25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

Posted by , Updated on December 5, 2013

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.

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

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This map shows where 2 percent of Australia's population lives


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

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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.

world mapwikipedia

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

world mapreddit.com

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

world mapreddit.com

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

world maptelegraph

These were all of the world's internet connections in 1969

world mapreddit

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

world mapwikipedia

These countries were all communist at one point in time

world mapreddit

These are the countries that don't use the metric system

world mapwikipedia

This is a map of where google street view is available

world mapgoogle

These are all the landlocked nations of the world

world mapimgur.com

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

world mapreddit

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

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

us mapwikipedia

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

public employeesflowingdata.com

And this is the United States on the moon

us on moongeekologie.com

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

world mapimgur.com/rQlk4.png

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

world mapreddit

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

world mapwikipedia

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

world mapreddit

This map shows the world's largest donors of foreign aid

world map

These are all of the most photographed places in the world

world mapoanda.com

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

world mapwikipedia

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