National Geographic's The World for Kids wall map is an enticing and engaging world map perfect for classroom, home or library. Recommended by geography educators for ages 7 - 12, this map features an optimized map design for readability and easy, intuitive learning. All 195 independent countries and their official, colorful flags are represented and arranged in alphabetical order for ease-of-use. Expertly researched, The World for Kids map is an essential reference tool for today's interesting geographical world. Drawn in the Winkel Tripel projection, distortions are minimized and unlike many other World maps, Greenland is show the same size as Argentina and not as the size of all of South America.Map Scale = 1:45,000,000Sheet Size = 36" x 24"