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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Black Sea Map

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The Black Sea is a body of water surrounding by land in Europe, Anatolia, and the Caucasus regions. Even though it is an inland sea, it does have a connection to the Mediterranean Sea and Aegean Sea through some straits. Another strait connects it to the Sea of Azov. That strait is called the Strait of Kerch. The countries that border the sea are Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine. There is also the breakaway state of Abkhazia, which considers itself independent but most of the world considers part of Georgia.

Because of the Black Sea`s important location, right between a number of strategically, economically, and politically important areas, it was an important crossroads in ancient times. Archaeological evidence shows very early settlement and trade in the area. For example, the oldest processed gold in the world was found in the area.

The surface area of the Black Sea is 436,000 square km, or 168,500 square miles.

Below you may find a Black Sea map for your reference.

Black Sea map showing cities and towns
Printable Black Sea Map
Map of Black Sea

Mediterranean Sea Map

The Mediterranean Sea is a a sea lying between North Africa to the south, and Europe to the north. Its eastern shores also border Western Asia (also known as the Middle East). It is often technically considered to be part of the Atlantic Ocean, but most people think of it in practical terms as a separate entity.

The Mediterranean has a surface area of approximately 2,500,000 square km - ot 970,000 square miles.

The climate of the region is typically hot dry summers, and mild rainy winters, without much of a distinct autumn or spring.

There are 21 countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including Turkey, Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Malta, Italy, Monaco, France, Spain, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. The Gaza Strip also borders the sea but is not fully sovereign. Some territories also border it, specifically Gibraltar (UK), Ceuta and Melilla (Spain), and Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK).

Here is a basic printable Mediterranean Sea map for your reference.

Printable Mediterranean Sea Map

This Mediterranean map is colorful and attractive and suits lots of different website designs.

This is an older scanned Mediterranean Sea map to print out and use.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Map of Caribbean

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To get a useful map of Caribbean Sea, please look down below.

The Caribbean is a region and group of islands which separate the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. This region is positioned between the southeastern portion of the United States, not far from the coast of Florida, and South America which lies to the south. To the West lies Mexico.

The region consists of over 7000 islands, cays, reefs, and islets. These islands are often referred to as the West Indies, which they were named because when Christopher Columbus arrived there in 1492 he though he had reached India.

The region can be subdivided into the Antilles, the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The area is considered to be part of North America when it comes to politics and international cooperation.

The population of the Caribbean is 39,169,962, and has a total land area of 2,754,000 square km.

Here is a map of Caribbean Sea and islands for your travels.

Map of Caribbean

This Caribbean Islands map has a lot of detail.
Printable Caribbean Sea map

The next Caribbean map is simpler and more easily printable.

Basic map of Caribbean Sea

Munich Metro Map

The Munich Metro system consists of two systems, the U Bahn and the S Bahn. The U Bahn stands for Untergrundbahn, meaning "subway" in German. S Bahn, on the other hand, stands for Schnellbahn, meaning suburban express train. These are trains that venture out of Munich into the residential bed communities of Munich. The two networks are interconnected in real terms, though technically separate systems.

This map below is a Munich S Bahn map that also shows the U Bahn.

Munich S bahn map with u bahn

This Munich subway map shows only the underground U bahn train lines.

Munich Subway map

Hopefully you find the above Munich Metro map downloadables useful for your purposes.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Cologne Map Germany

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Print out a Cologne map down below

Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany (number 1 being Berlin, number 2 being Hamburg, and number 3 being Munich), and has a population of 1,010,269 people. It is also the central focal point of the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, a densely populated conurbation with more than 10 million people living in it.

Cologne spans the Rhine River. The Rhine River is known to flood up over its banks, making Cologne the most flood-prone city in Europe. Various flood control measures have been put into place in Cologne, including flood walls (both permanent and mobile), forecasting and moitoring systems, water pumping stations, and the creation of floodplains and embankments. It is one of the warmest cities in Germany, with annual average annual high temperature being 14.5 °C.

Here is a simple and printable map of Cologne, Germany

Printable Cologne Map

The following Cologne map features icons representing famous landmarks and tourist attractions. These are, of course, not drawn to scale but they will help you navigate the city because as soon as you see the landmarks you will recognize them.

Cologne map Germany

Cologne is famous for its arts scene, hosting a large number of museuems and galleries. Art lovers and the culturally-inclined will enjoy Cologne both for its cultural scene and historical architecture.

Map of Munich

If you need a good map of Munich for your travels in Germany, then look no further.

With a population of 1.35 million, Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. It is the regional capital of Bavaria, located in southeastern Germany. It is known as M├╝nchen in German, a name that`s hard to pronounce for English speakers!

Munich is a popular city rated highly by expatriates. One of the things that makes it so liveable is its vast amounts of green space. Englischer Garten, near central Munich, is one of the world`s largest parks inside a city. It is even bigger than Central Park in New York City, with an area of 3.7 square km.

The city has a fairly mild continental climate, with warm but comfortable summers and moderately cold winters with lows below 0. Because it is so close to the Alps and it is at a fairly high altitude, it gets a lot of precipitation, with typically 10 or so days a month seeing precipitation.

Here is a good street map of Munich for your reference.

Good street map of Munich

This map of downtown Munich shows more detail that you may need.

Map of Munich city center

This map of Munich will increase in size when you click on it.

Detailed map of Munich city with landmarks

I hope the Munich Germany map files up above were useful. Have a look around and see what other maps we have on offer.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Hamburg Map Germany

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Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, after Berlin. It is, however, not the second largest metropolitan area in Germany. That honor goes to Frankfurt. In any case, the population of Hamburg is more than 1.8 million people. And the metro area has around 4.3 million, slighlty less than Frankfurt`s.

The city is a port city situated on a peninsula, with the North Sea to the west and the Baltic Sea to the east. The city exists the spot where the Rver Elbe, and the Alster and Bille, come together.

The city experiences an Oceanic climate, with mild weather and rare snowfall. In summer the high temperatures are in the lower 20 degrees centigrade, with in the winter the high temperatures hover in the range of 4 degrees centigrade. It is one of the wealthiest cities on the European continent, and is routinely rated among the most liveable cities in the world.

Please check out the Hamburg map files down below

Here is a detailed Hamburg map showing the major streets in the city

Hamburg Map Germany

This is a simpler printable Hamburg map to print out and use for reference while on the road.

Hamburg map for tourists

I trust that you found the above maps useful. Have a look around at the other categories and learn about some new destinations.

Berlin Wall Map

Below you can find a Berlin Wall map

At the end of World War II Berlin, the capital of Germany, was divided into four occupation zones, just as the entire country of Germany was. The Western countries` occupation zones (American, French, and British) were separated from the Russian occupation zone (East Berlin) by the Berlin Wall. The wall also encircled the Western section of the city to separate it from East Germany, making West Berlin a Western enclave inside East Germany. This meant that at times the only access to West Berlin was via the air.

The Berlin Wall was torn down in 1989 as the result of a non-violent revolution. Berlin and all of Germany were soon reunited afterwards.

Berlin Wall map with detail
Berlin Wall map showing American and Russian zones
Berlin Wall map showing occupation zones

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Berlin Metro Map

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You can find a good Berlin Subway map and metro map down below

The Berlin U-Bahn is the name of the subway metro system in Germany`s capital city Berlin. The "U" in U-Bahn comes from the word "Underground" which is typically how subways are referred to in Europe. The U-Bahn Berlin Metro began in 1902, and has grown to its present size with 173 stations located on 10 subway lines. Just look at the Berlin U Bahn map, it`s gigantic. Most of the system is found underground.

The U-Bahn is a perfect example of German efficiency in action, with trains every 2 to 5 minutes during the peak rush hours, and every 5 minutes even during the non-peak hours of the daytime, and every 10 minutes at night. Approximately 496 million passengers ride the U-Bahn in a given year. It is therefore the busiest metro system in Germany and one of the biggest in Europe.

Here is a Berlin metro map to aid you in your travels and use of public transportation in Berlin city.

Berlin Subway map

This Berlin metro map will be useful in helping you navigate the maze-like metro system in Germany`s capital city.

Berlin Metro map

Here is a good printable Berlin Underground map

Printable Berlin Underground Map

Map of Berlin

If you look down below you`ll find a useful map of Berlin or two

Berlin is the capital city of Germany a well as its principal city and metropolitan area. Berlin is also the name of one of Germany`s 16 states. The city proper has a population of 3.45 million people, while the metropolitan region has more than 4.4 million residents.

Nature lovers will enjoy Berlin since it is filled with green space like forests, gardens, parks, rivers, and ponds. Such green space takes up approximately one third of the city`s land area.

Berlin is one of the world`s cultural centers, with a history stemming back to the 13th century. It is home to world-renowned universities, research facilities, musical orchestras, world class museums,and everything else you could expect from a world cultural center.

Here is a basic map of Berlin

Map of Berlin city in Germany

This is a map of Berlin`s major roads and highways

German map Berlin city

Here is an additional map of Berlin showing the city`s districts

Map of Berlin and its Districts

Friday, November 25, 2011

Frankfurt Airport Map

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The Frankfurt airport map files are down at the bottom

Frankfurt airport is a gigantic international airport located in Frankfurt, Germany. It is the busiest airport in Germany, the third busiest in Europe after London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. It is the ninth busiest airport in the world. Frankfurt city is not the largest city in Germany, it is in fact only the fifth largest city. But the airport has carved out a niche as an international transit hub, with countless international passengers transiting through Frankfurt. I myself have been to Frankfurt airport numerous times though I have never been to Frankfurt city. The airport serves 298 destinations in 110 countries, and carried 53 million passengers in 2010.

Despite the fact that Frankfurt city is not a massive city, the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main metropolitan region is the second largest in the country. And its central location in a densely populated megalopolis (basically an ongoing belt of cities and towns that blend into each other for a very long distance) means that numerous other metropolitan areas are within driving distance. Cologne, for example, is around 2 hours away by car, as are the Ruhr Area and Stuttgart.

Here are two Frankfurt airport map files that show the airport`s general outline

Frankfurt Airport Map
Basic printable Frankfurt airport map

This third map if the official Frankfurt Airport map showing the layout of terminals 1 and 2

Official Frankfurt airport map

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Nice France Map

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Look down below to find a Nice France map to aid you in your travels

Nice is a city in the southeastern part of France, in the Provence region and in the vicinity of Italy and Monaco. It is the fifth largest city in France with a city population of 348,721 and a metropolitan population of around 955,000. It is thought to be one of the oldest places of human inhabitance in Europe.

The climate of Nice is, as you may expect, a typical Mediterranean climate with a long, warm, and dry summer that lasts as long as six months. The winters are wet and mild, certainly not beach weather most of the time, but pleasant and comfortable.

One of the most famous attractions in Nice is the Promenade des Anglais. The promenade was built by beggars who migrated to Nice to avoid a harsh winter up north. The English vacationers in Nice employed these beggars to build the promenade along the waterfront.

Here is a basic Nice, France map that you can print out

Simple printable Nice France map

Here is a somewhat more detailed but useful map of Nice, France. It features some icons of famous landmarks that can help you find your way around the city.
More detailed Map of Nice, France

Here`s another great, detailed Nice, France map to use for your reference and trip preparation. It doesn`t feature the useful icons of landmarks like the above map does, but this one is a little less cluttered because those icons obviously are not drawn to scale.

Great tourist map of Nice, France

Hopefully you could find a good Nice, France map that you found useful. Be sure to check out our other map categories before you go!

Brittany France Map

Down below you can find a Brittany France map for your reference

Brittany, France (or Bretagne as it is referred to in French) is a administrative region in the northwestern section of France. It is sometimes referred to as Lesser Britan or Little Britain, and is categorized as a Celtic nation. Brittany became a province of France in 1532.

Brittany is located on a big peninsula, with the English channel to the north, and the Bay of Biscay to the south. The population of the region is 4,365,000, with the largest city of Nantes having a metropolitan population of 711,120. The total land mass of the region is 34,023 km2.

Here`s a detailed Brittany France map with all the towns and cities

Brittany France map

This is a map of Brittany, France showing all the sub-regions

Brittany France map with sub-regions

Here`s a Brittany, France map showing the roads and highways

Brittany France map of roads and highways

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Black Forest Germany Map

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A Black Forest Germany Map of two can be found down at the bottom of the page.

The Black Forest is wooded mountainous area, in southwestern Germany, in the region of Baden-W├╝rttemberg. The Rhine Valley lies to the west and to the south. The area has a land mass of 12,000 square km, or 4,600 square miles, stretching 200 km or 120 miles in length, and being approximately 60 km or 37 miles in width.

The area is referred to as the Black Forest because of the dense presence of conifers that block the sun out of the forest for the most part, creating an eery dark effect. The Romans were the first to give it its name, calling it Silva Nigra which means "Black Forest" in Latin.

Here is a Black Forest Germany map showing the major roads and highways

Black Forest Germany map of roads and highways

Here is a basic and printable Black Forest map for your reference
Simple printable Black Forest Germany map

Provence France Map

If you are looking for a Provence France map, you can check out the ones below and hopefully find something suitable for your use.

Provence is an area in the southeastern part of France, bordering the Mediterranean and near Italy (though not bordering Italy). It is not an administrative region in and of itself, but is rather a part of the official administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d`Azur.

Provence has a typical Mediterranean climate of warm, dry summers and mild wet winters, seeing little snowfall. It is a region of gorgeous landscapes and architecture, and is famous as a wine-making region.

Printable Provence France map

Printable map of Provence France

Topographic Provence France map

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Map of Paris France

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Do you need a map of Paris France? You can choose one down below.

Paris, France is the large city in the country as well as its capital city. The city itself has a population of 2,211,297 people, but if you include the entire metropolitan area the population rises to 12,089,098, making it a huge metropolis indeed. Paris is one of those cities where you can explore forever and still have lots of new things to discover.

Paris was the largest city in the world between the 16th and 19th centuries, and was the largest in the Western World for around one thousand years.

Over the course of a year, Paris can be said to have a mild oceanic climate, with pleasantly warm summers. In the winters, clear and sunny weather is uncommon, and daytime temperatures are generally above freezing but night time temperatures can drop below zero resulting in frost, and the occasionally light dusting of snow.

This Paris France map is rather huge and detailed. With this you should definitely be able to find your way around.

Big map of Paris France

Here is a Map of the Paris metro subway system. It`s one hell of a confusing system so hopefully this map will help you navigate the labrynth!

This is a subway metro map of Paris France

The following is a low resolution version of a Paris France map from You can buy a high resolution version from their website if this one is insufficient.

Low resolution map of Paris, France

Map of Spain and France

Please find a map of Spain and France down below.

As you probably know, Spain and France are both countries in Western Europe and members of the European Union. They are more or less the same size, with Spain being 504,782 square km, or194,897 square miles; and France being 547,030 square kilometres, or 211,209 square miles. They share a land border of 623 km.

There is some cultural and linguistic overlap between the two countries, with French being spoken in some border areas of Spain. Additionally, the Basque region spans both countries, featuring its own culture and language, the Basque language. Though there are actually widely differeing Basque dialects and cultural characteristics.

Here is a map of Spain and France showing the sub-regions of each country.

Map of Spain and France and sub-regions

Here is a simple, printable map of France and Spain for you to make good use of

Map of Spain and France printable basic

Arabian Sea Map

If you need an Arabian Sea map, you can find one down below.

The Arabian Sea, known as Bahr al Arab in Arabic, is a northern section of the Indian Ocean that lies between the Arabian peninsula to its west, India to the east, Pakistan and Iran to the north, and part of the Horn of Africa to the southwest. There are seven countries that have coastal areas on the Arabian Sea, specifically: Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Pakistan, India, and Maldives.

The total area of water that the sea takes up (in surface area rather than in volume) is 3,862,000 km2 - or 1,491,130 sq miles. The sea actually has two braches, one being the Gulf of Aden; the other, the Gulf of Oman, which connects with the Persian Gulf. On the Indian coast, the gulfs of Cambay and Kutch also exist.

This Arabian Sea map shows the sea itself as well as the surrounding countries in the Middle East and South Asia.

Arabian Sea map

In this Arabian Sea map you can see the precise boundaries of where the sea is demarcated.

Arabian sea map with exact boundaries

Monday, November 21, 2011

East Germany Map

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Please look down below for an East Germany map

East Germany, officially known as the German Democratic Republic or GDR, was a socialist country that arose in the areas of Germany occupied by the USSR after World War II. The state was declared in 1949.

Existing in the northeastern section of pre-WWII Germany, East Germany occpuied an area of 107,771 square km, or 41,610 square miles. It was bordered by Czechoslovakia to the south, West Germany in the south and west, Poland to the east, and the Baltic Sea to the north.

The German capital city of Berlin was located inside East Germany, but an Ally-occupied enclave existed in West Berlin, effectively cutting the city in two, with the Berlin Wall separating them. The Communist government was overthrown in the revolution of 1989, with the Berlin Wall being torn down seen by the world as a symbol of the triumph of democracy.

This first East Germany map is quite an old one showing all the roads and highways in the country.

Old East Germany Map showing roads and highways

Here is a map of West and East Germany that clearly indicates all the major cities and towns.

West and East Germany map with cities

This West and East Germany map is simple and printable, showing the various administrative regions.

Simple WEt Germany East Germany map showing administrative regions

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