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7 Countries That Are Known For Terrible Things

7 Countries That Are Known For Terrible Things

There are over 200 countries in the world. Each of these countries are known and celebrated for one thing or the other. However, there are some countries that are known for things that are not so pleasant. Here are 7 of those countries.

  • Austria

Austria is known to be the country with the MOST SMOKERS in the world. It is said that about 36% of the country’s population are regular smokers. An estimated number of over 2.5 million people within the 20 – 50 age bracket, and 41% of the 15-20 age group admitted to smoking regularly or semi-regularly.

  • Belarus

This European country can boast of being the country to have the HEAVIEST DRINKERS in the world. According to the WHO, an average Belarusian drinks about 17.5 liters of pure alcohol every year. On top of that, the average male Belarusian drinks about 27.5 liters of alcohol every year. Talk about ogogoro masters.

  • South Korea

Other than being the quiet side of Korea, this country is also known for having the MOST COSMETIC SURGERY done yearly. Plastic surgery is a norm in this Asian nation. An estimated 1 in every 5 women in South Korea have gotten jobs don on their body. Imagine that.

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  • Germany

Germany is the country with the HIGHEST NUMBER OF PROSTITUTES in the world. According to some reports, there are at least 300,000 sex workers in the country. It comes as no surprise as the country legalized prostitution back in 2002.

  • Nigeria

Well, this should come as no surprise. Nigeria was recently ranked number one in the world in terms of POVERTY INDEX.  According to reports, as at June last year, Nigeria had as much as 87 million extremely poor people. This put us higher than India and thus the highest in the world.

  • Somalia

This war-torn East African country is known to be the nation with the MOST CHILD SOLDIERS in the world. See, the rebel fighters in Somalia recruit and use children to fight wars in discriminately. Even as this has been widely condemned globally, these forces still find away to get children – some as young as 10 – to go into war for them.

  • Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country in Asia. This Middle Eastern country is notorious for HUMAN TRAFFICKING. According to some reports, over 50,000 people – especially women and children – get trafficked abroad yearly. Many of these trafficked people are sold into labor or prostitution or what not. And the traffickers don’t get chased down seriously enough to even get caught and convicted for their crimes.


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