The British Empire Visualised in Tableau Desktop

This interactive visualisation uses Tableau Desktop to show the colonies, territories, dominions and protectorates ruled by the British Empire over time.

I love mapping in Tableau but I rarely get a chance to use it in my day job.  I’ve had the idea for this viz for quite a while and it’s only when I stumbled upon that I found a data set that I could work with.

Quite a bit of work was required to translate the historical territory names to their modern names included in Tableau’s mapping database.  Any and all errors in the viz are my own…


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