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English nouns that are only used in the plural
There are a few nouns in English that are only used in the plural. They may be confusing for English learners if the equivalent expression (...)
November 11, 2018 – Jakub MarianEnglish
Where are my followers?
My Facebook page has recently surpassed 20,000 likes. Of course, being a map maker, I wanted to see where my fans come from. Without (...)
August 23, 2018 – Jakub MarianBlog
Cigarette consumption by country in Europe
The Tobacco Atlas estimated the number of cigarettes an average person aged 15+ consumed in the year 2016, which is what the following map (...)
April 12, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Tree cover and urban areas of Africa
Tree cover and urban areas of Africa
The map below shows the percentage of land covered by tree canopy (based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010) together with (...)
April 9, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Tree cover and urban areas of South America
Tree cover and urban areas of South America
The map below shows the percentage of land covered by tree canopy (based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010) together with (...)
January 22, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Tree cover of north america
Tree cover and urban areas of North America
The map below shows the percentage of surface (green) covered by tree canopy (based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010) (...)
January 15, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Percentage of population living in capital metropolitan area
European countries by percentage of population living in the capital metropolitan area
The metropolitan area of a city is the city itself plus the area surrounding the city that is closely economically bound to the city. It (...)
December 10, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Percentage of forest area by region in Europe
The LUCAS survey by Eurostat provided a lot of insight into land cover in the EU (but unfortunately not in non-EU countries). As someone (...)
November 20, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Why the EF EPI rankings are not what you think
The English Proficiency Index (EPI) by EF Education First is a rating of countries according to (presumably) the average level of English (...)
December 4, 2016 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Are ‘lens’ and ‘lentil’ related?
Have you ever noticed that a lens looks like an oversized lentil? The fact that “lentil” and “lens” both begin with “len” is not a (...)
January 19, 2016 – Jakub MarianEnglish