Types of Maps
Topographical Map
Maps are used to help us locate different places in the world.  They also tell us the distance between places.  There are five types of maps that are used for different purposes.  Each map tells us important information about our world.  Let's take a look.
Political Map
World Map
Weather Map
Population Map
Topographical maps show physical lands, such as hills, valleys, and plains. 
Weather maps show the climate conditions and localized weather
patterns worldwide. 
Political maps show the boundaries of states, nations, and countries. 
Population maps show
the distribution of
people throughout various areas.
World maps show where oceans, rivers, and continents are located.

Types of Maps