Have you ever found yourself wondering how many countries are represented in Disney’s it’s a small world? There isn’t a simple answer to this question, as many dolls are dressed in traditional attire of specific countries and others are more conventional. For the purpose of answering this question, I’m going to base my response on the map of countries from the original ride in Disneyland in the normal version without any holiday overlays.
First Scene: “Europe”
Scandinavia, Switzerland, Germany, Demark, France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Spain, and Italy
Second Scene: “Asia”
Israel, Indonesia, Bali, India, Arabia, Thailand, Greece, Russia, China, Japan, Korea
Third Scene: “Africa”
Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and other “African” nations
Fourth Scene: “South America”
Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Central America, Mexico, South American Rainforests
Fifth Scene: “South Pacific”
Hawaii, Australia, South Pacific, Philippines, Tahiti, Polynesia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Easter Island
Sixth Scene of Small World: “Finale”
United States is featured in the finale room, another with representation of many other nations seen throughout the ride all coming together.
Virtual Ride Experience: it’s a small world (Disneyland)
Warning: This is a first-version experience of the actual ride. If you have never ridden the attraction, we strongly recommend not watching this video and experiencing the ride and the magic for yourself in person the first time.
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