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There are lots of great countries around the world perfect for hiking and trekking. Which is your favorite?
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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Nepal


Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres and a population of approximately 27 million, Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. It is located ...more

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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New Zealand


New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses – that of the North Island, or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island, or Te Waipounamu – and numerous smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 1,500 kilometres east of ...more

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is located in the ...more

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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Switzerland


Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities, the so-called Bundesstadt. The country is situated in Western and Central Europe, where it is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the ...more

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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Peru


Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is an extremely biodiverse country with habitats ...more

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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Argentina


Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. Sharing the Southern Cone with its smaller neighbour Chile, it is bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north; Brazil to the northeast; Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east; Chile ...more

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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Iceland


Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. It has a population of 329,100 and an area of 103,000 km², making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík; the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country are ...more

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France is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What is the Best Country in the World for Hiking/Trekking?
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France


France, officially the French Republic, is a unitary sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean; France ...more

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