A Simple But Effective Data Visualization Breaking Down the Size of the World’s Countries by Area

Country Size

London-based computer scientist Jason Davies has created a simple but effective data visualization of the world’s countries (as well as Antarctica) broken down by land size–minus inland bodies of water. The list really puts things into perspective, from the Russian Federation, which is larger than Antarctica, to the tiny Western European speck that is Luxembourg.

image via Jason Davies

via The Presurfer

Brian Heater
Brian Heater