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Using Google Maps API and Visualization API for interactive map statistics

Long rows of statistics are enough to make anyone quickly go cross-eyed. Dry numbers are much easier to digest when presented in a visual format. Add interactivity to the mix and you have a perfect recipe for easy understanding.

[Screenshot: Interactive map statistics show India Map with GDP statistics by state]I have used Google Maps Javascript API to embed a map in the webpage. Google Visualization API allows me to embed a bar chart right alongside the map. The demo is here.