The map shows the location of 1,139,441,531 ip adresses. The locations are grouped by city, divided into four categories according to the total number of ip adresses belonging to a city. The categories are net-metropoles (more than 10,000,000 IPs), net-capitals (1,000,000 up tp 10,000,000 IPs), net-cities (100,000 up 1,000,000 IPs) and net-villages (fewer than 100,000 IPs). IP adresses that cannot be allocated to a city were left out. I created this visualization using ActionScript, based on my classes for map projections and polygon maths, which you can download for own usage. The data was extracted from the free GeoLite-City database by MaxMind.
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