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A medieval depiction of the Ecumene (1482, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver), constructed after the coordinates in Ptolemy's Geography and using his second map projection

A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes.

Historical map

Main gallery: Old maps.

related property: History of cartography

Early civilisation


Middle Ages




Late modern period


16th century

17th century

18th century

Type of map

Main category: Maps by type



Thematic map

Main categories: Cartograms, Choropleth maps, Dot maps, and Flow maps

related property: Thematic map

Pictorial map

Main category: Pictorial maps

related property: Pictorial map

Star chart

Main category: Astronomical maps

related property: Star chart


Maps by theme

Main category: Maps by theme

Maps by theme, the more general types


Maps by theme, more specific types


Map principles


Map usage

See also: Technical drawing, Diagram#Use of diagrams and Chart#Use of charts.

21st century



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