The map above, created by eupedia.com, shows the genetic makeup of European countries based on Haplogroups. These groups each share a common ancestor and can be one way of looking at the genetic makeup of a population.
2nd Largest Nationality Living In Each European Country
The map above shows the flag of the 2nd largest nationality, by country of birth, living in each European country. Thus, it may include citizens and those who have moved temporarily for work. Nevertheless, there are many surprises, such as:
The Many Disgusting Dishes & Culinary Horrors of Europe
While European food has a very positive international reputation, it’s not all steak frites and pasta. As the map above shows, the continent also has its fair share of disgusting dishes and culinary horrors.
What Country Is Across From You, If You’re On A Beach In Britain or Ireland
Inspired by the popular map of Which Countries Are Due East And West Of The Americas, this version looks at the same for British Isles (UK + Ireland), with North and South added in too.
Which European Country Has The Lowest Drinking Age?
This is actually a bit of a trick question, as several European countries including: Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Russia have no formal laws on what age people are allowed to consume alcoholic beverages. However, the map above (with a few errors) shows what age people have to be buy various types of alcohol.
According to Wikipedia these are the ages you’re allowed to purchase alcohol by country in Europe:
How The Population of North America Fits Into Europe
Based on this popular post around the idea of how you can fit the population of the United States into various countries. The map above looks at how you could fit the population of North America into Europe, and still have several million people left over.
Welcome Lithuania! The Eurozone as of January 1st, 2015
Starting today Lithuania becomes the 19th member of the Eurozone. All countries that join the EU are supposed to work towards adopting the Euro (with a few exceptions discussed below). The map above shows which European countries are currently using the Euro. They are:
Flag (Vexillographical) Map of Europe & North Africa
Who doesn’t love flags or to use the technical term Vexillology? The map above simply matches European, North African and some Middle Eastern countries with their respective flags.
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