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Thank you. Finn Rindahl 21:31, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

Well, I gave the categories a go for Image:Chicago violent crime map.png, hopefully without error. --Peter Talk 14:53, 24 September 2007 (UTC)
Looks good, thanks ;o) Finn Rindahl 15:31, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

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File:World regional languages map.png[edit]

I think you should add Dutch.

You now have 11 world regional languages on your world regional languages map. I feel you should add Dutch to it (maybe combined with African)! Ischa1 (talk) 13:39, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

Hmm, for which countries? Netherlands, Belgium, and the relevant Caribbean nations would make sense, but would South Africa and Namibia? The yardstick I've been using is whether the language would be very useful for travel in a country. I know there would be the possibility to use it there, but have no idea whether a significant enough percentage of the populations there speak it (Afrikaans) for a traveler to realistically use Dutch as a lingua franca. It might be good to first solicit opinions at voy:Talk:Talk. --Peter Talk 19:00, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

Yeah, Dutch/Afrikaans makes sense, then we could also add South Africa and Namibia. I feel like we should add Dutch for these countries:

  • the Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • France (French Flanders)
  • Caribbean
  • Suriname
  • South Africa
  • Namibia
  • perhaps Indonesia

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JuTa 11:53, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

Whew, that's a big notice, but thanks for the reminder--I have now added the appropriate license info. --Peter Talk 16:47, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

Travel map of Arctic[edit]

Hey Peter! I was looking for a travel map of the Arctic to use on Wikivoyage. However I can't really find one which is usable (which is devided in in regions like all the other travel maps we have)! Can you create one for us? Thanks! Ischa1 (talk) 15:31, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

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