What Is the World’s Wealthiest Nation?

Liechtenstein, a tiny European country with the highest GDP per capita in the world, has been revealed as the richest country in the world. While Dubai and the US may come to mind as richest nations, Liechtenstein is about three times richer than America, with a GDP per capita of $180,000. The small country is surrounded by a mountain and is located in Europe. Liechtenstein’s wealth is not dependent on oil reserves. The announcement was made in a YouTube video that focused on money, and has since gone viral.

What is the Richest Country in the World?

When you think of the richest countries in the world, what comes to mind? Dubai? America? What about a tiny European country with a hard-to-pronounce name? That’s right, the richest country in the world is Liechtenstein.

Surrounded by mountains and with a population of just over 38,000 people, Liechtenstein has the highest GDP per capita in the world at $180,000. That’s almost three times richer than America at $63,000 and six times richer than Dubai at $36,000.

It’s not one of the super-rich oil-bearing countries where the police drive Lamborghinis and every third car you see is a Bugatti, but rather a small, landlocked country between Switzerland and Austria.

If you guessed Switzerland, you’re not far off, but Liechtenstein takes the top spot for the world’s richest country. In fact, Liechtenstein is often considered a tax haven due to its low corporate tax rates and strict banking secrecy laws.

So, there you have it. The richest country in the world is not Dubai or America, but rather the tiny European country of Liechtenstein. Who would have guessed?

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