25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

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Over the last few months it seems that maps have been all the rage. We here at List25 decided to jump on the bandwagon and highlight some of our favorites. These are 25 maps that will change the way you see the world.

25. This map shows the world divided into 7 sections with each section containing 1 billion people


24. This map shows where 2 percent of Australia’s population lives


23. It may not come as a surprise but more people live inside the circle than outside of it


22. This map shows what is on the other side of the world from where you are standing. For the most part it will probably be water.


21. Apparently you can’t get Big Macs everywhere. This map shows the countries that have McDonalds in red


20. This time the countries in red drive on the right side of the road


19. The countries in white are the ones that England has never invaded. There are only 22 of them


18. These were all of the world’s internet connections in 1969


17. And these are all the countries that heavily restrict internet access today


16. These countries were all communist at one point in time


15. These are the countries that don’t use the metric system


14. This is a map of where google street view is available


13. These are all the landlocked nations of the world


12. And this is what the world would look like if all the countries with coastlines sank


11. This is a map of the all the rivers in the United States

US rivers in the contiguous 48

10. And these are all the rivers that feed into the Mississippi River


9. This is a rather depressing map of the highest paid public employees in the United States


8. And this is the United States on the moon


7. This is the longest straight line you can sail. It goes from Pakistan all the way to Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia for a total of 20000 miles


6. This is a map of 19th century shipping lanes that outlines the continents


5. This map shows every country that has ever operated an aircraft carrier


4. This map highlights the countries with the most skyscrapers in red and orange


3. This map shows the world’s largest donors of foreign aid

2. These are all of the most photographed places in the world


1. And this is all the places where you can get eaten by a Great White Shark


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