Maps are fun, aren’t they? Well, not if you are reading just a boring old outline map. But what if there is a map detailing the most common last name in every country of the world? Or one that showed how Africa will supposedly look 10 million years from now? These are some of the unique and unusual maps we have featured here for you today. These fascinating maps provide a wealth of rare information and we are sure you will have a fun time reading them.
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1. Map of Africa’s borders if divided by languages and ethnicities
2. A detailed cross stitch Old World map
3. Hand-drawn world map of the world's borders
4. Hand-drawn map of China and neighboring countries with place names in Mandarin
5. Antarctica without ice
6. Mythical beasts of the United States of America
7. Children’s map of the world that only shows countries where smacking children is illegal
8. Countries by average age at first marriage
9. Africa, 10 Million years from now (based on current predictions and data)
10. Most common languages spoken at home in each US state other than English or Spanish
11. The word money in various European languages
12. A physical map of India at the Bharat Mata Temple, Varanasi, India
13. The Green Sahara (11000-5000 years ago)
14. First map of the world by Anaximander (Greek philosopher, who has been called the father of astronomy)
15. Most common last name in every country
16. World writing systems
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