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The Global Population Density in 3D

Today almost 8 billion people live on Earth. But the population is very unevenly distributed. These maps clearly explain the irregular distribution of Homo sapiens on Earth.


These maps were designed by Alasdair Rae, using population density data. The height of every bar describes the number of people being in any one square kilometer.
On the maps, population data in different territories of our planet is mapped as population towers.
Europe
With 42 people per km2, England is densely populated compared to most other countries of the continent. But it’s not as densely populated as the Netherlands, where 506 people live per km2.

North AmericaMexico City has the most populous urban area in North America, followed by New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

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