These 40 Maps Tell You (Mostly) Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know. And Very Quickly.

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Where Google Street View is Available

Ever wonder which side of the road different parts of the world drive on? How about what Pangea would look like with today’s international borders? What about where the TV remote is located? Well, this post has the answer to the first two questions and more–and they’re all in map form. For the remote, just check under the couch again.

Check out these maps and see if things make more sense to you!

Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System

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The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe)


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Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders

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McDonald’s Across the World

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Paid Maternal Leave Around the World

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The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country

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Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country

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Map of Time Zones in Antarctica


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Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day

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The World’s Busiest Air Routes in 2012

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Global Population Density

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Flag Map of the World

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Map of Alcohol Consumption Around the World

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Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country

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Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States

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US Map of the Highest Paid Public Employees by State

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World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898

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Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean

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Map of Countries with the Most Violations of Bribery

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World Map of Vegetation on Earth

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Average Age of First Sexual Intercourse by Country

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If the World’s Population Lived in One City

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The Number of Researchers per Million Inhabitants Around the World

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Worldwide Map of Oil Import And Export Flows

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The 7,000 Rivers that Feed into the Mississippi River

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World Map of the Different Writing Systems

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Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita

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The Economic Center of Gravity Since 1 AD

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The World Divided Into 7 Regions, Each with a Population of 1 Billion

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Earth’s Population by Latitude and Longitude

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Map of Contiguous United States Overlaid on the Moon

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Frequency of Lightning Strikes Throughout the World

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Overall Water Risk Around the World

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The Most Dangerous Areas in the World To Ship Due to Pirates

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Area Codes in Which Ludacris Claims to Have “Hoes”

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Where 2% of Australia’s Population Lives

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The Longest Straight Line You Can Sail on Earth (Pakistan to Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – 20000 miles)

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Map of Europe Showing Literal Chinese Translations for Country Names

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Reversed Map with Southern Hemisphere at Top of Map

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Where would we be without maps? Lost. Really, really lost.

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