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Population Map

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:05:16 -0300 (CLST)

Finally found this again - no idea how I first came across it, but it's a
map that shows the world on a scale proportional to population.  In other
words, the biggest countries have the most people.

What surprised me, given the level of obsession with China these days, is
that India is about the same size.  What does that say about our relative
attitudes to China and India?  What does it say about the advantage (or
not) of democracy?

http://www.odt.org/pictureembed.htm

Andrew

PS And, with luck, the blog now has a pretty header

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