The map above shows how the course of the Nile river in Egypt has changed over the past 5,000 years. Additionally, it also shows settlements and Pyramid sites.
South African Republic Referendum 1960
On October 5 1960, South Africa held a referendum on severing its ties to the British Crown and becoming a republic.
Conflict in Eastern Congo Mapped
The map above shows the location of armed groups (in green) and the areas with the number of internally displaced people (in purple) in the Eastern Congo.
The map was put together by the Council on Foreign Relations as part of their Eastern Congo InfoGuide Presentation.
The True Size of Africa
While it doesn’t look it, Africa is big, really big. In fact, Africa’s true size is 30 million square km, just under twice the size of Russia or bigger than Canada, the United States and China put together!
Simplified Map Of Africa’s Religions
Want to understand religion in Africa? Then the map above is a good place to start. Basically, Islam dominates the North and East of the continent, while Christianity dominates the South and West, whith other native and folk religions being scattered throughout.
Colonial Africa On The Eve of World War I
The map above shows how the African continent was divided in 1914 just before the outbreak of World War I. By this time, European powers controlled 90% of the continent with only Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia retaining independence.