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dog in European languages
“Dog” in European languages
The English word “dog” comes from Old English docga, the origin of which is uncertain. It eventually replaced Old English hund (cf. (...)
August 16, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments
Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments per capita by region in Europe
The map below shows the number of nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments (which includes hotels, holiday cottages, camping (...)
August 9, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Highest ever recorded temperature in Europe
Highest recorded temperature by country in Europe
The highest officially recorded temperature in the world is 56.7 °C (134 °F), which occurred on 10 July 1913 in Furnace Creek, (...)
August 2, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
year of opening of the first mcdonald's outlet in Europe
Year of opening of the first McDonald’s outlet by country in Europe
The first McDonald’s restaurant in Europe opened in 1971 in the Dutch city of Zaandam, closely followed by Munich in West Germany (also (...)
July 26, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
google autocomplete results for why does
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

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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
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