A thematic map shows a particular theme that is tied with some geographic area. It can be a social theme or a political theme. Many of the maps that we have looked at fits into the description of a thematic map because it is a very general type of map. It shows one particular set of data on a map. It can depict any type of value for any type of region. In this particular thematic map, the United States is separated by counties and shows the amount of new business.