The Puntland is a very poor state, little known to Westerners. Located on the tip of the Horn of Africa, it stemmed from the disintegration of Somalia since the early 1990s. This territory, which does not claim independence (unlike its western neighbor Somaliland) but autonomy in relation to the power of Mogadishu (capital of Somalia, in…
Abnormal temperatures by country (1900-2016)
Températures anormales par pays (1900-2016) By Antti Lipponen, data by NASA GISS
One day like the others in France
What happens in a day in France? Playful answer in statistics, thanks to this small video produced by INSEE, and entitled “A day like the others”. France – country facts
History of urbanization from -3700 to 2000
Here is an amazing video presenting the history of the urbanization of the world, from -3700 and its first cities, to the year 2000 and its giant megacities. World’s largest cities ranking Map of the world’s largest cities Monde – Histoire de l’urbanisation de -3700 à 2000
Geopolitical history of the world, in maps
After the geopolitical history of Europe in maps, here is the world version. A journey through history and borders, empires, conquests. A pretty impressive video!
Geopolitical history of Europe, in maps
Here is a very interesting video on the geopolitics of Europe in the course of history, through geographical maps. See how borders have evolved strongly between 1000 and 2000 only! See also the geopolitical history of the world in maps.