40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

To educate you


If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that.

Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.

If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit. You should also check out ChartsBin.com. There were also fantastic posts on Business Insider and Bored Panda earlier this year that are worth checking out. Enjoy!

1. Where Google Street View is Available


Map by Google

2. Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System


3. The Only 22…

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

16 thoughts on “40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

  1. So, according to the map on who uses the metric system, we Americans are in the red and don’t, though just about everyone else does. “Oh, I’m proud to live in America where at least I know I’m free. God bless the USA!”


  2. Sonel says:

    Loved the tattoo map! Great reblog Mak. Thanks for sharing. 😀


  3. archaeopteryx1 says:

    Here’s a map for you, Mak – feel free to add this to your collection:


  4. themodernidiot says:

    Haha 36 and 39 were a good laugh


  5. Arkenaten says:

    The map showing the highest paid public employees in the States tells you everything you ever needed to know about the USA.
    American Football. Yay!


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