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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).
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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

About Us

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
  • Canada: Avalanche in Rockies

    Three professional mountaineers are feared to be dead in an avalanche that occurred in  the Rockies of Canada. The authorities informed that the climbers were trying to climb Howse Peak, but they were unsuccessful to check in on time. As per the reports, staff of the National park flew over and above the area, to find evidence of avalanches along with climbing equipment. Concerted recovery efforts were made but now the operation has been put on hold, due to the  dangerous weather conditions and additional avalanches.

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  • Earthquake strikes Taiwan

    Taiwan was struck by an earthquake that measured 6.1 on the Richter scale on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The epicentre of the earthquake was reported to be in the coastal city of Hualien. With the buildings badly shaking, local children had to be evacuated from schools. The effect was felt even in the capital city of Taipei, where subway services had to be suspended as a safety measure. In the past, Taiwan has witnessed substantial loss of lives and property in devastating earthquakes, though no casualties have been reported in the current situation.

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  • US administration imposes another set of sanctions

    The US has imposed additional sanctions on some countries in the continent of South America, including Venezuela and Nicaragua. New restrictions relating to non- family visa and travel have also been imposed on Cuba. Additionally, US is preparing to legally enforce an age-old provision 'Title III' that allows US citizens and businesses to demand compensation in US courts for their property occupied or seized in Cuba. Some international US allies, such as European countries and Canada are likely to oppose the sanctions, as the said sanctions could impact the profitability of their business investments in these countries.

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  • Unexpected growth in China's economyAs per recent reports, China's economy expanded by 6.4% in the quarter ended in March 2019, which is more than expected. The official figures released on Wednesday 16 April 2019 beat the expectations of Reuters, that had made an estimate of 6.3% regarding the year-on-year growth for this quarter. On the other hand, in the backdrop of the ongoing trade war with the US, Beijing is also formulating plans and strategies to boost its slow-paced economy, including tax cuts, and ensuring that their debt doesn't rise.

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  • Macron vows to rebuild Notre-Dame

    Emmanuel Macron, the French President, has taken a pledge to reconstruct Notre-Dame cathedral after the major fire which partially destroyed this landmark in Paris. Fortunately, the firefighters somehow managed to save this 850-years-old gothic building's major stone structure and two other towers, but the roof and spire collapsed. As per the reports, the fire was said to have been brought under control after nine hours. The reason behind the fire is still not clear, but the officials reported that it might be linked to the extensive renovation works which were underway.

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