32 Educational Maps They Don’t Want To Show You At School

Every single one of these maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, from which we can make some interesting inferences. There’s usually no better way to illustrate the economic, social and cultural differences between different parts of the world than by displaying them on a map.
Ever wondered which is the happiest country or which alcohol beverage is the most popular around the world? Find out and discover more fun facts with these 32 educational maps.

Have you ever wondered where in the world the most and least photos are taken? How is the human population or economic production distributed across the globe? These maps – some of which are new and some of which are old favorites – answer questions like these in an intuitive way.

NOTE: Studies like these, while entertaining or interesting, are not always 100% accurate. Leading questions and limited sample sizes are just a few of the data gathering problems that could be present in maps like these.

The Most Photographed Places In The World

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Happiness Map

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Earth’s Seasons

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Hottest Women By Country

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Red Hair Map of Europe

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Average Breast Sizes By Country

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Penis Size Worldwide

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How Many Beers Will Minimum Wage Get You In Europe?

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More People Live Inside This Circle Than Outside Of It

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Google Autocomplete Results: Europe

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Google Autocomplete Results: USA

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Google Autocomplete Results: Asia

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Countries Ranked By Emotional Tendencies

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People In The EU, Aged 25-34, Who Still Live With Their Parents

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Countries Where Homosexuality Is A Crime

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Best Places To Be Born Map

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Highest-Paid U.S. Public Employees By State

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Educational Backgrounds of World Leaders

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How The World Would Look If Mapping Conventions Were Flipped Upside-Down

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Because orienting north toward the top is a matter of convention rather than correctness, a south-up map is technically just as correct as north-up. Maps with different orientations have appeared in several cultures and time periods. The convention of orienting north to the top (and thus east to the right) was probably established by the astronomer Ptolemy.

Most-Popular Type Of Alcoholic Beverage

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The World According to Americans

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Every Country England Has Ever Invaded (all but 22 countries in the world)

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Greatest And Lowest Racial Tolerance By Country

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Cigarettes Smoked Per Person

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Monarchies in the World

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Global Distribution Of Atheists

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Where People Feel The Most And Least Loved

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Europe vs USA: Sunshine Duration In Hours Per Year

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Lactose Intolerance

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The Most Popular Countries In The World To Visit

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The Most-Listened-To Artist In Every U.S. State

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The Most Famous Brand From Each State In The U.S.

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