Comparing different countries’, continents’, and cities’ sizes with intriguing overlaid maps [10 pics]

December 11, 2013 | By Abraham | 4 comments

Did you know that Australia could fit inside Brazil (but just barely)? Or that the second smallest country in the world could fit in New York City 400 times?

The folks at Business Insider have created several simple but fascinating maps comparing the land area of various countries around the globe. Despite the fact that we wouldn’t usually think of any of these places together, when we see them on top of each other, we get a better sense of both…

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4 Comments

  1. Jean-Paul Gosselin says:

    It must have been done by an American because Canada ( the second largest country ) doesn’t figure in this. Those guys don’t even know that it exists. Oh well, what can I say? I hope that you all freeze this whole winter right down to the gulf of Mexico.

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