Maps of Europe

Languages young Europeans want to learn
In its recent Flash Eurobarometer 466, the European commission asked a random sample of young EU citizens (aged 15–30) which languages (...)
December 3, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
1741 linguistic map of Europe, Asia, and Africa
Gottfried Hensel (1687–1765) was a German linguist. His book Synopsis Universae Philologiae, published in 1741, was an early work on (...)
November 28, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Evolution of the pronoun “I” in Indo-European languages
Most European languages developed from a single language called Proto-Indo-European, spoken approximately between 4500 BC and 2500 BC (...)
November 26, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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
“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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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
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
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

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lemon in European languages
“Lemon” in European languages
The English word “lemon” comes from Old French limon, which comes from Arabic laymūn or Ottoman Turkish limon, which in turn comes from (...)
October 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Europe Ortelius 1572
1572 map of Europe by Abraham Ortelius
The map below is a 1572 copy of a map of Europe created by Abraham Ortelius in 1571. I have digitally restored and remastered the map to (...)
October 4, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps