Monday, February 29, 2016

A Map That Shows 4,500 Years of Global Conflict


Sputnik: Map of World War Shows 4,500 Years of Global Conflict

Users of Wikipedia have created an interactive map that illustrates where all the wars documented since 2500 BC have taken place around the world.

Data from Wikipedia has been used to put together a map of the world's wars since 2500 BC, that illustrates where and when the world's conflicts have occurred.

A group of researchers took information from DBpedia in a community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and make it available on the web.

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Update: This Shocking Map of Battles Throughout History Isn't Even Close to Complete (Gizmodo)

WNU Editor: This is an excellent idea, but there are still a few bugs. The full version is here.

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