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Top 10 Most Powerful Countries in the World

There are many factors that are necessary for ranking a country on the list of the most powerful countries in the world. Economy, technology, military capability, energy, foreign affairs capabilities, population, land area are among the factors that make any country one of the most powerful countries. There are countries that are ranked in most of the categories, but because they suffer from other problems they are ranked low on the list. To know whether your country is among the most powerful countries or not, read the following top 10 most powerful countries in the world.

10. Italy

It is one of the most powerful countries in the world. It is a member in different groups and organizations such as NATO, G7, G8 and the World Trade Organization. It is ranked to have the 9th largest economy in the world and the 10th country in terms of spending the highest military expenditure.

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9. Canada

It is ranked as the 2nd largest country in the world depending on the land area. It is the 3rd country to have the best quality of life that is offered to its citizens and is also one of the wealthiest countries.

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8. India

Although it is ranked as the 4th country in terms of having the most powerful armed forces in the world and the 11th country for having the largest economy, it is ranked low on the list of the most powerful countries because of suffering from different problems such as poverty, terrorism and corruption.

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7. Germany

In spite of being destroyed after World War, it could overcome that and achieved success. It is known as one of the most powerful countries for its strong economy as it is ranked as the 2nd largest exporter and the 3rd largest importer in the world.

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6. United Kingdom

It is ranked as the 5th country in terms of having the most powerful military forces in the world, the 10th for having the best quality of life and the 6th country in terms of having the largest economy in the world.

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5. Japan 

It is one of the most advanced countries in different fields such as technology, automobile and science. It is ranked as the 3rd country in terms of having the largest economy in the world as it is the 4th largest exporter in spite of having a small land area and a high population rate.

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4. France

It is one of the most powerful countries in the whole world especially in Europe. It is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and is ranked as the 5th country in terms of having the largest economy in the world.

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3. Russia

It is the 1st largest country in the world in terms of the land area. It is ranked high on the list of the most powerful countries in the world for possessing nuclear weapons and for being one of the largest producers of oil and natural gas. Russia is also ranked as the 3rd country for having the most powerful military forces in the world.

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2. China 

It is the 1st populous country in the world, the 4th largest country in terms of land area and the 2nd country in terms of having the most powerful military forces and the largest economy. Although it is ranked high on the list of countries with the highest population in the world, it grows rapidly in different fields to be the new rival that threaten the United States.

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1. United States 

It is ranked as the 1st country in terms of having the most powerful armed forces in the world and the largest economy. It is the 3rd largest country in the world by land area and is known to have nuclear weapons. Although the United States is the most powerful country in the world, it is ranked low on the list of the top countries that have the best quality of life because of the wide wealth gap between the rich and the poor.

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