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  (December 06, 2011)

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 has recently announced that the Chinese version of its flagship map portal has gone live, and can be accessed at The update follows the companys strategy of providing high-quality maps and educational content across languages and geographies.

The portal has been developed and continues to expand in the Simplified Han version of the Chinese language, which alone is the most popular flavor of Chinese, having more than 835 million speakers within China itself. The content and maps provided by the new site follow a three-pronged approach to exploring the world: the world in general; major economies of the world; and countries that border China.

The company also announced that it is working closely with Chinese translators, content developers, and cartographers to assure the delivery of unique value in Chinese web content.

The online marketing lead for, Sunil Kumar Gupta, said, The Chinese portal was developed to specifically serve the Chinese population around the world. With more than 1.3 billion speakers of Chinese, we feel it gives us access to a wide and growing market. The website is being driven by a new content management system, which will give the users a good browsing experience.

In a related announcement, the company said that the Spanish version of the portal has been revamped in a big way, and now features new sections of content and maps relevant to the Spanish-speaking population. was recently launched in the Arabic language, and has rapidly grown.

About the website: is a multilingual portal offering high-quality maps and information across geographies and platforms. With special focus on educational content, the portal has thematic as well as interactive maps on all major platforms: Web, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android. World Atlas and World Quiz are two highly successful educational apps, having seen more than 50,000 downloads already. Other services offered are custom mapping, content digitization, and the online map store.

For more information, please contact:

MapXL Inc.
10 S, Third Street, Suite 310,
San Jose, CA 95113


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