Sometimes you may want to attract the audience with a non-standard map. One of the ways to do it is to use a graphic instead of clean data visualization like bubbles. With Excel Map you can easily replace the bubble shape with an image.
Filled map functionality of the Excel Map allows user not only to differentiate the shapes colors by values (which is sometimes called a choropleth map) but also to color them by categories. Using Excel Map France Postcodes (Code Postal) I will show you how to create your own regions.