Thematic Map of Most Popular Website by Country

By Adena Schutzberg

The data are from Alexa and the countries with “unknown” best I can tell do no produce enough data to be ranked. Google’s country domains (.ca, .jp, etc.) number 200+ and are all included as “Google.” No properties are included (flickr.yahoo.com for example).

 

map of top websites by country

 

Some things do pop out:

 

Russia and China like their websites homegrown. Russia’s Yandex is a search engine as is China’s Baidu.

 

Cameroon and Japan prefer Yahoo. Do those countries have anything else in common?

 

Why does Kazakhstan like to e-mail so much?

 

What other questions does this map raise?

 

- Webempires.com


Published Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg



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