- A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of Earth. World maps, because of their scale, must deal with the problem of projection. Maps rendered in two dimensions by necessity distort the display of the three-dimensional surface of the earth. While this is true of any map, these distortions reach extremes in a world map.
1 day ago · Denmark ( Danish: Danmark, pronounced [ˈtænmɑk] ( listen)) is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. European Denmark, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island.
5 hours ago · The Ming dynasty ( / mɪŋ / ), officially the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644 following the collapse of the Mongol -led Yuan dynasty. The Ming dynasty was the last imperial dynasty of China ruled by Han Chinese. Although the primary capital of Beijing fell in 1644 to a rebellion led by Li Zicheng (who established ...
1 day ago · Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, defined as either the U.S. Census Bureau's metropolitan statistical area (9.6 million people) or the combined statistical area (almost 10 million residents), often called Chicagoland. It is one of the 40 largest urban areas in the world .
5 hours ago · Islam ( / ˈɪslɑːm /; Arabic: اَلْإِسْلَامُ , romanized : al-’Islām, [ɪsˈlaːm] ( listen) "submission [to God]") is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1.9 billion followers, or 24.9% of the world's population, known as Muslims.
1 day ago · Income gini coefficient map according to the World Bank (2018). Higher Income Gini Index for a nation in this map implies more income inequality among its people. The United States has the highest level of income inequality in the Western world , according to a 2018 study by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.