Countries With Healthiest Food

The Top Ten

1 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

As a man who've lived in Japan and enjoyed the real Japanese food, I can say proudly that it is one of the best food in the world with rich history. It's less oily but you can eat a lot of vegetables, and its calories are really few so good for your diet too. Also go and search "beautiful Japanese food" on Google. I'm pretty sure you'll be amazed at how colourful and attractive they are... Promise! :D

If you think you can eat only raw sushi and vegetables at Japanese restaurant, you've been to the wrong one for sure... Aw poor you :( The real ones are made with so much cares and take a long time to cook. Seriously, be careful to the ones that are ran by non-Japanese people with no previous working experience at restaurant in Japan at all... It's totally different from the original... eww disgusting... (even if the restaurant people looks like Asian, they may not be from Japan but like Korea or China... I know it's hard to tell.. )

I m Japanese chef I know how they are having healthy food

Yeah I really agree that's why they have the longest exxistences of people on earth

Sushi is healthier

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2 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

Indian food is well cooked with so many spices which are rich antibiotics and the usage of spices is only known by Indians. they have huge variety of spices which are added to daily food which makes the food digestive and delicious but nowadays in India mostly teens are addicted to fast foods (like Chinese noodles, manchurian) which are greesy foods.

Indian food is a well balanced food. The varieties and ingredients have been meticulously chosen over thousands of years for their flavor, nourishment, energy, health influence and taste and nutrient requirements and so on.

Indian is not only a Gourmet's delight but a good nutritionist's prescription.
It is a science by itself when it comes to a meal preparation, ingredients and accompaniments.

India's food is the best. Indians have got their racipies from many cultures. Altough I'm from USA but I have visited many countries and my soul just say that there is nothing like INDIA. Their culture, people, food, places soothes the soul.

With indian food you can be vegan as well as enjoying the savoriest items

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3 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

We have fresh food growing in our country and fresh ingredient in our backyard. We buy fresh food from the market each day from local growing. We love eat fresh fish from fish farm and fresh meat from butcher each day. We cook food each day and Thai people do not like keep their food in the freezer and eating fresh food daily.

A lot of Herbs and vegetables. Good taste and good look.

Yum n healthy

I think thai food overall is healthy. a lot of its dishes has coconut milk that is high in fat but good fat. there is a lot of herbs and seafood that thais utilize. it is not a meat -potato heavy cuisine. if you ever tried making thai food the ingredients usually is a page long sometimes even longer. it consist of ingredients that I [westerners] cease to know existed with so much history. all of this combined perfectly to have a balance flavor. wish I can move to thailand even if its for a year and learn how to cook

4 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Vegetables with EVERYTHING! So healthy but so DELICIOUS!

It should rank higher than this. Not many other cuisines on this list have successfully minimised their dependence on oil usage or maintained the fine balance between freshness of herbs and spices with the meat components than Vietnamese.

How is france higher than this? Nearly everything is fresh, no frying, no lactose, light portions. The list goes on and on. This should be number 1

It look like Chinese food but it have lot vegatables. - David39

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5 Korea

Korean kimchi and other brewed food are very healthy. They have lots of vitamin and minerals and protein and everything, I assured you. They may be seen as a bit disgusting or unusual food to other countries and Western people, but it is scientifically proved that Korean food is tasty and good for your health. They can be salty, yes, I do admit that, but other nutrients backs up that flaw, so it is okay. We also use lots of vegetables, unlike Japan, which uses lots of fish and China, which uses lots of meats like pork and gammon.

Korean food history is more than three thousand years and it has developed into good, better ways. If you start eating Korean food, at first, you might feel gross and stuff, but if you keep eating, it will be quite addictive.

I'm Korean and I'll admit, a lot of salt goes in our food, however, our food includes so much vegetables. Practically every meal will include eating leafy greens, beans, roots, peppers, spices, and more.

Korean food and kimchi are very delicious and healthy.

Korean food is delicious and healthy even without any meat involved, a lot of vegetarian options, although sometimes there can be too much salt added to foods or msg if going to certain restaurants.

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6 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Filipino food can offer so many tropical fruits and vegetables no one has heard of outside of the country. Homemade filipino food really beats restaurant food, however.

It has delicious healthy foods fruits and vegetables so hope ya like it!

From all the raw fruits and stuff, Philippine food is good for health. Needs to be in top 5!

Food that will enjoy your palate and heal your soul

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7 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

In France they eat lots of diverse vegetables, fruits, fishes and meats.
Their meals are really complete even if in certain regions they are still using maybe too much fat (butter or meat). In general they have eat import large amount of food from the whole world (Rices, cereals, Asian food, African food..).
And the ratio of healthy food and oil is increasing (Quinoa, wild rices, canola oil, colza oil, walnut oil...)
The ratio of obesity is one of the lowest among the so-called Western countries.

Base of French food are vegetables, rices, grain, fishes. Meat, sauces, fries are also part of French food but only eaten in certain occasions and only for a certain part of people. It's usual in France to eat for lunch only a large mixed salad and fruit for lunch and a vegetable soup, rice (or similar) and fruit for diner. They lot also lots of cereals like Americans (and from same US trade marks). Really good and healthy, the king for Atlantic fishes including the famous blue Lobster.

Red wine and lots of vegetables are part of the diet.
Healthy food in term of quality and high level of controls.

In some part in North of France too much fat is used, that's true.
But things are changing from bad fat like palm oil to more excellent oil like canola (rapeseed) oil.
Lots of different rices, vegetables, fruits, fishes, meats and all that nicely cooked.
Each region has its different main own dishes.
And France is the country of bread and not only baguette but more than thousand of different breads, and also croissants, eclair, macron etc...

Health results also from pleasure of eating.

I've tried escargots en beurre- snails in butter and believe me, it's delicious

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8 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages ...read more.

Indonesian food rocks especially with all the spices

Too much variety of food, especially on taste

Beside Indonesian food is healthy, it is also cheap too, especially in warteg / angkringan :3

Jengkol da best

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9 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

The well known Mediterranean diet and the use of simple, fresh and unprocessed ingredients, makes this cuisine easily the healthiest in the world. Italy has one of the highest life expectancy in the world, the healthy cuisine being the top factor.

Who said Mediterranean diet?

Italy is alarming on new figures show that it has a higher proportion of overweight children than anywhere in Europe.

Obesity rates in Italy two-year-olds are the highest in Europe with a rate of 42%.

Italy should be at the end of this list or even out of.

Bye bye Italy.

Pizza is yummy

1 of higher life expectance in the world
after japan,it shall be at least number 2

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10 Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.

Ulam is healthier food cause we ate raw leaves and have with sambal.

The Contenders

11 Peru Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of ...read more.

The lesser known cuisine of Peru is starting to grab headlines and the world's attention. So much so, that at the recent World Travel Awards held in Delhi, Peru beat off strong competition from countries like Italy, China, Thailand, Mexico, Japan and France to take home (Peruvian marvelous land) the prize of "World's Leading Culinary Destination.

The foundation of Peru's rich culinary scene starts from its unique and rich landscape. With topographical regions that encompass an incredible 90 different micro-climates spanning sun soaked deserts, high altitude mountains and vast tropical jungles; Peru has the ability to produce a huge range of regular, exotic and even just outright bizarre ingredients.

Furthermore, not only is Peru blessed with vast land resources, it also has some of the richest seas in the world. Home to several hundred species of fish, Peru's nutrient-rich waters teem with high-value species like sea bass, mackerel, tuna, herring, anchoveta and ...more

There food is so diverse and delicious

The ceviche it's just amazing (fish)

Best food ever

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12 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

Real Chinese food is healthier and tastier than most Chinese food in america - InfernoTopTenners

We invented what you call Pasta, more known as Noodles, and not at all Italy, they are just able to copy.

I don't really like Chinese food in terms of health, but they are certainly better than Koreans.

Why the flip is America before China? Lots of people in America really do love their country 😑

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13 England England England, or the kingdom of England, is one of four countries located within the United Kingdom. It united with Scotland and Wales in 1707 as Great Britain, and later Ireland in 1801. English is the primary language of England and one of many official languages in the U.K

We eat lots of cakes than vegies

Seriously.

Has loads of slicy food ti burn down fat

Ahaha! I went in England,sais that their food is healt is embarassing yourself/selves!

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14 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the world. Plenty of fruits, vegetables, and heart-healthy fats. - ethanmeinster

It's a really good healthy place for a sports family trying to raise kids and getting involved in pro sports - cavsfan99

The real Mediterranean diet, no pizza, no pasta, only fresh and natural ingredients.

TWO WORDS. MEDITERRANEAN DIET.

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15 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

In Spain we have very natural & healthy food indeed so I think it should be upper in this list... or at least changed by England.

This is the same situation as Singapore...

16 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.

The only Swedish cuisine I've heard of is Swedish Meatballs, something healthy and tasty to eat.

Not true at all. We have very fat food to be honest. - Hampus

Swedish food should be in the top 10, it is much healthier than American food which is proccesed, the United States should even be in the bottom, what are America thinking

Very healthy

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17 Tunisia Tunisia Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic or the Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres.

Imagine how the couscous is healthy, nothing compare with fat Italian food.
By the way in Italy or they don't know the couscous or they are really not able to cook one in a nice way.

We have most organic, healthy and delicious foods all around the world such as couscous, lablabi...

18 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, ...read more.

I'm an American and my family is Lebanese, so we eat the food, it is very healthy! - FandomsUnite

Perfect cuisine for vegetarians. Rich in vegetables and very tasty. Highlights: Hummus, Fattouch, Tabboule... ETC

99.9% of Lebanese foods are extremely healthy. The.1% goes to the desserts.

19 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

So many idiotic stereotypical comments on here. The United States of America is the most culturally and ethnically diverse country in the world. On every street corner, you will find a great range of restaurants and cuisines around the world, featuring Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and pretty much any cuisine around the world imaginable (if you go to the right places). The variety is endless if you aren't an ignorant who just goes to fast-food places every day like it's the only option around or something.

Oh and don't forget the Cajun foods down in the south!

What the heck? I'm from the US and can say that the healthiness of our food makes me want to ;_;

Coca-cola, Mcdonald's, Mac n Cheese, Greasy Fries? These are the MOST unhealthy foods I can think of in general...

My teeth are so healthy! Umm why is this 19? by the way guys some comments are rude,and not true then hurt my feelings.by the way USA usually uses food from other countries but we have fruits,veggies,oranges from Florida,Potatoes from Idaho! Those are healthy think outside Da box!

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20 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

Eat a lot of fish and fish is very healthy

Very few people lives in Iceland

I heard the Icelanders eat food that is practically 0% processed, and they only eat locally-grown stuff.

21 Mexico Mexico

The sweets mostly have natural fruits and not overloaded with sugar. The meals barely have fried vegetables, mostly raw, but sometimes cooked. I don't get how Mexico is considered to have the highest obesity rate when the food is not so unhealthy. I actually been to Mexico and I mostly see people that are okay in weight. I am not fat and I'm Mexican, people should stop judging us.

22 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . ...read more.
23 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The language is Persian. ...read more.

Iran has a wide variety of foods that are suitable for all kinds of people. For example, cooked rice with lentils and raisins (vegetarian option), sour cherry stew, celery stew, beans and mixed vegetables with rice and lamb, yogurt and cucumbers, eggplants cooked with tomatoes and rice, bean soup (lentils, kidney beans, onions, and many green vegetables), peach stew, rice with lima beans and green spices, carrot rice, rice with barberries and saffron, ice cream with pistachios, cauliflower rice, rice with lima beans, yogurt, and meat wrapped in grape leaves, rice with tiny bits of ground beef wrapped in cauliflower leaves, peppers filled with rice and tiny bits of ground beef. If you were to just take away the meat from these meals, they could all be vegetarian. It is a shame that most vegetarians do not have any knowledge upon these foods. It would be just a delight to see so many people trying Iranian food because kabobs have originated from Iran. Iranians mix so much vegetables and ...more

We have most organic and delicious foods all around the world

Just try Iranian food

Just Test "Ghorme Sabzi" and then you will never forget it

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24 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

My mother cooks very healthy meals

Forget United States this food is very healthy

Sri Lanka should be in number 1 place.

Becuase Sri Lanka is a healthy country, there are lot of healthy things to eat. Sri Lanka is my country. My country is very clean,honest,peo and friendly. This country is a very beautiful

25 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

Ok let's start off with that I am Irish and all our country ever eats is butter chips rashers sausages and lots of other fatty foods

I Am Irish And There Healthy Snack Chips

At least were not like america.

26 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

I'm in Australia they have healthy things there

Australia has healthy food like kangaroo stew

Why is it at the bottom?

We grow Natural Food doe Like Bannanas Apples Pears Carrots - BraixenBreak

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27 Morocco Morocco

I took a vacation ate whatever I wanted lost 6 pounds the food is really healthy and I still drank tons of soda plus lots of pastries - Ilyas678

If you are looking for a way to make delicious food that is exotic as well as healthy, Morocco is absolutely the destination.
Not only healthy but ranked one of the best cuisines in the world!

It's the best food ever

Really healthy. - Clubberoni

28 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

Same situation as Spain & Singapore...

Fresh vegetables in every meat, mediteranean style cousine, full of low-fat, dairy and meat food

29 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state ...read more.

They eat the healthiest, I've been there twice

Should be in Top 10 - IvaAstra

30 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, ...read more.

Far less obesity in Canada than in the USA and provinces like because have lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, plus many wineries in southern because

Yes, really good organics vegetable here in Canada, desperate that people prefer eating fat and disgusting Italian pizzas.

What are we doing all the way down here

best - lucaskt

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31 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.
32 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopian food is the best! - Ninja12

Beast of horn Africa

Wait...they have food? - AliciaMae

Lets go ethiopia

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33 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

They still cook at home

What? why is Ukraine on 39th place? Ukrainian food is life.

34 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia. ...read more.

Nepali food is better than Indian food. It deserves to be in the top 5

I love Nepali food it is Better then Japanese food

Why nepal is here in last? Nepali food is more healthier than indian. With beautifull and clean environment

WHAT THE HECK ON THE WHOLE WIDE UNIVERSE IS THIS COUNTRY?

35 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.

Portugal has so much variety on healthy food. And tasty as well.

36 Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas.

We eat Bhutan booty

37 Finland Finland

very nice

38 Taiwan Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.

Taiwan food is so good! It's healthy, too

39 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.
40 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
41 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.
42 Haiti Haiti
43 Netherlands Netherlands
44 Wales Wales Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Located on the island of Great Britain, it is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south.

Welsh rarebit, a lot of sourced water Brecon Carreg etc. and many Welsh cuisines are considered very healthy. These can include leeks, cabbage and broccoli etc. ;) There is nothing better than a hearty vegetable loaded Welsh beef stew!

45 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.

Sea products, olive oil, lots of fruits and vegetables, good wine,... - you'll live for ages.

46 Laos Laos Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), or commonly referred to its colloquial name of Muang Lao is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to ...read more.

And the flag of Laos, one of the most healthy food you will ever eat, birth of noodles (known as pasta by those Italian robbers).

47 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

Great food try it please

the best

48 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, ...read more.
49 Lithuania Lithuania
50 Scotland Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
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