Google Map Maker launched in seventeen more countries, extending to many countries in Asia such as the Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, and Mongolia - covering close to half a billion more people. The users in Pakistan, Vietnam, Cyprus and Iceland, have mapped entire cities from scratch in many instances, and in other instances provided in-depth coverage of their neighborhoods by putting schools, places of worship, apartment buildings and their favorite businesses on the map.
Check out following timelapse videos: Lahore, Pakistan, Nicosia, Cyprus — showcasing how a few of these cities were mapped over time. For more of these timelapse videos as well as Google Map Maker user help videos, check out the Google Map Maker YouTube channel.
You can view the complete list of the 77 launched countries.