The Open Map

Discover the world with Mapcarta, the open map. Mapcarta is the easy way to explore open knowledge from OpenStreetMap, Wikipedia and more. Your world is without borders.

Destinations of the Day

is a seaside town in the middle of Mercury Bay on the east side of the in northern . Photo: Poliocretes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a collection of over 100 islands halfway between California and Australia in the . Photo: mcclave, CC BY 2.0.

Explore Your World

is home to the majority of humanity, lively cities, sublime landscapes and almost endless options. Photo: mckaysavage, CC BY 2.0.

's well preserved cultural heritage, open borders and efficient infrastructure make visiting a breeze, and you'll rarely have to travel more than a few hours before you can immerse yourself in a new culture. Photo: Raphael, Public domain.

While predominated by the dynamic and , much of , including as well as most of and the , has much more in common with . Photo: Jeff Turner, CC BY 2.0.

abounds with bustling metropolises, diverse people, and amazingly varied and beautiful landscapes. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins of ancient civilisations share with world-class metropolises, outstanding architecture, many of the world's biggest festivities, and genuine indigenous culture. Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a vast, arbitrarily defined expanse of the world where the Pacific Ocean – rather than land borders – connects the nations. Photo: Fir0002, GFDL.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.  

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.