Greatest Democratic Countries of All Time

ShiviDIVI

The Top Ten

1 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.

India is the worlds largest democracy, and has remained a democracy since Independence. India is full of diverse cultures and ethnicities. As a democracy India protects the rights of minorities and the citizens follow religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Sikhism. - ShiviDIVI

Funny how you placed this at #1. A permanently third-world disaster with untold millions living in abject, hopeless poverty in vast tent cities. And a racist caste system, to boot.

2 Germany Germany Germany 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.

Germany is my favourite European nation. - ShiviDIVI

3 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. ...read more.

If only wars could be won just by voting to stop... - Britgirl

4 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.
5 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

The country that founded democracy. - ShiviDIVI

"The country that founded democracy." Wrong. That would be Greece. France "founded" communism. See: Babeuf; Rousseau; Robespierre; Reign of Terror.

No. No. No. Reality is just impossible for some people to accept.

6 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
7 Finland Finland
8 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
9 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.
10 United States United States The 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 from the ...read more.

Technically, we are a republic, not a democracy. It's even explicitly stated in the Constitution that we are a republic. - eventer51314

The Contenders

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

Well, I see that the education system is worse than ever- no surprise.
Apparently nobody knows who actually invented Democracy, although they are having a few issues in recent years.

12 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.
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