Talk:Asia Most Active Graticules

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Why "Moscow, Russia 55 37" is in Asia stats, not in Europe? Is there some logic behind this or just a mistake? Geographical boundary between Europe and Asia divides Russia, with Moscow being in European part, while politically/culturally Russia is usually either considered East Europe or on it's own. Here on wiki Russia is in category "Europe", not in "Asia". Though it'd be better to add it to both. vb (talk)

I thought it was because of the official "geohashing" border as per Global Activity graph, but it's actually 40 degrees east - three graticules east of Moscow (so Moscow is technically still counted in Europe). On further research, it seems that whoever created the All graticules/Eurasia page put 35 degrees east as the border between Europe and Asia in Russia (with a peculiar exception of a tiny island far out in the north). --January First-of-May (talk) 15:11, 4 April 2013 (EDT)
That doesn't seem to be anything "official" - just a feature of the particular script implementation. vb (talk) 05:46, 8 April 2013 (EDT)
It comes from this list http://wiki.xkcd.com/geohashing/All_graticules/Eurasia which has Moscow in Asia. --NWoodruff (talk) 09:01, 31 August 2013 (EDT)
if you would also like to create a just "Russia" category separate from "Asia", I can do a most active graticules page "Russia". --NWoodruff (talk) 09:09, 31 August 2013 (EDT)
I don't think it would make any sense since it's only Moscow has some activity, unfortunately. OK, thank you. I'll try to correct this by separating Russia graticules into Europe and Asia according to [1], placing boundary graticules based on which part is bigger. vb (talk) 12:16, 31 August 2013 (EDT)
Done. Kind of. Still see some Turkey graticules in Europe - whole Turkey is in Asia. Also should place boundary graticules more accurately. vb (talk) 13:34, 31 August 2013 (EDT)