The European Green Belt is the backbone of a pan-European ecological network that runs for 12,500 kilometres from the Barents Sea in the north to the Adriatic and Black seas in the south.
Earlier this week reddit user nerkuras challenged r/Europe to Draw a map of Europe from memory only.
Several American users took on the challenge and created the hilariously bad maps you can see here. However, there’s not one but two unexpected twists to the story, revealed in the maps below:
The map above shows the most common European surnames that have their origins as a specific type of occupation. Both Millers and Smiths are particularly popular.
The data is somewhat unscientific as it comes from Wikipedia, supplemented with data from reddit.
Nevertheless, there are a few interesting facts: