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Introduction

The map chart displays data on a map by country, continent, or federal state. Currently, there are four different maps available:

  • World
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • USA


Map Charts


Expected Data

The maps expect data in a two-column format, with the data label (e.g. country name) in the first column and the corresponding value in the second column (the column name itself does not matter), such as:


CountryGDP
Germany3863344
United Kingdom2743586
France2707074
Italy1988636


The map expects the following country names:


Aruba

Afghanistan

Angola

Anguilla

Albania

Åland

Andorra

United Arab Emirates

Argentina

Armenia

American Samoa

Ashmore and Cartier Is.

Fr. S. Antarctic Lands

Antigua and Barb.

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Burundi

Belgium

Benin

Burkina Faso

Bangladesh

Bulgaria

Bahrain

Bahamas

Bosnia and Herz.

St-Barthélemy

Belarus

Belize

Bermuda

Bolivia

Brazil

Barbados

Brunei

Bhutan

Botswana

Central African Rep.

Canada

Switzerland

Chile

China

Côte d'Ivoire

Cameroon

Dem. Rep. Congo

Congo

Cook Is.

Colombia

Comoros

Cabo Verde

Costa Rica

Cuba

Curaçao

Cayman Is.

N. Cyprus

Cyprus

Czechia

Germany

Djibouti

Dominica

Denmark

Dominican Rep.

Algeria

Ecuador

Egypt

Eritrea

Spain

Estonia

Ethiopia

Finland

Fiji

Falkland Is.

France

Faeroe Is.

Micronesia

Gabon

United Kingdom

Georgia

Guernsey

Ghana

Guinea

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau

Eq. Guinea

Greece

Grenada

Greenland

Guatemala

Guam

Guyana

Hong Kong

Heard I. and McDonald Is.

Honduras

Croatia

Haiti

Hungary

Indonesia

Isle of Man

India

Indian Ocean Ter.

Br. Indian Ocean Ter.

Ireland

Iran

Iraq

Iceland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Jersey

Jordan

Japan

Siachen Glacier

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kyrgyzstan

Cambodia

Kiribati

St. Kitts and Nevis

South Korea

Kosovo

Kuwait

Laos

Lebanon

Liberia

Libya

Saint Lucia

Liechtenstein

Sri Lanka

Lesotho

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Latvia

Macao

St-Martin

Morocco

Monaco

Moldova

Madagascar

Maldives

Mexico

Marshall Is.

Macedonia

Mali

Malta

Myanmar

Montenegro

Mongolia

N. Mariana Is.

Mozambique

Mauritania

Montserrat

Mauritius

Malawi

Malaysia

Namibia

New Caledonia

Niger

Norfolk Island

Nigeria

Nicaragua

Niue

Netherlands

Norway

Nepal

Nauru

New Zealand

Oman

Pakistan

Panama

Pitcairn Is.

Peru

Philippines

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Poland

Puerto Rico

North Korea

Portugal

Paraguay

Palestine

Fr. Polynesia

Qatar

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

W. Sahara

Saudi Arabia

Sudan

S. Sudan

Senegal

Singapore

S. Geo. and the Is.

Saint Helena

Solomon Is.

Sierra Leone

El Salvador

San Marino

Somaliland

Somalia

St. Pierre and Miquelon

Serbia

São Tomé and Principe

Suriname

Slovakia

Slovenia

Sweden

Swaziland

Sint Maarten

Seychelles

Syria

Turks and Caicos Is.

Chad

Togo

Thailand

Tajikistan

Turkmenistan

Timor-Leste

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Taiwan

Tanzania

Uganda

Ukraine

Uruguay

United States of America

Uzbekistan

Vatican

St. Vin. and Gren.

Venezuela

British Virgin Is.

U.S. Virgin Is.

Vietnam

Vanuatu

Wallis and Futuna Is.

Samoa

Yemen

South Africa

Zambia

Zimbabwe


The expected continent names are:


Africa

Asia

Europe

North America

Oceania

Seven seas (open ocean)

South America


The expected federal state names for Germany are:


Baden-Württemberg

Bayern

Berlin

Brandenburg

Bremen

Hamburg

Hessen

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Niedersachsen

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Rheinland-Pfalz

Saarland

Sachsen

Sachsen-Anhalt

Schleswig-Holstein

Thüringen


The expected federal state names for the USA are:


Alaska

Alabama

Arkansas

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Iowa

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Massachusetts

Maryland

Maine

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Mississippi

Montana

North Carolina

North Dakota

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

Nevada

New York

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Vermont

Washington

Wisconsin

West Virginia

Wyoming

In order to match your data label to the expected ones above, you can make use of Mappings.


Map Settings and Styling


The maps can be changed in Graph DesignerInput parametersSeriesMap:


Change Map


The data type, i.e. if the data is by country, continent, or federal state can be set in Graph Designer ➔ Input parameters ➔ SeriesData Type:


Set Map Data Type


You can change the coloring by selecting different colors in Graph DesignerInput parametersVisual RangeVisuals for RangeRange Coloring:


Change Range Coloring