When leaving school we probably think we know enough about the world and maps, but sometimes school doesn't teach us little interesting facts about other countries. Sure you would know where countries are located like America, Australia or United Kingdom, but do they give you a larger understanding of the world we live in? In today's post we've gathered 41 Maps They Didn't Teach You At School, these maps are very informative and cover to pretty interesting facts.

Maps are a natural way to represent geographical data. Time and space can be depicted through the use of flow maps. Line strokes are used with various widths and colors to help encode information. Choropleth maps, which encode data through color and geographical region, are also commonly used. Graduated symbol maps are another method to represent geographical data.

Take a look at these interesting Maps They Didn't Teach You At School and widen your knowledge of the world we live in! Featuring interesting topics like Alcohol Consuption, Birth Rate and IQ Rates.

 

If US Cities Had Kept Their Original Names

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Every country England has ever invaded. There are only 22 countries in the world that the British haven’t invaded

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North American According to the USA

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How much snow it takes to close schools in North America

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Time Zones in Antarctica

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Africa is BIG!

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Map of the Earth With Mercator Projection Using a Different Centerpoint

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The most famous brand from each state

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Lightning Intensity Map

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World map of penis size

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Map of the Most Popular Surnames in the United States

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A map of the most common surnames in Europe

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Countries with McDonald’s

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A map with the word for 'beer' in every country in Europe

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World’s Population Concentrated in One City

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The most consumed alcoholic beverage by country

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Different Alphabets Around the World

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Map of World Press Freedom in 2012

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Map of the World in Proportion to Population

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A map of every McDonald's restaurant in the US

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Total Fertility Rate Map

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Map of the internet in 1969

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World Map of Social Networks 2009 vs 2012

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7 Deadly Sins Map

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United States According to Autocomplete

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European Citizens Who Drink the Most

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Map Of Most Attractive Citizens in Europe

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Prevalence of Obesity

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Worldwide Driving Orientation

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A World Map that Inverts Land and Sea

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World Map of National IQ Scores

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Map of Countries Most and Least Welcoming to Foreigners

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Map of Countries Officially Not Using the Metric System

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Most Used Web Browser World Map (2012)

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The World According to Americans

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Political World Map as Pangea 200-300 Million Years Ago

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Breast Sizes Relating to Countries

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Most Popular Sports in the World

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Red Hair Map of Europe

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