17 Most Beautiful Maps Of Africa

Map Of Africa On Pinterest By Pinterest User Lilli 2

Do You Know The True Size Of The Map Of Africa?

We often think of a map as a realistic representation of the real physical world, but in contrast it is merely a neat and idealistic drawing of borders in what are often messy places with no visible demarcations on the ground.

The map of Africa that exists today is a legacy of nineteenth century colonialism.

 

Maps Of Africa The True Size Of Africa 20 Most Beautiful Maps Of Africa By Simba At AfroSouk Dot Com
Africa is a HUGE continent. The true map of Africa could fit in China, the USA, United Kingdom, Western Europe, India, Argentina, Scandinavia and still have space. Source: Matador Network

These maps of Africa, drawn up by a small group of western cartographers, symbolically reinforced Europeans’ sense of control over their mapped territories and subjects, but they didn’t betray much in the way of real information. Though they would have been seen as objective and impartial at the time, in retrospect it is clear how subjective, ideologically driven, and, in many ways, fantastical they were.

Now that you know the true size of the map of Africa why don’t we admire 17 most beautiful maps of Africa on the internet today.

 

#1 Africa Satelite Image From Geology.com

Africa satellite image from Geology.com
Africa satellite image from Geology.com

 

#2 Africa Musical Map By All Around This World.

All-Around-This-World-Africa-Musical-Map At AfroSouk from All Around This World Dot Com
Africa Musical Ma. Musical Instruments From Africa. From allaroundthisworld.com

 

#3 Tarzan’s Africa

Tarzans Map Of Africa At AfroSouk From ERBZine
Tarzan’s Map Of Africa. Source: Erbzine

 

#4 Watercolor Map Of Africa

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Africa Map Poster. Source: Atlanticslsc,com

 

#5 Behold The Physical Wall Map Of Africa

Physical Wall Map Of Africa From Reddit User AJGloe
Physical Wall Art Of Africa. By Reddit User AJGloe

 

#6 Japanese Map Of Africa, 1869 Submitted ByΒ AJGloe

Japanese Map of Africa By Reddit User AJGloe
Japanese Version Of Africa Back in The 19th Century.

 

#7 Abraham Ortellius’ Map Depicting A Sea Battle And Sea Monsters

Abraham Ortellius Map Depicting A Sea Battle And Sea Monsters Around Africa At AfroSouk dot com
Map Published By Abraham Ortellius in 1599

 

#8 1595 Version Of Africa

1595 Map of Africa submitted to Reddit by AJGloe
1595 Map of Africa submitted to Reddit by AJGloe

 

#9 Etymological Map Of Africa (By Virble)

Etymological Map Of Africa Submitted To Reddit By Virble At AfroSouk dot Com
The continent Africa is named for the Afri People who lived in the area of Carthage (current day Tunisia) during roman times

 

#10Β  3D Topographic Wood Map Of Africa

3D Topographic Wood Map Of Africa By Reddit User Arunk4444
3D Topographic Wood Map Of Africa by Arunk4444 of Reddit.

 

#11 Art By Daniel Janda

African Art Map By Instagram User Daniel Janda
Map of Africa by Instagram User Daniel Janda

 

#12 The Beautiful Continent Of Africa By Wild Minds

The Beautiful Continent Of Africa
You cannot help but fall in love with this map of Africa

 

#13 Lego Africa

Lego world map of Africa from flickr
African Map As Lego

 

#14 Afrika!

Afrika Map
Africa Map on Pinterest by Pinterest user Lilli

 

#15Β  Safari Map of Africa

Safari Map Of Africa In Pinterest By The Safaribook dot com

 

#16 Know Your Roots By Tarajosu

#17 The All Seeing African Eye

The complexity of the continent is more than a symbol of origin or hope. To me it’s also a symbol of unity and change that NEEDS to occur here and especially there. It’s complex And complicated the issues many face in certain countries. A reminder of what I need to do/ what drives me and many others are already doing to make impactful change at home and abroad for the diaspora/descendants. . Prints and a T-shirt are coming soon. . This is the process video. Created on the #iPadpro using the #procreate app. The app records your process in a time lapse. Export it into any video editing software (iMovie, Finalcutpro, Adobe Premier) to manipulate it. Respectfully place Fela Kuti- Water No get no Enemy on the timeline then export and voila! ✨✨🎨. . πŸ€™πŸΎ Another tip for you apple product users: Use Airdrop to send your file from either your iPad or computer to your phone. This way you still have a relatively high res file. Sending via imessage compresses it way too much πŸ‘ŽπŸΎ and then Instagram compresses even more. No bueno. . Created this because I was inspired by my little sister who is Ghanaian and Guyanese. . . . #africa #blackart #ghana #guyana #love #family #onelove #timelapse #artistsoninstagram #tarajosu #tuesday #african #fela #fashion #blackandwhiteonly

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