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The world’s population by longitude and latitude

Posted by / August 13, 2010

Where does most of the world’s population reside? Harvard grad student Bill Rankin decided to answer that question with a clever map that shows the population’s distribution by longitude and latitude. Ranking found that 88 percent of world’s population calls the Northern Hemisphere home and, on average, people live 24 degrees from the equator.



Full story at Geekosystem.

Grab your compass and read more about geography.

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