note that it is supposed to be cut off at the bottom
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Template intended to simplify adding a standardized and formatted caption below a map indicating the location of something (e.g. a country), possibly referring to the map's main region and optionally also to a shown subregion. Original use within infoboxes (e.g. see articles on European countries). For a complete set of elements (see Parameters) of reasonable length, a width of typically (minimally) 250px (without extra padding or margins) should be available.
|(optional)||countryprefix||Neither linked nor styled prefix e.g. "the" (for articles named e.g. "United Kingdom", "Czech Republic", "Netherlands")||–|
|(optional)||country||Only if the country name at the map should not be identical to the article name (e.g. "Metropolitan France")
Template sets [[...]], thus if identical to article name (default) in article shown in bold instead of linked
|(optional)||location||Only if hereunder colour is not used and its default not appropriate: Description identifying country's location (e.g. "circled in inset")
This parameter must never be empty; "none" suppresses it. If passed, location_color cannot be shown
|(optional)||location_color||Only if above description is not used: Colour identifying country's location; "none" suppresses showing the default.||orange|
|(optional)||region||Name (or equally extremely short description) for approximately the entire area depicted by the map.
"[[Europe]]" shown as "on the European continent",
"[[Antarctica]]" shown as "on Antarctica",
"[[Middle East]]", "[[Arctic Circle]]" or "[[Pacific Ocean]]" shown as "in the ...",
versus any other: shown as "in ...", e.g. "[[Africa]]" shown as "in Africa"
|(optional)||region_color||Colour identifying region; "none" suppresses showing the default.||white|
|(optional)||subregion||Subregion indicated within region (only if used: aligning both region and subregion lines to the left, else single region line centered as top line)
Must not occur without parameter region.
"[[EU]]" or "[[European Union]]" shown as "in the European Union",
versus any other: shown as "in ...", e.g. "the [[Caucasus]]" shown as "in the Caucasus"
|(optional)||subregion_color||Colour identifying subregion; "none" suppresses showing the default.||camel|
|(optional)||legend||Filename of image providing a map legend||–|
|Note: In case the name of any article or redirect page on this Wikipedia is given for a country, region or subregion (without other characters in the parameter), the template automatically creates a link. It is nevertheless possible to pass a parameter between linking brackets [[...]] and such is required in case only a part of the parameter should be linked or in case a link should reach an article by another name using syntax [[...|...]].|
|Code||Raw result (in unformatted box, compare to handling in Infobox)|
| Typical sample for an article on a European Union member that needs no "the" before its name, for otherwise identical output:|
|Infobox usage of code (as intended) — wherein the alignment, the padding/margins, and font are rendered differently (this template adjusts for that infobox):|
|Sample for article named 'Armenia', about a non-European country|
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