Top Ten Most Stereotyped Countries

If I may say so, there are many stereotypes about other countries out there. But who suffers the most from it?
The Top Ten
1 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 British Empire in 1776 with the Declaration of Independence. They won their independence in 1783 with the Treaty of Paris. Its capital, Washington D.C. (District of Columbia) is defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings including the iconic ones that house the federal government's 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. Though it has no official language, English and ...read more.

I love how some Europeans, not all, but some, like to get all mad at us for stereotyping other countries so much. They think we think all Canadians live in igloos, I have yet to meet an American who thinks this, they think we have no respect for other countries, 100% UNTRUE, only President Cheeto lacks respect. After they are done getting angry at us for stereotyping other countries, they then proceed to stereotype us as fat, lazy, uneducated people. I am rather skinny, work out & smart & I'm American, do I defy the beliefs? Maybe some of them should visit America someday & realize that they were dead wrong all the time.

Because apparently my friends are fat, talentless, and stupid people, I am a fat, talentless, and stupid person, my parents are fat, talentless, and stupid people, and my teachers are fat, talentless, and stupid people. It's not true. I know about the existence of other nations. None of my friends really count as fat, and aren't even close to stupid or talentless. I know about world affairs-about Canada, about Sweden, about Liechtenstein. I'm not a blundering ignorant idiot, and random Americans that are blundering ignorant idiots don't represent me.

Anybody who stereotype the United States are massive idiots, people who do often speak OUR language (English). They also use American websites such as Google, and YouTube (owned by Google). Any scum who stereotype us have no right to use our products.

Another stereotype that is very offensive towards Americans is that their very racist, which is NOT TRUE, because not all Americans are racist. Some of them are very nice, helpful and friendly. Plus, if they were racist, it's their own opinion.

2 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 Boris Johnson. The UK is a Unitary State consisting of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is currently a member state of the European Union, but as of 2016 has start the withdrawal process, and is set to leave the Union in October 2019. ...read more.

Broken (ok I have got 1 broken) yellow teeth, needing fillings, false teeth. Posh, drinking tea. (My fave hot drink is coffee), eating crumpets (I have cereal, pancakes more nowadays), British Breakfast - I hate beans, Eeeew black pudding. Speak the Queens-English properly. HA! When I speak fast I say math instead of maths.

American's mind: *snorting laugh* I'll get the crumpets ready, Jeeves boil the kettle if you would not mind me asking.

Reality (Mainly East London): You alright geezer? Yea me an all. // Rugby's on soon, I'll be up the pub watching it.

I'm sorry P.W, I can't agree. I DO enjoy afternoon tea, hot buttered crumpets for breakfast and everything else that is quintessentially British. Sorry, my friend.

And I like tea and a Sunday Roast too, and anything British too (that isn't crumpets or eggs, which taste like fried mucus), but not ALL THE TIME! I like variety!

3 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 the Atlantic Ocean. France spans 675,000 km2 (251,000 mi2) and has a total population of 67 million (data from 2017). ...read more.

Yes, French bashing is a national sport of certain countries, they are pure stereotypes which continue despite their complete inaccuracy.

French people also get stereotyped for eating frogs leg and snails.

France beats them all with the French bashing.

Not all French people are romantic.

4 Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. With an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), Australia is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent, with the least fertile soils. It is a megadiverse country, and its size gives it a wide variety of landscapes and climates, with deserts in the centre, tropical rainforests in the north-east, and mountain ranges in the south-east.

I shouldn't be so offended by this ( because I'm American not Australian) but I hate Australian stereotypes. Everyone thinks Australia is purely put a island filled with spiders but there's more to it ( also is it normal to say mate after every sentence in Australia, because that what everyone I know does when the do a impression of Australia)

Guys, even though Australia is recognized as the exotic and isolated country of kangaroos, the facts show us that this amazing land indeed is incredibly developed and has some of the most liveable cities in the planet, such like Melbourne and Sydney.

The silly thing is that most of the stereotypes come from the least heavily populated part of the country. A lot of us are city dwellers and suburbanites who have never seen a koala outside of a zoo or TV/Film.

I have never seen a kangaroo in my life and more people die falling out of beds rather than being killed my dangerous animals.

5 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical time zones and borders 14 countries, the second most of any country in the world after Russia. Covering an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the world's third or fourth largest country. The country consists of 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, and two Special Administrative Regions (Hong Kong and Macau). The national capital is Beijing, and the most populous city and financial center is Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only official ...read more.

Everyone is so ignorant and assumes all Asians are Chinese. Everyone makes fun of our language. Everyone hates Chinese for eating dogs even though Americans eat pigs. I'm not saying that it is aceptable to eat dogs, but people should stop critizizing one another when they have their own similar problems.

Chinese people are very happy after spreading the corona virus that's now called the Chinese virus, they stink (but not as worst as racist white people), obsessed with eating bats and rats and they play the victim game when they got harassed!

...Wow... To that user who wrote mean jokes about Chinese people. Some Chinese people are quite nice, some not.

I'm Chinese and I suck at driving, I'm very rude to others and I'm good at maths. (Jokes) I suck at maths!

6 Russia Russia, or the Russian Federation (RF), is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,125,191 square kilometres (6,612,073 sq mi), and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass. Russia extends across eleven time zones and borders sixteen sovereign nations, the most of any country in the world. It is the ninth-most populous country and the most populous country in Europe, with a population of 145.5 million. The country's capital and largest city is Moscow, the largest city entirely within Europe. Saint Petersburg is Russia's cultural centre and second-largest city. Other major urban areas ...read more.

My name is Ivan, my parents Ivan and Ivana are proud Soviet Russians, we ride bears every day to get to our jobs in the uranium and coal mines and we can't miss a day, because... you know... GULAG. We use Ak-47 to kill Americans and Iranians that we meet.
Glory to Soviet Russia! Glory to Vodka!
Yes, Russian Ivan will eat your children's at night, Putin is watching!
Ok, that is funny, I like this stereotypes, but in real, they are the same people as over.

Well to be honest, that is correct.

I don't have a SINGLE word to describe all of this stereotyping

7 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, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Its 3 territories are: Yukon, Northwest territories, and Nunavut. Toronto, Quebec City, Montreal, Vancouver, Winnipeg, St. John's, and Fredericton are major cities in the country. Canada's capital city, Ottawa, is in the southeastern province of Ontario, near the city of Montreal ...read more.

I don't know why Americans appear to be so paranoid about Canada. They both have similarities and differences, but not such that they can be enemies.
Side note: America does not hate Canada. And I don't think they do, nor do I hate either of them. That's another one of many deceitful American stereotypes.

Well not all of them are nice, in fact, some of them are very mean to the United States. We are allies, we should be friends.

Canada likes Maple Syrup, eh? Canada likes hockey, eh? Canadians always say "eh" all the time, eh?

Canada... Brr... Feel like I'm going to freeze to death.

8 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.

Some territory was lost after World War 1 and a lot more after World War 2, basically started by Hitler's Nazi dictatorship. Then the Soviets kept their zone - the 'DDR', East Germany, separate with a wall through the middle of Berlin, until 1990 when the country was reunited. ...read more.

Americans are still stupid enough to think that Germans are still Nazis, because it seems as if they are still stuck in the 1940's. Hell, more Americans are Nazis than Germans are. I'd even go as far to say that there are NO Germans Nazis. Let me tell you, the US is pathetic.

It is all Hitler's fault for making Germans look bad by his hatred towards Jews and Nazi's killing them. Not all Germans worship Hitler and they don't kill Jews and anyone (other than Jews) at all.

Its funny how people from Germany try to justify the fact that they are wrongfully accused of being Nazi and racist with only argument that "US is pathetic" :p. They have self-irony, I give them that :P

France is no longer Napoleonic, and Russia is no longer Soviet, so why does everyone say that Germany is Nazi? Stuck in 1939? Move on. And look at Germany now.

9 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.

Stereotype: All Mexicans have a big mustache, and wear sombreros, and eat burritos and tacos. At least that's what I always see in the American media.

I'm German living in Mexico and when I came here my whole family started telling me: be careful it's dangerous! Seriously I have never been assaulted or kidnapped. Everyone is so kind and not dangerous at all!

I don't even like beans and everyone tells me "Come to the shade, you're paler than a cloud." And for Heaven's sake, we don't steal your jobs! It's just you that refuse them.

I am Mexican: My whole family is super pale and we don't live in a pueblito. We actually have amazing schools in here.

10 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. The most spoken languages are Hindi and English, but there are 22 official Indian languages.

Don't know any of these stereotypes? Watch Goodness Gracious Me. One of the funniest things ever. And no, it's not offensive.

Haha.. They say we all have turbans.

The Contenders
11 Italy Italy, (Italian: Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2. With almost 62 million inhabitants, it is the 3rd most populous EU member state. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. The Capital and largest city is Rome. Other major cities are Milano, Naples, Turino, Venice, Florence. Italy's official language is Italian. ...read more.

Is there any representation of an italian that is not a stereotype? is there any time when italy is mentioned that you don't see pasta and that gesture? expecially by americans (whom complain a lot but stereotype the most)

Thanks hollywood Italians looks all like the Godfather.

I love me a spicy meatball!

We apperentally all eat pizza everyday and put -a at the end of everything we say, #stop Italian stereotypes

12 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.

Japan has a huge capital city called Tokyo, other cities in Japan include Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Osaka, Nagoya and Sendai. It's close to South Korea, which is on the North West of it. It has a large population of 126.86 million people (Statistics Bureau of Japan. Retrieved April 27, 2016). ...read more.

Japan is known for anime, manga, and so there are stereotypes that come from those. Furthermore, because of how Japanese women are drawn in anime or manga, I know they are sometimes called "sexy school girls". I've seen someone say that in real life.

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

Hardly any of them actually look like leprechauns.

No we don't eat potatoes all the time...we don't have lucky charms...we don't sound like leprechauns on acid and we are not all drunk off our heads...and we all don't hate the British

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

England, Great Britain or UK? Stereotyped as dumb people eating disgusting food under rainy depressive weather. Actually we have the best beaches of the world, the best culture and the greatest empire.

15 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a country on the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It has a land area of about 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), making it the fifth-largest country in Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world, and the largest in Western Asia. It is bordered by the Red Sea to the west; Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north; the Persian Gulf, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to the east; Oman to the southeast; and Yemen to the south. Bahrain is an island country off the east coast. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northwest separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt. Saudi Arabia is the only country with a coastline along both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, and ...read more.

As an American in high school, I can tell you firsthand that the terrorist/Arabian jokes and stereotypes get WAAYY too out of hand.

And just to be clear I don't support them at all!

How people see muslims : Oh shoot Josh, Muslim coming. He might bomb us.

Often portrayed as a terrorist nation with genies.

The land of the terrorist!

16 South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. Its western border is formed by the Yellow Sea, while its eastern border is defined by the Sea of Japan. South Korea claims to be the sole legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands. It has a population of 51.75 million, of which roughly half live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fifth largest metropolis in the world. Other major cities include Incheon, Busan, and Daegu. ...read more.

Not all Koreans eat dogs (it's just the older generations) and not all of us are close minded/racist towards other races!

Often portrayed as North Korea's little brother. Also eats dogs.

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

I wonder if Swedish People like to eating Swedish meatballs.

The Land of the Sweet and Sour.

18 Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Scotland is the most mountainous, and least densely populated country in the United Kingdom.

That is true. Not all Scottish people like haggis, etc.

19 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.

Stereotyped: hates England, eats welsh cakes, loves rugby, sings in a choir
I've been to London twice, Welsh cakes are delicious, rugby is weird and I've been in a Primary school choir from years 4-6,

20 Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a landlocked country in Southeastern and Central Europe, situated at the crossroads of the Pannonian Plain and the Balkans. It shares land borders with Hungary to the north, Romania to the northeast, Bulgaria to the southeast, North Macedonia to the south, ...read more.

Serbs are known for experiencing lots of wars in their country.

21 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 of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth-largest city in the EU, with 1,883,425 inhabitants as of 2011. Romania derives from the Latin romanus, meaning "citizen of Rome". The first known use of the appellation was attested in the 16th century by Italian humanists travelling in Transylvania, Moldavia, and Wallachia

Gypsies, thieves and beggars.

Mainly by our beloved English Nazis.
Enough said.

Er, Britain hates Nazis and fought them. Try again.

22 Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers (3,300,000 sq mi) and with over 214 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world; as well as the most populous ...read more.

This is one of the most stereotyped countries ever.

Stereotypes:

1. They are just a group of black women with big back.
2. Every Brazilian knows how to dance samba.
3. They speak Spanish.
4. Their favorite sport is football.

Not every Brazilians have these. Brazil is more than Rio.

People think Brazilians are all blacks or majority of women have big butts.. That all Brazilians like soccer or carnival

23 Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea, and shares borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan to the east, and Egypt to the southwest; it is also bordered by the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively. Tel Aviv is the economic and technological center of the country, while its seat of government is in its proclaimed capital of Jerusalem, although Israeli sovereignty over East Jerusalem is unrecognized internationally.

Not all Israeli are Jews.

24 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. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northeast separates Egypt from Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt, while Alexandria, the second-largest city, is an important industrial and tourist hub at the Mediterranean coast. At approximately 100 million inhabitants, Egypt is the 14th-most populated country in ...read more.

"Egyptians living at their houses"
Shows pyramids.

Not all Egyptians ride on camels.

25 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 Juche leader Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung.

North Korea's population as of February 18th, 2017 is 25,360,273.

North Korea is the third most corrupt country in the world, according to the CPI (Corruption Perceptions Index). It is also ranked 150th out of 163 nations in the Institution for Economics & Peace's Global Peace Index, making it one of the most dangerous countries in the world. ...read more.

"He have our greatest leader ever!"
-North Koreans stuck at their country

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