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Belgium, Empire, and Winter: DENMARK SWEDEN 250 Ringkjöbing o Copenhagen OMalmö Baltic Sea Niemen Königsberg Vilno Kield The North Sea Danzig E AST Hamburg dSchwerin PRUSSI Stettino RUSSIAN NETHER LANDS Bremen GERMAN EMPIRE EMPIRE Warthe Vitsula Amsterdam Hannover o O Berlin Potsdam dPosen Bug Gerone bWarsaw OThe Hague Magdeburga Oder Ems HARZ MTS O Lodz Rotterdam Dortmund Essen Leipzig S Erfurt S A XONY Dresden Breslau ILE Lublin Antwerp THURINGIAN FOREST SI Brusselsege BELGIUM Cologne Kattowitz ORE MOUNTAINS Frankfurt Main Labe Prague Mainz Krakow Lemberg (L'viv) OLUXEMBOURG CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS OReims VerduOMetz BAVARIA REST Stuttgart Ostrassburg Dambe Tica Munich Vienna FRANCE Budapest Dijon Bern Zurich SWITZERLAND Kap AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE Saone ALPS Adige Loire Drave Maros Geneva Save OZagreb ghgne Lyono ITALY OTrieste DAS DEUTSCHE RE ICH Weimarer Republik " Drittes Rei ch 1919-1957 SCHWEDEN DÄNE MARK LITAUEN коРENЧАВENс Malmo Memel epese 020n OSTSEE Königiberg 43.192 8) Remburg Gdpi NORDSEE Ostpreußen Elbiag Stalsund Schleswig- Kolberg Rstfck Holstein Allenstein Mst Mecklenburg- Pommern SCHWERIN Schwerin Mstrelitz tadt OLDENBURvestadt Provinz Hannover Olden-n burg Branden- Pry. Sachsen in Gertwo BEXLIN Hannover ALLEDERLANDE Frankfurt Osnabrick Mincer CTMOID Braunsdchwe Magdbung DESSAU BRALNSCHWEIG - D burg POLEN Anhalt Provinz Bötingen Westfalen peelcor Halle Leipzig Watdeck Kaset Provinz Hessen- Nieder- endersh schlesien Sachsen DRESDEN WEIMAR Jrne Gera Thüringen restau 20.192 Oppeln Oberschl. BELGIEN Marbur Wetzlar ele Nassau chemmit Beathe gigchit Gleiwitzo A2 witz Hullsth tarkturt wieshadeno L schafentg Man SYwirzbg. rier- xembg O TSCHECHOSLOWAKEI wirsherg Saargebiet Rayorn Verdu eti 3 (1.3.195 S0 KARSRUHE Haneslad, Lübetk (1937 preußisch Regensburg de WürttembergS Schaumburg-lippe FRANKREICH atur N-St=Mertlenhirg-Strelitz Aogsburg Prefbung Colaar MONCHEY (landesteil Pyrmont/1921 preuBsch) _Grerze des Deutschen Reiche: 1921 Salzburg Grerze des Deutschen Reiches 1914 Abstimmungsjetiete (Prozen zanlen deutscher Stimmenanteil) ÖSTERRE CH Laut Vertreg von Versailles besetzte Gebiete LIECHTEN 1 Zone (bes. bis 1926) SCHWEIZ 3, Zene (hes, his 1210) logenirt Naca Apsciluss d Vertag: ven Versailes bes. Gebiete Sanktionea (1920-25) und franz ITALIEN Besetzung des Ruhrgebietes (1923-1925) SHS-STAAT - = Cstgrenze der entmlitaris erten Zone AR 1929 1UGOSLAWIEN the heighl n1 Nazi daminabon, 1911-1942 Furnpe Nazi Gemany Areas unrler Gernan andfnr Axs occupation Gea alies u-lellierenls. celand Detaken during Soviet 1941 winter-nffensive (Drilish-occupied] Allied-held areas Neulral counties Including de facto annexed/ incorporalcd torritorics land 5weden ocalanda Norway Saviet Union (I5SR) Neichskommissariat Germany Ustland Denmark Under Nilitary Administration TInited Kingdom Nether dands 2 Reichskonmissariat Ukrainc Ceneral Bohemia and MotaviaSlovakia. Hungary LICchtonalcan Switzerland Vichy Hrance Cieatia Muriaco Bulgaria Monternegro Turtey Potugal Vatican Cils Spain Greece Iuhsh occupied) liay Br-ос odecanase Lypius IBlai Tangicr Morocca Spain) Saud Trans- Nalta (Ruilainl Alacria (Vichy Franccl Jardan Tunisia Arobia Rheinprovinz Posen-WestpreaBea UNGARN Bratwurst
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Life, Tunisia, and Desert: This is the life in the desert, adventure, Tunisia

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Africa, Asian, and Beautiful: AREA km2 The Russia 17.098.242 11,50 Countries Top 100 True Size of Africa Canada 9.984.670 6.70 China 9.596.961 6,40 Area in square kilometers, Percentage of World Total Sources: Britannica, Wikipedia, Almanac 2010 United States 4 9.629.091 6,40 Brazil 8.514.877 5,70 A small contribution in the fight against rampant Immappancy, by Kai Krause 6 Australia 7.692.024 5.20 India 7 3.287.263 2,30 In addition to the well known social issues of illiteracy and innumeracy, there also should be such a concept as sufficient geographical knowledge. 8 Argentina Kazakhstan 2.780.400 2,00 NETHERLANDS "immappancy", meaning in 9 2.724.900 1,80 Sudan 10 2.505.813 1,70 BELGIUM Algeria Congo 11 2.381.741 1,60 12 2.344.858 1,60 Greenland 13 2.166.086 1.50 A survey with random American schoolkids let them guess the population and land area of their country Not entirely unexpected, but still rather unsettling, the majority chose "1-2 billion" and "largest in the world", respectively. Even with Asian and Eu- ropean college students, geographical esti- mates were often off by factors of 2-3. This is partly due to the highly distorted nature of the predominantly used mapping pro- jections (such as Mercator) 14 Saudi Arabia 2.149.690 1,40 Mexico 15 1.964.375 1,30 SWITZERLAND 16 Indonesia 1.860.360 1,30 17 Libya 1,759.540 1,20 1,10 18 Iran 1.628.750 FRANCE 19 Mongolia 1.564.100 1,10 20 Peru 1.285.216 0,86 Chad 21 1.284.000 0,86 GERMANY SPAIN 1.267. 22 Niger Angola 0,85 23 1.246.700 0,85 0,83 ITALY 24 Mali 1.240.192 South Africa 25 1.221.037 0.82 United States PORTUGAL 26 Colombia 0,76 1.141.748 27 Ethiopia Bolivia 1.104.300 0,74 28 1.098.581 0,74 Mauritania 29 1.025.520 0,69 Egypt 30 1,002,000 0.67 A particularly extreme example is the worldwide misjudgement of the true size of Africa. This single image tries to embody the massive scale, which is larger than the USA, China, India, Jарan and all of Europe - combined! 31 Tanzania 945.087 0.63 Nigeria 32 923.768 0.62 33 Venezuela 912.050 0,61 EASTERN Namibia 34 824.116 0,55 EUROPE Mozambique Pakistan 35 801.590 0,54 зе 796.095 0,53 Turkey 37 783.562 0,53 Chile 0.51 ЗЕ 756.102 UNITED STATES (with Alaska & Hawaii) Zambia Myanmar fg hanistan 752.612 0,51 0.45 40 676.578 41 652.090 0,44 Somalia 637.657 42 0.43 AREA 43 France 632.834 0,43 COUNTRY Europe C. African Rep 44 622.984 0.42 x 1000 km 0,4 45 Ukraine 603.500 46 Madagascar 587.041 0.39 USA 9.629 Botswana 0,39 582.000 INDIA 48 Kenya Yemen 580.367 0,39 China 9.573 49 527.968 0,35 50 Thailand 513.120 0,34 India 3.287 51 Spain Turkmenistan 505.992 0,34 52 488.100 0,33 Mexico 1.964 53 Cameroon 475.442 0,32 Papua New Guinea Uzbekistan 54 462.840 0,31 INDIA PART 2 1.285 447.400 0.30 Peru 55 56 Morocco 446.550 0.30 Sweden 441.370 0.30 57 France 633 Please note: 58 Iraq Paraguay 438.317 0,29 59 406.752 0 Spain 506 The graphical layout of this map is meant purely as a visualization to illustrate the fact: Africa is much larger than almost everyone assumes! 60 Zimbabwe 390.757 0,26 61 Japan Germany Rep ot. Congo 377.930 0,25 462 Papua New Guinea 62 357.114 0,24 Even totally blured outlines could have been used to make that point however the table at left is very accurate, citing: India CHINA 63 342.000 0,23 Sweden 441 64 Finland 338.419 0,23 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of countries and outlying territories by total area 65 Vietnam 331.212 0.22 Japan 378 66 Malaysia Norway Côte d'Ivoire 330.803 0,22 Note for instance that the figure in the table for the USA does include Alaska and Hawaii, but they are not even used in the map, as are a handful of other entries (such as Norway and Sweden). 67 323.802 0.22 Germany 357 68 322.463 0,22 Poland 69 312.685 0,21 CHINA Norway 324 70 Oman 309.500 0,21 PART 2 Italy Philippines Burkina Faso 71 301.336 0,20 The reason for this is that the map purposely uses the familiar shapes, as if you are 'moving pieces in Google Maps'. Because the mathemat- ically exact depiction, using equal area scaling, would be even more drastic, but would appear highly distorted. I chose to retain the com- 72 300.000 0,20 Italy 301 73 274.222 0,18 New Zealand 74 270.467 0,18 New Zealand 270 Ireland Gabon 75 267.668 0,18 Western Sahara 76 266.000 0,18 United Kingdom 243 monly known outlines and proportions to tell the story, even if this conservative size has 'left-over parts'. 77 Ecuador 256.369 0,20 Guinea 78 245.857 0,17 Nepal 147 United Kingdom Uganda Ghana 79 242.900 0.16 The small maps on the right are again the singular message: see some of the countries in direct relation to Africa, a view that is quite unfamiliar and rarely seen 80 241.038 0.16 Bangladesh 144 UK 81 238.539 0,16 Japan 82 Romania 238.391 0.16 Greece 132 83 Laos 236.800 0.16 Guyana 84 214.969 0.14 It is worth looking at Bucky Fullers maps or the Peters equal area proposals, among many other beautiful attempts to display geographi- cal information. Numerous other side-by-side comparisons have been made, this is by far not the first and hopefully not the last such map: someone should find the best fit of all puzzle pieces in a neutral projec- 85 Belarus 207.600 0.14 ТОTAL 30.102 86 Куrgyzstan Senegal Syria 199.951 0.13 87 196.722 0,13 88 185.180 0.12 AFRICA 30.221 89 Cambodia 181.035 0,12 Uruguay 90 176.215 0.12 tion. JAPAN 91 Suriname 163.820 0,11 Tunisia 92 163.610 0,11 Just for Reference: Until then, please do not take it all too literal (where is lbiza??) and simply take that one impression with you: Africa.... is immense. 37.930 93 Nepal Bangladesh Tajikistan Greece 147.181 0.10 The Surface of the MOON 94 143.998 0.10 95 143.100 0,10 131.957 0,09 Nicaragua 0,09 130.373 creative commonS 98 North Korea 120.538 0,08 No Rights Reserved This work is placed in the Public Domain Malawi 99 118.484 0,08 China 100 Eritrea 117.600 0,08 TOP 100 TOTAL 132.632.524 89,34 Correction of Pewds' latest video: most continents do in fact fit into Africa. Flat maps distort sizes of continents, causing Africa to look way smaller than it actually is.

Correction of Pewds' latest video: most continents do in fact fit into Africa. Flat maps distort sizes of continents, causing Africa to look...

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Belgium, England, and Spanish: r/TheMonkeysPavw Posted by u/17characterslong 6h I wish for any country that I mention by name to instantly become a brutal communist dictatorship Share Award 58 12 NEW COMMENTS ▼ Crosroad 21m United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Republic Dominican, Cuba, Carribean Greenland, El Salvador too. Puerto Rico Columbia, Venezuela Honduras, Guyana, and still, Guatemala, Bolivia, then Argentina And Ecuador, Chile, Brazil. Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua, Bermuda Bahamas, Tobago, San Juan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Surinam And French Guiana, Barbados, and Guam Norway, and Sweden, and Iceland, and Finland And Germany now one piece, Switzerland, Austria, Czechoslovakia Italy, Turkey, and Greece Poland, Romania, Scotland, Albania Ireland, Russia, Oman, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia Hungary, Cyprus, Iraq, and Iran. There's Syria, Lebanon, Israel Jordan Both Yemens, Kuwait, and Bahrain, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Portugal France, England, Denmark, and Spain India, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan Thailand, Nepal, and Bhutan, Kampuchea, Malaysia, then Bangladesh (Asia) And China, Korea, Japan Mongolia, Laos, and Tibet, Indonesia The Philippine Islands, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Sumatra, New Zealand Then Borneo, and Vietnam Tunisia, Morocco, Uganda, Angola Zimbabwe, Djibouti, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Swaziland, Gambia Guinea, Algeria, Ghana Burundi, Lesotho, and Malawi, Togo The Spanish Sahara is gone, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, and Liberia Egypt, Benin, and Gabon. Tanzania, Somalia, Kenya, and Mali Sierra Leone, and Algiers, Dahomey, Namibia, Senegal, Libya Cameroon, Congo, Zaire. Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar Rwanda, Mahore, and Cayman, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Yugoslavia... Crete, Mauritania Then Transylviania, Monaco, Liechtenstein Malta, and Palestine, Fiji, Australia, Sudan Reply 2 This is what Marx was for

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Belgium, England, and Spanish: r/TheMonkeysPavw Posted by u/17characterslong 6h I wish for any country that I mention by name to instantly become a brutal communist dictatorship Share Award 58 12 NEW COMMENTS ▼ Crosroad 21m United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Republic Dominican, Cuba, Carribean Greenland, El Salvador too. Puerto Rico Columbia, Venezuela Honduras, Guyana, and still, Guatemala, Bolivia, then Argentina And Ecuador, Chile, Brazil. Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua, Bermuda Bahamas, Tobago, San Juan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Surinam And French Guiana, Barbados, and Guam Norway, and Sweden, and Iceland, and Finland And Germany now one piece, Switzerland, Austria, Czechoslovakia Italy, Turkey, and Greece Poland, Romania, Scotland, Albania Ireland, Russia, Oman, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia Hungary, Cyprus, Iraq, and Iran. There's Syria, Lebanon, Israel Jordan Both Yemens, Kuwait, and Bahrain, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Portugal France, England, Denmark, and Spain India, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan Thailand, Nepal, and Bhutan, Kampuchea, Malaysia, then Bangladesh (Asia) And China, Korea, Japan Mongolia, Laos, and Tibet, Indonesia The Philippine Islands, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Sumatra, New Zealand Then Borneo, and Vietnam Tunisia, Morocco, Uganda, Angola Zimbabwe, Djibouti, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Swaziland, Gambia Guinea, Algeria, Ghana Burundi, Lesotho, and Malawi, Togo The Spanish Sahara is gone, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, and Liberia Egypt, Benin, and Gabon. Tanzania, Somalia, Kenya, and Mali Sierra Leone, and Algiers, Dahomey, Namibia, Senegal, Libya Cameroon, Congo, Zaire. Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar Rwanda, Mahore, and Cayman, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Yugoslavia... Crete, Mauritania Then Transylviania, Monaco, Liechtenstein Malta, and Palestine, Fiji, Australia, Sudan Reply 2 Stalin would be proud

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