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Choropleth Map






Tableau Canvas Layout:




A choropleth map typically do not have any Measures or Dimensions on Rows and Columns. Instead, it has Longtitude and Latitude while other fields are shown on Marks card.

Data Set: Sample Superstore Dataset



Building a Choropleth Map


Using the Superstore data:

     Double-click Country/Region. This will put Latitude (generated) on the Rows, and Longtitude (generated) to Columns.
     Move any Measures of choice to Color. Here, I use Sales.
     Move State to Details. This will color-code the map based on states. Choose any color in the drop-down menu as you please.




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