A Smile From Every Country In The World (196 Photos)

Watch the video introduction below and then scroll down to see all 196 countries.

1. Afghanistan

Friendly smile on a cold winter morning in Shar-e-Naw Park, Kabul, Afghanistan.

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2. Albania

Xhilda Lapardhaja, known as ‘The girl who conquered Rome’ is an Albanian model and actress, currently working in Italy.

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3. Algeria

An Algerian boy wearing traditional cap and jacket in Algiers.

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4. Andorra

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5. Angola

A young Angolan girl from the Mucubal (Mucubai, Mucabale, Mugubale) tribe.

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6. Antigua & Barbuda

Charity is a lifestyle blogger from the tiny island of Antigua. When not blogging, she is working on finishing a Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietics.

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7. Argentina

An Argentinian girl smiles for the camera in Plaza De Mayo (Buenos Aires).

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8. Armenia

2 Armenian iron workers in their van.

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9. Australia

These Australian girls hand out flyers at the Australian Grand Prix in 2010.

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10. Austria

8 Year Old Matteo, who became famous worldwide for befriending a group of Alpine Marmots.

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11. Azerbaijan

Teenage girl in Sheki, Azerbaijan.

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12. The Bahamas

A man poses with his fruit sculpture in The Bahamas.

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13. Bahrain

Two young cousins smile in a field in Bahrain.

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14. Bangladesh

Iqbal, a rickshaw wallah from Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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15. Barbados

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16. Belarus

A happy old man, photographed at Nezvish castle in Eastern Belarus.

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17. Belgium

A smiling young woman called Giulia, photographed in the Belgian capital, Brussels.

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18. Belize

A young girl collects bottles in Hopkins village, Belize.

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19. Benin

A woman smiles with her baby son in Ouidah, Benin.

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20. Bhutan

The king and queen of Bhutan.

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21. Bolivia

A Bolivian boy on Isla del Sol of Lake Titicaca.

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22. Bosnia

2 young women stop for a photo on the streets of Bosnia.

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23. Botswana

A Kalahari bush baby in Botswana.

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24. Brazil

A reveler and a child street vendor pose for a photo during the Banda de Ipanema Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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25. Brunei

A young chef cooks Roti in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

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26. Bulgaria

Gypsy girls watching a performance during the international gypsy day in Bulgaria.

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27. Burkina Faso

Young girl with a beautiful smile in Western Burkina Faso.

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28. Burundi

Street fun in Burundi.

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29. Cambodia

Shy little boy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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30. Cameroon

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31. Canada

Inuit girl in Iqaluit, Canada’s northernmost city and capital of the Nunavut territory.

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32. Cape Verde

A happy rasta in Sao Antao, Cape Verde.

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33. Central African Republic

Children pictured at a UNICEF supported IDP site in Bossangoa.

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34. Chad

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35. Chile

Taken in La Serena, Coquimbo Region, Chile
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36. China

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37. Colombia

Young students in Bogota, Colombia.

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38. Comoros

A welcoming smile in Moheli, Comoros.

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39. Congo, Republic of the

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40. Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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41. Costa Rica

Young girl in La Fortuna, Costa Rica, holding her cat.

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42. Cote d’Ivoire

Smiling girl with braids in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

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43. Croatia

Street photography in Zagreb, Croatia.

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44. Cuba

Friendly tobacco farmer.

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45. Cyprus

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46. Czech Republic

Street musicians performing on Charles Bridge, Prague, for the tourists on a seriously cold November day.

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47. Denmark

A beautiful Scandinavian smile.
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48. Djibouti

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49. Dominica

Smiling sisters from Dominica.

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50. Dominican Republic

Friendly locals on the Street of San Jose de Ocoa, Dominican Republic.

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51. East Timor

Playing on the beach in Dili, East Timor.

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52. Ecuador

A very photogenic and cute Huaorani girl in Ecuador’s Amazon.

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53. Egypt

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54. El Salvador

Smiling girl at the lake in Suchitoto, El Salvador.

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55. Equatorial Guinea

Smiling girls at a water pump in Equatorial Guinea.

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56. Eritrea

A pretty woman smiling at her store in Asmara, Eritrea.

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57. Estonia

Young lady in traditional dress, Tallinn, Estonia.

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58. Ethiopia

Daasanach tribe girl, Omorate, Ethiopia.

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59. Fiji

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60. Finland

Young woman in Helsinki, Finland.

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61. France

French girl enjoys a cigarette in a Paris café.

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62. Gabon

A park ranger kisses his wife goodbye as he departs on a two week anti-poaching patrol in Gabon. Behind the smiles and beyond the two week separation, both of them understand the very real dangers as they say goodbye; over 1,000 rangers worldwide have lost their lives protecting wildlife and natural places in the last 10 years (WWF).

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63. The Gambia

Fishermen in The Gambia, known as ‘the smiling coast’ for good reason.

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64. Georgia

A young man offers free hugs in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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65. Germany

Young lovers embrace after their engagement, on the streets of Berlin.

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66. Ghana

A young girl learns ‘The Macarena’ in Ekumfi Obidan, Ghana.

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67. Greece

Four old-timers taking time-out from setting the world to rights in Vytina, Greece.

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68. Grenada

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69. Guatemala

A Mayan weaver in Guatemala.

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70. Guinea

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71. Guinea-Bissau

Young boy from a village in the Oio district, not far from the main town, Mansoa. Note the tears under his eyes, suggesting the smile may sadly be hiding something.

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72. Guyana

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73. Haiti

A queen of the Carnival of Flowers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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74. Honduras

Kids having fun at the Tela Annual Celebrations, Honduras.

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75. Hungary

Identical twins János and István Lukács on their farm in Hungary. They lived in the same house they’d inhabited all of their lives.

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76. Iceland

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77. India

Young shepherd during Holi, Rajasthan, India.

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78. Indonesia

Sasak girl at wedding in Lombak, Indonesia.

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79. Iran

This is Kiana Sotoudeh from Iran. When she posted this picture on flickr her message was ‘Hi,i am a persian girl from Iran and love all people of the world’. What a beautiful message and smile.

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80. Iraq

Kurdish school kids smile after lessons in Iraq.
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81. Ireland

St. Patrick’s day smiles in Dublin.

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82. Israel

Candid photo of an old woman writing in Jerusalem.

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83. Italy

Candid of a beautiful Italian girl smiling in Turin.

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84. Jamaica

A second grade boy from Christiana Primary School waves and flashes a brilliant smile while a team builds a new shelter nearby.

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85. Japan

Juice and smiles in Osaka.

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86. Jordan

Street merchant in Amman, Jordan.

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87. Kazakhstan

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88. Kenya

Pokot girl with a giant beaded necklace and a feather on her head.

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89. Kiribati

A  young boy on a bike, Christmas Island, Kiribati.

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90. Korea, North

Smiling North Korean children in Wonsan, North Korea

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91. Korea, South

Little monks of Jeju, South Korea.

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92. Kosovo

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93. Kuwait

2 young children smile with the Kuwait towers in the background.

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94. Kyrgyzstan

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95. Laos

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96. Latvia

Pretty young woman smiling on a bridge in Riga.

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97. Lebanon

Perfect smiles all round at the Hollywood Smile dental clinic in Beirut, Lebanon.

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98. Lesotho

A ‘herd boy’ is excited to attend the opening ceremony of a new herd boy school in Lesotho, Africa.

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99. Liberia

Liberian boy preparing chicken feet. Foya, Liberia.

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100. Libya

Beautiful veiled girl in Ghadames, Libya.

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101. Liechtenstein

The alps, near Vaduz, Liechtenstein.
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102. Lithuania

Teapots and jumping in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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103. Luxembourg

Passers by witness a wedding in Luxembourg.

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104. Macedonia

Friends share a drink and a chat in Skopje, Macedonia.

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105. Madagascar

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106. Malawi

A young girl smiles as she carries water from the lake near her village.

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107. Malaysia

Children riding bikes in Penang, Malaysia.

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108. Maldives

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109. Mali

Fulani woman with a traditional lip tattoo, Mali.

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110. Malta

Tailor in the St. Georges area of Victoria, Gozo, Malta.

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111. Marshall Islands

Marshallese are those with ancestry to the indigenous Micronesian people of the Marshall Islands located in the central Pacific Ocean.
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112. Mauritania

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113. Mauritius

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114. Mexico

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115. Micronesia

Girl smiles during her performance at the Saipan Flame Tree Festival.

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116. Moldova

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117. Monaco

Girl smiling in Starbucks, Monaco.

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118. Mongolia

Smiling Mongolian rider.

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119. Montenegro

Smiling girl relaxing on a bench in Podgorica, Montenegro.

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120. Morocco

A very young shopkeeper in Morocco.

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121. Mozambique

Osvaldo from Mozambique, on the playground (Save The Children).

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122. Myanmar (Burma)

A lovely couple selling roses by a Buddhist temple in Yangon.

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123. Namibia

Smiling Himba girl. The Himba are an indigenous people, native to Northern Namibia, with an estimated population of 50,000.

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124. Nauru

A child smiles, wearing a welcome to Phuket t-shirt in a derelict factory in Nauru. Once having the highest income per capita in the Pacific, Nauru’s economy and environment collapsed after decades of phosphate mining had been depleted (Greenpeace).

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125. Nepal

Young Nepalese girl with incredible green eyes.

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126. Netherlands

International pillow fight day in Dam square, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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127. New Zealand

Bungee jumping in Taupo, New Zealand.

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128. Nicaragua

Alberto, the 82 year old hermit, who has been carving murals on a cliff for over 30 years in Nicaragua.
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129. Niger

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130. Nigeria

A boy wearing his uncle’s cap in Lagos, Nigeria.

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 131. Norway

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132. Oman

Taken in the livestock market in Nizwa, Oman.

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133. Pakistan

Inseparable brothers in Pakistan.

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134. Palau

School children enjoy their morning snack on Mabul Island, Palau.

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135. Panama

Smiling in boatman in Bocas del toro, Panama.

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136. Papua New Guinea

Smiling woman from Trobriand island, Papua New Guinea.

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137. Paraguay

Chamacoco kids, Paraguay.

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138. Peru

Luis from the Colca Canyon, Peru.

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139. Philippines

2 young cousins pose for the camera in the Philippines.
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140. Poland

Polish students on a cold day in Warsaw.

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141. Portugal

Young man gives the peace sign in Lisbon.

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142. Qatar

Smiling worker braves the heat in Doha, Qatar.

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143. Romania

Mother and daughter in traditional Romanian dress.

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144. Russia

Olja and Lisa from Moscow.

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145. Rwanda

Girl selling tree tomatoes at a market in Rwanda.

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146. Saint Kitts & Nevis

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147. Saint Lucia

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148. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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149. Samoa

Lava fields tour guide, Savai’i, Samoa

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150. San Marino

Medieval festival in San Marino.

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151. Sao Tome and Principe

Outdoor hair salon in Sao Tome.

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152. Saudi Arabia

The flower men of Tihama, Saudi Arabia.

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153. Senegal

Hairdressers at a salon in Dakar, Senegal.

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154. Serbia

Smiling singers in Belgrade, Serbia.

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155. Seychelles

Gianni, a happy boat tour seller on the sland of Praslin in the Seychelles.

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156. Sierra Leone

Smiling young woman in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

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157. Singapore

Thumbs up from the streets of Singapore.

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158. Slovakia

Smiling on the streets of Bratislava, Slovakia.

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159. Slovenia

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160. Solomon Islands

The people of the Solomon Islands, East of Papua New Guinea have puzzled scientists for years with their unique dark hair skin and blonde hair. A recent genetic study found that the islanders have a ‘homegrown’ gene that gives them the blonde hair and is different from Europeans.

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161. Somalia

Smiling Somali man.

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162. South Africa

Ndebele woman, South Africa.

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163. South Sudan

Refugee in one of the remotest areas of South Sudan (UNHCR).

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164. Spain

Girl with amazing eyes and smile in the North of Spain.

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165. Sri Lanka

4 students from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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166. Sudan

Smiling student in Khartoum, Sudan.

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167. Suriname

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168. Swaziland

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169. Sweden

Swedish blogger photographed at Spotlife’s blog awards in Stockholm.

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170. Switzerland

A warm handshake in Basel, Switzerland.

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171. Syria

Pizza parlor in Damascus.

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172. Taiwan

Girl with a beautiful smile in Taiwan.

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173. Tajikistan

Close kyrgyz friends in Murghab, Tajikistan.

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174. Tanzania

Smiling coconut seller in Ngambo, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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175. Thailand

Elephant ride seller’s daughter in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

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176. Togo

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177. Tonga

Beautiful Tongan smile.

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178. Trinidad and Tobago

Smiling carnival masquerader, Trinidad.

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179. Tunisia

Smiling Tunisian woman in the Medina.

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180. Turkey

A tired smile in the city where East meets West, Istanbul.
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181. Turkmenistan

Laughing Sisters in Jerbent, Turkmenistan.

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182. Tuvalu

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183. Uganda

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184. Ukraine

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185. United Arab Emirates

Women listening to an MP3 player over coffee in Dubai.

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186. United Kingdom

A friendly smile during the Notting Hill carnival, London.

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187. United States Of America

2 friends from Southern California smile by the East River in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York.

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188. Uruguay

Smiles at Previa al desfile de las llamadas carnival, Montevideo, Uruguay

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189. Uzbekistan

Big smiles at a market in Uzbekistan.

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190. Vanuatu

The very friendly ferry captain who runs a shuttle to/from Erakor island.

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191. Vatican City

Smiling nuns in Vatican City.

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192. Venezuela

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193. Vietnam

Countryside smile near Phan Thiet, Vietnam.

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194. Yemen

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195. Zambia

Young friends in Livingstone, Zambia.

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196. Zimbabwe

Smiling sisters from Zimbabwe.

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