A fully revised new edition of this major world atlas in the leading Times range. A completely revised edition of this major atlas in the most prestigious atlas range in the world. 260 pages of mapping provide an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day. The index has been expanded and now includes over 130,000 entries. The reference mapping, produced in the beautifully clear and distinctive Times style has been completely revised with thousands of changes reflecting recent geopolitical and geographical change around the world. Updated plans of 32 of the world's great cities are included on the reference maps of the country in which they are located for easy reference. All thematic and statistical information in the introductory section has been reviewed and updated, with new information reflecting current geographical and global issues. The section includes detailed information on such topics as world population, cities, climate, the environment and telecommunications as well as updated details of the world's states and territories. The comprehensive index illustrates the scope of this atlas. It now has over 130,000 entries, and is fully cross-referenced with alternative and former names.