Here's What 4.5K Years of War Looks Like

Interactive map has 12K battles represented
By Luke Roney,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 29, 2016 10:40 AM CST

Researchers have used data harvested from Wikipedia and DBpedia to create a map of all the wars—at least those that have been documented—since 2500 BC. That's 12,703 battles, Sputnik News reports. Variously colored dots on the map represent battles from different time periods. Clicking on a dot yields available information about the conflict, including the name of the battle and its location. Check out the map here. (More war stories.)

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