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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License

Please note that the below details apply for all content included in the Worldmapper archive at All material on the main website is the sole property of Worldmapper where different copyrights and credits apply. For any further clarification, please contact us at

The contents in the Worldmapper archive are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Licence. The copyright statement we require you to include when you use our material is:
© Copyright / Sasi Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan).

For the Country Cartograms and content from the World Population Atlas applies this copyright statement:
© Copyright / Benjamin D. Hennig

We welcome use of our maps as as long as you follow the Creative Commons conditions. We do not allow any commercial activities with the use of the maps.

Hi-resolution images

300 dpi TIFF images are now available for you to download. There is a link to this underneath each map that you view, or a link to every image here. Hi-resolution images of the country cartograms are currently available on request.

Non-commercial definition

Our interpretation of non-commercial use of our maps is that you are not marketing a product that relies on the use of Worldmapper maps; an example of unacceptable use would be printing T-Shirts or posters with Worldmapper maps on and selling them, or publishing a commercial product. Commercial companies providing resources for education are also subject to a license fee and not permitted to use Worldmapper maps in their material for free without explicit permission.

The use of Worldmapper maps is free in academic papers and for use in teaching and schools. If you are not sure in which category your request falls, please contact us:

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