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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.

History map[edit]

Main gallery: Old maps.

related property: History of cartography

Early civilisation[edit]

Middle Ages[edit]


Late modern period[edit]

16th century

17th century

18th century

Type of map[edit]

Main category: Maps by type


Thematic map[edit]

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

related property: Thematic map

Pictorial map[edit]

Main category: Pictorial maps

related property: Pictorial map

Star chart[edit]

Main category: Astronomical maps

related property: Star chart

Related property[edit]

Maps by theme[edit]

Main category: Maps by theme

Maps by theme, the more general types[edit]

Maps by theme, more specific types[edit]

Map principles[edit]

Map usage[edit]

System-search.svgSee also: Technical drawing, Diagram#Use of diagrams and Chart#Use of charts.

21st century

Related property[edit]