This latest edition has been fully revised to bring all the maps and geographical information completely up to date. As with all the atlases in the Times range it offers great authority, outstanding quality, and attention to detail. The 104 pages of reference maps have been updated to provide accurate, accessible, and attractive coverage of the whole world. The 46 city plans of the world's major cities, showing major places of interest, have also been revised. The introductory section gives a detailed profile of today's world and covers major geographical and global issues through maps, images, statistics and graphics. This comprehensive guide to the world's states and territories includes flags, profiles, and key facts, stunning continental satellite images, and an index to more than 45,000 place names.