Chart Porn’s Non-Pornographic Map Collection
The map of political tenure, originally published by The Economist, reveals some interesting patterns. Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Central Asia stand out for the longevity in power of their political leaders. South America, Central Europe and South Asia, on the other hand, have exhibited rapid political turnover. Oman tops the chart by a wide margin, having had only two rulers since 1945. GeoCurrents will examine Oman more closely when regular postings resume.