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Population Maps That Gave Us An Entirely New Perspective Of The World

August 4, 2020 10.0k votes 2.2k voters 85.7k views23 items

List RulesVote up the population maps that make you see the world differently.

Oftentimes, the image we have of the world is skewed by where we grew up, what we learned in school, and how extensive our travels have been. Factoring in the incomprehensible number of people alive on Earth, it's not surprising that many people can't wrap their heads around how heavily each state, country, and continent are populated. Thankfully, some graphic designers have put together population maps that help others visualize just how massively inhabited some parts of the world are. 

Vote up the world population density maps that surprise you.

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    Population Density Map Of Europe That Shows Spain's Sparse Population

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    Australia's Density Map Highlighting Perth's Isolation

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    The One That Shows An Area With 'No Permanent Population'

    The One That Shows An Area With 'No Permanent Population'
    Photo: u/a_Tree6 / Reddit
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    Global Population 3D Spike Map That Shows Just How Populated India Is

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