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Here is my map of visitors to my site as of today.

A map of visitors to my site from around the world.

A map of visitors to my site from around the world.

As this is an English-language blog naturally the largest officially English speaking country in the world, the United States has the most visitors to my blog with 23,731 at the time of writing.

The USA has the largest number of visitors to my site.

The USA has the largest number of visitors to my site.

However there is one part of the USA in particular which has more visitors than any other country except the United Kingdom. Have a guess. Well it’s the “golden state”, California.

On the west coast of the USA

On the west coast of the USA

Image source.

California, called "the golden state" in the USA

California, called “the golden state” in the USA

Image source.

If California was a separate country than only Britain and the rest of the USA would have more visitors to my site.

California by itself has 4,312 visitors more than any other country including Germany, Canada, Australia and many others.

California tops the list of US states in terms of visitors to my site

California tops the list of US states in terms of visitors to my site

In recognition of this I would like to say the following three words.

THANK YOU CALIFORNIA!

You have beaten your nearest competitors in terms of visitors to my site, New York on the east coast.

New York

New York

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Some time ago I did a blog post on Wyoming which was at that time the US state with the lowest number of visitors to my site, so I decided to say hello to them, hence the blog “Hello Wyoming”, which you can read here.

That seem to do the trick as Wyoming is no longer on the bottom of the list of American states but it is now in fact North Dakota.

Anyway coming back to California, the golden state. I would like once again to say thank you to all my readers from that state and to let you know that you have had more people from your lovely state read my blog than countries such as Australia, Germany, Brazil, India, France, Italy and many others.

So once again, thank you California!

– Jahan

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I have achieved a landmark.

I have reached over 50,000 views on my blog.

I have had visitors from from approxiately 179 countries (if I counted correctly) which you can see if you click on the world map on the top right hand of the blog or just click on this link: http://www2.clustrmaps.com/counter/maps.php?url=https://jahanc.wordpress.com

The top 9 countries are: The USA, the UK, India, Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Germany and Brazil.

Below is a breakdown of these 9 top countries.

1. The USA

At the time of writing, 11,447 views with the top area being none other than the golden state, California with 1,865 views.

San Diego, California, the “Golden State”, which has the highest number of visitors to my site from the USA.

 Image source.

 2. The United Kingdom

 

 The United Kingdom is at no.2 behind the USA at 6,079 views. My clustrmap shows “Southwark” (perhaps the location of the internet service provider rather than the location of actual readers) as the top area for views to my site in the UK. 

 3. India

 

 3rd is the second largest country in the world and possibly the country with more English-speakers than any other, India, with 1,901 views. Out of those my map shows that Maharashtra leads the way with 404 views. Maharashatra is the state which is home to India’s commcercial centre, Mumbai.

 

 4. Canada

 

 No 4 is Canada, with 1,717 views and the state of Ontario leading the way with 854 views. 

5. Australia

 

 Australia is at no.5 with 1,261 views and Victoria ranks first with 441 views. 

 6. The Netherlands

The Netherlands has 956 views with 214 views from Noord Holland in first place. After the first five states, the US, UK, India, Canada and Australia, the Netherlands is the first country which does not have English as an official language as India has English as an official language and probably more people can speak English (to varying degrees) in India than even the US.

Amsterdam in Noord Holland, in the Netherlands.

 Image source, photograph by Hossein Mahboubi. 

 7. Italy

 

 No. 7 and the first major country where English is not spoken widely is Italy, as even the Netherlands (Holland) has English spoken widely through out the country and the Dutch are historically, racially and lingusistically related to the English. The English made a Dutchman, William of Orange, their King a few centuries ago and Dutch is the closest major language to English . The Italian province of Lombardy is in first place in terms of Italian visitors with 167 views out of 747 Italian views. 

 8. Germany

 

 Germany has 734 views and the area with my most German visitors is the “Lander” (state) of North-Rhine Westphalia the largest state in Germany in terms of population.

 

Image source. 

 9. Brazil

 

After Italy, Brazil is the second country in my top ten where English is not widely spoken (English is spoken very well by nearly every educated German) and has 680 views with 242 of them from Sao Paulo.

Sao Paulo at dusk.

 Image source. Now I have gained over 50,000 views which may seem impressive to some but when you consider that for example other websites for instance get 3,000 views a day it would only take them 17 days to get what I have achieved in around 2 years. However, nevertheless, it is still an achievement. If I have done it once, I can do it again and I intend to repeat it. However I don’t plan to repeat it once but twenty times so that I will get a million views to my blog (presently on this url ultimately to be transferred to http://jewelleryica.com). Target; 1 million views. Can I do it? Yes, I can. I have the capability and it is impossible providing I work hard and blog consistently and produce quality. 50,000 views is 20 times of 2,500 views and I reached 2,500 views 7 months after I first started blogging. Since that time I have duplicated this 2,500 views 2o times over and I can repeat the same process with my new amount of 50,000 views. By the way here is my proof that I have indeed achieved over 50,000 views on my blog:

 

 Thank you for reading and have a great day. – Jahan Choudhry

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