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Safest countries in Africa | Safest African countries by UNO Global Peace Index 2019

Safest countries in Africa

Africa is a tremendous place to visit. It has versatile landscapes. And we all know that Africa is home of wild animals. So travelling to Africa can be a challenging. That’s why we have compiled a list of African countries according to their peacefulness. Keep in mind we are not sharing the personal experiences. We are listing down this list by keeping in mind the GPI metrics.

 

What is Global Peace Index?

 

Global Peace Index commonly known as GPI. It is the measurement of the peacefulness of a nation, region, territory or a country. It is annually produced by Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP). GPI is calculated by almost 23 different key factors (Qualitative and Quantitative) from highly respected and authentic resources throughout the globe. GPI is very much authentic measurement to understand the peacefulness and safety of a country.

Total Countries in Africa

There are total 56 states/countries in the continent of Africa. Out of which 54 countries have recognized status and 2 of them have disputed status.

Main Physical Regions

According to National Geographic African continent is divided into eight major regions which are as follows:

  • The Sahara
  • The Sahel
  • The Ethiopian Highlands
  • The Savanna
  • The Swahili
  • The Rain Forests
  • The African Great Lakes
  • Southern Africa

Geography

African continent is surrounded by Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

List of safest countries in Africa by UNO’s Global Peace Index 2019 Rankings 

GPI is the measurement of peace in a country, region or nation. We have compiled a list of African countries according to GPI 2019. The Lower GPI is the safest that region or country is.

1.     Mauritius 25 2019
2.     Botswana 30 2019
3.     Malawi 38 2019
4.     Ghana 44 2019
5.     Zambia 49 2019
6.     Sierra Leone 52 2019
7.     Tanzania 54 2019
8.     Madagascar 55 2019
9.     Senegal 58 2019
10.   Liberia 59 2019
11.   Namibia 60 2019
12.   Gambia 62 2019
13.   Equatorial Guinea 70 2019
14.   Benin 72 2019
15.   Angola 77 2019
16.   Rwanda 79 2019
17.   Tunisia 82 2019
18.   Morocco 90 2019
19.   Mozambique 94 2019
20.   Gabon 96 2019
21.   Guinea 100 2019
22.   Lesotho 103 2019
23.   Burkina Faso 104 2019
24.   Uganda 105 2019
25.   Cote d’Ivoire 107 2019
26.   Togo 108 2019
27.   Djibouti 109 2019
28.   Algeria 111 2019
29.   Guinea Bissau 112 2019
30.   Kenya 119 2019
31.   Congo-Brazzaville 121 2019
32.   Mauritania 122 2019
33.   Niger 126 2019
34.   South Africa 127 2019
35.   Ethiopia 131 2019
36.   Zimbabwe 132 2019
37.   Eritrea 133 2019
38.   Burundi 135 2019
39.   Egypt 136 2019
40.   Chad 137 2019
41.   Cameroon 138 2019
42.   Mali 145 2019
43.   Nigeria 148 2019
44.   Sudan 149 2019
45.   Libya 156 2019
46.   Central African Republic 157 2019
47.   South Sudan 162 2019
48.   Somalia 163 2019
49.   Cape Verde —- 2019
50.   Comoros —- 2019
51.   Congo-Kinshasa —- 2019
52.   Seychelles —- 2019
53.   Swaziland —- 2019
54.   São Tomé and Príncipe —- 2019
55.   Western Sahara —- 2019

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