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Which are the most urbanized countries in the world? Its not what you’re thinking

Did you know Singapore is the most urbanized country in the world? Neither did we, till we researched and put together a thematic map. Sometimes we create maps which spark discussions around the watercooler in our office. The team put together two thematic maps, first on the most urbanized countries in the world and second on the least urbanized. Most Urbanized Countries: Singapore, Nauru and Monaco top this list. Least Urbanized Countries: Burundi, Papua New Guinea and Uganda make up for the ....Read More →

Which country has a life expectancy of just 31 years?

Did you know Swaziland (Africa) has a life expectancy of just 31 years? Highest life expectancy (Monaco) is a good statistic, but the lowest is a sad reality of our world. With a handful of countries making news in the world, it is fascinating to learn about the little known countries and their facts. Our team put together two thematic maps, first on countries with highest life expectancy at birth and second on countries with lowest life expectancy (at birth). Countries ....Read More →

Countries with lowest life expectancy, Male vs Female

Another day, another shocking statistic. Few days back we wrote about thematic maps on Countries with lowest (and highest) life expectancy. In our effort to develop understanding of the world around us through maps, we researched yet another alarming statistic about life expectancy in countries filtered by gender (male/female); Find latest updates from our thematic maps team below: Countries with Lowest Life Expectancy at Birth - Male Countries with Lowest Life Expectancy at Birth - Female What do you know? Do you know ....Read More →

African countries with the worst quality of life for children

Taking our thematic maps collection forward, our thematic maps team researched and put together two yet another insightful maps on Africa. The two thematic maps recently added are based on ‘Human Development Index’ or ‘HDI. This helps us understand the human development trend in different countries. It is a standard way of measuring life expectancy, literacy, education and standards of living. In essence it helps us in understanding and measuring well-being and quality of life, especially for children. Thematic Maps recently ....Read More →

African countries with lowest life expectancy

Past few days, we have been adding thematic maps on Africa. It has been an interesting journey in understanding the different factors which allow for the quality of life. From HDI (Human Development Index) to life expectancy. Today, we're adding two more theme based maps, first on life expectancy at birth among African countries and second on African countries with lowest life expectancy( at birth). These are alarming figures not just for Africa but for the world we live in. ....Read More →

The Most Urban and the Most Rural of the African Countries

Did you know which country has the highest urban population in the African continent? or which is most rural? Neither did we, until we produced the next thematic map on Africa. The map visualizes with color codes, the different countries in Africa and their Urban population. Percentage of urban population is indicative of development in a country, more the urban population the better the overall development. With that said, urban areas do have their own challenges, but on a bird's eye ....Read More →

Do You Know – European countries with low quality of life for children (Thematic Maps)

Last month we posted thematic maps on Africa where we highlighted the countries with low Human Development Index (HDI). This time around our team has developed similar thematic maps for Europe. HDI or 'Human Development Index' is a standard way of measuring life expectancy, literacy, education and standards of living. In essence it helps us in understanding and measuring well-being and quality of life in a country, especially for children. The European thematic maps on HDI show quite a different story ....Read More →

The milk economy – Do you know the top players in milk imports and exports

Did you know Italy imports the most milk in the world, while Germany holds the rank for the highest volume of milk exports. It is fascinating when we take something so mundane and spin it around into a thematic map. The result is a fascinating visual of the milk economy of the world. The next time you pick-up that glass of milk, think italy and germany :-) We've produced two other interesting maps on highest imports and exports, one on ....Read More →

How America chooses its Presidents: A quick rundown of the US electoral process

Did you know how US elections are conducted every 4 years? November of 2012 will see yet another fight for the oval office, an election closely watched by the rest of the world. From the famous Obama campaign of 2008 to a rollercoaster ride of the economy and US affairs, it would be an interesting battle of democrats and republicans next year. With republicans coming close to deciding their presidential candidate and democrats getting into their campaign mode, the race ....Read More →

The Tallest Bridges in the World [Video]

Few days back we posted a World Map of the top 10 tallest bridges in the world. From the response we got, the only thing missing were the pictures for all the top 10 ranking landmarks, so here's an updated version, this time a Cool Video, Check it out: Comments? What do you think? Let us know in comments section below
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