single river within their borders. In case you’re wondering they are:<p>…

Christmas Island

Map of UK Renewable Electricity Sites

The map above comes from UK Data Explorer and shows:<p>operating renewable electricity sites over 0.01 MW listed in the Department of Energy and Climate …

Energy

A View Of Roman Carthage, Built on the Site of the Previously Destroyed Punic Capital

The map above shows what Roman Carthage may have looked like sometime in the 3rd century AD, when it was one of the leading cities of the Roman …

Maps