Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Dutch men confirmed as world's tallest

When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a new study confirms.
The average Dutchman is now 183cm (6ft) tall, while the average Latvian woman reaches 170cm (5ft 7in).
The research, published in the journal eLife, has tracked growth trends in 187 countries since 1914.

The nations with the tallest men in 2014 (1914 ranking in brackets):
1.Netherlands (12)
2.Belgium (33)
3.Estonia (4)
4.Latvia (13)
5.Denmark (9)
6.Bosnia and Herzegovina (19)
7.Croatia (22)
8.Serbia (30)
9.Iceland (6)
10.Czech Republic (24)
The nations with the tallest women in 2014 (1914 ranking in brackets):
1.Latvia (28)
2.Netherlands (38)
3.Estonia (16)
4.Czech Republic (69)
5.Serbia (93)
6.Slovakia (26)
7.Denmark (11)
8.Lithuania (41)
9.Belarus (42)
10.Ukraine (43)

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