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Asia is connected to Africa by the Isthmus of Suez and borders Europe (part of the same landmass) along the Ural Mountains and across the Caspian Sea. Asia covers an area of about 49.7 million km² (19,189,277 square miles), which corresponds to about 30 percent of the Earth's total land area.
Africa is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population. It is an almost entirely isolated landmass with only a small land bridge in the northeast, connecting the African Mainland with Western Asia.
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Botswana. One of the most stable and safest countries in Africa, Botswana is a great choice for expatriates looking to live and work in Africa. English is widely spoken, making it easy for many foreigners to move around and work in, and the local population is peaceful and welcoming.
In terms of total GDP (PPP INT$), Egypt wins out as the richest country in Africa for 2021. With 104 million people, Egypt is Africa's third-most populous country.
With a GDP just over $480 billion, Nigeria holds the position of the richest country in Africa. The sizeable GDP is mainly driven by finance, transport, infrastructure, tourism, and an abundance of crude oil.
Despite Rwanda's impressively low crime rates, for several years running, The Global Peace Index Report has placed Mauritius as the most peaceful country on the African continent. Overall, Mauritius is ranked as the 28th safest country in the world according to the 2022/2023 GPI report.
Africa is an attractive retirement destination, with a pleasant climate, low cost of living, great natural beauty, good healthcare, and an adequate infrastructure. There are several destinations in West Africa that are attractive for retirees, such as The Gambia, Ghana, and Cape Verde.
The most dangerous countries to visit in 2022 are Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen according to the latest Travel Risk Map, an interactive tool produced by security specialists at International SOS.
Here are the 10 countries with the highest homicide rates:
the United States
According to the 2020 survey (released in 2021), the United States is the world's most powerful country. The United States has the world's largest economy, with a GDP of $20.93 trillion in 2020 and the most massive military budget of $778 billion in 2020.
Italy is truly the world's most beautiful country. It flaunts the most inspiring cultural treasures and magnificent scenery, which you cannot find anywhere in the world. Venice, Florence and Rome with their diverse architecture, Tuscany with its rolling hills, vineyards and snow-peaked mountains will mesmerize you.
Which country has the lowest crime rate? Qatar has the lowest crime rate in the world, followed by the UAE, according to Numbeo statistics.
In these twenty countries, which include North Korea, Burma (Republic of the Union of Myanmar), Republic of Belarus, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan and Tibet, citizens' most basic rights are denied and any attempts to oppose these regimes often result in torture, imprisonment and sometimes death.
For the first time, Canada takes the top overall spot as the number one country in the world in the 2021 Best Countries Report. After ranking second in 2020, Canada has surpassed Switzerland in the 2021 report followed by Japan, Germany, Switzerland, and Australia.
Jun 20, 2021