Author: Jakub Marian

Railway track gauges in Europe
Track gauge by country in Europe
“Track gauge” is the perpendicular distance between the inner faces of the two rails of a railway. Just like with many other things, it (...)
November 22, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Forests of North America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows the two different types of forests in North (...)
November 19, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
What is real GDP and GDP growth?
Politicians and economist always keep talking about gross domestic product (or GDP for short). But what is GDP and why does everybody seem (...)
November 15, 2018 – Jakub MarianEconomics
“Tea” in European Languages (map)
Did you know that “tea” is either “te” or “cha(i)” in almost all languages in the world? Both names originally come from Chinese 茶, (...)
November 12, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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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

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Number of top-ranked universities by country in Europe
Times Higher Education regularly publishes World University Rankings, which is a list of more than 1,250 of some of the best universities (...)
November 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Land cover of South America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
November 5, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Forests of Europe Map
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows the two different types of forests in Europe: dark (...)
October 29, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Land cover of North America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
October 24, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Largest city by country in Europe
The map below shows the most populous cities of European countries. The most populous city is almost always the capital, with four (...)
October 16, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps