Top 10 Best Countries to Live In


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21 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

Really nice place, safe place, you don't pay that much of tax, big opportunity to invest there.

Great Country to live in with a peaceful environment and many entertaining things to do all over. Economically one of the best places to live in and easily work your way up to your goals especially when there is little to no tax at all.

UAE is a very beautiful country even though most of the things are man made I don't want to leave UAE but today I will be going back to India

Transportation is expensive, but it has many beautiful places like miracle and butterfly garden. Diverse community. You won't feel like you're a foreigner there.

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

What is up with all of the thumbs down! It has a nice economy and is a very safe country to live in. When I say safe, I mean SAFE! If you put a thumbs down, you are thinking of North Korea. - Cheezaleezers

It's very convenient to live there: 24-hour marts, shopping malls, food, etc. They deliver anything to you or even pick up for you. High tech transportation and buildings great environment! Public transportation is super clean and cheap - you will find food ANYWHERE.

I don't get why South Korea is the most hated Asian Country of all time. South Korea is really unique to me. They're cuisine is something special, they're shopping malls are high class, they're form of Martial Arts is really safe, and you don't have to worry about Japanese karate. They;re arcades are really special, and they're hotels are a 5 star places to stay in. South Korea is also home to the worlds largest Christian Church.

Should be number 1 for Sohyang and BTS alone

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23 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

I had no idea about the Irish people before the Uefa Euro 2012... But after that hilarious event... I realised that the irish are the most openminded and stunning people on earth... Simply the kindest... And dublin is just impressive! Ireland is really a great spot on earth to live in... Love you irish people!

People are nice and relaxed and beautiful country. Only bad thing is the wheather...

I live in Ireland, and can safely say its one of the best places to live, and I've travelled a lot! There's good culture, the people are friendly, has always been a neutral country, very peaceful and no enemies! Great standards of education, from indants to university, beautiful scenery, good climate, although rains a bit more than perhaps desired, land is very fertile and there is no shortage of sun eithear! Not to mention that there are great facilities all over the country, and it is our own country abd always has been we didn't steal it of natives, we are the natives! Great overall standard of living.

I'm not racist but I think Ireland is the best in the world.It is not overcrowded.It does not have rude peoples if you ever see an Irish person swearing they are not being rude its just natural for Irish people to swear.They are neutral.They are athletic.They should definitely be first on this list

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24 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Bad economy but wonderful people, beautiful nature, amazing islands, excellent weather. There is funny and good-humored mood all the time. It's a country where it's very impossible to feel depressed or bored. Number one country if you want to have fun...

A country with history, healthy food, sea and mountains.. And also friendly people..

I live in Greece and even though the economy isn't the best everything is perfect! It is the most beautiful historical place in the world. People are friendly and helpful. People in Greece are easygoing and kind! VISIT GREECE

1. Low cost of living
2. Friendly people
3. Lots of jobs (in agriculture)
4. Beautiful
5. Hot girls/guys
6. Traditional culture is still alive (exept in big city's)

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25 China China 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. 388 billion . It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only more.

Beautiful place and the giant pandas are so cute!

China is where I lived since I was born, and honestly, it's a pretty good place to live. It's a beautiful place, despite people criticizing it's pollution.

Just think its people are kind and humble, and are very developed (most area).

Really great place. - catlvr

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26 Hong Kong

Hong Kong is full of tourisms and it varies in food which are from different cultures or country. It is a perfect place for relaxation and shopping.

Hong Kong isn't a country, it's in China. Anyway it's nice.

Hong kong is where my mom and I was born in. If the people trying to blaming our country I will kill You.

Not a true country, but love HK so much! Very developed, modern, people are educated and very smart. HK is #1 - catlvr

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27 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

Singapore is such a safe place to live. Its so beautiful as the government takes extra effort to make sure that the country is clean. The education system is really good in Singapore as well.

Although expensive, Singapore is one of the most systematic and clean countries in the world

Is very clean and they have good school for children. Mr Lee Kwan Yu our Singapore President he care about us when there are trouble he help us and make Singapore an wonderful place!

I feel that this list is not accurate. The larger the population in one country, the more people will be able to vote for their country. The best way to find out where to live in is to go to a country an experience it yourself, or ask the locals in the area. One more thing, Singapore Is one of the best Asian countries to live in

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28 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state more.

When you travel through Romania, it's like traveling through several countries at once. The landscape can change so fast, that one minute you see a mountain and the next you can see a lake or a plain. Agriculture, especially bio-agriculture, is one of the country's most important income sources.

Tourism is also a great way to discover Romania. Tourists can listen to the call of nature and return to their roots while enjoying their holiday here.

Romanian people are pretty much good at everything, and if they're not, they'll try until they succeed.
Traditions are sacred, especially in historical areas of Maramures and Bucovina.

Of course, Romania is the country of DRACULA, therefore Halloween manages to gather many tourists, especially Americans.

Living here is affordable if you have your own business. Otherwise, you have to work pretty hard to make ends meet and afford other expenses than basic needs. State jobs are poorly paid compared to private sector ...more

Romania has a upper-middle income economy. And is a member of the UE (European Union). Here, tourism focuses on the country's beautiful natural landscapes and its rich history. We also have a very strong military and a very low crime rate compared to the United States and many other European countries..

It is very cheap and beautiful. You can easily live with less than 400 euros a mounth (including rent). You have mountains, beaches, plains, castles, cities with various cultural themes, kind people, best clubs in the world, breathtanking environment,. In one word is awesome!


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29 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

First of all Turkey is located in Eurasia. It is not a middle-Eastern country nor European. İt has also territory on continetn of Europe. The Turkish culture is not Eastern or western. If you have never been in that country seeing it would be so surprising. Turkish people are Turkish not Arabian. Turkey is a Muslim country but it lives Islam in a very different way from any other Muslim country. It is the most free country in Middle East. It is safe. Climate is mostly meditterranean. The history is fascinating and thanks to Ottoman Empire which had territories on three different continents the cultural diversity of Turkey is surprising. As an eruopean citizen who lived almost 10 years in Turkey, I can say that it is a safe, free and beautiful place which west and east meet. Media shows it like an arabic country but the fact is so different. It is one of the best places to live on the planet I think. ıt has amazing beaches on south coast, amazing forests and tea gardens on north ...more

I lived in Turkey for 1-2 years and I have to say I'm very suprised. It is a state that is not in EU but it feels like it actually is in the EU. People here are friendly and most of them speaks English. Life standarts, places to see, foods to experience. And those brunette girls.. Can a man ask for more?

Turkey is an idiotic country of uncaring reactive children. Turks are self-centered users who are willing to say any untruth to get what they want.

Turkey is the best country! I haven't been there but it's the country where in the past was Ottoman Empire and I am obesessed with Ottoman Empire, Suleiman the Magnificent, his wife and so on. The food is amazing(in my country we have some restaurants which serve turkish food), the series are the best, the weather is pretty warm, there is seaside. What do You want more?

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30 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 more.

Great Place, Lovely weather... People are great. There are amazing places to visit. Huge country with brilliant tourist potential. Although the rulers of the country really need to get their act together to step up security and invite tourist back to South Africa.

Crime, corrupt government, lack of integrity, no values and a tribal dictatorship mentality. The only way to salvage what little this country has left is to remove the existing governing body.

I am proudly South African, I love my country, the person that said we are number 1 in crime is wrong, we are actually not even in the top 10, USA is so don't go around acting so arrogant. I will quote George Bush's wise words,"Africa is a troubled country".

While SA is a growing economy with a high crime rate. It is an dutiful country that I am proud to live in. Every country has its difficulties but they are not the definition of a country. Oh ya. We also are not even close to the highest crime rate in the world. SA is also rated as one of the top places you have to visit before you die. Take that.

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31 Luxembourg Luxembourg

Often overlooked richest country of Europe. If you like to leave it for a day there are many other countries next to it. - Gaspar

The country looks cute on the world map

The greatest country in the world. Peaceful, safe, beautiful, Rich, highest GDP per capita in the world. Best banking system in the world. Extremely low unemployment, amazing architecture. Need I go on?

Like the flag

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32 Chile Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Why all the haters. Chile is a beautiful country, I've lived there since I was born and I've been to many,many countries. still Chile is great. don't talk badly about it if you haven't been there. the mountains, sea, fields, ice, forest even the desert! it really is beautiful.

You know it's really offensive to comment 'ugly people', I'm really offended right now. where did you get the idea that Chileans were ugly. it's really mean and I'm really sad because basically you're saying I'm ugly! if you think so anyway keep it to yourself, it's really hurtful to say things like that. I know Chile isn't the best country but, you have not seen the patagonian Icelands, the moonlight shining on the desert, the forests, green and rich with wildlife. I know santiago is polluted but not all of Chile is.

Chile is the safest Country in South America, and one of the most Beautiful.

I'm an american living in Chile and I love this country!

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33 Egypt Egypt Egypt, 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.

Great weather, new democracy, friendly and funny people, thousands of years of history, cheap food, luxurious communities, the best beaches in the world and dune buggies. What else is there to say?

Deserts are hot lovely beaches live near their bet you know we're that is Italy yes Italy

In China you can only have one child if you are found with more they will terminate them! - Jackjack

It has the best beaches, best weather

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34 Mexico Mexico

It has nice weather and nice people but the problems that Mexico is their stupid, corrupt government. There a reason why most Mexicans want to impeach everyone in the government.

Aside from what the media Says Mexico is not bad rich in culture and great food, spirits and great beaches also hospitable and humble people...

I would really like to go to Mexico, it's nice and hot, there's great beaches in there, and there's some cool cheap hotels. I think it's a beautiful country

Whe are the best. Somos los mejores en todo el puto mundo

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35 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

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2. World Top Ten Countries With Largest Volcanic Islands
3. World Map showing top 10 Largest Island
4. Largest Mountains in the World
5. World Top Ten Largest Island Countries
6. The 10 most populous cities in the world
7. World's Best Cliffside Hotels : by Luxury Travel Magazine
8. The best 6 of beautiful nature, countries in the world : World Economic Forum (WEF) 2012
9. The 15's best military country in the world ; AS, CIA. Gov, EIA. Gov. Wikipedia, energy. Eu dan,
10. Garuda Indonesia, the World's Best Airlines Rating 8
11. Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world there are approximately 17,504 islands that stretches from Sabang to Merauke. 6000 of them are uninhabited and the unique part of the island has no name yet.
12. Indonesia 4th largest populated country in the world with more than 237 million people currently at a rate of approximately 1.2%. And the first position is still in the ...more

Indonesia is the one of the lost paradise in the world. Nice country!

Indonesia is a hidden paradise

Best country to live if you a muslim!

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36 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

You find everything in Russia - breathtaking nature, exquisite architecture, fun night life, numerous music concerts, a lot of culture, nice people... Saying nothing about the feeling of freedom - you can really be yourself here, express yourself exactly the way you like! There is space for different opinions that I have never seen in any other country, very good free healthcare and good school education. Everything works - things get fixed, you get the answer from the officials, you get what you asked for. And great opportunities for business! So instead of believing all the anti-Russian propaganda, go there and see yourself!

The food is fresh, oil is cheap, neighbors are friendly. Cities are very green, some are not really polluted...

Despite western propaganda saying bad things about Russia and accusing their government of doing terrible things, Russia is actually a pretty chill place, literally, and in some aspects, people have more freedom than in some democracies.


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37 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

Nice waether, the people are friendly, foods are yummy and a lot of beautiful places.

I'm Thai proud to be all Thai culture food, beautiful country, Thai people friendly and smile. Muaythai, rum-thai. Many good thing in Thailand

Some things good, some things bad, nothing perfect. A quote from a Thai friend of mine. The Thai people are friendly.

Thailand has lots of honorific titles to earn about, "Land of the Thousand Smiles", "True home for Asia's Next Top Model Winners (like Jessica A. & Tawan)", Music Capital of Asia (due to best singers & bands who integrates between traditional folk rock & modern pop) & Home to the most precious temples & hidden natural secrets that are visited by multitudes from far-flung areas.

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38 Taiwan Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.

The best place ever to live in. When I watch tourism shows and when they go to Taiwan, I will be super excited and I will always watch it. Taiwan also has good comedy shows, which I watch every weekend. I hope I can visit Taiwan soon! - CrazeBoutMayday

Taiwan has a long history and an amazing culture, the people are friendly, the food is spectacular, is it well developed, the cities are big and filled with opportunities, and the country side is like a mix of tropical island, with the ocean and the mountains.

People from there are super nice

China wants them for good reason... - JustAnAccount

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39 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

People always think bad about Vietnam, but Vietnam is not like you think, Vietnam is gradually going up development, but there are some who have not been good personality but that's just the tip of the iceberg alone, the people of Vietnam, the development of energetic love life of freedom and peace. Especially that Chinese people always talk bad about the people of Vietnam, because they just lie and slander only, they invaded the territory of Vietnam, they have our bad games before, the Central Nations are undermining Vietnam and no one else, would signify a person can make China more friendly looking little about our human Vietnam. Thanks for reading

Don't say bad things about Vietnam! It's a great country! And no, people don't arrest each other who talk about freedom. Vietnam is developing, I wouldn't be surprise if she makes it to top 10 some day =))

At the beginning, I actually thought that Vietnam is not well developed country and mostly people are not well educated too. But it's not even close. Mostly everyone in Vietnam are educated and the country is developing every day. Everyone were so friendly to the foreigner ( I can see Vietnamese people and the foreigner talking so happily everywhere I go ). I recommend you guys come to Vietnam at least once

No war, no terror, that is enough for me to live in.

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40 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

Though crime is high and the government doesn't invest well in the country the vibe is still there. The culture is so down to earth and more or less everyone is happy and stress free. The food is some of the best in the world, I'd even say the best in Caribbean. The beaches are gorgeous and the weather is hot, there's also a lot to do. If you're financially stable it's the place to be!

Land of wood and water, rich in scenery beautiful beaches sensational place for honey moon and more... Adventurous land

Land of paradise, fun loving & kind people, beautiful beaches & scenery wonerfull culture & many more

Jamaica and Turk and caco are great place to visit

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