Top 20: Least Peaceful Countries in the World in 2013

The Global Peace Index (GPI) is an attempt to measure the relative position of nations’ and regions’ peacefulness. It is the product of Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) and developed in consultation with an international panel of peace experts from peace institutes and think tanks with data collected and collated by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Countries covered by the GPI must either have a population of more than 1 million or a land area …

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Top 20: Most Peaceful Countries in the World in 2013

The Global Peace Index (GPI) is an attempt to measure the relative position of nations peacefulness. Countries covered by the GPI must either have a population of more than 1 million or a land area greater than 20,000 square kilometers. 20. Bhutan Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, …

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Top 20: Most Beautiful Caves in The World

Did you know that … – Stalagmites “sprout” off the floor? – Stalactites are those mineral formations that hang on top of the caves? – There are many rumors about a cave in Brazil that if you get through the lake, he leads us to Macchu Picchu (Peru)? – Not all bats that live in caves are “vampires”? They mostly eat insects, not being vampire. If there are places that excite our imagination, are the …

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Top 20: Most Amazing and Mind Blowing Mountains in World

Everywhere we travel in the world, we are able to find beautiful views, and on each trip, an emotion. However, there are spots and spots. Some places are unbelievably amazing. They offer us exciting challenges, adventures and breathtaking landscapes. One of nature greatest features and that fit perfectly in the aforementioned description, are the mountains. We’ve selected the mountains that most stand out, not for their size but rather due to their beauty. Please note, …

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Top 10: Smallest Countries by Area in the World

10. Malta Is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea. 316 km2 (122 mi2) 9. Maldives Is an island nation in the Indian Ocean-Arabian Sea area, consisting of a double chain of twenty-six atolls. 300 km2 (120 mi2) – Smallest country in Asia. 8. Saint Kitts and Nevis Is a federal two-island country in the West Indies. 261 km2 (101 mi2) – Smallest country in the Americas and the Western Hemisphere. 7. Marshall Islands …

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Top 10: Largest Countries by Area in the World

10. Algeria 2,381,741 km2 (919,595 mi2) – Largest country in Africa. 9. Kazakhstan 2,724,900 km2 (1,052,100 mi2) – Largest landlocked country. 8. Argentina 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 mi2) 7. India 3,287,590 km2 (1,269,350 mi2) – The area given is from Encyclop√¶dia Britannica and excludes disputed territories not under Indian control. The total area claimed by India, according to the figure given by the United Nations and the Indian government, totals 3,287,263 km2 (1,269,219 mi2) 6. Australia …

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