Which Kind of Map Includes Cities, States and Roads?


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A map that includes cities, states and roads is called a road map. The details of a road map can vary widely and may only show major highways on larger maps. Cities and states, but not roads, are also shown in political maps that depict the United States.

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The details on a road map can include things such as points of interests within a state or minor roads. The scope of road maps can also include things at the city level, allowing the inclusion of minor highways and smaller roads throughout the city. Different types of streets on a road map are generally highlighted in different colors.

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