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See The World From Other Perspectives With These 20 Interesting Maps

There are so many types of maps out there that there is impossible to search for something and not being able to find it. We have everything from a simple drawing and all the way to 3D maps so you will never get lost but what if we create other types of maps? Sometimes is easier to understand something if you can see it in a helpful way so that’s why a lot of things will be more interesting if you see them in a unconventional way. For example if I tell you that 2% of Australians are living on 90% of Australia you will probably say “that’s interesting” and that’s all, but what if you can see it on a map? I bet you will never forgot it.

That’s being said, check out these 20 extremely interesting maps which will surely make you understand and memorise a lot of interesting new things.

Map of Europe Showing Literal Chinese Translations for Country Names

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The Longest Straight Line You Can Sail on Earth (Pakistan to Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – 20000 miles)

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Where 2% of Australia’s Population Lives

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Overall Water Risk Around the World

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Frequency of Lightning Strikes Throughout the World

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The World Divided Into 7 Regions, Each with a Population of 1 Billion

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The Economic Center of Gravity Since 1 AD

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Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita

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World Map of the Different Writing Systems

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Worldwide Map of Oil Import And Export Flows

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World Map of Vegetation on Earth

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Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean

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Flag Map of the World

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Map of Time Zones in Antarctica

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Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country

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The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country

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McDonald’s Across the World

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Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders

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Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System

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Where Google Street View is Available

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Bogdan

Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.

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