How to Create Your Own World Map

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How to Create Your Own World Map
Create your own world map. (world map image by Andrew Brown from

To create your own world map, use the "Printable World Map," available on the Internet. This "Printable World Map" has tools to add colour and text to customise your world map. When you are done customising the map simply click the download button on the tool bar and save the map to your computer. The Internet provides this quality open source resource for web designers and developers needing content for their websites. Using the "Printable World Map" is the best solution since it provides a quality map resource and it is free.

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  1. 1

    Launch your Internet browser.

  2. 2

    Browse to the free "Printable World Map" website and the world map is displayed. See "Resources."

  3. 3

    Using the tool bar menu above the map, click on a colour in the "Color Picker" icon, click the "Fill Bucket" icon and click on the area of the map you would like to fill with colour.

  4. 4

    Continue using the tool bar menu until you have customised the map with the desired colours and text.

  5. 5

    Click the "Download" icon on the tool bar menu.

  6. 6

    Click "Get ready for download (free)" and the "Download" page is displayed.

  7. 7

    Click "Download" and then click the "Save File" radio button to save the file on your computer. You now have created you own world map and saved it on your computer.

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