R package for thematic maps
Leaflet has been mentioned but is for web maps, which may or may not be what you're looking for. You can definitely use ggplot, otherwise tmap is a sepcialised mapping package whose syntax is modelled on ggplot.
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I did this on excel, but want to export to SVG and have the labels for all countries even if they go outside, I can rearrange on illustrator. Which would be the best way to reproduce in R. Which package allows for a choropleth world map with country labels?
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