11 Comparative maps create surprising size perspectives

11 Comparative maps create surprising size perspectives

When’s the last time you looked at a map?

You probably have a good concept of where each continent is located, but what about their size?

Business Insider set out to appeal to the senses while at the same provoking thought in this comparative series of recognizable landmasses set inside of one another.

Using contrasting color schemes and simple computer overlays, these 11 maps place countries on top of other countries providing us with a comparative perspective of the actual size of different geographical regions.

Did you know that Monaco can fit into New York City over 400 times!?

US in Russia
Italy in Alaska
Antarctica in America
South America Europe
Texas in Greenland
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