Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Collection of Thematic Maps for 175 Countries

Under a government contract, World Trade Press, the parent company of, has developed an extensive collection of thematic maps for 175 countries. These maps are now available at their central map resource,

The maps include population density, annual rainfall, temperature and “natural earth” maps for 175 countries, and complement the existing collection of outline and political maps. offers all of their map inventory as either vector based (Adobe Illustrator) digital files and as PDF files, both available for immediate download, or as poster style prints in several stock sizes as well as custom options. No other map source offers such a wide selection of thematic maps for virtually any country, and offers them in so many different formats.

“Our goal is to become “the” single source for thematic country maps on the internet.” Says Edward G. Hinkelman, Publisher and CEO. “These maps represent a significant step toward that goal.”



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