## The Earth map used in the UN flag: 33 sectors

A grid, probabl

y representing parallels and meridians, divides the Earth in 33 sectors. Another special number is 11, 33 being a multiple of it. You probably wonder what it means and what relation have these numbers with the Earth.

33 appears immediately as a particular number, being a palindrome. Moreover 3×3=9; 33×3=99… another palindromic digit I like is the number 12321. If you sum all digits, you’ll obtain 9 again. Read more