D3.js - Basic Worldmap Example

written 09/07/13 by Tommy Krüger

Basic worldmap projection shows world countries and islands as SVG path objects based on JSON Data. The file size has around 3.2MB and was shrinked from 5.6MB original. The wikimedia map is already a simplyfied version of the worldmap.
The given file is about 3 MB large. The file is taken from wikimedia directory: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/Blank_map_world_gmt_%28more_simplified%29.svg

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