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Google autocomplete for “Why does …” for European countries
When you start typing a search query into Google, it gives you suggestions based on what other people are searching for. The following map (...)
July 19, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Tourist arrivals in Europe
International tourist arrivals by country in Europe
Europe is by far the most popular destination of international tourists in the world: nearly 590 million people spent a night (or more) in (...)
June 28, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Articles in Esperanto
Esperanto is a constructed language based on European languages (mostly English and Romance languages with a few influences from other (...)
June 20, 2018 – Jakub MarianEsperanto
“Father” in European languages
It is probably not surprising that the English word “father” and German “Vater” share a common origin, but did you know that Irish and (...)
June 17, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Most commonly grown cereal by region in Europe
The map below shows exactly what the title suggests: the most commonly grown type of cereal by region (in 2016), based on the area covered (...)
June 14, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Population by country in Europe: Map
The map below shows the population of European countries in millions, based on data by the World Bank from 2016. Please note that high (...)
June 4, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
“Child” in European languages
The map below shows the word “child” (in the sense of a “young human being”) translated into various European languages. Words that share (...)
June 1, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Tree cover of the world
Over the course of the last few months, I published a series of maps showing the tree cover of various parts of the world, based on data (...)
May 28, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Vintage map of Italy
Vintage 3D map of Italy by Litografia Corbetta
The map below was published by Litografia Corbetta, a printing company that existed in Italy in the 19th century. I have created a (...)
May 23, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Origin of the word “kid”
The noun “kid” in contemporary English is mostly used to informally refer to a child, e.g. “she’s just a kid” or “only 90s kids will (...)
May 12, 2018 – Jakub MarianEnglish