Since the popularization of the Internet in 1993 usage has spread worldwide, but a few areas still predominate. As the 'net approaches its 15th birthday, someone sent me this trace map of traffic. (Click it for a bigger verson.)
Your house is the one on the left of that dot in the middle, or is it? Follow the link below for a great site featuring visualizations of many kinds of data, including what appears to be a polar projection of this same 'net traffic.
In the map, the US and Europe are clearly the center of the action. I found a few minutes of fun trying to identify the places in Asia, Africa and South America.