# Visualization - Geographic Map - Small Multiples Geographic Map

A panel of choropleths charts. It is a particularly useful way to visualize how a country, state, or region has changed over time.

The Small Multiples - Geographic Map feature creates a panel of choropleths charts. It is a particularly useful way to visualize how a country, state, or region has changed over time.

## Example

The example below visualizes the homicide rate for US states over time. The geographic maps are created using the following table. The small multiples feature takes data from every column and creates a separate panel for each year.

### Create a Small Multiples Geographic Map in Displayr

1. Go to Insert > Visualization > Small multiples > Geographic Map
2. Under Inputs > DATA SOURCE > Output in ‘Pages’, select your table from the dropdown menu

## Object Inspector Options

The following is an explanation of the options available in the Object Inspector for this specific visualization. Refer to Visualization Options for general chart formatting options.

What are small multiples?
The psychology of small multiples

## Code

{
"formChartType": "Geographic Map",
"formStackSeries": false,
"formSmallMultiples": true,
"formAsPercentages": false,
"formScatterLabelType": "As hover text"
}