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ARCTIC OCEAN
Svalbard NORWAY Franz Josef Land Severnaya Zemlya New Siberian Islands Novaya Zemlya

ARCTIC OCEAN

On 9 July the Republic of South Sudan became the world’s newest country - instantly making the world’s atlases out of date. So here’s your new guide to the globe to pull out and keep

GREENLAND
DENMARK

EUROPE
Wrangel Is

ARCTIC CIRCLE US

Alaska

ICELAND Reykjavik

ARCTIC CIRCLE

ARCTIC CIRCLE

FINLAND
Faroe Islands DENMARK

NORWAY Oslo

SWEDEN Stockholm Helsinki Tallinn 25

RUSS I A N F E D E R AT I O N

CANADA

Ottawa

Saint Pierre & Miquelon FRANCE

People per square km 15,000+ 600 - 14,999 300 - 599 200 - 299 100 - 199 50 - 99 25 - 49 0.1-24 No data
Hawaii US Revillagigedo Islands MEXICO TROPIC OF CANCER Guadalupe Is MEXICO

UNITED
NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN

S TAT E S

Washington NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Bermuda UK

MEXICO
Havana Mexico City
THE BAHAMAS

Nassau

CUBA
HAITI

Cayman Is. UK JAMAICA BELIZE HONDURAS

G UAT E M A L A E L S A LVA D O R Clipperton FRANCE

NICARAGUA COSTA RICA

DOMINICAN REP Puerto Rico US Virgin Islands UK ST KITTS & NEVIS ANTIGUA & BARBUDA Montserrat Guadeloupe FRA. UK DOMINICA Martinique FRA. ST LUCIA BARBADOS GRENADA ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

Caracas
PANAMA

VENEZUELA
Bogotá

Coco Is COSTA RICA Malpelo Is COLOMBIA EQUATOR Galapagos Islands ECUADOR

G U YA N A SURINAME FRENCH GUIANA

COLOMBIA

ECUADOR PERU

Quito

K I R I BAT I
Tokelau NZ

Lima
American Samoa US Niue NZ French Polynesia FRANCE Cook Islands NEW ZEALAND TROPIC OF CAPRICORN Pitcairn UK

BRAZIL
La Paz Brasília

BOLIVIA
Sucre

PARAGUAY
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Easter Is CHILE I. Sala y Gómez CHILE San Félix Is San Ambrosio Is CHILE

Asunción

CHILE
Juan Fernández Islands CHILE

Riga 24 Moscow DENMARK Copenhagen 23 Vilnius Minsk UK Dublin Berlin POLAND Amsterdam Warsaw BELARUS 6 IRELAND London Astana GERMANY 5 Brussels Kiev 21 Prague Channel 20 UKRAINE Vienna Paris 4 Islands K A Z A K H S TA N Bratislava 7 22 Ulan Bator UK Budapest 18 Chisinau 19 FRANCE 3 Berne ROMANIA 17 MONGOLIA Belgrade Bucharest ITALY 16 15 14 2 BULGARIA 8 UZBEKISTAN Bishkek 12 1 26 Tbilisi Sofia 9 SPAIN KYRGYZSTAN 11 13 Rome Tashkent 28 Baku NORTH KOREA 10 Madrid PORTUGAL Ankara Yerevan 27 Azores Beijing Pyongyang TURKMENISTAN TAJIKISTAN Lisbon PORTUGAL Dushanbe TURKEY Athens Ashgabat JAPAN NORTH Seoul Tunis Gibraltar GREECE PACIFIC SOUTH KOREA MALTA UK Tokyo Algiers SYRIA IRAQ Kabul Tehran 29 OCEAN CHINA TUNISIA Rabat AFGHANISTAN 1 Beirut IRAN Baghdad Madeira Jerusalem Damascus Tripoli Islamabad MOROCCO Amman PORTUGAL 2 JORDAN Cairo New 3 Kuwait BHUTAN Canary Islands NEPAL Delhi PAKISTAN ALGERIA SAUDI SPAIN Thimphu Kathmandu ARABIA L I B YA EGYPT 4 Doha JAPAN WESTERN Taipei 6 5 BANGLADESH SAHARA Riyadh TROPIC OF CANCER TROPIC OF CANCER Abu Muscat TA I WA N Dacca Hong Kong Dhabi Macau INDIA BURMA OMAN Hanoi LAOS Naypyidaw MAURITANIA MALI Northern Mariana Is Vientiane SUDAN Nouakchott NIGER US Rangoon CAPE VERDE ERITREA YEMEN SENEGAL CHAD Khartoum THAILAND Manila Sanaa Asmara Dakar VIETNAM Praia Bangkok Bamako MARSHALL Guam Niamey GAMBIA Andaman BURKINA Socotra CAMBODIA ISLANDS Bissau N'Djamena Islands FASO Ougadougou PHILIPPINES YEMEN Addis DJIBOUTI GUINEA-BISSAU GUINEA Phnom INDIA BENIN N I G E R I A Ababa Conakry Penh SOMALIA Majuro GHANA Nicobar Freetown FEDERATED STATES IVORY Abuja SRI LANKA SOUTH Islands SIERRA LEONE ETHIOPIA OF MICRONESIA TOGO Ngerulmud COAST CENTRAL INDIA SUDAN Palikir Porto-Novo Monrovia Accra AFRICAN REP BRUNEI Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte Lome CAMEROON Juba LIBERIA Tarawa Kuala Lumpur Bangui Male Yamoussoukro Yaounde PALAU M A L AY S I A EQUATORIAL GUINEA Mogadishu UGANDA MALDIVES São Paulo SINGAP ORE KENYA EQUATOR SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE EQUATOR EQUATOR EQUATOR BRAZIL Libreville Kampala D E M O C R AT I C Borneo GABON Sumatra Yaren Nairobi RWANDA KIRIBATI REPUBLIC INDIAN NAURU CONGO BURUNDI Fernando de Noronha I N D O N E S I A OF THE OCEAN Brazzaville CHAGOS PAPUA NEW BRAZIL Victoria Kinshasa ARCHIPELAGO CONGO Dodoma SOLOMON Jakarta GUINEA UK DIEGO GARCIA Dar es Salaam ISLANDS Java UK TA N Z A N I A SEYCHELLES Ascension Dili Funafuti Luanda UK Port Honiara EAST Tokelau TUVALU Moresby Christmas Is COMOROS TIMOR NZ AUSTRALIA Moroni ANGOLA Cocos Islands Wallis & Mayotte SAMOA MALAWI AUSTRALIA Futuna FRANCE Apia Lilongwe ZAMBIA FRA. VANUATU Lusaka Saint Helena MIDDLE EAST MADAGASCAR UK Port Vila TONGA Suva 1 LEBANON Harare MOZAMBIQUE Antananarivo ZIMBABWE 2 ISRAEL & OCCUPIED FIJI NAMIBIA MAURITIUS Martin Vaz Islands Reunion Nuku'alofa New Caledonia BRAZIL PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES FRANCE FRANCE BOTSWANA Windhoek TROPIC OF CAPRICORN 3 KUWAIT Gaborone 4 BAHRAIN AUSTRALIA SOUTH SOUTH Maputo 5 QATAR Tshwane ATLANTIC PACIFIC SWAZILAND 6 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OCEAN OCEAN
LESOTHO

1 ANDORRA 2 MONACO 3 SWITZERLAND 4 LUXEMBOURG 5 BELGIUM 6 NETHERLANDS 7 LIECHTENSTEIN 8 SAN MARINO 9 VATICAN CITY 10 ALBANIA 11 MACEDONIA 12 KOSOVO 13 MONTENEGRO 14 SERBIA 15 BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

16 CROATIA 17 SLOVENIA 18 AUSTRIA 19 HUNGARY 20 SLOVAKIA 21 CZECH REPUBLIC 22 MOLDOVA 23 LITHUANIA 24 LATVIA 25 ESTONIA 26 GEORGIA 27 ARMENIA 28 AZERBAIJAN 29 CYPRUS

Santiago

About our map Showing a spherical planet on a flat piece of paper has troubled cartographers for centuries. We have used the Robinson projection, developed by Arthur Robinson in 1961 as a way of showing the entire world at once . The Mercator projection - first developed in

ARGENTINA

Montevideo Buenos Aires

U R U G U AY
Tristan da Cunha UK Gough UK

SOUTH AFRICA
Canberra
Amsterdam Is Saint Paul Is FRANCE

NEW ZEALAND
Wellington

1569 - is still used by many online mapping services, such as Google, but it does not represent the earth well on paper. You would not be able to use this map to navigate across the planet but it still represents one of the clearest ways of illustrating the globe
SOUTHERN OCEAN
ANTARCTIC CIRCLE

Prince Edward Islands SOUTH AFRICA Falkland Islands UK South Georgia UK South Sandwich Islands UK South Orkney Islands UK Bouvet NORWAY

Crozet Islands FRANCE Kerguelen Islands FRANCE Heard Island AUSTRALIA

SOUTHERN OCEAN
ANTARCTIC CIRCLE

A N TA RC T I C A

Republic of South Sudan
9 July, 2011

Newest countries
Kosovo (not fully recognised) 17 February 2008 Montenegro 21 May 2006 Russian Federation 25 December 1991 Kazakhstan 16 December 1991 Croatia 8 October 1991 Armenia 23 September 1991 Tajikistan 9 September 1991 Macedonia 8 September 1991 Uzbekistan 1 September 1991
All of these countries are recognised by the UN except for Kosovo, which is recognised by 76 out of 192 UN members

Biggest populations
China India US 1,347,565,000 1,241,492,000 313,085,000 242,326,000 Indonesia 196,655,000 Brazil 176,745,000 Pakistan 162,471,000 Nigeria 150,494,000 Bangladesh 142,836,000 Russia 126,497,000 Japan

Smallest populations
Vatican City 900 Tokelau 1,000 Niue 1,000 3,000 Falkland Islands 4,000 Saint Helena 6,000 Montserrat 6,000 Saint Pierre & Miquelon 10,000 Tuvalu 10,000 Nauru 13,000 Wallis & Futuna Islands

Most densely populated
People per square km Macao Monaco Singapore Hong Kong 7,125 6,721 19,213 16,406

The richest countries
Gross national income, $ per person, 2009 Monaco Liechtenstein Norway Luxembourg Switzerland Denmark Sweden $136,630 $84,640 $76,710 $65,430 $59,060 $48,840 $48,460 Netherlands Austria US $46,450 $46,360 $197,590

The poorest countries
Gross national income, $ per person, 2009 $150 Burundi $160 Dem Rep Congo $160 Liberia $290 Malawi $320 Eritrea $330 Ethiopia $340 Niger $340 Sierra Leone $360 Zimbabwe $370 Guinea

Where refugees come from
Refugees and people in refugee-like situations, 2010 Afghanistan Iraq Somalia 1,683,579 770,154 3,054,709

Where refugees go
Pakistan Iran Syria 1,900,621 1,073,366 1,005,472 594,269 Germany 450,915 Jordan 402,905 Kenya 347,939 Chad 300,986 China 264,574 US 238,150 UK

Population c.9.7m Population density c.15.7 Area 619,745 sq km Maternal mortality ratio 2,037 deaths per 100,000 live births - highest in the world Trained/skilled midwife attending births 5% Teenage pregnancies 204 per 1,000 females aged 15-19 HIV rate 7%
SOURCES: UN POP DIVISION, WORLD BANK, UNHCR GRAPHIC: JENNY RIDLEY, COPY & RESEARCH: SIMON ROGERS

Became a nation in November 1975. Occupied by Indonesia until 1999 and administered by the UN until 2002

East Timor 20 May 2002

476,693 Dem Rep Congo 415,670 Burma 395,577 Colombia 387,288 Sudan 338,698 Vietnam 222,460 Eritrea 184,602 China

3,105 Gibraltar 1,297 Malta 1,288 Bermuda 1,246 Bangladesh 1,041 Bahrain 1,031 Maldives

Palau 1 October 1994 Eritrea 24 May 1993 Slovakia 1 January 1993 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 March 1 1992

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