Despite the fact that the United States has spent over a decade in Afghanistan and Iraq, a 2006 National Geographic study reveals that a depressing majority of Americans from the ages 18 to 24 were unable to find either country on a map. And as the following maps suggest, our knowledge of European geography is equally dismal.
When Americans Try To Place European Countries On A Map
Published December 3, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017