What's New

In this update, we addressed a few minor issues reported in the country detail pages, including a correction to the Area in square miles calculation; and updated missing currency symbols for:
- Afghanistan afghani: ؋
- British pound: £
- Chinese yuan renminbi: ¥
- Falkland Islands pound: FK£
- Ghanian cedi: GH¢
- Gibraltar pound: GI£
- Japanese yen - ¥
- St. Helena pound - SH£
- Sudanese pound - £Sd
- Syrian pound - S£

As always, we value your input. Please continue to tweet us at @HelloNatGeo or email us at apps@ngs.org with suggestions!

App Description

The National Geographic World Atlas brings you the highest resolution map images available, delivering the stunning detail, accuracy, and beauty National Geographic is known for.

• All National Geographic maps are in HD for retina-displays, giving you the best viewing experience possible.
• New infographics enhance each country's Flags and Facts section.
• Better measurement tools give you even more accuracy.

• Store your pins in the cloud and share them across devices. Plan a trip on your iPad, then use your customized map on your iPhone.
• Add and customize collections of map pins
• Get up-to-the-minute weather
• Check the latest currency conversion rates, or use the currency calculator to convert from one currency to another
• See latitude and longitude indications directly, with a tap of your finger.

See the world in any style you prefer: classic (blue ocean), antique, satellite, or road map style (provided by Bing maps).

Spin, pan, and zoom in on the world with our interactive 3-D globe and seamless world map layers. Place pins to mark spots and save them for later.

Get up-to-date information on every country and capital city in the world, including socio-economic data, demographics, weather, and currency.

**All maps, pins, and latitude-longitude coordinates are for reference-use only, and are not meant for navigational use.

**Please Note: this app requires an initial network (cellular or wifi) connection to download maps for offline use.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

August 31, 2014 New version 3.6
November 10, 2013 New version 3.4
September 26, 2013 New version 3.3
September 05, 2013 New version 3.2.1
June 05, 2013 New version 3.1
March 16, 2013 New version 3.0.4
April 01, 2010 Initial Release

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