Global map of country names

This post demonstrates the use of two very cool R packages - ggrepel and patchwork. ggrepel deals with overlapping text labels (Code#1 at the bottom of this post): patchwork is a very convenient new package for combining multiple different plots together (i.e. what we usually to use grid and gridExtra for). More info: To really demonstrate the power of them, let’s make a global map of country names using ggrepel:

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Riinu Pius (Ots)

if it aint broke, you’re outdated

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Edinburgh, UK