For 99% of cases, loading a previously saved map should automatically take into account all
these name fixes.
However, please note that you may find some subdivisions uncolored, so you will need to recolor
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: added South West Ethiopia Peoples province to Ethiopia 🇪🇹.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: added Chobe and Ngamiland districts to Botswana 🇧🇼.
US counties: fixed borders between Prince Wales-Hyder and Petersburg census areas in Alaska.
4.7.3 - 2023-07-08
Africa detailed: fixed all gaps between subdivision borders.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: added North Western province in Sierra Leone 🇸🇱.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: fixed borders of Dubréka and Conakry in Guinea 🇬🇳.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: fixed borders of Bengui and Ombella M' Poko in Central
African Republic 🇨🇫.
World subdivisions: fixed borders of counties in Croatia 🇭🇷.
Americas detailed: fixed an issue with the Great Lakes not being displayed on the map.
World subdivisions/Asia detailed: fixed name of Al_Manāmah_BH in Bahrain 🇧🇭.
Japan 🇯🇵: fixed names of Kochi and Oita prefectures.
4.7.2 - 2023-07-04
Americas detailed map: fixed all gaps between subdivision borders. Also, minor updates to some
4.7.1 - 2023-07-02
World subdivisions/Asia detailed: updated borders of Ar Riyad, Ash Sharqiyah, Najran, Al Jawf,
Al Hudud ash Shamaliyah, Tabuk, Ha 'il, Ar Quassim in Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: updated borders of Bengo and Luanda in Angola 🇦🇴.
World subdivisions/Africa detailed: added Orapa town district to Botswana 🇧🇼.
Americas detailed: added Islas de la Bahia province to Honduras 🇭🇳.
Africa detailed: fixed some border gaps between subdivisions.
Italy: fixed an issue where province names were not being displayed.
4.7.0 - 2023-06-13
New feature: ⚡️ Scripts! You can now use Scripts to quickly color or get data from a map.
⚡️ Random color: Randomly colors the whole map.
⚡️ Random color by group: Randomly colors the whole map by
group (country or state). Available only on relevant maps.
⚡️ Find uncolored: Scans the map for
countries that are uncolored and outputs them as a list.
⚡️ Count: Outputs the total number of elements on
⚡️ Count by group: Outputs the total number of elements on the map by group (country or state).
Available only on relevant maps.
⚡️ List: Get a comma-separated list of all countries/states on the
Find them in the map editor, using Actions > Scripts.
Converted all names of municipalities in the Mexico 🇲🇽 map to display their state's ISO code
instead (e.g. San_Dimas_MX10026 -> San_Dimas_DUR).
4.6.0 - 2023-05-31
🇲🇽 A new Mexico map is now available, featuring all 2,547 Mexican municipalities!
In the Options, you can now choose to hide the banner that appears when switching tools.
Fixed a positioning issue with the banner that appears when switching tools.
World map with microstates: fixed placement of Chile's label.
4.5.9 - 2023-05-23
World subdivisions: added
Halabja province to Iraq 🇮🇶.
World subdivisions/Asia detailed: Updated Ulaanbaatar's borders in Mongolia 🇲🇳 and added
Govisumber province. Added Osh City to Kyrgyzstan's 🇰🇬 subdivisions. Added Tboung Khmum
province to Cambodia 🇰🇭. Fixed Pyongyang provinces' name issues in North Korea 🇰🇵. Added
Nampo City and Kaesong City to North Korea's 🇰🇵 subdivisions.
Fixed an issue with the name of Cabo Verde on multiple maps.
Poland: fixed name of Opole City.
4.5.8 - 2023-05-01
New alternative app icons! You can now change your app icon from the About/Options > App
Icon screen. Spice up your home screen with awesome map-related icons! style: answerStyle,
The Americas map: added Greenland.
4.5.7 - 2023-04-20
Asia-detailed/world subdivisions: added Shymkent City to Kazakhstan, renamed Indonesia
provinces to Indonesian name, added Papua Barat Daya to Indonesian provinces.
4.5.6 - 2023-04-13
Fixed an issue with older iOS versions.
4.5.5 - 2023-04-10
Hearts of Iron IV states map: added Karagandy, Pavlodar, Kargopol, Kotlas, and Chukchi
Hearts of Iron IV states map: merged Shetland into Scottish Highlands.
Hearts of Iron IV states map: fixed the names of Elisabethville, Khakassia, Lazio, Lombardia,
North Transylvania, Piemonte, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana, Vorarlberg, and Zambesi.
Türkiye: display Imrali island as part of Bursa province, not Yalova.
Fixed an issue with the France Departments map not loading.
4.5.4 - 2023-04-04
Fixed an issue with Westeros and Canada maps not loading.
4.5.3 - 2023-04-04
World subdivisions: removed an incorrect subdivision.
Fixed some UI bugs.
4.5.2 - 2023-04-01
Small bug fixes.
4.5.1 - 2023-03-31
Small bug fixes.
4.5.0 - 2023-03-29
You can now disable double tap to zoom in the Options screen.
World subdivisions/Asia detailed: Renamed Nursultan_KZ to Astana_KZ. Renamed
South_Kazakhstan_KZ to Turkistan_KZ. 🇰🇿
Asia detailed: fixed name of Thừa_Thiên_-_Huế_VN. 🇻🇳
Ukraine: renamed Novohrad_Volynska_UA1808015 to Zviahel_UA_1808015 and
Novohrad_Volynskyi_UA1808 to Zviahel_UA1808. 🇺🇦
4.4.2 - 2023-03-17
World subdivisions/Asia detailed: Added the newly created Abai, Ulytau, and Jetisu regions to
Asia detailed: added lake outlines to the map.
4.4.1 - 2023-03-16
World subdivisions: Fixed issues with the borders of Cyprus' provinces.
World Advanced: Fixed an issue with the timezones in the Mercator projection.
World - 1914: Fixed issues with the borders of Italian Somaliland and British East Africa, and
Romania and Bulgaria.
World - Cold War: Fixed issues with Yugoslavia's dates.
4.4.0 - 2023-01-30
Updated the app's UI design.
You can now search for a map in the Select map screen.
Hearts of Iron IV map: fixed an issue with the borders between Alaska and Upper British
Africa detailed/World subdivisions maps: Added Djibloho province to Equatorial Guinea 🇬🇶.
4.3.5 - 2023-01-20
Small UI improvements.
4.3.4 - 2023-01-20
You can now load a map directly from the My Maps screen! Tap on the LOAD button next to the
map you want to resume editing.
Improved UI for the My Maps screen.
World subdivisions/Americas detailed maps: fixed names of Guyana's regions 🇬🇾.
Europa Universalis IV map: Added an option in Extras to color all wastelands of the map with
the same gray color.
Europa Universalis IV map: Cree is now part of the Iyiyiw province. Cayman Islands is now part
of the Moron province.
4.3.3 - 2023-01-14
Fixed an issue where the Westeros and Canada maps would not load properly.
World 1880 map: fixed border between Romania/Russian Empire, and Serbia/Ottoman Empire.
4.3.2 - 2023-01-11
World - Cold war map: fixed an issue with Israel and Palestine overlapping in 2000-2016. Fixed
an issue with Monaco, San Marino, Liechtenstein, and Andorra.
UK & Ireland map: fixed border between Dumfries and Cumbria.
Europe detailed map: added City of London province to the United Kingdom.
World 1880 map: fixed border between Persia and the Russian Empire. Fixed border between Italy
World 1815, World 1880, World 1914, and World 1938 maps: added Monaco, Liechtenstein, Andorra,
San Marino, and Vatican City where applicable.
4.3.1 - 2023-01-04
Happy New Year 🎆! Best wishes to you and your loved ones! 🎉
World subdivisions: merged Komi-Permyak_RU and Perm_RU to Perm_Krai_RU. Europe detailed:
removed Komi-Permyak_RU. Asia detailed: renamed Perm_RU to Perm_Krai_RU.
World with Microstates: renamed East Timor to Timor Leste 🇹🇱 for consistency purposes. It
also now displays its real world shape instead of a circle.
Netherlands: merged the municipalities of Brielle, Hellevoetsluis, and Westvoorne to the newly
formed Voorne aan Zee municipality.
World-1880: fixed an issue with Greece's borders.
4.3.0 - 2022-12-14
🖌️ New free map themes! You can now find 5 new map themes to use as a starting point for your
⬜️ Muted: based on grey hues.
🦈 Marine: blue-grey background, grey countries.
👑 Royal: regal purple and gold.
🛸 Modern: light grey backround, white
📜 Ancient: feels like an old exploration chart.
World-1880 map: Added British Cyprus to the map.
Europe NUTS 3 map: In Italy's regions, removed ITG27, corrected ITI31 and ITH59, and split
ITI34 into ITI34 and ITI35.
4.2.1 - 2022-12-04
Fixed issues with the provinces of Khovsgol, Santarem, Maranhao in the Europa Universalis IV
Minor bug fixes and improvements.
4.2.0 - 2022-11-27
Two columns legend: you can now split the legend in two columns. Useful for maps with a lot of
items. Find it in Extras > Legend columns.
EU IV map: fixed an issue with the Temes province.
Poland map: fixed an issue with the Legnica province.
4.1.3 - 2022-11-01
Fixed an issue with some saved maps not loading.
Fixed an issue with autosaves.
World 1914 map: fixed a typo in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
4.1.2 - 2022-10-11
Hearts of Iron IV map: added Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Socotra to the map. Fixed issues
with the outline of Stalinabad and Nigeria.
World Subdivisions and Americas-Detailed maps: renamed Vargas_VE to La_Guaira_VE.
World Subdivisions map: swapped the names of Napo_EC and Tungurahua_EC.
Europe map: remove the Isle of Man from the map.
4.1.1 - 2022-10-05
Updated the Hearts of Iron IV map to the latest patch (1.12 'By Blood Alone'). It now has
around 99 new states, compared to the previous map.
Fixed issues with some of the Hearts of Iron IV and EU IV province names.
Save As: added option to save your map settings with a new name (in a new configuration file).
Find it in Actions > Save as... while editing your map.
Makeover of the Canada 🇨🇦 census divisions map! The map is now on a more suitable map
projection and doesn't look squishy any more.
Updated all references of Turkey across the website to Türkiye 🇹🇷.
World Subdivisions and Europe Detailed maps: updated Iceland's 🇮🇸 and Latvia's 🇱🇻
subdivisions. The maps now display Iceland's 8 regions and Latvia's 43 state cities and
Hearts of Iron IV: fixed around 40 typos in province names.
World with microstates: Montenegro 🇲🇪 is not shown as a circle any more, but with its real
World Subdivisions and Asia Detailed maps: renamed Nepal 🇳🇵 provinces Province No.5 and
Province No.2 to Lumbini Pradesh and Madhesh Pradesh.
4.0.1 - 2022-09-22
MapChart Plus is now available for everyone!
You can get a MapChart Plus subscription to create your own account, accessible from both the
website and mobile app.
Premium app users can also get a discount code for MapChart Plus.
Various improvements to the user interface.
3.11.0 - 2022-09-05
New map! A complete map of Romania's subdivisions (counties, communes, cities, and
municipalities) is now available! You can also make counties colourable or transparent.
World Subdivisions and Asia Detailed: renamed Dəvəçi_AZ to Şabran_AZ.
Europa Universalis IV: split Slesvig province to Slesvig and Fyn and fixed name of Cabo Verde.
Europe: fixed borders between Wales and England when the 'Split the UK' option is activated.
Germany: fixed issue with coloring Bremen.
3.10.3 - 2022-08-24
Small bug fixes and improvements.
3.10.2 - 2022-08-16
Reinstated the ability to save maps to the device's files.
World subdivisions: Added missing New Ireland province to Papua New Guinea.
USA Congressional District: fixed the positioning of state abbreviation labels.
USA Counties: minor border fix in MA.
Europa Universalis IV: fixed name of Vlaanderen province.
Renamed references of Kiev to Kyiv in all maps.
3.10.1 - 2022-08-10
Minor fixes and improvements for the Europa Universalis IV map.
3.10.0 - 2022-08-05
New map! The Europa Universalis IV provinces map is now available! Use it for mapping out game
scenarios or creating alternate history maps.
All maps you create will now be exported as PNG images to your device's photo gallery, instead
of your device's storage.
Fixed an issue with Guernsey__OH in the US Counties map.
Fixed an issue with the Clear All behavior for the US Historical map.
3.9.4 - 2022-07-27
Asia-Detailed/World subdivisions: split Papua_ID into 3 new subdivisions, valid after 30th
Asia-Detailed/World subdivisions: fixed name of Zabaykalsky Krai district.
Hearts of Iron IV: fixed name of Yarkand district.
World map - Simple: fixed an issue with Hawaii not being displayed correctly.
US Congressional Districts: swapped names of WV01 and WV02 districts.
Wargames world map: fixed an issue with RU848.
3.9.3 - 2022-07-15
Fixed an issue where loading map configurations would not work.
3.9.2 - 2022-07-14
Added an advanced Report a Bug screen to help with bug reports.
3.9.1 - 2022-07-10
Fixed an issue where the available free configs were not calculated properly.
If you encounter any problems, use the new Report a Bug screen to report them to me. You can
find it via About/Options > Report a Bug. Thank you for your help!
3.9.0 - 2022-07-08
This version includes a beta release of the upcoming MapChart website premium features. It is
only available for the 50 beta users of the website, that already have an account.
Map themes! You can now select a pre-defined map theme for all your maps:
⚪️ Default: white background, grey countries.
⚫️ Dark: dark background, dark grey
🔵 Aqua: light blue background, light grey countries.
Set your preferred map theme in the Options section, or via Actions > Map Theme, while editing
Pinned maps! You can now pin your favorite maps and find them easily:
In the maps list, swipe right and select Pin to pin a map to the top of the list.
The US Congressional Districts map has been updated with all the redistricting changes for the
upcoming 2022 midterm elections (118th Congress).
Fixed an issue with the legend boxes when no legend content was specified.
Fixed names and spellings on the following maps:
World Subdivisions and Europe - Detailed: names of Arkhangelsk, Agion Oros, Ivano-Frankivsk,
Khmelnytskyi, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Luhansk, Sjælland, Örebro. Also, names of Romania
and Moldavia subdivisions
Belgium: names of municipalities of Saint Nicolas and Sint Niklaas. The Caribbean: label of
Saint Barthelemy. Netherlands: names of Noardeast-Fryslân and Sudwest-Fryslân. Tamriel: names of
Stros M' Kai Archipelago and Helstrom Region, labels of Stros M' Kai and Cheydinhal.
3.8.2 - 2022-05-12
Multiple map fixes:
Updated the Netherlands municipalities map with all the recent mergers and splittings of
Updated the borders of Iran provinces in Asia Detailed and World subdivisions maps.
HoI IV map: fixed Diyarbakir and Malatya.
EU NUTS3 map: added PL424 (in Poland).
Asia map: fixed Bhutan label.
3.8.1 - 2022-05-10
Minor fixes and improvements.
3.8.0 - 2022-03-15
New map: A new, complete map of Ukraine's subdivisions (oblasts, raions, hromadas). 🇺🇦
A new theme ("Kyiv") is now available.
3.7.0 - 2022-02-11
New map: Hearts of Iron IV map now available! 🚀
834 states shown on the map, I am pretty sure that it will be so useful for fans of the game or
alternate history enthusiasts!
3.6.1 - 2022-01-12
Fixed an issue with the Advanced World map settings.
3.6.0 - 2022-01-10
Happy new year everyone!
New map: the Advanced World map is here! It's a complete world map that features:
Nine different map projections.
Major rivers and lakes.
Timezones, graticules (grid and geographical lines.
Bug fixes and improvements.
3.5.0 - 2021-12-11
New map: the Brazilian municipalities map! 🇧🇷 You can now create a Brazilian municipalities
map with MapChart, showing all 5,568 municípios do Brasil!
Map update: The US Electoral College Cartogram map has been updated for the 2024 and 2028
elections, taking into account the 2020 census results.
Map update: You can now show/hide the country borders on the World - Wargames map.
Fixed Moscow city's size in Russia and Europe - Detailed maps.
3.4.2 - 2021-11-21
Updated Australia electoral divisions map with latest redistricting changes.
3.4.1 - 2021-10-07
Bugs and layout fixes for tablet devices.
War map: Fixed issue with Yugoslavia in 1992.
3.4.0 - 2021-09-29
New feature: Use undo/redo to go back and forth while editing your map.
· New feature: Add a background color to the legend.
New feature: You can now move the legend anywhere you want on the map
(press on it for a few seconds and then drag it around).
New feature: Type the exact color you want (e.g. #BB4433) in the More Colors... screens.
Fixed an issue with the Australia Elections map not being editable.
Various UI improvements.
3.3.2 - 2021-08-30
Fixed issue with Lesotho on Africa map.
with the following maps not being editable: US & Canada, Westeros, Tamriel, US Electoral College
Cartogram, France - Departments, Canada - Federal Ridings.
3.3.1 - 2021-08-24
You can now change the color of country/state name labels on maps with labels. Find it in
Extras > Country Names Color and customize your maps even more!
Fix Germany and Spain map labels.
freezing when isolating countries on detailed maps. The whole process should be a lot faster
Fix country abbreviations in lists.
3.3.0 - 2021-08-13
You can now change the font of the legend to one of 50+ beautiful custom fonts. Find it in
Extras > Legend Font and customize your maps even more!
You can now set the font color of each legend entry to match the color of the group it
corresponds to. Find it in Extras > Legend Font Color > same as group's color.
Added labels with province/state names to more maps: World (with
microstates UK, Spain, Italy, Mexico, India, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China,
Added smaller Caribbean island-states to the
Americas Detailed map.
Fixed: Wartburgkreis (Germany
districts Virginia counties (US Counties Itati (Argentina Panama provinces (Americas detailed).
3.2.0 - 2021-07-14
You can now edit the name of the map's config when you save it.
Redesigned the My Map Configurations UI: you can now sort and filter your saved configs
alphabetically, by date, or by map. You can also check when each config was created and info on
map it belongs to.
The created date of autosaves is also
You can now toggle the country or state borders on
the US counties, US Congressional districts, EU NUTS 2 & 3, and Türkiye maps.
Fixed issue with Kyiv City, Bucharest and Vatican not being editable
on the Europe detailed map.
3.1.0 - 2021-07-08
My Palette feature: You can now save your favorite colors and patterns to your own custom
Use My Palette to quickly select colors you
frequently use while making your maps.
Allow for creating
and using patterns when changing color from the Edit Legend menu.
3.0.0 - 2021-06-24
Patterns! You can now use patterns like stripes or dots to color the maps. Check some of the
example patterns in the color picker or create your own!
Use patterns to show countries that belong to two groups at the same time, make black and white
maps or just for fun!
You can also use them with the Color
Multiple tool or import your configurations containing patterns from the website.
You can now show/hide the state name labels in the US states map.
Fixed an issue where changing the color for one group to
an already existing color didn't work.
Fixed an issue
where switching back to medium border width didn't work.
Fixed Kedah and Perlis Malaysian states in Asia Detailed and World subdivisions maps.
Fixed Estonian counties and Finnish region borders in Europe Detailed
and World subdivisions maps.
2.4.0 - 2021-06-09
New map: Use the Pacific-centered world map to create a custom world map centered on
the Pacific Ocean. A unique take on the conventional world map we are all used to.
New option: Change the default border width for all
countries on the map. Make it thinner or thicker to customize your maps better.
When using the Color Multiple (paint bucket) tool, you can
now change the currently selected color.
and improved borders accuracy for the US historical map.
2.3.0 - 2021-06-01
New tool: Switch to the Color Multiple tool (paint bucket) to quickly paint
with the selected color by swiping over the map.
New tool: Switch to the Erase Multiple tool to quickly remove color from
swiping over the map.
New option: Change the default color for all uncolored
countries on the map from the initial light gray to the color of your choice.
Fixed overlaps and improved borders accuracy for the following
India and UK & Ireland counties maps.
2.2.0 - 2021-05-21
New map: The World Cold War map! A world map with all border changes
for all countries
from 1946 to today. Use the slider to change the year shown.
New map: The US historical map! Create maps showing the
territorial evolution of the United States from 1790 to today. Use the
slider to change the
Fixed overlaps and improved borders accuracy for the
following maps: Simple world map, Europe WWI and WWII maps.
2.1.0 - 2021-05-11
New map: The War Games world map is now available! A world map
split into hexagons for
each country, perfect for making alternate history maps. Check
also MapChart's blog for
Color multiple countries at once
feature for US Counties, US Congr. Districts, EU NUTS 2 & 3
Fixed issue with some older config files not getting
2.0.0 - 2021-05-07
Performance improvement! You should notice that moving
the map around is
improved compared to the previous versions.
Fixed issue with app sometimes not launching when device
is offline. You are now able to use the app without internet
Fixed issue with premium features not being available
device is offline.
World map - simple: fixed US and Canada
1.3.2 - 2021-05-05
Fixed Delmarva peninsula on the World subdivisions
1.3.1 - 2021-04-22
New feature: Copy an existing color directly
from the map (Copy Color Tool).
Makes it easier to find colors you have
Fixed issue where
restoring a configuration with
transparent background wouldn't work.
Restoring a configuration now applies borders
India map: merge Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and
Argentina map: added Tolhuin department.
1.3.0 - 2021-04-09
New feature: You can now check how many
countries or states are colored with
color. Use the 'Show counts' switch in the Edit
legend dialog while making your
US states map: added option to show/hide US
territories and Freely Associated States (Guam,
Puerto Rico, American Samoa,
etc.) on the
US & Canada map: added option to show/hide US
(Guam, Puerto Rico, etc.) on the map.
India map: split
Jammu and Kashmir to Jammu and Kashmir and
Ladakh union territories.
Fixed issue with Restore Configuration
dialog not disappearing in some
1.2.10 - 2021-04-06
Europe map: fix Luxembourg label, Africa map:
fix the Gambia and Sudan,
Yalova province, World-1938: fixed The Gambia.
Improvements to app's stability.
1.2.8 - 2021-03-11
Bug fixes and improvements.
1.2.7 - 2021-03-06
Fixed issue with country name
labels not turning on/off
1.2.6 - 2021-02-26
New map: UK postcode
Updated maps: 1914
World and 1938 World maps.
Small bug fixes and
1.2.5 - 2021-02-12
New map: Argentina's
Small bug fixes and
1.2.4 - 2021-02-10
Updated maps: World
1815, 1880 and 1938
Added option to show only
on the map.
Added larger option for the
1.2.3 - 2021-02-04
New maps: Indonesia
Updated World map -
Separate French overseas
departments from France /
bigger circles for small
Updated EU NUTS2 and EU NUTS3
maps with the latest
EU NUTS 2021 classification
1.2.2 - 2021-01-08
Updated World map -
Simple: 30 more smaller
fixed map projection,
detail for the country
configurations now also
keeps track of legend
country/state at once
feature for the
following maps: Europe
NUTS2, Europe NUTS3, USA
Isolate single or
states feature for USA
1.2.1 - 2020-12-19
Fixes color by
1.2.0 - 2020-12-18
Map editor now
Autosaves can be
feature for the
country/state at once
feature for the
following maps: World
countries/states at once
following maps: World
Split USA and Canada
states/provinces on the
simple World map.
Split the UK
into its constituent
countries on the simple
Modified Show tool
behavior to help with
countries/states on the map.
New map: Belgium
municipalities. Replaces the
of Belgian provinces.
1.1.0 - 2020-12-08
Ability to choose
custom color in color
behavior to properly zoom in
point on the map.
Ability to set transparent
background color on the map.
Erase (remove) color tool.
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