More than 1.2m MENA businesses added to Google Maps this year

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More than 20 million commercial and residential buildings are featured on Google Maps in the Middle East and North Africa. According to Amanda Bishop, product manager Google Maps, more than 1.2 million businesses from the MENA region have been added to the platform this year alone. She said: “The rapid pace of urbanization and development in MENA has pushed us to use new techniques to provide an accurate representation of the real world.” Bishop also revealed that over 200,000km of roads in the region have been added to Google Maps.


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