How to Use the Site

"For from the rising of the sun to its setting My name will be great among the nations."

Malachi 1:11

Click the Explore Map menu button. And then in the Map Filters box (top left corner of the Explore Map area) enter the name of a People Group or City. Click Go.
  1. Click the Explore Map menu button.
  2. On the Map Filters box (left top corner of the map area) click Extended Map Filters.
  3. At the bottom of the Extended Map Filters, click Select Places Type box.
  4. Leave the Check all clicked, or Uncheck all and select a specific type of POI.

Click the Expanded Map Filters to filter by the categories of Nationality and Point of Interest. Hence, you can specify by the people group's nationality and a specific point of interest type. For example, to view only these markers for the Vietnamese:

  1. Click Explore Map in the main menu bar.
  2. Notice the Map Filters (top left corner of the map) and then type Vietnamese in the Search City or People Group box. Click Go.
  3. Click the Extended Map Filters in the Map Filters box.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the Extended Map Filters.
  5. In the Points of Interest box, scroll and check Buddhist Temple.
  6. In the Nationalities Selected box, click Uncheck All, scroll and select Vietnamese.
  7. In the Affinity Bloc box, click and check Southeast Asian peoples.

The above example filters by the Vietnamese people group, only Vietnamese Buddhist temples, only the Vietnamese nationality, and only the Vietnamese Southeast Asia Affinity Bloc.

In the Map Filters box ...

  • Share your filtered map by clicking the Share icon .

  • Reset your filtered map by clicking the Reset icon .

In the Extended Filters box ...

  • Save your filtered map by clicking the Save Current View icon .

  • Retrieve a filtered map by clicking the Load Last Save Filter icon .
The number indicates the count within a specific geographical area. Clicking on a marker will open a "Details" window with more information.
Markers for Points of Interest

Buddhist Temple

Consulate / Embassy

Ethnic Apartment / Neighborhood

Ethnic Association

Ethnic Business

Ethnic Market / Grocery

Ethnic Restaurant

Hindu Temple

Islamic Mosque

Jewish Synagogue

Other Sacred Point of Interest

Refuge Agency

Shinto Shrine

Ethnic School/Institution

Jain Temple

Sikh Temple

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"After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb."
(Revelation 7:9, NIV)
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