Most Peaceful Countries in the World

Peaceful? A lot of people find this difficult to comprehend with the way the world is going right now, you must be wondering what exactly peace is. We can’t categorically state what peace is, neither can we measure the extent to which a life or place is said to be peaceful.

However, the word peace has been defined as the “absence of violence” by Global Peace Index since 2006, and this would help us understand better why some countries are listed to be the most peaceful. The recent ranking made Iceland top to the most peaceful countries, followed by Denmark and New Zealand.

I will be listing them according to the list peaceful based on our rankings.

  • Belgium
  • From the list Belgium is one of the most peaceful places in the world it is 10 on our list.. it is located in the heart of Europe, this beautifully small country holds some special places like Brussels. The capital of Belgium, Brussels, is home to the European Union and NATO. Belgium boasts medieval cities, beautiful town halls, majestic castles, and captivating natural beauty.

  • Sweden
  • Sweden ranks No. 9 on the  list by the Global Peace Index this year, Sweden is in the far north of Europe, Sweden is one of the most beautiful Scandinavian countries on earth. The country has a low level of robberies.

  • Canada
  • Canada has a good standards of living, it is an accommodating country. Canada is at No.8 on the list of most peaceful countries in the world.  Canada is so beautiful, Clean, Crisp, Diverse, gorgeous and everyone seems to get along.

  • Finland
  • Everyone loves this beautiful country. It is so cool with natures wonders and beauty. Finland is known  to be one of the most peaceful and liveable countries, which is not famous for its combative nature.

  • Japan
  • Japan is an awesome country, with unique cultures and nature’s beauty. Having the third largest economy in the world, Japan is considered one of the most happiest place in Asia. Japan is safe in many aspects, has low crime rate.

  • Switzerland
  • Switzerland is the 4th on our list of the world’s most peaceful countries that have low levels of violent crime. In the heart of the European Union, Switzerland is renowned naturally fascinating place. The country is known for its neutral behaviour in regional, international and global political issues.

  • Austria
  • Austria is a small locked South Central European country, and is the 3rd on our list of the most peaceful countries for its stance on international politics. Austria is doing very well. No austerity, it is rather peaceful and prospering. 

  • New Zealand
  • Over the years this country has been ranked as the best and the most peaceful country in the world, with little or no percentage of its population in prison, limited military capability, strong relations with Australia and down-to-earth hospitality, you should live in this beautiful country.

  • Denmark
  • Denmark is the 2nd on our list of the most peaceful countries in the world, Denmark and the rest of the North European countries consistently rank as the best in business and safety. Denmark is the most peaceful nation on continental Europe. 

  • Iceland
  • Iceland is the first on our list of the most peaceful countries on Earth. No doubt, the country is really a safe place to live. The country is so cold and so small, and this is why it ranks top out of 162 nations. 

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