Are you one of those who are fascinated by heights or love being surrounded by tall people? Or a fan of NBA legends? Always in awe every time your idols rule the basketball court with their unparalleled skills and their towering heights? Tall people are always stand out in any crowd, and aside from basketball, they have an advantage in almost all fields.
If you are a 6-footer or over who wants to stay among people with similar heights or would like to experience a taller view life, here are the top 5 countries you should visit.
Netherlands, also known by many as Holland, takes pride in its long coastline and the best Dutch beaches. The country’s capital city, the famous Amsterdam, is a tourist destination in Northwestern Europe with its aesthetic heritages and canals. It is also the land of the famous post-impressionist painter, Vincent van Gogh. The Dutch people hold the title of the tallest average human height of 72.36 in (6.03 ft).
The second in line who has the tallest average human height is the people of Montenegro. The Montenegrins, a South Slavic ethnic group native in the country, has an average height of 72.13 (6.01 ft). Montenegro is located in Southeast Europe. It is a Balkan country with the Rocky Mountains and where you can find the Tara River Canyon, one of the deepest river canyons in Europe.
Denmark is not just popular for its quality architectural designs and pastries. It is also the home of popular families and clans, such as the oldest continuing monarch, the Danish royal family, and the infamous warriors, the Viking. The Danes are considered the happiest people in the world, and the third tallest with an average human height of 71.89 in (5.99ft).
A Nordic country in northern Europe and like Denmark, Vikings settled in Norway, too. The country is always in the bucket list of many travelers not only for its impressive geographical features but also because it is where majestic northern lights can be seen. Norwegians have an average height of 71.81 in (5.98ft), making them the fourth tallest people in the world.
Serbia is well-known for its remarkable Roman and Medieval heritage and as the birth land of many emperors of the Roman Empire. Serbians are said to have Roman blood in them and are also the fifth tallest people whose average height is 71.65 in (5.97 ft).
Here’s another fun fact for you: do you know that the tallest man alive is a Turkish national named Sultan Kösen? His height measures up to 246.5 cm (8 ft 1in). Sultan Kösen holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male.