DK's outstanding cartography and design combine to create this fifth edition of Compact Atlas of the World, an exceptionally appealing and accessible general atlas in a conveniently sized and budget-friendly package.
- More than 60 clearly labeled, easy-to-read maps showing all the world's countries
- Improved landscape modeling with important roads, railways, rivers, and settlements
- 7 politically colored overview maps with continental fact files
- 25 large-scale inset maps of cities and smaller countries
- Fact files containing brief statistical profiles of each of the world's 195 nations
- Index-Gazetteer covering 20,000 fully cross-referenced geographical names