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Tree cover of the Pyrenees
The Pyrenees are a mountain range that forms a natural border between Spain and France. Just like most other European mountain ranges, (...)
October 1, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Quotation marks in European languages
Map of quotation marks in European languages
We are all familiar with English quotation marks: “these” (double) and ‘these’ (single). The American style (and the prevalent style in (...)
September 24, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Official languages Europe
Official languages of European countries
Most European countries have just one official language. Some actually have none (which is the case of the United Kingdom, where English (...)
September 18, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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
Hundred in European languages
Evolution of “hundred” in Indo-European languages
Most European languages developed from a single language called Proto-Indo-European, spoken approximately from 4500 BC and 2500 BC (...)
August 20, 2018 – Jakub MarianLanguage learning

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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