The map above shows an somewhat interesting geographical fact: Greenland is farther east, west, north, and south than Iceland.
The map above shows what a United States of Greater Austria might have looked like.
It’s based a proposal conceived by the lawyer and politician Aurel Popovici in 1906. The proposal has been superimposed on a map of the ethnic groups of Austria-Hungary in 1910 which is based on “Distribution of Races in Austria-Hungary” from the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1911.
The map above shows where nobody in France lives, based on 1km2 squares. In total, 31.7% of metropolitan France is uninhabited.
Which is actually pretty remarkable considering the number for the United States is 47%, despite the fact that France is almost 4X more densely populated than the United States (123 people per km2 vs 34 people km2)
Landmass are very generously giving away 3 of their beautiful world scratch maps, exclusively to readers of Brilliant Maps.
The deceptively simple map above shows which countries qualified for the 2010, 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups respectively.
The genius lies in the use of colour, which allows you to very quickly and easily see which countries qualified and in what year(s).
The map shows the percentage of children in various European countries born to parents who are not married.
While the map is in German, the colours are fairly obvious, the darker the red the greater the share of children born outside of marriage is.