These 54 Maps Will Teach You More About The World Than You Ever Learned In School

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Visually stunning infographics and maps are probably one of the best ways we can pick up information. I’d take that over boring texts any day!

This collection of 54 maps will show you which countries are best for babies, the most and least crowded places, and even what the world looked like 300 million years ago. I guarantee you will learn something new by the end of this post.

1. World Map Of National IQ Scores

World Map Of National IQ Scores
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2. Countries Where Homosexuality Is A Crime

Countries Where Homosexuality Is A Crime
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3. Drought Risk Around The World

Drought Risk Around The World
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4. Educational Backgrounds Of World Leaders

Educational Backgrounds Of World Leaders
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5. Freedom Of Press By Country

Freedom Of Press By Country
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6. The Only 22 Countries In The World Britain Has Not Invaded

The Only 22 Countries In The World Britain Has Not Invaded
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Note: Sao Tome and Principe are not shown.

7. The World Divided Into 7 Regions Each With A Population Of 1 Billion

The World Divided Into 7 Regions Each With A Population Of 1 Billion
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8. Where 2 Percent Of Australia’s Population Lives

Where 2 Percent Of Australia's Population Lives
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9. World Happiness Map

World Happiness Map
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10. World Map Of Earthquakes Since 1898

World Map Of Earthquakes Since 1898
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11. Frequency Of Lightning Strikes Throughout The World

Frequency Of Lightning Strikes Throughout The World
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12. Countries That Do Not Use The Metric System

Countries That Do Not Use The Metric System
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13. World Map Of The Different Writing Systems

World Map Of The Different Writing Systems
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14. World's Population By Latitude And Longitude

World's Population By Latitude And Longitude
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15. Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita

Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita
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16. Worldwide Driving Orientation By Country

Worldwide Driving Orientation By Country
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17. Worldwide Internet Usage Based On Time Of Day

Worldwide Internet Usage Based On Time Of Day
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18. If The World’s Population Lived In One City

If The World's Population Lived In One City
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19. World's Hottest And Sexiest Women By Country

World's Hottest And Sexiest Women By Country
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20. Most Attractive Citizens In Europe By Country (According to Reddit survey)

Most Attractive Citizens In Europe By Country
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21. Map Of Alcohol Consumption Around The World

Worldwide Annual Alcohol Consumption Per Capita
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22. Map Of Alcoholic Drink Popularity By Country

Map Of Alcoholic Drink Popularity By Country
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23. Cigarettes Smoked Per Person

Cigarettes Smoked Per Person
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24. Best And Worst Countries To Be Born

Map Of Best And Worst Countries To Be Born
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25. Paid Maternity Leave Around The World

Paid Maternal Leave Around The World
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26. Map Of Total Fertility Rate

Map Of Total Fertility Rate
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27. Map Of Countries Most And Least Welcoming To Foreigners

Map Of Countries Most And Least Welcoming To Foreigners
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28. Greatest And Lowest Racial Tolerance By Country

Greatest And Lowest Racial Tolerance By Country
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29. Map Of Countries With The Most Violations Of Bribery

Map Of Countries With The Most Violations Of Bribery
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30. Map Of Supercontinent Pangea 200-300 Million Years Ago With Current International Borders

Map Of Supercontinent Pangea 200-300 Million Years Ago With Current International Borders
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Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. It began to break apart around 200 million years ago. The single global ocean which surrounded Pangaea is accordingly named Panthalassa.

31. Most Popular Surnames In The United States

Map Of The Most Popular Surnames In The United States
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32. Most Common Surnames In Europe By Country

Most Common Surnames In Europe By Country
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33. Map Of Vegetation On Earth

Map Of Vegetation On Earth
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34. McDonald’s Restaurants Across The World

McDonald's Restaurants Across The World
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35. Monarchies In The World

Monarchies In The World
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36. More People Live Inside This Circle Than Outside Of It

More People Live Inside This Circle Than Outside Of It
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37. Most Dangerous Areas In The World To Ship Due To Pirates

Most Dangerous Areas In The World To Ship Due To Pirates
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38. Most Photographed Places In The World

Most Photographed Places In The World
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39. Most Popular Sports In The World

Most Popular Sports In The World
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40. Obesity Around The World

Obesity Around The World
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41. Red Hair Map Of Europe

Red Hair Map Of Europe
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42. Reversed Map With Southern Hemisphere At Top Of Map (Because Position Of North Is Arbitrary)

Reversed Map With Southern Hemisphere At Top Of Map (Because Position Of North Is Arbitrary)
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43. The Most Famous Brand From Each State In The US

The Most Famous Brand From Each State In The US
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44. Worldwide Map Of Oil Import And Export Flows

Worldwide Map Of Oil Import And Export Flows
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45. Average Age Of First Sexual Intercourse By Country

Average Age Of First Sexual Intercourse By Country
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46. Average Breast Sizes By Country

Average Breast Sizes By Country
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47. Average Penis Sizes By Country

Average Penis Sizes By Country
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48. Google Autocomplete Results For US States

Google Autocomplete Results For US States
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49. Google Autocomplete Results For European Countries

Google Autocomplete Results For European Countries
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50. Google Autocomplete Results For Asian Countries

Google Autocomplete Results For Asian Countries
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51. The World According To Murder

The World According To Murder
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These are the most dangerous cities in the world.

52. Highest-Paid U.S. Public Employees By State

Highest-Paid U.S. Public Employees By State
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53. Women In The Boardroom By Country

Women In The Boardroom By Country
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54. If US Cities Had Kept Their Original Names

If US Cities Had Kept Their Original Names
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If you learned something new about the world, share this collection of maps with others so that they will learn too.

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