“Image there’s no countries…” as John Lennon sang. Well, here’s a simple big (over 6000 x 4000 pixels big!) line map of the world available for you to chop up, crop, scale, stretch, distort, scribble on, plan world dominion with, play games on… and all with no price, no copyright restrictions or requirements to credit anyone or anything.
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This first downloadable world map PDF prints on 4 sheets of A4 and has ½" overlaps for glueing:
This 33x23" world map PDF prints on 8 sheets of A4 and has ½" overlaps for glueing:
This 47x33" world map PDF prints on 16 sheets of A4 and has ½" overlaps for glueing:
This 66x47" world map PDF prints on 36 sheets of A4 and has ½" overlaps for glueing:
Tips on printing and constructing your map
- If you're planning to construct the bigger maps, maybe do a trial run with the 4 sheet PDF to practice so you don’t waste paper or time.
- Use “fit to page” when printing and make sure you are printing single-sided.
- Most printers can’t print to the edges, so you'll have a gap between the lines on the map and the edges of the paper. Trim the bottom and left side of each sheet and it should work out OK.
- Apply glue to each top and right hand margin and line up and stick the adjoining sheets. The small image above should help you find which sheet goes where.
Get the original map file: Right-click (or ctrl-click on a Mac) this link to download the map. The file format is Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) which should work with most word processors.