The top free iPad application by country* for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on July 19.

1. US
Wikihood for iPad (travel)

Wikihood for iPad is an application that uses semantics to filter and present information from user-submitted encyclopedia, Wikipedia, in a neatly designed and relevant format. Wikihood uses location-based information and advanced semantic data mining to answer questions such as "what are the most important sites to see around me," "which historic places in my vicinity have others found to be the most interesting" and "how can I get to the location from here?"

2. UK
Talking Tom Cat for iPad (entertainment)

Talking Tom Cat is a virtual cat that lives on your iPad. If you speak to him he will repeat your words in a funny voice. You can cuddle him, stroke him, tickle him, give him milk or pull on his tail to get a reaction from him.

3. France
Tom le chat qui parle pour iPad (entertainment)

See ‘Talking Tom Cat for iPad'

4. Canada
Wikihood for iPad (travel)

See ‘Wikihood for iPad'

5. Japan
TeamViewer HD (productivity)

TeamViewer is an application that lets you remotely access computers from your iPad. The application can be used to provide your friends and family with technical assistance remotely or to access documents and applications installed in your work or home computers while you are away from your desk.

6. Australia
Wikihood for iPad (travel)

See ‘Wikihood for iPad'

7. Germany
Sprechender Kater Tom für iPad - Talking Tom Cat (entertainment)

See ‘Talking Tom Cat for iPad'

8. China
QQ??? HD (games)

QQ??? HD ("Fight the Landlord HD" in English) is an animated version of a popular Chinese card game "Dou Di Zhu." Game play is accompanied by cute animations and effects that flash across the screen when a player makes a good (or bad) play.

9. Italy
La Stampa iPad Edition (news)

La Stampa iPad Edition is a digital version of Italy's most widely sold daily newspaper. The app provides regularly updated news articles, enhanced photo galleries, embedded videos, and offline reading capabilities.

10. Korea
Power downloader for iPad (utilities)

Power donwnloader is an application that enables consumers to download files directly to their device without having to sync it with their PC. Users can browse web pages on the inbuilt browser and download any PDF, MS Office, JPG, GIF, TIF, HTML, RTF, MP3, MP4 and 3GP document on the page directly to their device.

(*The countries listed are those markets in which the most iOS devices have been sold worldwide. The list of top ten countries is based on AdMob's April 2010 estimate of the worldwide iOS User Distribution.)