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Europe

There is a village in Austria which has its own metro line

That’s right, there is a remote alpine village that has its own subway line. It’s in Austria and its name is Serfaus. Pretty fascinating considering the place has a population of just over one thousand people!

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Europe

Bitonto, the city in Italy with a near-perfect circle ring road

There is a small city in the south of Italy which goes by the name of Bitonto and has a near-perfect annular ring road around it.

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North America

Colorado is NOT a perfect rectangle

If you take a look at The Centennial State on any map, you see a perfect rectangle in most cases. But the truth is quite far from that.

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North America

Salary You Need to Afford the Average Home in the Largest U.S. Metros

Today, we have a map and a visualization about housing costs across the United States. We were inspired by this post on HowMuch.net which displays the salary you need to afford the average home in your state. That map was pretty great, but we felt like the difference within certain states could be enormous. For example the difference between Upstate New York and New York City. That’s why we decided to make a map focusing only on metropolitan areas.