Most Powerful Countries In the Worlddecorulez97
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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.
I have to agree due to winning a lot of wars and doing impossible things that stems from world wide envy/hatred on americans and shoved comebacks like to Britain in independence day even Vietnam when they won the cold war. Another reason because this country is so powerful that USA is the daddy of the UN and I am saying this even if I am not american huh someday Canada someday if we survive the upcoming world war 3. Daddy of UN or ridiculous military solidified Americas place rightfully in history even Russia's Cartman's sized land mass could not beat it making America a rising time bomb and is one step close in world domination yet wouldn't because even they can resist the will or temptation of power hunger making mental will undisputively most impressive along if their power isn't degraded by Donald Trump, Say what you like all power hungry culture getting pass the eagle is difficult god knows its impossible since their military is powerful and a total bad ass because they can.
No contest! - lannypetersongV 149 Comments
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
This a country where all religion and all caste people live here
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
India is the bestV 252 Comments
Russia should be #2. Russia has the second most powerful military and only about 300 nukes away from having more than US.
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.
Putin just startedV 46 Comments
Most of your stuff is from this country and if they stopped shipping you probably would be living a completely different lifestyle, so...
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 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 easily number 2.V 42 Comments
I'm from America, but honestly, I still think that England is a little more powerful than us. We have the president (don't get me started on the disastrous election), England has the royal family.
This country shook the world; it formed the largest empire ever seen, it took on heavy losses during ww1, world war two it fought alone in the darkest of hours, blitzed nearly every day, lady Britannia was truly crippled. The Jack rose from the ashes and threw itself upon the French shores to free the French and again teach the Germans a lesson. This country has a reputation no other could match. Even today the Brits are teaching the Jerrys a lesson, what will Europe do without its most powerful country, and with rising strengths on the sea we have a new carrier that will even put the Americans to shame of their navy.
The United Kingdom has, even since the end of the Empire in 1997, had considerable "Soft Power" - Economic Power and Diplomatic Power. Its Military is among the strongest due to training and equipment, and perhaps rivalled only by the United States. And now, since it is in the process of leaving the Anti Democratic Bureaucracy of the EU, it has considerably risen in power.
I think that the UK is a very powerful country compared to countries like India. Althought it may not be as powerful as the US, it should be regarded on this website higher. With a very strong and powerful navy I think that over all they should be voted as at least the 2nd most powerful country.V 17 Comments
Germany is very powerful from a military perspective. The Leopard 2 Main Battle tank is the equal of the American M1a2 Abrams or the British challenger. German special forces are also very formidable especially GsG9 the counter terror unit. Germany also has a lot of experience in war. But Germany lacks aircraft carriers, or a sufficient fleet to compete with other navel powers. Germany can not mass produce weapons on the scale that the Americans or Russians can as was seen during WW2. Germany also does not have the best soldiers and while their special forces are well trained I have to say that the SAS and the seals are better. The reason I say this is because the SAS taught the GSG9 everything they knew. And the Seals have better tech more funding and more experience having been created even before the SAS.
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.
Fourth biggest and econmy India is curupt and has a small economyV 13 Comments
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
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...
One of the best, actively fighting against terrorism in Middle East as well in more than 5 African countries (helped by African troops), economically could be better, but they improve especially on new economy next year will be the 1st start-up incubators in the world.
France is economically powerful, but their not militarily powerful because they always surrender.V 11 Comments
Japan is a powerful nation. But I must argue that they are not the most powerful. Their Type 90 MBT Is superior to that of Russian design but lacks the additional tech and fire power that the US M1a2 Abrams MBT boasts. Japanese troops are well trained but not as good as the British or Americans. The United States also posses the largest navy not Japan though the Japanese navy is very advanced it is not quite as advanced as the American fleet. The Japanese also don't boast a large land army in comparison with other world powers. The Japanese do not even posses a nuclear weapon. As for economics Japan is very powerful but lacks the Great industry of the states. Japan also lacks many natural resources and are forced to import them from countries like Canada, and the US. All in all I have the up most respect for the Japanese people but I can not say that they are the most powerful nation in the world.
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!
Japan has an interesting culture and is very powerfulV 15 Comments
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
According to the Credit Suisse world's top military strenght report (2015), Italian military power is placed 7th in the world (tied with South Korea) and 2nd in Europe, only preceded by France.
Italy is followed by Uk (9th in the world and 3rd in Europe). Germany is only 18th in the world and 5th in Europe, behind Poland.
See also "List of countries by Military Strength Index" on Wikipedia.
Turkey is one of the world's new industrialised countries. The country has an impressive amount of tanks and is currently 5th most submarines in the world. Although Turkey doesn't have its own nuclear warheads, it is apart of NATO, which is a nuclear sharing organisation. In addition to that, the country has the 13th largest economy in the world and its economy is currently increasing at a fast, unlike some European countries. By 2023 Turkey would have the 10th largest economy in the world and would even be a more sophisticated and strong country. Turkey is also investing a lot of money in its defense budget and its airforce which is the 9th strongest in the world. I must also include that, Turkey will be exporting minerals and oil in 2023, which will make the country very rich and economically sophisticated. The government of Turkey will be investing the exportation money into many services in the country, such as education, infrastructure, healthcare and military. This is why ...more
Are you gettin' crazy?! We're talk about Turks fella! This guys born for fight!
Turkey is one of the most powerful countries that I have ever seen, me as an asian I had learnt everything about Turkey from what had happen in the history to now and I was really shocked, Turkish people are really really strong and they love their Beautifull country really much (sorry for my bad english )
7 is much better I think but even so very good listV 17 Comments
Great. This list has England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. What the heck?
England is in Great Britain so how can Great Britain be 9th and England 8th? I think England (Great Britain) should be 5th.
It's the best inventive nation in the world
England is worthless. - lannypetersongV 13 Comments
They weak. Only strong person there is stupid fat Kim Jong Un. I feel bad for those citizens. I hope one day they get their rights that they deserve. - njalabi63989
I know everyone of you hate to admit it... But North Korea is gaining strength. They have nuclear warheads... And USA can't fire a nuke as it may affect South Korea too. North Korea is pretty strong so far, and have weapons that even Trump don't have...
I think there this weak. Because they. Nearly lost the Korean War.
We "can't fire nukes as it may affect South Korea" we can't fire them because china is on NK's side. America is no longer #1. People need to get that out of their head (Americans) P.S. I'm an AmericanV 14 Comments
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
Has developed greatly in the past 3-4 decades
They are so great - sk1V 8 Comments
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
Yes Australia's troops are professional and are highly motivated. They held the Japanese back single handily until the Americans were able to push them back. But Australia does not have the military budget of the United States (601 billion dollars) nor does it have the numbers China has ten million the United States has 2 million. US M1a2 Abrams, and M2a3 Bradly assault vehicles are also much better than the Australian bushmaster 4 by 4. American troops also have more experience having fought: Canada, Brittan, Germany, Japan, North Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan just to list a few.
Australian need un seatV 16 Comments
They are one of the most powerful country in the Middle East
Iran is a great country! I visited there
Iranian are very smart people
Iran is powerfulV 16 Comments
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 have good army Pakistan have good import and export Pakistan has latest weapon and Pakistan played good cricket than India
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
They have best army and air forceV 57 Comments
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.
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.
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!
Israel is more powerful militarily, technologically and politically than at least half the countries ranked higher than it. Every important country and all unbiased analysts know this.V 18 Comments
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.
If Brazil wasnt corrupt, it would be one of the richest countries in the world
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!
Actually the philippines is a strong country because of its hidden nature
ye boyV 12 Comments
I love Egypt I am from uae (Dubai)
Egypt is the best
I love egypt its no #3 after usa and china
Egypt nice place in the worldV 5 Comments
Seriously Saudi Arabia lower then Iran Saudi Arabia has a higher economy then Iran it's richer then Iran and spends its budget 50billion more then Iran on military it has more tanks then Iran yet it still has a lower population then Iran which means lower crime rate and lower unemployment rate
It has the most oil
I can't believe Nepal is in 22th place!
Is that good or bad?
LOL NEPAL AMONG SAUDI ARABIA IRAN RUSSIA US ETC AHAHAA
LOL HAHAAHAHAAHAHA - Bearskater13
Thailand was one of only country survived from colonialism spread by Europeans and now it is one of the best country in Asia
It is so good
This country is not very strong. Its actually very dangerous and notorious for its terrorism.
As opposed to a few other Muslim countries (not trying to imply anything), has slightly more freedom
i love it
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
Malaysia has PROTON and PERODUA :-) Proud to be Malaysian...
WHATT ITS MEANT TO BE FIRST
The dark horse in terms of seeing it as a nation that has nothing to lose. It will rise in power once again and it will ever just keep getting better.
Spain was once a Great Empire-almost as big as England- and it is still important and powerful.
Spanish is the second most-spoken language in the world.
Spain is more powerful than other countries in the top of the listV 2 Comments
Actually Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales are all countries in their own right
Scotland never backs down
United Kingdom of Great Britain vote for that.
Not Scotland they are the same country
I love Vatican because Vatican is the pope of law
It got the pope
Vatican City is the most powerful country it can destroy anything and active personnel is 800 which is the biggest and has 10239 nukes. Holy army is stronk and powerful! - Bearskater13
holy armyV 1 Comment
What the heck? - lannypetersong
Damn I Love Indonesia!
Indonesia should be top 10 or 15 power countries in the world, military ranking of Indonesia is 14, Indonesia is great with many population, man power available, military equipment, etc, it's Great...
20 years ago, Indonesia in top 10
Indonesia has 14 Military Rank in the world on Global Firepower. than the State of Israel, they has 16 for military rank.
It's a small country but it has good army and and weapons. Also big power to the sea!
In history is the best powerful
Greece can still deliver a powerful punch. Turkey is actually afraid of Greece. - Flashman
The militants are very strong
Poland got crushed by the USSR and Nazi Germany - MagmaFox
Polish are Worlds best soldiers
Fought off all of its occupiers and is one of the few countries that captured Moscow.
GROM are also a force to be reckoned with.
Poland stronk!V 3 Comments
Netherlands are small but rich
Netherlands is best county of the world
The most backward and deprived country/people in the world.
Afghanistan and afghan people is world dangerous country
May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans. Alexander the Great.
Afghanistan is graveyard of empires.No foreign invasion has ever been successful in Afghanistan.
Afghans have always beaten foreign armies, from Alexander the Great to modern times
Afghanistan's sovereignty has been held during the Anglo Afghan Wars, the 1980s Soviet war, and the 2001 present war by the country's many and diverse people.
So That is why Afghanistan has always been and will be the bravest country on earth.
South Africa was one of only a handful of countries to ever develop nuclear weapons and did 3 tests, and was the only country to freely end their nuclear program.
South Africa is the second largest economy in Africa and houses the largest banking sector on the continent.
South Africa is the best. It came out the best & still carries on being a multiracial country & is the most welcoming to visitors.
"Cough" apartheid "cough"
High population source
I was born in Iceland but my really favorite country is Serbia. So much powerful and nice people and army!
Serbia IS THE BEST COUNTRY IN THIS ENTIRE WORLD! COME ON PEOPLE!
Sucky army lost to a country with no deffece dorce
Nigeria is a land rich in all ramifications though ethnicity and religious differences pose as a major challenge. Nonetheless I prefer Nigeria to a whole lot of other countries
The food, friendly neighbours, culture, beautiful ladies and gentlemen, the economy, the military strength, the beautiful streets everything is just great.
I know someone might disagree but is there a country without challenges? Go to Nigeria and you will forever cherish your memories
It worth it while than most of it country
Highest GDP and a very peaceful country.
How can Ireland not have been on this list
Shane Long people. Shane Long.
The Mexicans are more powerful than some countries here
Mexico is more powerful than Nepal surelyV 3 Comments
We gave them chance to start the war that is why we had a big war in our country
This is one of the most powerful countries in the World in comparison to its land and people strength. They defeated LTTE which is the World deadliest terrorist organization in the World. Even India failed to do that.
Inshallah when we get khilafah (Muslim rule) al quds (jerusalem) will be capital
It has support of every Asian, Anti American, Islamic, African and unreaconised state. In fact I belive that the Americans who betrayed the USSR after WW2 and the Al qaeeda after the war in Afangistan will betrayed Israel they fend 4 themselves not die 4 others they r not GODS wake up Jews wake up American controlling you with your propaganda
Palestine is stronger than ISRAEL🇮🇱
We have our rights in Europe we are actually pretty big
Better than Sweden!
1. Nauru's economy is HUGE. And not just in proportion to its size, it's just enormous. I mean - look at its GDP: 153 MILLION $. No one, and I mean no one, apart from only like 1800 people, has their net worth seven times the size of Nauru's economy.
2. Size and influence. Nauru's not just huge economically. The country's total land area is over 20 square kilometers! That's 0,15% of Tokyo's, the world's largest city's land area. The country's location is so good that Australia has begged for a defense alliance with Nauru. Basically every country in the Pacific has bowed down to the great superpower of Nauru, either begging for an alliance or money.
Nauru's population is also huge. It's nearly 10 000 people, meaning that this GIANT'S population is nearly 10 times the size of the Vatican's.
Decent place - sk1
Nz is the safest country in world
NZ is heaven on earth.
Should be #1V 2 Comments
It is a peace full country and has a powerful army
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