Category Archives: World Maps

European Union – Happy Birthday?

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        The birth of the European Union (EU), featuring a central bank and deep military alliances, created closer ties among the countries in Europe. The Maastricht Treaty came into force on November 1, 1993, organizing the European Union into a single internationally recognized entity. The early part of the 20th century was a troubled time for Europe. Two World Wars within [...Read More]

Country Within Country

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        United Kingdom, Britain or Great Britain, England, the British Isles – these are terms which have quite often been used as synonyms, causing much displeasure to the culturally rich and distinct Welsh and Scottish people. United Kingdom is a union of what were four distinct countries – England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (the rest of Ireland is a separate [...Read More]

Book Fair In The Air – Frankfurt 2012

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        It is that time of the year again – our hearts turn to Frankfurt. Yes, MapsofWorld’s seventh year at the Frankfurt Book Fair – the biggest book and media fair in the world. More than 7,500 international exhibitors from 100 countries are attending the fair this year. Over 3,200 events are scheduled to be held here between October 10 and [...Read More]

Celebrating Travel – The MapsofWorld Way

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         “Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art” – [...Read More]

World Country Groupings – Looking At The World Differently

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        What are World Country Groupings? MapsofWorld’s latest offering is World Country Groupings – a collection of 12 clean and informative maps of the world. The countries of the world have been grouped together based on a number of criteria. The World Country Groupings are the perfect marriage of maps and data and perfect for students, teachers, researchers and just about [...Read More]

Updated: World Physical Map

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        A physical map is utilized to depict the physical features on the planet. Like various landforms and water bodies on earth’s surface. A World Physical map shows various landforms like mountains, deserts and plains. Different colors are used to distinguish landforms and elevations. For us at MapsofWorld.com, we want to be the best in the mapping business. We keep updating [...Read More]

World Map of Countries Where Women Call The Shots – Happy Women’s Day

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        Today is International Women’s Day. On March 8th every year the world celebrates women’s economic, political and social achievements. In many countries it is an official holiday. Our team thought of a way of showing our respect to women world over, typical to our style, we made a map. Find below the World Map of current women world leaders. To [...Read More]

The Last Remaining Rainforests, On a World Map

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        Did you know that around 40% to 75% of all species are indigenous to the rainforests? It is also estimated that there may be millions of species of plants, insects and microbes still undiscovered in tropical rainforests. Not just that, Rainforests are responsible for an astounding 28% of world’s oxygen turnover and over one quarter of natural medicines have been [...Read More]

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