Google Maps China

Posted in Maps at 9:02 pm by ducky

One of the valuable services that blogs do is to help publicize things. Well, it always takes me a while to remember/figure out where Google hides their China street maps, so I might as well help the rest of the world remember as well: it is at


Don’t ask me why you have to go there to find the maps, why you can’t get to them via http://maps.google.com. I don’t know.

(You can see street maps of Hong Kong and satellite imagry of everywhere on http://maps.google.com.)

1 Comment »

  1. ducky said,

    January 23, 2007 at 12:07 pm

    It turns out that the People’s Republic of China has a law that any maps of China must be hosted on a server that is physically located inside China. Now I know.

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