Cultural Clusters

Dr. David Livermore has identified 10 Cultural Clusters that roughly embody the significant commonalanies between different countries/regions. He notes there are, of course exceptions, but this provides a useful blueprint.

  • Anglo Cultures
  • Nordic European Cultures
  • Germanic Cultures
  • Eastern European/Central Asian Cultures
  • Latin European Cultures
  • Confucian Asian Cultures
  • South Asian Cultures
  • Sub-Saharan African Cultures
  • Arab Cultures

For more info on various countries:
CIA Fact Book

Hoefstede’s Cultural Dimensions by country. Offers side by side comparison.

Cultural Crossing-A community built guide to cross-cultural etiquette & understanding

Countries and their Cultures

Quintessential Guide to Cultures

Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guides




North & South America:

East Asia & Australasia:


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