Most Dangerous Countries In the World

The Top Ten

1 Iraq Iraq

It is so dangerous because people living there risk their lives and their average life spam is about 30-40 and they lack access to clean water food and other kinds of materials to survive. They also get killed in different kind of reasons that don't actually have to be killed

First Iraq was safe and calm but when america army attack it, Iraq became unsecure and terrible, I think sources of all insecurity in the world are america and Israel.

Please think about this issue very carefully that, in each country there is insecurity and war america paricipate it.

Uh, **cough cough** third world country. And how in the world, is the U.S. most dangerous? I mean, our government might not be best as of now, but were not so incosiderate that we just would nuke a country. I, being a 13 year old male American Minor, know were not some dirty pigs that take everything and do bad stuff. Way to be positive, people.

Iraq is such a beautiful historic country now in ruins. Trouble and war never ceases to end in this place. I feel so sorry for the Iraqis and Kurd's who have been affected by ISIS scum bags, I pray the Kurd's will continue defeating ISIS and take back more and more Territory. I pray one day there will be peace.

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2 Somalia Somalia

Somalia has no government. Plus there is a lot of terrorism. There's a civil war going on warlords, pirates, famine, and drought. Somalia is hell on Earth.

No government and full anarchy, terrorism is extremely abundant in this vulnerable country and poverty is extremely high. Somalia is the North Korea of Africa, except the only thing that makes Somalia more dangerous is that North Korea has a government.

I'm scared to go there but its started to rebuild

If you've seen captain Phillips the you would understand why this place is dangerous

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3 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

For my opinion Afghanistan is most most dangerous country in the world, United States of america is no way near as dangerous as Afghanistan, but some places in the United States are dangerous like the bronx or detroit but any where in Afghanistan is more dangerous than anywhere in United States of america

my one friend who used to live there said half her school got blown up - cowstar

Land mines, malaria, lack of government, lack of resources, extreme poverty, famished, malnutrition, illnesses, drugs and religous radicals known as the Taliban make this country by far the worst place on Earth to live. Don't underestimate any of those I've listed, research will show you each one is the worst in it's class. Afghanistan leads the world in malaria cases, active land mines, and poverty. Their number one crop is opium! Americans will pay out a federal salary to local nationals to earn hard cheddar by performing hard labor, digging ditches in 120+summers all day should be worth more than a handsome $7! That's right, apparently making 7 US dollars is well worth a hard days sun!

My friend visited there and there was no food so she came

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4 Syria Syria

The regime is shelling cities using mortars, bombs, tanks, helicopters and jet fighters! Scud missiles are used too to hit civilians, needless to remind you of the chemical weapons which have been used too! The regime is fighting rebels inside and outside cities.. No where to run! Now what do you think? What country is the most dangerous in the world?

Syria is a dangerous place. Isis is there. Isis is a large group of terrible people. They brainwash children so that they can join Isis. This group holds innocent people hostage. Sometimes they kill those people! So I would like to say that Syria is very dangerous.

Living in Syria, I can assure you that after an official count of 400,000 deaths in the past three years along with all kinds of tragic living circumstance where one is unsure whether he'll survive the day or not... We definitely are the most dangerous place in the world.
What a great touristic ad, isn't it?

THERE IS SO MUCH WAR! The refugees are all scared because of ISIS

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5 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. ...read more.

It's dangerous because the dictatorship is SO MUCH... like there's no freedom of speech and internet is forbidden. Only the high rank officials can use internet to cover them up. THEY ARE FULL OF LIES! No North Korean people have access to the Internet because the government is concerned that people would see things that would make them feel unfairly critical toward the West, and the government would like to protect the West's reputation by preventing the people from going on the Internet. LIKE! And there are lots and lots and lots and lots of propaganda. They are war freaks in short.

North Korea is way too corrupted. North Koreans are brainwashed, being told that their "eternal leader" is a god, and that Kim Jong Un controls the weather. People are starving, with some regions turning to cannibalism, and millions dying in a 1994-1998 famine. There's no freedom at all, and saying a bad word about the leader would get you killed. They threaten the US and South Korea, and have nuclear bombs. The Internet is completely banned. Law-breakers, including Internet users, Christians, people trying to escape, and rebels are put into prison camps which has conditions that you can compare to a Nazi concentration camp. Children and infants are killed, prisoners are brutally beat up, and people eating snakes to survive. Some even say that biological weapons are tested on them. There needs to be some changes. - ethanmeinster

I was actually surprised at how easy it is to escape North Korea, it's as simple as boarding a flight to Beijing, a non hostile relationship with a communist country, and from there going to another place. The problem is that the people are so brainwashed that they wouldn't know to do that, or that they're living deplorably. The country shouldn't even be called North Korea. South Korea shouldn't be called that either, the south is the only REAL Korea. The North shouldn't even be recognized as a country, it's a giant prison. And Shorty needs a bullet through his forehead. Can you get on that, Rodman? Make yourself useful for a change. -

North Korea is the worst country in the world

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6 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia.Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and Islamabad is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's ...read more.

Pakistan is extremely beautiful place, especially northern areas are just like Switzerland. Pakistan is very famous for Basmati Rice, Mangoes, Cotton, Sugar and other minerals.

Food and Clothing is so famous around the world that you cannot imagine. Housing and life style is great no comparison.

Yeah, you are right. It has each and everything present in this world (can be every type of food, material, metals, gas, petrol, water, river, deserts, valleys and much more) but the corruption, fighting, less interest in education, dirt everywhere, no cleanness, no helping, competition and dying for money are the reasons which destroys Pakistan.

Pakistan is not dangerous, Actually dangerous is America who always want to broke Pakistan styles and Pakistani culture... otherwise Pakistan is not bad... the bad some peoples here who are not Pakistani but they come to Pakistan from another countries like Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh, etc

Very dangerous country in the world

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7 United States

The Usa is getting more dangerous, and all the people who are saying that USA is not dangerous is because they live in USA and don't want to admit that it is one of the most dangerous country in the world, I mean world wide, you see american news all the time that are about murders or robberies or prison breaks, and I live in the UK. Its not that the people are crazy its just over populated like brazil and china, and Iraq is dangerous because of there history with bad presidents like salaam which made them violent. That's all I have to say.

The United States lately is not safe. Many tragides happening, and it sure isn't safe for kids walking alone. For example look at the Boston Marathon many people got hurt and some died! I think it just isn't safe walking around in a big event world wide.

The US is no more dangerous than the UK, France, Canada, etc. Looking at recent events that have been hyped up and saying "wow it must be so dangerous there! " is foolish. There are obviously bad parts and there are isolated events but it's a very large country, the third largest in the world, with a high population. There is nothing inherently dangerous about the US, and personally I feel a lot safer anywhere in the US (with the exception of East Detroit and Camden) than I would in most of London.

The person complaining about "oh no I have to watch my kid, there's so much crime on the news oh no oh no panic panic panic! " has no idea what they're talking about. They panic and have no idea what reality is, and they need to grow the hell up - the crime here is statistically not that bad. Syria is probably ten times more dangerous. For the record I've only ever met a single person who's died in my entire life (18 yrs), and I live in a pretty dense population zone.

Why is the US #7? So many people in the US are afraid that someone will kidnap their kids and that school shootings happen at half the schools. Occurrences like these are very very rare and the news just emphasizes them because that's what they are paid to do. I am 15 years old and I have walked around in Harlem many times by myself without even a suspicious glance. This list is awful and our country is "more dangerous" than countries with starvation due to civil wars (South Sudan). We are also #1 in the Americas which means that the US is more dangerous than countries with severe drug trafficking issues like El Salvador and Colombia.

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8 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

The country is cursed for all people in the world

Israel is most dangerous country in the world

Yes it is dangerous but you know why these countries are dangerous because we all can't accept each other's differences so when someone is different doesn't mean they are evil or bad we are all God's (Allah's) Children whether you believe in him or not

1 war that could destroy the whole country every decade...every other country in the middle east hating them, even their biggest allies have large amounts of people who hate them. Yea...number 8 seems logical. - errrr

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9 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

I am South African and I find this very disrespectful. Every country has it's crime, we have a safe life in South Africa you just need to be aware of your surrounding I can walk in the streets at any time of the night or day and I have not once had problems so before you judge a country by its cover get your facts right...

I don't believe that South Africa is in this list. South Africa is not that bad, there are bad countries out there.

I'm also South African and I don't find this disrespectful. Anyone who thinks its safe there is cooked in the head. Glad I left. Upon leaving I left my 9mm handgun, 2m high walls and electric fence, all necessities since our house got broken into over 6 times by armed men. But if you want to live in a fantasy world go ahead and be naive.

DAMN IT WHY IS IT HERE? (Because South Africa is my 9th favourite country)

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10 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

If the Best country in the world that is India.. Because the Indians are very humbles and good human beings.. one of the best country in this world

India is a beautiful country. Here all the religions people are living with care and love.

Rape murders and and crime against women are common news. you feel safe because its safe in metros where Internet is present and unsafe in those status where internet is a luxury. India has very bad health programs and large population makes everything difficult.

" Government servants do not want to work no matter what " no body can harm there jobs " they also have no self respect

India is not too much dangerous. Crime extremely takes place in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi,Mumbai,Rajasthan & Jammu Kashmir and this also happens because of the SUPER INCREASING POPULATION.Other cities like Himanchal Pradesh, Chandigarh,Gujarat etc.

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The Contenders

11 Mexico Mexico

WHY IS AMERICA IN THE TOP 5? PEOPLE... We need to put this list in a per-capita.
America is not this dangerous!
We are not in the TOP 10!

Where have you been? I have lived in America my entire life, the crime rate has gone up tremendously since World War Two... American's have lost there Patriotism... - LostDream258

I disagree with the fact that Mexico is in 7th. They should be in 3rd due to the deaths caused by the cartels and Mexico is way more dangerous than the usa. Does USA have power gangs or a powerful military. No they don't. Just because Mexico lost in the Mexican American war doesn't mean they are more powerful. Mexico is a fierce country. The USA is no more dangerous than a little doll.

I'd love to travel to Mexico but the thought of it scares the crap out of me, I was reading in the News Paper before, some cartel kidnapped An American man who was just on vacation down there with his wife for a few months. They tortured him, beat him, starved him and demanded his wife to pay a large amount of money if she was to ever see him alive again (I can't remember how much It was, but it was a lot of money) they kept him hostage for 4 months I think. He was only released once his wife had payed all the cash. He is Ok now. But No thank you I wont be travelling there any time soon.

This is on the list number 1 it is a dangerous country with too many crime and killing like Venezuela the culture is very violent. Horrible place to live.

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12 Venezuela Venezuela Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

How did USA get ranked more dangerous than Venezuela. Just shows how much people go outside their bubbles and check on reality...

Clearly, not everyone knows about Venezuela. With its corrupted government there is murder and kidnapping everyday.

Be careful of fighting and shooting!

Venezuela has the Highest murder rate in the world and continues to increase. Bunch of gangs that kidnap people. Horrible place to live.

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13 Honduras Honduras Honduras became an independent nation in September 15, 1821. Bordering Countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. Capital: Tegucigalpa, FM Population: 8 Million Language: Spanish Major Exports: Coffee, Bananas, Apparel, and Palm Oil. Currency: Lempira

How is Honduras number 15? Honduras highest killing rate for the year 2014. The rate is 80.57! That's a high amount. I would stay far away from the Honduras to keep my life safe!

Honduras is not that dangerous, Yes, there are murders as in almost every country, over the years this murder rate has decreased. It isn't the most dangerous place on Earth, how is that even possible with al this wars occuring at the moment? If you come here you obviously won't be murdered just as you enter the country, and there are beautiful places in here and people is nice. I Love my country, flaws and all, and stop throwing negativity towards it please

Honduras its Honduras DUH you can never live there and if you go there you'll never come out alive

Their road safety is very poor... You can see why Lisa Left eye Lopes died on those roads... - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

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14 Russia Russia

Russia like the US is dangerous. Russia under Putin is trying to restore their empire ( the bear was never dead, just hibernating ). The US is trying to desperately hold on to its empire. The current poisonous relationship between these two nations will see a miscalculation and when it's over, the remaining nations... England, China, and others may have to pick up the pieces. On the other hand, nobody in the world is safe if both the US and Russia remain hell bent in their current mindset.

I have many Russian friends but even they can prove that Russia is one of the most dangerous countries in the whole world. Even their presidents are criminals - Magnolia

The country is full in the manufacturing of dangerous nuclear bombs

Its not a safe country for LGBT people. They do not enjoy freedom of expression. They are not given ebough security. There is a rise of hate crime against LGBT rate in Russia. Worst country ever.

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15 Colombia Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic ...read more.

Me as a Colombian living in the United States I can tell you guys that Colombia isn't as bad as it seems to be honest.
Of course there are killings every single day, but that happens in almost every country around the globe, sadly we are very famous because of Pablo Escobar and all the bad stuff he did. Colombia was a hellhole 20 years ago, now it's a little bit safer, even though crime is still present I really don't think Colombia deserves such a high place in this list.

most kidnapping most dangerious 100 killings a day most dangerous cartels creaters of cocaine and other drugs rebels gurilla armed forces what more can you ask for?

No Colombia does tent have so many killings a day and we are taking care of our corruption problems and you just want to look bad anyway I think that we are not ranked this high

It has actually improved a LOT over the past few decades

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16 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

I'm Iranian myself and its true, Iran is somehow dangerous!

Let me describe it! To be honest now days its too hard to trust anyone in Iran cause anyone (even close family members) turn into money whores and scammers!

There is a lot of criminals like drugs, rape, scams and more but all of them are HIDDEN, i mean you will never hear on the news in T.V. that someone got raped, killed, kidnapped or killed on purposed! Expect some newspapers! They might just mention the people that were killed by accident! ( Although some channels that are Persian channels in UK like BBC Persian and manoto are the same as IRIB channels and they don't have balls to talk bout criminals in UK)

The salaries are low for normal people, the prices are doubled without any reason and ofc that will raise criminals!

Freedom of speech is under 0 here, if you just talk, post or do anything against government= R.I. P ( that's why I will not talk about government here cause there is a 90% ...more - HomogeneousKhalidus

It's false.i live in Iran, Iran is very safe and good country

I live in Iran and it is not dangerous at all! It's more safe than European countries

Iran is dangerous because if we see before 1979 medeleast in peace but after revolution of iran all midealeast going to war

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17 South Sudan South Sudan South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.

South Sudan is becoming so relentless on civilians, it's on its way to becoming Somalia part 2 - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

South sudan? Below south Africa? ARE YOU JOKING? - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

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18 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

If you travel to Brazil you are likely to get mugged, because anyone who looks like a tourist is a target. Desperate poverty lies alongside great wealth in this country. Economic growth has widened the gap between rich and poor and made crime rates soar. Street crime is rampant in parts of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, and it is common for tourists to have their lives threatened for their valuables.

It's like any other latin American country, if you don't want trouble, stay away from the shanty towns and poor areas. The violence here is 100% related to the social gap and its consequences.

Speaking foreign languages in poor areas draws unwanted attention, because people will always think you're from a rich developed nation, even when you're not.

If you don't speak a word of portuguese, you do better travel with a local friend, it's really easy to make Brazilian friends in travel social networks like CouchSurfing.

Or you are a thief, or you get mugged AT LEAST one time in your live (if you live in a small town, because at the big cities, the number is REALLY higher), or you don't live in Brazil.

Awful country to live! you just can't have a peaceful life living in this country.

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19 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

Poor Ukraine it's getting horrible

Bandit broken government. Stop propaganda against Russia.

I know someone who is Ukranian and she said it was safe in some parts. But when her grandfather was young she said it was worse. - MetalObsessed

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20 Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia

A state that is controlled by the mafia and drug cartels. No thank you!

Macedonia is a unique country. Poor people living in expensive houses and driving exotic cars. Where that money comes from? Easy: cocaine and guns. You can go to Tetovo and buy Plutonium on the spot. I'm not even joking! AK-47s can be bought for less than 50 US dollars. The Albanians of that country are extremely aggressive and will kill someone without hesitating. Crime is over the roof and the mafia is more influential than the local government.

That country is a pain in the neck! I hate fyrom because I am Greek and the country's name is Macedonia! Greece has Macedonia not fyrom!

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