World map of large urban areas in 2005
Map illustration to demonstrate the United Nations Population Division database, showing quantitative representation of point data through classified and colored circles.
The map is using the Wagner VII projection, with 10E as the central meridian.
ESRI ArcGIS, Global Mapper and Adobe Illustrator were used to prepare the map. The base map data was prepared from the Natural Earth Vector 1:110m distribution.
For more information, please refer to:
- Download and information about the database, under the resources section of this website.
- Raw data downloads, from World Urbanization Prospects, 2011 revision (United Nations Population Division).
- Natural Earth data downloads.
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