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By on 30 April, 2019

The 2019 Spanish Election Map

Maps Mania

The centre-left Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) have emerged as the main winners in yesterday’s national election in Spain. The party took 28.7% and won the most seats (123 seats, an increase of 38 seats from 2016). The biggest losers were the corruption hit centre-right People’s Party (PP), who lost about half of their voters. The PP only managed to win 66 seats (down from 135 seats in 2016).

The growth and decline of urban agglomerations in Germany

Views of the world

Approximately half the population of Germany lives in the 30 major urban German agglomerations.These urban regions (Stadtregionen) are also major analytical units of the Federal institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) within the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning that advises the Federal Government in the fields of spatial planning, urban development, housing and building. Therefore, these regions that cover approximately 32 per cent of the built-up area used for settlement or transport infrastructure are of particular interest in understanding urban dynamics in Germany in a regional and national context.

Denise McKenzie: “I love the challenge of making open geo standards hip”

Geohipster

Geohipster interviews Australian Denise McKenzie of the Open Geospatial Consortium.

Mapping White Return in the USA

Maps Mania

The New York Times has explored census tracts across the United States and discovered a trend of white residents moving into traditional nonwhite neighborhoods.

Range of the German 80-Mile Gun

Map of the week

This map shows the battle lines of April 10, 1918 and the areas of France and Britain that could be reached by the German guns that had been used used to shell Paris a few weeks previously.

 

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