This video shows the borders and populations of each country in Europe, for every year since 400 BC.
Canada (pop. 36m) is the 2nd largest country by area but also one of the world’s least densely populated
2 hours off the coast of Colombia is an island the size of two soccer fields and home to over 1,200 people
If it were a separate country, Uttar Pradesh would be the world’s fifth most populous nation
It took 200,000 years for our population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion
The contrast between the dark blue and red regions may surprise you