Just a fun map of world flags.
all flags of world combined by Color Usage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The US state of
Florida has an enormous coastline in relation to its size. It is the 22nd largest state but the 4th most populous.
province of Ontario in Canada is not the largest province in the country, but it is the most populous, and includes both Canada’s biggest city, Toronto, and Canada’s capital city, Ottawa.
London will be the first city to stage three Olympic games, and here is a NASA satellite image of this iconic city.
Map of Summer Olympics locations. Countries that have hosted one Summer Olympics are shaded green, while countries that have hosted two or more are shaded blue.
For over a century the
state of Texas was the largest in the United States, until Alaska became a state.
Now Texas is the second largest and second most populous state in the
Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country, and sixteenth largest in terms of land area.
California is the third largest state in the USA, and is probably the richest. If it were a country it would be about the sixth richest in all the world.
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Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world (similar in size to the USA and China), and is home to the next football World Cup.
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This is a
world map made by NASA which is a composite picture of the night sky. It shows the concentration of light coming from the regions that use most electricity, and therefore, we presume, most energy.
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Spratly Islands are not vey big, but they cover a wide area of sea which may be rich in oil.
Cross them off your holiday list.
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The world is your oyster.
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At the moment
Japan is unfortunately in the news all the time. Here is a really good map to help you out.
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The country of
Libya, capital city Tripoli, is often in the news these days. Here is a map so you can follow the situation.
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Egypt has been in the news for the last few weeks. Here is a map so you can see the main cities in this huge country.