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How do I make a presentation that shows a world map where some countries are colored, in the Middle East and Africa.

asked 18 Oct '10, 13:26

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edited 19 Oct '10, 17:06

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What do you mean with "some countries are colored"? Do you want to use directly one the map renderers from Do you prefer to download the data and draw a map by yourself?

Please be more specific

(18 Oct '10, 15:00) temporalista

TileMill has a sample world map (based on OSM, I think) that you could use for this - it's named "Geography Class":

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answered 26 Jun '15, 08:28

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You can use for coloring maps of the countires.

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answered 24 Jun '15, 23:00

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What is the data source of this webservice? What licence is used for its output?

Is it related to OSM in any way? Couldn't find any hint.

(25 Jun '15, 16:33) stephan75

At a small scale, it is not possible to export the OSM data.

« Zone trop grande Cette zone est trop vaste pour être exportée comme données XML OpenStreetMap. Veuillez zoomer ou sélectionner une zone plus petite. »

Would it be possible to derive an OWM dataset, or Open World Map from the OSM data, by simplifying the geometry of features. The purpose would be thematic world maps. Right now, an alternate source of data DCW or vMap0 is quite old, and not up-to-date.

Of course, the process – including map generalization – would not be easy to design and maintain.

Are there other sources, like : - WikiMiniAtlas - Worldmapper (as referred in ) - World Maps Offline (as referred in )

Keywords : world map ; worldmap

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answered 03 Oct '12, 15:25

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edited 03 Oct '12, 15:25

For a simple map you could take a normal svg image from the internett like this one and use a vector imaging tool to change the colors.

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answered 18 Oct '10, 16:04

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