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If you're roasting chestnuts and wondering where they might be from, this cartogram provides some clues. A cartogram is a map weighted for a particular variable, which in this case is chestnut production. (If you're having trouble recognizing the countries: China accounts for about 85% of commercial chestnut production, followed by Turkey, Italy, South Korea and Bolivia, with lesser quantities grown in Greece, Japan, Portugal, North Korea, and Spain.) www.viewsoftheworld.net/?p=4681
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