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As per estimations, only one-eighth of Earth's surface is appropriate for inhabitation of human beings. Oceans cover three quarters of the surface, and the remaining one-quarter of land is also either desert (14%), high mountains (27%), or other unsuitable terrains. Alert, on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada is the northernmost permanent settlement at lat (82°28′N), whereas Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, in Antarctica is the southernmost point suitable for living, at lat (90°S).
World Map
The 206 listed states of the United Nations depicted on the world map are divided into three categories: 193 member states, 2 observer states, and 11 other states. The 191 sovereign states, are the countries whose sovereignty is official, and no disputes linger. There are 15 states under the category of “sovereignty dispute”. These are 5 member states, 1 observer state and 9 other states.




 
Age of Earth 4.6 billion years
 
Escape Velocity 6.95 miles/s
 
Radius of Earth 3,959 miles
 
Total Coastline 372,000 miles
 
Circumference 24,901 miles
 
Orbit Speed 66,700 mph
 
Diameter of Earth 7,918 miles
 
Sun Orbit 365 days
Founder's Desk

Creating the most aesthetically appealing and accurate maps displaying information in a concise manner has been my passion and dream since childhood. This passion culminated into Mapsofworld.com.

Simarprit Singh Founder - Mapsofworld.com

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MapXL, Inc. is a California based subsidiary of Compare Infobase Limited, a premier cartography and GIS company developing & creating maps, and map products for over 18 years. We work in three distinct business domains: Mapping Portals (online), Mapping Projects (custom services), and Mapping Products (Ecommerce).



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Current Events 2019
  • Pro-military Party Wins Elections in Thailand
    In Thailand, Pro-military Party came back to power after five years. As per the reports, the Palang Pracha Rath Party received 7.6 million votes, the Pehu Thai party lose this time with approximately 0.5 million votes. The party is linked to the former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, who were winning elections since 2001. The official announcement will be done on Monday. But as per the reports, Palang Pracha Rath Party will be forming the government this year under the supervision of their current leader, General Prayuth Chanocha. Who overthrew Mr Thaksin's sister, Yingluck Shinawatra, in 2014.
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  • World Leaders Hail Fall of ISIS Caliphate in Syria

    The US President Donald Trump has welcomed the fall of ISIS "caliphate" after Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raised victory flags over Daesh stronghold Baghuz (a Syrian town). However, he also said that ISIS remains a threat and urged every stakeholder to remain vigilant until the dreaded terrorist group is completely defeated. French President Emmanuel Macron also welcomed the fall of ISIS but acknowledged that “the threat remains and the fight against terrorist groups must continue.” The UK Prime Minister Theresa May called it a historic milestone and went on to say that her government remains committed towards the elimination of the poisonous ideology of ISIS.Read more.

  • Thailand goes to Poll for the First Time after 2014 Coup

    Thailand went to polls on Sunday (March 24, 2019) for the first time since the 2014 military coup. Votes were polled through 93,200 polling stations across 77 provinces. Voting started at 8 am and the polling stations were polled till 5 pm local time. Reports say 65.6 percent voters (33.7 million) exercised their voting rights out of the total eligible voters of 51.4 million. Latest reports show that 83 percent of the ballots are counted and the military-allied Palang Pracharath party is leading with 6.37 million votes, closely followed by main opposition Pheu Thai party with 6.03 million votes. A newly formed Future Forward party (a fierce critic of the military government that is contes...

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  • Italy Signs MoU to formally Join China's Ambitious Belt and Road" Infrastructure Plan

    Italy becomes the first ever G7 country to embrace China’s ambitious “Belt and Road” infrastructure plan. The formal signing ceremony took place during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official 3-day tour of Italy. The formal joining of Italy to China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative has angered both the USA and some European Union allies. They fear China will be able to access sensitive technologies as well as critical transport hub through Italy’s participation in the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road. Reports say Italy has joined the initiative to revive the struggling Italian economy. Italy’s Deputy Prime Minis...

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  • Robert Mueller Submits Report on Alleged Collusion between Russia and Trump's Presidential Campaign

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigating the alleged collusion between Russia and 2016 Presidential campaign of Donald Trump has finally submitted the long-awaited report. A justice department official has reportedly said that no further indictments were recommended by Mueller in his report. Now, the concerned report rests with Attorney General William Barr, who will summarize it and also decide upon the extent to which it will be shared with the US Congress. It is learned that the Attorney General has written a letter to the congressional leaders stating that he’ll inform them about the major findings of the report over the weekend. The investigation carried out by Mueller had ...

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