Most Powerful Countries In the World

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1United States of AmericaThe United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence in 1776 with ...read more.

US is the best country in the world and it will always be. America is #1 almost everything, best economy, military, most successful people, best sports, best places to go for visit or living, richest, strongest, most successful and powerful country. US is a big country. What I mean by that is it's a very powerful country. The size is also big, not the biggest country but it's at lest either 3rd or 4th biggest country in the world for their size. We have lots of people. You can even see almost every race. It's the third most populated country in the world. First is China, then second is India. It's also a popular country too. A lot of people wants to either live or visit USA. We even have all the good new technology. Our country has two types of governor which is Democracy and Republic. Now it's Democratic until every 4-8 years, when the election happens, it could either Change or be the same. It depends what people vote more of, either democracy or republic. Also we have liberty and ...more - JustRandomDude

Declining rapidly? Please do not listen to that man. WE have the largest economy, double the size of China, in second place. Our military budget tops everyone, and we provide the most foreign aid out of any country. Please don't criticize us, when you don't realize that you couldn't be anything without us.

No doubt America is powerful are military budget is 48% of the world that's more than Europe or China and Russia combined, this comes with are high economic power too, most powerful city in the world is located here, 315 million people live here

Yes we're biased and stand behind their own flag but we want equal opportunities for the rest of the world I want them to be just as free as we are by their hard works God Bless America all of America and the rest of the and not just in that order

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2IndiaIndia, 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.

India is very popular in world because India have a big army, big rules and laws, most popular leaders, good culture, many languages, good players in cricket

India has a large population with a very large army and large economy. India has nuclear weapons and has huge advances in science and engineering

This a country where all religion and all caste people live here

I love my India

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3Russia

Russia has a total nuclear arsenal of around 8,500 while the USA has around 7,500. Russia still has around double the amount of tanks that the USA has. The new radar jamming system on their planes makes it so it takes around 4-5 missiles to even hit the plane effectively. Russian S-400 system can knock out pretty much anything any other country throws at them, for example, in Serbia, the Serbs used old Russian equipment but still downed a few F-16s plus a stealth fighter, imagine nowadays against these NEW Russian weapon systems! The Russian Armata tanks and armored vehicles are like playing world of tanks the video games, just point and shoot, no calculations at all, and the recent Russian cruise missile launch on ISIS shows that they can effectively combat an overseas threat from a large distance (The Caspian Sea).

Russia have a high rank in army and defense. New Technics in defense also a speciality of Russia. Also they are top in Introducing new inventions. They are top in IT. The first man to space is from Russia.

Most powerful without a doubt. It is a monarchy in Russia and Putin has all power and can do anything they want to do. They also have advanced military. Far more powerful and advanced than what everyone thinks it is capable of

Russia don't need causes for been the most powerful!

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4China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion.

China is seen as a "great" country because of its economy and military. While it's size of its military could be seen as lethal, they still don't have the same sorts of technology and training that the USA or even Russia has. As for its economy, it's disgusting. Their workforce is thrown into factories with horrible conditions to mass produce American product for a highly low pay. If you think China is "so great" or "the most powerful" please think again. -ryhaggs - Ryhaggs

China is a formidable but they are not the strongest. Us M1a2 Abrams are superior to Chinese made Type 85. China does not have as many aircraft carriers as the States. America also posses a new weapon the rail gun which could render Chinese ship to ship missiles useless. China may have 10 million troops to the Americans 2 million but the American troops are better trained. The M4 carbine is also better than Chinese standard issues weapons. China may have a good economy but it is very corrupt. China also has one of the most polluted environments in the world.

China is the innovative leader of the future, with a large workforce, a booming economy and cutting-edge technology. China will revolutionise the world!

China uses mostly old soviet military tech and China's economy is not as strong as the states

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5GermanyGermany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

By re- unifying in just under 30 Years and building itself to what it is today shows that Germany is resilient and has proven themselves to be such a big weapon in comparison to the size of the nation.

A very ambitious Nation. Very powerful in every aspect. Could possibly the Number 1 Nation in the world one day.

It has the strongest economy in whole Europe.

It will emerge soon so beware

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6Japan

I wonder how they became powerful. Even after the 2 Atom Bombs.

Japan leads the world in innovation and creativity, Japanese have a drive to do better and help their fellow Nihonjin. Their wonderful culture will cause Japan to leave the rest of the world behind. Nippon will rise again!

They are certainty powerful when it comes to video games!

Hospitality is a power for us.

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7United KingdomThe United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It has been a member of the European Union (EU) since 1973. The UK is well known for ancient and modern literature, its influence in world music, its historical ...read more.

The telephone was invented by a Canadian and plus just remember who was driven out of Hong Kong, all of Europe, and most of North Africa in world war 2. I will say this the UK has amassing special forces such as the SAS, and the challenger 2 is just as good as the m1a2 Abrams MBT. But Britain lacks the industrial strength of the United States

22 countries have never been occupied by Great Britain.

Need I say more?

Richest country in the world only 100 years ago

It practically made America

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8FranceFrance, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. ...read more.

France is in the top five due to its Nukes and force de frappe which can hit anywhere in the world in a short span of time... The shame is that the socialists are ruining the economy...

Normally the most powerful country should be China, but it's still USA because of it's military involvement in the world and it's worldwide influence. France is the European equivalent of USA. Even if everything changes quickly for the moment France must be at least 4th. - lili117

Officially #4, has territory everywhere on earth on each continent

France is just an American puppet state. France is dead.

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9EnglandEngland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west.

It's the most inventive of any nation in the world, and the only thing they haven't invented is God, but that could be debatable.

Great. This list has England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. What the heck?

Germany is the most inventive. not England

It's the best inventive nation in the world

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10Italy

Italy is among the top five contributors to the NATO budget, along with the US, UK, Germany and France. These five countries make up the so-called "Quint Group", a very important forum within NATO.

What terrorism do you refer to? Maybe that one artfully created by the government of your Country... Assuming that you are an American citizen, of course. An American style terrorism, as well as 9/11... Anyway, Italy autonomously decides its foreign and military policy. Exactly like any other Western democracy. Exactly as France and Germany did concerning a military intervention in Iraq in 2003. On the contrary, Italy supported USA in that wicked choice, paying with a large number of soldiers killed in an absurd, senseless war.

Very very very very very very good

It is pretty powerful

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The Contenders

11PakistanPakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia.. Islamabad is its capital and have a great population.. People speak Urdu and English as well..

Large army, defeated in 3 times out of 4 wars even though India had at least 5-10 times larger army. It's the only Muslim country with declared nukes, defeated the superpower Russia with its proxy war in Afghanistan fought by the afghan mujahideen. America cannot do anything about the Pakistanis double crossing them when it comes to Afghanistan. What we need to realise is Pakistan is not going to fully support us with our war in Afghanistan as Afghanistan is a; Muslim country, neighbour (with a large border), similar cultures, food and dress, and there are tribes that live on both sides of the border. I hope Pakistan remove the terrorists from their land as USA is not capable to fight Muslim guerillas

Lost 3 out of 4 wars, 1 stalemate. Lost half its territory while fighting with India. Only nation after North Korea to play the nuclear weapon card.

Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka was India's but it was separated. If we Indians had all these countries, we would have been the most powerful country in the world. Pakistan is the worst country in the world! I too want to step on the moon...as well as that star on its sickly flag

World best powerful country in the Pakistan

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12TurkeyTurkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. ...read more.

Turkey have a good economy! (by the way. Sorry for my bad English)

Turkey have a strong army,
Its army the 2# after the USA army in the NATO

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13IranIran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

Iran is a great country! I visited there

They are one of the most powerful country in the Middle East

Iran is a very nice country I live in Iran it has a very nice weather in north and beautiful places to see people are very friendly and smart.
all parts of Iran has a nice place most of them are in north and it has a very nice food

We are so strange

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14Republic of the Philippines

Philippines is not boasting its all military weaponry. That's why other country thinks that this country is weak but in reality there are many secret military technology hidden in underground fortresses.

It's more fun in the Philippines!

More Fun in there I love Philippines

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15South KoreaSouth Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

After Korean War, South Korea, everything was destroyed by the war. But they made 'Miracle of Han River'. Therefor I think that Korea has possibilities to grow-up of one of the most powerful nation in the world.

They have their own unique culture and also they recur their poor economy

This should be ranked way higher to defend North.

Must be high up

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16EgyptEgypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt is the strongest and will always be the strongest

Egypt is the best country in the world!

In this condition Egypt is almost worse then a[what America is right now. Other than that it would be the 2nd best right after Canada

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17BrazilBrazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

Brazil has been going up economically and in power, it is the first Southern American county to host the Summer Olympics. It is the most powerful, and biggest nation in South America, and has had steady economic growth.

After 5 years sinking we still the most powerful in the entire latin america (Mexico, Colombia, Argentina,...)

Brazil is a superpower and although its up and downs (mostly beacause of corruption), it�'s the most powerful country of Latin America.

18IsraelIsrael, 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.

Dude, 09ShamsulBahriel, the only reason Israel has not been bombed is that the USA and Israel are allies, and people are afraid that if they invade Israel is that US would step in and declare war. Studio learn your facts before you make a stupid statement like that. Also if the USA did fall first in line to claim or power would be UK or South Korea.

Yo you suck to the person that said USA will fall, look at you and your country, and people Israel is not putting up zombie walls, I bet they would fall first, ( world war z)... And Usa should be number one, Israel not strong at all, agree with me Americans! And first ten are correct!

You try and ignore and belittle Israel at your peril. Stop harassing Israel. A strong people with the guts to defend their country and their way of living. The only real democracy in the region.

Its strong because it controls the United States

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19MalaysiaMalaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.

As opposed to a few other Muslim countries (not trying to imply anything), has slightly more freedom

It has a small army but it has powerful allies which are Chaina and the members of the 5 power defense agreements wich are the UK, Singapore, Australia and New Zeland which in turn these 5 alliances have powerful allies such as Russia, the EU, Canada and even the US this because Malaysia is such a peaceful nation, it is one of the most advance nation in biotechnology but Malaysia is the most advance in palm oil technology so their allies will have good products from the nation

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20AustraliaAustralia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

Whilst Australia has a very small army in contrast to countries such as China and America it is not to say that Australia's military capability are equally small in contrast. Australia has one of the most modern and well trained armies in the world, spending approximately 25 Billion ( 1.9% GDP ) a year to maintain 58,000 active personnel ( 22,000 standby ) and equipment. In addition to this modern and well funded military Australian troops are entirely self admitted meaning that they've not been drafted into the defense force against their will. This has a variety of benefits, firstly being willingness to participate, as they're there by their will they're much more likely to participate and fight to their full potential, this is in contrast to someone in the military against their will who will not likely fight or participate in a similar matter. Secondly, Australia has one of the best trained militarizes in the world, this can be traced back to the the Vietnam war where Australian ...more

While Australia is powerful just remember Canada saved Britain well before they Americans entered the fray. Yes the Australian army is professional it lacks the combat experience of other nations such as the USA. Australia's industry is also not designed to sustain long periods of conflict it would be in a sense incapable of matching other major powers in terms of production

They are more powerful then Canada they have a better and bigger military and more involved in war then Canada they should by in front of Canada

More powerful then america

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