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25 Countries in the World with the Tallest Average Heights

 Looks can be deceiving but it never stops us from taking a few guesses about that person. The first thing we notice, of course, is height. Having a father who was 6 feet tall, we could always spot his head bobbing up and down in any crowd. But there are certain countries in the world where my dad would have barely stood out. These are 25 countries in the world whose residents have the tallest average heights in the world, from the shortest of the tallest upwards.

 

25. New Zealand (5’7”)

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The average height of a person in New Zealand has been calculated at 5 feet, 7.45 inches (171.34 cm). 

The average height of a New Zealand man is 5 feet, 9.97 inches (177.73 cm), while the height of a New Zealand woman is 5 feet, 4.93 inches (164.94 cm)

 

24. Bulgaria (5’7”)

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The average height of a Bulgarian person has been calculated at 5 feet 7.52 inches (171.52 cm). 

The average height of a Bulgarian man is 5 feet 10.17 inches (178.24 cm), while Bulgarian women have an average height of 5 feet 4.88 inches (164.79 cm)

 

23. Montenegro (5’7”)

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The average height of a person in Montenegro is 5 feet 7.54 inches (171.56 cm). 

The average height of the average Montenegro man is measured at 5 feet 10.18 inches (178.27 cm), while the height of a woman from Montenegro is 5 feet 4.90 inches (164.85 cm)

 

22. Ireland (5’7”)

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Ireland has an average height of 5 feet 7.72 inches (172.02cm). 

The average height of an Irish man is estimated at 5 feet 10.44 inches (178.92 cm). Irish women have an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (165.11cm)

 

21. France (5’7”)

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The average height of French people is 5 feet 7.83 inches (172.31cm). 

French men have an average height of 5 feet 10.44 inches (178.92 cm), and French women stand at an average of 5 feet 5 inches (165.11cm) tall. 

 

20. Belarus (5’7”)

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Belarusians have an average height of 5 feet 7.87 inches (172.39cm). 

Belarusian men are an average of 5 feet 10.25 inches (178.44 cm) tall, while the women of this nation have an average height of 5 feet 5.49 inches (166.35cm)

 

19. Ukraine (5’7”)

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The average height of the average person in Ukraine has been measured at 5 feet 7.87 inches (172.39cm). 

The average height of a Ukrainian man is 5 feet 10.25 inches (178.44 cm). Ukrainian women stand at 5 feet 5.48 inches (166.33cm)

 

18. Australians (5’8”)

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Australians have an average height that has been calculated at 5 feet 7.92 inches ( 172.53cm). 

An Australian man is 5 feet 10.55 inches (179.20 cm) on average. The average height of the Australian woman is 5 feet 5.29 inches (165.85cm)

 

17. Norway (5’8”)

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The average Norwegian height is 5 feet 7.97 inches ( 172.65cm). 

Norwegian men are 5 feet 10.76 inches tall (179.74 cm) on average. The women of Norway have an average height of 5 feet 5.18 inches (165.56cm).

 

16. Sweden (5’8”) 

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The average height of Swedish people has been calculated at 5 feet 7.99 inches ( 172.71cm). 

A Swedish man is 5 feet 10.76 inches tall (179.73 cm) on average, while the height of a woman is 5 feet 5.23 inches (165.56cm).

 

15. Finland (5’8”)

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The average height of Finnish people is measured at 5 feet 8 inches ( 172.74cm). 

A Finnish man is 5 feet 10.70 inches tall (179.59 cm) on average, while the height of a woman is 5 feet 5.31 inches (165.89cm).

 

14. Lithuania (5’8”) 

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A Lithuanians average height has been calculated at 5 feet 8.03 inches (172.82cm).

A Lithuanian man is 5 feet 10.48 inches tall (179.02 cm) on average. Lithuanian women are, on average, 5 feet 5.31 inches (165.89cm).

 

13. Germany (5’8”)

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The average height of Germans is 5 feet 8.06 inches tall (172.87cm). 

A German man has an average height of 5 feet 8.81 inches tall (179.88 cm), while the height of a German woman is 5 feet 5.29 inches (165.86cm)

 

12. Slovenia (5’8”)

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On average, Slovenians clock in at 5 feet 8.07 inches tall (172.92cm). 

Slovenian men have an average height of 5 feet 10.78 (179.80cm) inches, balanced out by the significantly shorter (but still pretty tall) women, who are 5 feet 5.37 (166.05cm) inches on average. 

 

11. Croatia (5’8”)

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The average height of Croatians comes up to 5 feet 8.18 inches (173.20cm). 

There is again a significant difference with the average height of a Croatian man standing at 5 feet 11.16 inches (180.78cm) tall and the average Croatian woman at 165.63cm ( 5 feet 5.20 inches) tall.

 

 

10. Iceland (5’8”)

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The average height in Iceland is 5 feet 8.19 inches(173.21cm)

At 5 feet 11.05 inches (180.49cm), the average Icelandic man has half a foot up on the average Icelandic woman, calculated at 5 feet 5.15 inches (165.94cm). 

 

9. Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Bosnians are, at an average, 5 feet 8.24 inches (173.35cm) tall.

Bosnian men are 5 feet 11.20 inches (180.87cm) tall on average, and Bosnian women stand at 5 feet 5.29 inches (165.84cm).

 

8. Slovakia (5’8”)

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Slovakians are 5 feet 8.29 inches (173.48cm) tall on average.

Slovakian men are 5 feet 10.66 inches (179.50cm) tall on average, while the average height of Slovakian women is 5 feet 5.92 inches (167.46cm).

 

7. Belgium (5’8”)

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Belgians are 5 feet 8.34 inches (173.59cm) tall on average.

The average Belgian man is 5 feet 11.53 inches (181.69cm) tall. Belgian women are 5 feet 5.15 inches (165.49cm) tall on average.

 

6. Serbia (5’8”)

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Serbians are 5 feet 8.55 inches (174.13cm) tall on average. 

Serbian men stand at an average height of 5 feet 11.09 inches (180.57cm). Serbian women are generally 5 feet 6.01 inches (167.69cm).

 

5. Czech Republic (5’8”)

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The average height of people in the Czech Republic is 5 feet 8.61 inches (174.28cm)

Czech men and women, respectively, have an average height of 5 feet 10.9 inches (180.10cm) and 5 feet 6.31 inches (168.45cm).  

 

4. Denmark (5’8”) 

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The Danish have an average height of 5 feet 8.61 inches (174.29cm). 

Danish men measure an average of 5 feet 11.40 inches (181.38cm) in height, and Danish women, at 5 feet 5.83 inches (167.21cm) in height.

 

3. Estonia (5’9”)

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Estonians have an average height of 5 feet 8.94 inches (175.13cm). 

With Estonian men standing at 5 feet 11.49 inches (181.59cm) tall, and Estonian women at 5 feet 6.40 inches (168.67cm) on average. 

 

2. Latvia (5’9”)

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The average height of Latvians is 5 feet 9.13 inches (175.61cm). 

Latvian men have an average height of 5 feet 11.42 inches (181.42cm). The women of Latvia measure approximately 5 feet 6.84 inches (169.79cm). 

 

1. Netherlands (5’8”)

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The average height of the Dutch people is 5 feet 7.96 inches (175.62cm)

The height of Dutch men averages in at 5 feet 11.86 inches (182.53cm), while Dutch women are 5 feet 5.54 inches tall (168.72cm)   

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