Switzerland is number 6 in Global Peace Index

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CkaDIqgWsAAyLd3According to the Glogal Peace index the most peacefull countries are

  1. Iceland
  2. Denmark
  3. Austria
  4. New Zealand
  5. Finland
  6. Switzerland
  7. Canada

Nordic countries, along with Alpine nations like Austria and Switzerland, are represented highly in the top 10 most peaceful countries – Denmark is just behind Iceland, in second place, and Finland is in sixth.

In comparison, countries in the Middle East and Africa make up most of the bottom 10 on the list. Afghanistan has been towards the bottom of the rankings for some time, due to the chaos of the War on Terror.