Most Overrated Countries

Now, I know what you're thinking: Booklover, how could you possibly insult whole countries? Easy. I don't insult them. I just think they're getting credit for doing not as much as plenty others, as well as have a low population and get all the news for no reason. Let's get started.

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

American culture is mainly why I despise my home country. I don't like how most of the globally dominant music artists are American, yet most of the modern ones have hardly any talent. This is the reason why my favorite music artists are from the UK and none from the US. I also find it disgusting how incredibly popular and globally dominant McDonald's is. Also, yeah, our politics are very corrupt (thanks a ton Donald Trump for dragging our country further into the mud).

They dominate the film and music industry in the world... and in their movies they are the best country in the world... but the truth is different. Travel through Europe and the US, you will see a BIG difference! In the US there is no food culture, no historical buildings, only fat and uneducated people. - Xenothor

Americans aren't very kind. They are half kind & half mean. They try to act how they want. That is mean for good people because if you are a good person then you should act good. You should be perfect.

We aren't concerned about the environment enough. We are lazy and just dispose whatever we want to. Only things that must be disposed like batteries should be disposed. And the things we can't recycle. We should just keep to make something new.

The entertainment is overrated. I have only seen a few good things to watch & listen. a lot of it sucks.

We shouldn't get in other countries' affairs. We should mind our own business. We try to get oil from the Middle East. We should leave them alone. Why can't we make our own oil?

Also I don't like the English language because the words aren't always pronounced how they are spelled. And we always should a consontants between a vowel. - mistersnakey3

You can't say that all Americans are rude and do not care about the environment. That is a completely wrong generalization. - Mooshroomsrock17

Claim they are better than everyone else they don't even say one reason why they are better. They just say they are better and they do not have an explanation. They are not the best. So when someone asks me what makes them the best I would say I don't know what your talking about. Hey Americans give me two reasons why you think america is the greatest. You teach everyone their that you are so star spangled awesome and say you are the only ones with freedom when Canada has freedom Japan has freedom Australia has freedom Germany has freedom Sweden has freedom Belgium has freedom Austria has freedom you guys are not the only ones. Britian has freedom. You guys are just jealous because you know that your country sucks you just don't want to admit it. As a canadian I would rather live in Japan than the United States. Although never been their Japan has a longer life expectancy than both america and Canada. Canada and Japan both have a longer life expectancy than the United States. Also the ...more

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. more.

Not over rated but over criticized. I have observed british media is quite keen on exaggerating and exclusively showing poor areas of India to show how poor it is. It's becoming quite pathetic actually. Maybe it has to do with their empire history? Maybe the brits are still very bitter about India gaining it's independence. It's definitely depends where you go in India to find those dirty areas, but it's definitely not the place it is shown to be in british media. I also like how mindlessly China's rich parts are shown, when it has equal amounts of old and rotting infrastructure.

Funny because the comments are defending it probably were written by Indians. - Votebotingsucks

India is a wonderful country portrayed as a poor country full of poverty but the media never show the real India but China is known to be powerful and rich even though the country is suffering from pollution and now because of China wanted to show the world its just as powerful as America it got greedy it now looks like a overpopulated wasteland. I guess richer countries like america want to show the world it's the only powerful country and tries to show developing countries as full of dumb poor.

In my opinion, India is probably the most successful underachieving country I've ever seen. Lots of countries such as Canada, England, USA, and Australia knows how useless this country is. This country for many company owners would be the last country they'd put their companies in. Why? They'd do jack crap and the companies going to make kids do it for them. That's right. Child labour is in India too.

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

Here in Switzerland we have lots of Italians who immigrated with us for the last 150 years.

Each year and that for generations most of them, and by entire families are returning back to their own country (Italy). That shows how much they are not integrated and how much they do not want to really stayed in Switzerland. Those people do not give any added value to our country. They just refuse to be pure Swiss.

And we guess that this stupid and arrogant way to do is not only visible in Switzerland but also in major countries where they have migrated all along the ages.

So they just come with their food pizza and pasta, eat just that and never try to tend to be Swiss.

Most of other migrants from Asia, Africa and South-America for example are much more respectable people and therefore much to be respected.

And Italians will never accept in their own country someone doing the same as they are doing.

For this reason Italians are very racist, in ...more

Yes that is true, there in Italy, people are very racist.

It's so hard as a black or Arabic to find a good job, homes and it seems that because you are not Italian, you have to struggle for anything.

Italians don't hesitate to show their hates, specially when you are foreigner. I was tired of the racism in Italy.

I call all migrants to come here in Italy to make change things.

We will succeed, because there is a lot to do here anywhere Italians are so lazy and inefficient.

If you plan on driving in Italy: Don't, they are the worst drivers in the world.

I had 7 weeks of being tail gated by aggressive drivers trying to prove they all had bigger dicks by going too fast, tail gating and horn honking.

Entertainments and attractions are equal to zero.

Everything in Italy is overpriced, Italian people are lazy, the country is dirty and they are on strike every other week.

The museums are closed on Monday and other days in the year. We tried a restaurant was closed at lunch time because it was their lunch time. This country is a shame.

Keep your money and spend it somewhere else.

Well actually it's sure that it means a bit like a dummy umbrella lost in a tempest. but if you consider the current facts sheets on obesity control especially kids below 9 yer old. Get not a burger, US is providing such, therefore the underground sort of scrappy lake of shadow leave you on your back. After its just your choice to be or not a citizen of a world that disappearing.

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

Sweden is a simply awful place to live, especially in the big cities. Let me give you are a tour through the hell that Sweden actually is. First of all the suburbs, rat forsaken holes that no man nor women deserves to experience. Drugs, alcohol and other criminal activity is very common in the suburbs and so the big cities, which the suburbs are located rather near. The culture in Sweden it self is completely horrendous and so is the people, whether ethnic swedes or immigrants the people are just dreadful. The shyness and unpleasantly is to great for words to describe and so is the unkindness, here in Sweden people are just really mean to each other. If you even ask them what time it is, it seems like they are about to call the cops on you. Everyone is just so angry all the time, and don't let me get started on the kids and youths. The youngsters are just so badly raised that it seems like all they can become are bank robbers which a lot of suburban kids become, or drug addicts but ...more

Too overrated, people always talk about Sweden more than Norway. An overrated country like Sweden cannot be compared with, Norway, the true best country in the world. Norway beats Sweden in every way such as wealth, safety, tourism, music, etc. Norway is and will always be better than Sweden.

Before you guys talk about criminal rates, I'd like to mention that other countries have MUCH more crime compared to Sweden. All places have "vulnerable areas", the Swedes just chose to mention it out loud. Yes, the people are very shy, but once you get to know you'll learn how nice they are. Unless, of course, your one of those rude people who need's to take a chill pill. I'm assuming you met one mean person and decided that everyone is like them? Or maybe your one of those rightists who can't even tell the difference between real or fake news. No, I have been here and this place is not overrun with immigrants. There are plenty other cities who have accepted much more refugees. If you just didn't like it because it wasn't to your taste, that's totally fine! Anyway, in response to the comment below me, how many residents are drug addicts or bank robbers? Not many, right? Please stop focusing on only the negative aspects and actually open your eyes, though I doubt that's possible for ...more

I hate how popular Sweden is compared to Norway, Denmark and especially Finland. It's like Finland never gets any love or anything just because it's so different from the rest of the Nordic countries. I guess Pewdiepie and Minecraft (the most overrated in the world) is the reason why Sweden is the best country ever. Sweden also feels so innocent, it's like everything they do is good. I feel sorry for Finland because of Sweden

5 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 by area (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, more.

"Look guys! Toronto and Vancouver are jam packed with so many immigrants! Clearly the government's PR campaign must be working and everyone is living with unicorns and butterflies running around. We're just so much better than the US in every way, even though people who keep wanting to come here never do so, and those who do realize how hard is it to get a job thanks to our work experience program that says

you to your past accomplishments, and how your only option is in the increasingly criminal and expensive cities if you're a white immigrant. Maybe if you're a rich Asian you can spend a couple million on a suburb home in Calgary, but we'll still look funny at you nonetheless! Better not be black or an aboriginal in Western Canada! We can always whitewash our history and we can also ignore the constant reports by Martin, Trudeau and every provincial gov't that the aboriginals are treated like @#$# and that systematic discrimination and racism still occurs here towards ...more

I migrated to Canada and lived there for nearly 4 years and I can personally say being a friendly country is overrated at all. You go everywhere and they love to compare how much better they are than America. And rude rude people out there. You try to tell them you miss home and you would get reactions like " go home to your own country" or what made you come here then?! Giving you that very odd look. Oh look at us we have so much better in economy than US. Better this better that. And they talk about US news and sports and politics all the time and compare to them.

In the United States there's an odd need to either hate or love Canada. I don't really fall into either category. Most Canadians I've met have been somewhat rude, though such is likely due more so to the area than the people. What is really overrated about Canada is its assumed position as a 'friendlier' USA. It is a title that seems to be often stated by slackers or otherwise hypocritical people. This idea of Canda as an 'escape' from big bad mean USA is very overrated. There's only a small difference in culture between the USA and Canada (sorry all you hippie hopefuls out there). Canada's full of meanies just like the rest of us.

A very passive aggressive and cold country. If you like isolation and bland buildings, then this is the place for you!

6 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 more.

This is so amaze

I loved France the first time I went there, but I was tired after a while. I had to go four times, and it's not a bad place; I like it, but I got tired of it quickly as there wasn't much I hadn't done already. And everyone thinks that Disneyland (Paris) is the best thing in France. It's the WORST THING IN FRANCE! Walking around seeing creepy people in Goofy suits hug your children?!?! What are you supposed to get from that?!?! - PositronWildhawk

This is a good country, but this country is overrated because of Paris. People know France mostly because of this city

I'm living now in France and I can affirm that French are kind people. Of course like everywhere you will find some exceptions but not more than normal average.
And the country is so nice, including food, architectures, attractions, exhibitions, festivals...

7 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

How it this not at number one - Weirdest-thing

*sighs* goes to read Medieval England book.

Hang on, Britain is like the most underrated country in the world. No one ever sees anywhere other than London. 10 minutes driving out of the city centre and you are hit with beautiful green countryside, and the further you go, the more beautiful. We have beautiful beaches, lovely weather in the summer time (hitting as high as 34 celcius last year), lovely people and delicious food. We are not poor, we just live on less. Americans think that we are poor, but we just don't overeat and don't need everything to be huge. Outside of London, everything is to a brilliant standard, and we may not have the huge empire that we once did, but we have more overseas territories than any other country. We still lead the way in science and have the two best and most prestigious universities in the world. We have amazing traditions, and an extremely high standard of living. Those who think Britain is bad have either never been to Britain, or just not taken a 20 minute train out of the city.

Britain is seen as as a royale respectful polite country which in reality it has some flaws. - 0w0uwu

The worst place I have ever visited. Nothing much to do except for shopping and relaxing at Hyde Park. Outside of London, it's even worse.

8 Bermuda

If the Bermuda triangle didn't exist, nobody would think this exists. - booklover1

First, Bermuda is not a country. It's a British overseas territory. Second, I'd actually say it's UNDERrated. I've been to Bermuda and there was barely anyone there, and it was very beautiful and crime-free. - ColdTurkey

I think it's not underrated and not overrated because of the Bermuda Triangle, a overrated myth with pilots and sailors killing themselves to scare the world. - TeamRocket747

Oh my god... People ACTUALLY think Bermuda is a country? Haha, nice.

What I mainly dislike about this list is that it doesn't have very good choices. While some are simply bad reasons, some are too broad.

9 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. more.

We are talking about overrated countries right? With all them anime lovers who never STFU about how great Japan is, this should be up there...

Expectation: A more advanced China with great technology
Reality: People speaking crazy languages, worshipping crazy religions, and having only 1 square foot of apartment space.

No wonder the population is declining.

Idiotic Americans think this is the only country in asia

All people think of is ninjas

10 Haiti Haiti

Let me tell you a story, there were two major earthquakes in 2010 that I recall, Haiti and Chile. Chiles was bigger and caused more damage, as well as being one of the worst earthquakes of all time, but since Haiti's poor, they get a song written about them, and tons of recognition. I wouldn't mind if Chile got more attention but nobody cared. - booklover1

That's the point, Haiti couldn't take care of itself, Chile could.

This country looks kinda underrated.

The Contenders

11 Bahamas Bahamas The Bahamas is an archipelago nation in the Caribbean, located south of the United States and north of Cuba.

Nothing you can't get elsewhere, for a similar experience but with friendlier people Italy and really nicest beaches, go Italy.

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, more.

Pretty over rated, the people are egoistic and like to act like prudes. Their economy is mostly built on export markets and free grants from the US. If nigeria was given such an oppurtunity, they would have been in the same place that china is now. Plus a lot of inventions that it is attributed to is not even theirs. For instance, fire works was already used by Indian kingdoms in 5th century AD. And the first military use of fireworks was used by Tipu Sultan, an Indian king against british invaders. It's capacity is way over exaggerated.

I gotta be honest. China copied so many products from Japan, America, etc.

Why? It's because of communists.

Wonderful hardworking people but copied Americas bad example because they were trying to prove devolping countries can be just as good as powerful rich 1's

In TheTopTens, China is an extremely underrated country. How is it overrated anyway? - 50

13 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Good everything great everything
and Twice

K - POP enough said

What South Korea is underrated. Why?
1.There's toothbrush and foods are already there for you in hotel
3.Ranked 9th in Military

14 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.

Thanks to all for calling us pointless and rude. Do you see what you're saying yourselves? We're not superficial, insincere or ignorant either. And I'm sure that Australia, being one of the oldest continents on Earth, has no culture or history. And nothing you can't get elsewhere? Yeah, I mean, there are lots of other countries EXACTLY like Australia, aren't there?

No culture, poor cuisine, and a rather dark shameful history! People are superficial, ignorant and sometimes downright racist and exhibit fake niceness that Americans and Brits are famous for (being insincerely nice seems to be a trait shared by anglocentric countries). An awful country that wouldn't be known if Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman didn't land in the next top insincere and overrated country contender: America!

Bland, boring, rude people, no history or culture, pride in nothing... Over priced and no sense of customer service. Just lame in general. (it is beautiful though in SOME spots)

Known as the lucky country, yet it is mostly hot deserts and filled with the largest range of dangerous, venomous or just plain icky or weird animals ever. The people are also the most arrogant I have ever encountered. - giga

15 Finland Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.

Finland is actually underrated, Sweden is the overrated one

Why is Finland here? Finland is UNDERRATEED not overrated - Cookies

I in feel a bit bad for Finland. It's very sad, that a lot of finns have committed suicide and are suffering from alcohol abuse.

Finland is a hole full of suicidal drunks

16 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

Gets too much attention and praise just for one city: Dubai - PerfectImpulseX

UAE has one of the worst civil rights abuse records on the planet. They walked out of a UN meeting this month aimed at helping them reform their judiciary. It was UAE who wanted UN help, but now walk out? It's counterintuitive.
They've also begun an intel agency with former CIA advisors, so you know it's soon to be a prison nation. Check google for How not to get arrested in UAE. A married man & woman were arrested for kissing on the beach. 😱

17 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle East) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic. The capital city is Riyadh.

This country is underrated, everybody hate it because it's so strict about Islam, but why all that hate this country is awesome high economy and it's safe. - Votebotingsucks

Never go to Saudi, simply the worst country on Earth.

This country is extremely bigoted towards non Muslims and women. They supply funds and weapons to terrorist and the laws there are crazy

If you want to go to a desert city just go to dubai or phoenix this place is terrible if you are a woman - ikerevievs

18 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

I feel like Israel is more overhated than any other country. - PerfectImpulseX

One thing that is extremely annoying about Israel for me is that almost every single Christian I meet has this stupid dream to go on some 'biblical tour' in Israel, now I have nothing against Christians (I'm a Christian myself) but the fact that they think it is some amazing and beautiful country like in the bible really gets on my nerves because in reality is actually a terrorist infected, poverty ridden desert just the same as the rest of the filthy middle east. Also Jewish people are extremely arrogant and racist, like they still think they are 'God's chosen race'. It is rather ironic that Jews are the proudest and most racist people in the world when actually their country is a totally trash, middle eastern hell hole.

Ruled by ultra-nationalistic parties, but criticizes nationalism anywhere else. Enforces apartheid but is called the "only democracy in the Middle East" etc. It's a tiny piece of land and it gets all the news. Who even cares?

Very arrogant, they think they are the superior race and other races are pigs... Just like the Nazis!

19 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It is the smallest nation on Earth, and is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.

I hope this fake church will die soon. Religion is taken too far by them. - MChkflaguard_Yt

Evil lies in the place

20 Malta Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

It is boring

21 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.


22 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.

Nothing you can't get elsewhere, for a similar experience but with friendlier people, real beautiful beaches and surely better food, try Italy.

So overrated especially places like Majorca.

Overrated Dull Food

Overrated Culture
Exemple- "Flamenco" while being a symbol of Spain, is not even genuinly Spanish - is gypsy music and dance - majkel87

Overrated Food

Overrated Culture
Example - flamenco is a simbol of Spain in many countries
It is not even genuinely Spanish!
Flamenco is Gypsy dance and music

23 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Underrated actually all what people know about it is the pyramids - Votebotingsucks

Don't even think of visiting Egypt. I've visited it before the revolution. If you're a foreigner even if an Arab, Egyptians will try to rob you in all possible ways. Sexual harassments are notorious here and are annoying, needless to say. The trip to the Pyramids of Giza is not as fancy or dreamy as it seems on Egyptian T.V. ads. The streets can be overcrowded and beggars will follow you everywhere and to make it worse, shopkeeprs near the pyramids will insist on giving you fake discounts even if you don't want to buy. Stick to hotel restaurants and don't even think of eating anything from the streets. You also don't want to give a tip to one hotel staff as plenty of others will come and walk beside you in desperate hope of receiving a tip. Also, once you step in the airport get ready for beggars(janitors working in the airport will ask you for money) and annoying smell. I seriously don't know what the hell was I thinking when I thought of visiting Egypt. It is a nice place but the ...more

I visited Egypt and nothing you said is real, Egyptians are actually very nice. - Votebotingsucks

The pyramids of Gaza are noisy and the inside looks like a cow shed.

24 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.

The Filipinos there are rude when it comes with foreigners. However, it should be higher because of several reasons:

People - people there are half-witted, anti-intellect, and sometimes technophobic. There are poorer communities that practice child abuse due to poverty.

Government - the politics there is pathetic. It's pointless to blame the government for the people's faults. Also, they barely improve the country and are rendered corrupt all the way down.

Environment - It's not enough to clean up everything. Manila is considered to be the most polluted city to live in. Too much air and water pollution. Also, people let their dogs go anywhere in the streets (which is why people get their shoes stinky), and there is no sort of cleaning project by the government.

Media - Philippine media is so overrated. Very low quality and awful advertising. Also, it should be illegal for Filipinos to dub foreign shows and movies because they do not give credits to the ...more

Filipinos are everywhere! I just keep on seeing them in other countries and media!

Filipinos are so good in creating fake news and they cringe a lot of Filipino singers to plagiarize english-languge songs! - VNTMFans

Very true because they're trying hard to hit the high notes and they ended up croaking umtil they became tone deaf! - VNTMFans

25 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

It’s praised for being clean and safe, but its laws are too strict and people can get in trouble for the dumbest reasons. It should be number one on this list instead of the United States.

It is getting more attention than Malaysia even though it originally IS from Malaysia. They went out of Malaysia in 1963 and the world doesn't know that. You're welcome for sharing this useful fact.

26 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.
27 Greenland Greenland Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

This shouldn't even be included on this list. It's not even a country. It's part of Denmark.

201st in population of countries. - booklover1

28 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
29 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

I'm Brazilian and I agree 100%, the country is highly overrated, first of all Brazilians aren't friendly and tolerant as the media says, a lot of Brazilians are extremely homophobic and racist but they deny it.

The country is also unbearably religious, you go everywhere and listen to gospel Christians songs everywhere and it seems to be getting worse by day, if you aren't Christian basically you're disliked by the majority of the population, specially if you're an atheist or belong to an Afro-Brazilian religion.

I'd say Rio is by far the most overrated destination in the country, basically high crime rates everywhere not only in the city but in the whole state., Also Brazilians aren't warm, they pretend to be warm but talk rudely about you behind your back.

Brazilians have a very jealous culture, everyone is jealous of everybody here, if own an iPhone people will hate you, if you have a fit body people will hate you, basically Brazilians think they're inferior to ...more

This country is nothing but a wannabe mix of every Latin America country and Portugal. While I really appreciate the scenery and culture its kind of overhyped in my opinion. The political and social conflicts are trash and poverty rates are high. And lets not forget the most overrated thing about this country its language. While Portuguese from Brazil is my favorite dialect of Portuguese I hate it when people dismiss European Portuguese for being worst even though I think it is almost as beautiful. Some Brazilians that I have met were just so dismissing to Portugal calling it trash and crap that really pissed me off. The Portuguese here might be better but compared to this overrated place and Portugal, Portugal has better history, nicer people, and less problems.

Brazilian Portuguese sucks! If you want to hear real Portuguese than go to Portugal!

The girls may be hot but they can be EXTREMELY egotistical!

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30 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often more.

This is an underrated country

It has beautiful classic music. Not so overrated. - MChkflaguard_Yt

Often mistaken for Australia, which is often why it's so popular. - booklover1

Hey, your offending my friend you Ddouchebags!

31 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. more.

For me, Germany is both underrated and overrated at same time, I call it 'middlerated'.

East and west Germany still have some gaps, the west is slightly more developed than the east.

Germany may has some nice place to visit, unfortunately I find many places in Germany to be kind of boring.

Germany is underrated because they can build their own idol groups where idols you can meet! - VNTMFans

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

Ireland must be the most overrated country ever - the weather is obviously dreadful, but more importantly the Irish are by no means any nicer or brighter than Brits or Yanks. Quite to the contrary, even though they indeed tend to be a simple, jolly folk, more often than not they are also ignorant and downright backward especially in comparison with their contemporaries in the Western Europe

Completely agree. I found the majority of the Irish rude and lacking in good communication skills. They mumble a lot, talk fast, talk quietly, and don't finish sentences. I thought their speech patterns were difficult to understand.

Loads of drunk young women and men that want to escape the sheer dreadfulness of this place. A culture revolving around one overrated awful tasting stout: Guinness! Enough said!

The dullest and most boring country I've ever been to

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

Ancient Greece is over let it go, Greece now is a dump.

34 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

"Russians are so tough", "Russia is so cool" etc. Let me tell you, Russia is taking all the pride from rest of Eastern Europe. Polish, Ukrainians, Serbians and others are the same as Russians. Maybe even better. Those Russian stereotypes like their strength, bravery etc. Are basically taken from other slavic countries. Russians are not the strongest. Russians are not tough. I live in an area with a fairly big Eastern European community. Mainly dominated by Russians and Polish peoples, and believe me Polish people can kick some ass. Russians seem to be small. They just take other slavic peoples pride because they have the biggest country and population of slavs.

The most overrated Country in the World. Especially after the disgracement 2014 Olympics women's figure skating competition, when the Russians gaved a OK amateur the Olympic Gold medal instead of the Queen of skating, Yuna Kim. That was ridiculous judging and home style cooking!

I agree with this, also Russia took the Muslim Crimean Tatars land from them!

35 Liechtenstein

I've literally just been there a few days ago and the only thing I want to say is there is almost absolutely no English signs and bus announcements even in the capital Vaduz so if you don't know even a tiny but of Swiss German you're probably not going to have an amazing time. The only thing they make souvenirs of is the Vaduz Castle, which is pretty good looking to be fair but that's literally the only thing. Also, after 18:30 even Vaduz starts becoming super dead. I am fine with it because I'm not really a person who go travelling for touristy unauthentic places, I liked the tranquility, but most people will have a pretty bored time in Liechtenstein. To be honest I myself crossed the Swiss-Liechtensteinian boarder just for the sake of telling people I've travelled to probably one of the least well known countries in the world. Last thing, bus drivers struggle to understand English so make sure to speak REALLY SLOWLY to them if you do go travelling in Liechtenstein.

Do anybody even know where this place is?

36 Belgium Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.

Really boring and very small

37 New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. more.

Nothing special about New Zealand. You can find better Mountains in Canada and Switzerland, better glaciers in Norway, better green scenery in all of Europe (especially Ireland) and better beaches in Australia. Add to that NZ is an incredibly boring place. New Zealand = Way Overrated.

Not a good place to live. Poor infrastructure and low employment opportunities, houses are substandard too compared to other developed nations.

More boring than Switzerland, and that's saying something.

I wouldn't say it's the most exciting country, but clearly something happened here that made the other commenters butthurt

38 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.
39 Slovakia Slovakia
40 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

Actually and despite the fame Turkey is still underrated! I have never encountered such a beauty. The ancient ruins in Ephesus will captivate you till eternity and the monastery of Sumela in the Eastern part of the country will keep you mesmerized. The country is rich in terms of history and culture. A walk down the streets of Istanbul, Izmir and Bursa is a step back in time. The country offers whatever you're looking for. The food is excellent and the people are very helpful despite the fact the vast majority cannot speak English or any other language but Turkish and sometimes German. I especially fell in love with the scene of approaching Istanbul's Islamic city on a ferry. I honestly cannot stop loving this country

Turkey is ugly. People there, especially men, are yucky. Their language sounds bad too. Sorry, Turkey is not my speed.

I feel bad for saying this, but this is the worst country I've ever been to.

Well going there in a few days...can't wait

41 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. more.

There is a prediction that Switzerland is going not to be so rich as before.

Arguably one of the most beautiful countries with the highest quality of life anywhere besides somewhere like Monaco. However, the Switzerland is one of the most utterly dull and mundane nations on Earth. Taking a ride on the rail through Switzerland, passing stunning views of the Alps and pristine lakes, walking alongside Lake Zürich, and seeing the Old City of Bern are all exhilarating experiences. However, actually living a Swiss life in Switzerland with Swiss people is another story. Switzerland epitomizes the idea that a perfect life is not actually desirable. That is not to say that there are not people who would desire such a life but those people would most likely already be Swiss, as their culture is very closed and unwelcoming. It may be consistently ranked as one of the best places to live...but for Swiss people and not everyone in general.

A bunch of cold schizophrenic folk! A lot of Swiss Germans are Möchtegernefranzosen, but obviously can't since they lack the friendliness and classiness of the Swiss French or the French generally! Stay away from this overly expensive piece of land! Go for Austria, France or Italy if you want a positive alpine experience!

42 Luxembourg Luxembourg

Luksembourg is underrated...

43 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 more.

I got tired of them now

44 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, more.
45 Portugal Portugal Portugal (est.1152), officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes more.

What, its underappreciated actually, compared to overappreciated Brazil.


Are you people crazy! This has to be one of if not the most UNDERRATED country on Earth! And it's not as boring as the overrated BRAZIL! 🇵🇹 > 🇧🇷

46 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 more.
47 England England England, previously the Kingdom of England, is a constituent country of the United Kingdom along with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. more.

Most overrated soccer team in the world.

Very Cold place

48 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 country's official language is Persian. more.

Iran is a fascinating country with a glorious past and very friendly people. Nevertheless and despite the fact the media tries hard to show Iran as a country of terrorists and bogeymen, there are travel books and T.V. shows that describe Iran as one of the most beautiful countries anyone could ever visit; in reality though it is far for being a heaven on earth. The whole place is overrated. The streets are overcrowded and ugly concrete blocks are everywhere! Many of the historical sites I have always dreamed of visiting were a big disappointment because there was not much to see, many of the sites were closed. The famous river of Isfahan was dry at the time I visited and it was a big disappointment cause surprisingly enough this river was one of the major reasons why I wanted to visit Isfahan. Shiraz which is famous for its gardens and roses was strikingly ugly. Its celebrated parks are overrated and I have seen much more beautiful parks elsewhere. I don't think I want visit Iran ...more

Iran is an exotic country that will simply put you in absolute awe. It is a fascinating land that has its own culture, traditions and heritage; that is neither east or west but rather uniquely Persian. It is an exotic country full of captivating monuments and architectural treasures. Iran is an open-air museum, every inch of the country has a story to tell. The classic cities of Isfahan, Yazd and Shiraz might be the main non-religious tourist attractions in the country but small villages like Kashan and Abyaneh are the ones that kept me mesmerized. I especially fell in love with the country when I was in the ancient village of Abyaneh. It is where little have changed ever since it was built some 3,000 years ago. Kashan on the other land is an oasis paradise. A town that prides itself on housing excellent architecture like the Safavid palaces and mosques as well as UNESCO-registered flowering gardens. Persepolis is one of the best historical sights I have ever seen, despite the fact ...more

Persia is the best!

Iran is too stupid making every country hate it

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49 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

North korea is the most overrated country they have the worst prison

50 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.

"Always The Govt. They don't even like focus other successful people other than govt. workers. A country runs by the uneducated peoples lack in common sense. Science is underrated here"

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