Top 10 Countries without Armed Forces in the World 2016
Armed Forces play an important role in the defense of a country as it protect country from any kind of enemy in every situation therefore they have no fear of their life as they devote their whole life for the protection of their beautiful homeland. These forces stabilized all condition like Earthquakes, War, storms and also bad weather, they also defend country from terrorism as well as many other kinds of problems therefore armed forced are considered as roots and heredity of the country on which whole country and their conditions are stable.
So every kind of situation of any country because controlled only by these forces therefore no army strong army mean no proper defense of the country but there are some countries of the world which have no armed forced but in these countries some countries have asked other countries for defense.
So here is the list of Top 10 Countries without Armed Forces in the World.
Palau is officially known as Republic of Palau is a country on Island which is located on western Pacific Ocean as country consist of 250 islands but total population of this country is about 21 thousands so in all these Island Koror is most famous, The capital Ngerulmud is located on the nearby island of Babeldaob, in Melekeok State. This country has very old history as people came from Philippines settle in this country so sue to its very low population this country has no Armed force but whole security matters holds by police of this country which includes a 30-man Maritime Surveillance Unit for internal security so this police has small amount of arms as well as boats which used for patrolling.
Nauru is also included in that country which has no armed forced as this is known officially as Republic of Nauru which is also known as pleasant island, which is located in Micronesia in the Central Pacific. This is smallest state of South Pacific and third smallest state of the world by area because this is just behind only Monaco and Vatican, as this is described earlier that this country has no army therefore Australia is controlling the defense of this country by agreement between these two countries but this country has giant police force which is commonly used for internal security as well as protection of things of people as Income per capita of this country is also most considered as one of the richest country of the world.
8: Federated States of Micronesia
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state which consist of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei as well as Kosrae that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. All these states combined have almost 607 islands in this country which has total area 702 sq. kilometers. Capital of this country Palikir, located on Pohnpei Island so this country has also no armed forces but only consist of police force which is used for protection of property of people as well as internals quarrels as this country has association with United States of America therefore this country has responsibility of this country.
7: Marshall Islands
The Marshall Island is also in those countries which have no Armed forces as this country is officially known as The Republic of Marshall Islands which is located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean. According to Geography this country is the part of island group of Micronesia as this country has almost 68,480 populations so this country has 1156 individual islands and this country covers about area of 70 sq. miles as this country has no army therefore this country has free association with United States of America which is responsible of the defense of this country so this country has only police which is responsible to manage internal affairs of this country so name of this country is derive from British explorer John Marshall which visited this country in 1788.
Liechtenstein is also included in that country which has no armed force as this country is also included in smallest countries of the world but interesting to know about this country is that this is more developed country that has highest income per capita so armed forces to protect its boundaries. This is also very beautiful country which has so many mountains which is head by Prince of Liechtenstein as this country has total population about 37 thousands with total area of 160 sq. miles, one of the beautiful countries of the world. This country is bordered by Switzerland to the west as well as south and Austria to the east and north, as unemployment in this country is just 1.5 % that third richest country by income per capita so this country has abolished its army in 1868 but this country has police and Swat Force.
Kiribati is officially known as Republic of Kiribati which is an island nation Located in the central Pacific Ocean so this country has almost area about 800 Sq. Kilometers with total population is about 100,000. This country was under United Kingdom that gained independence in 1979 from this country United Kingdom so most of its population is in capital of this country which is South Tarawa as this country is also member of Common wealth of Nations, World Bank, IMF and became full member of United Nations in 1999, It has foundation which allowed only police including Maritime Surveillance Unit for internal security which are equipped with small arms so as it has no army because New Zealand as well as Australia is responsible of defense of this country.
Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea as this is also included in that countries that has no army at all, this country is also known as country of Spice. Total area of this country is 344 kilometers with population 110,000 and capital of this country is St. George’s as this country has no specific armed force since of 1983 due to an American-led invasion but internal matters of this country is solved by special forces of this country which is known as Royal Grenada Police Force so regional security forces are responsible for defense of this country because Grenada has no Armed forces.
Dominica is also included in list of those countries which have no armed forces as this country is officially known as Commonwealth of Dominica which is Island country, as total area of this country is 750 Sq. kilometers with total population of the country is 72,301. The name of capital of this country is Roseau, located on the leeward side of the island as this country is originally colonized by Europeans; it was also under Great Britain from 1763 after seven years of war but gained independence in 1978 considered as one of the beautiful country that has no standing army since 1981 after three years of independence but has its security system which is used for internal matters so regional security system is responsible of defense of this country.
Andorra is also that country which has no armed forces this officially known as the Principality of Andorra also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain as well as by France so this country is head by prince. So this is sixth smallest nation in Europe that has almost population 85,000 as this country has no armed forces but has its own security system for internal matters, this country is included in most beautiful as well attractive countries of the world therefore it attracts about 10.2 million tourists per year. Total area of this country is 468 sq. kilometers, common languages in this country which are spoken Spanish, Portuguese, and French are also commonly spoken but official language is Catalan.
1: Costa Rica
Costa Rica is nor a small country but this country is included in that countries which have standing armies as this country is officially known as Republic of Costa Rica, country is located in Central America so total population of this country is 4.5 million in which quarter live in largest city as well as capital of the country San José. It is considered as most stable, progressive as well as prosperous country therefore this country has abolished its army since 1949 therefore this country has highest living standard with most development country. As this country have no standing armies but public security force for law enforcement and interior security, this country is also known a greenest country of the world since 2009 till now.
Instead of these countries some more countries are which have no army but some countries have no standing army but have limited military force.