9 Animated Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

The United States is 3.719 million square feet while Africa is 11.72 million square feet. Advertisement

Sometimes it's difficult to understand how large a country is based on square footage alone. Utilizing these nine maps, we've put countries and continents in a unique geographical perspective.

Produced by Sam Rega. Research by Christina Sterbenz and illustrations by Mike Nudelman.