What Is the Average Height of a Woman?


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According to Disabled World, different regions of the world have people of varying average heights. The average height of an American female is 63.8 inches or 162 centimeters, as officially published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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What Is the Average Height of a Woman?
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British women average a height of 162 centimeters, whereas their European neighbors from France average 160.2 centimeters. Dutch women are 165 centimeters tall; German women are an average height of 161.9 centimeters and female Italians are 161 centimeters tall, states leading UK magazine the Guardian. Disabled World reports that the tallest ethnic group in the world as of June 2014, is the Nilotic people of Sudan, with women at a height of 1.8 meters, or 180 centimeters.

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