Category Archives: Maps

What do African countries’ names mean?

Interested in a nonsensical map of Africa? Have a look at this map displaying a translation of each African country’s name. This picture is only a screen capture of an interactive map I have created. You can see the full version here … Continue reading

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The true size of Africa

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2010/the-true-size-of-africa/

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Africa: Interactive Historical Timeline

Today’s Guardian carries an interactive map detailing Africa’s changing boundaries throughout the twenty century. Click through and roll over to watch the continent’s borders evolve often in response to outside influences. http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/interactive/2011/jul/11/a-political-history-of-africa-interactive

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