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    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
    • The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World According to Rough Guides
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    1st place - Scotland.

    Above: east coast of Scotland.

    Famous guidebook and reference publisher Rough Guides has compiled a list of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world, ranked according to their readers' submissions.

    Majestic mountains, pristine lakes and historic cities — all of this and more can be found in the following gallery compiled in accordance with the preferences of the Rough Guides' audience.

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