No place on this earth is 100 percent crime free, but some are worst than the others. Every country of the world has one such city in which the crime rate is higher than the others and that city is considered very unsafe. But have you ever wondered that which are the most dangerous cities of the world? Well, today we have a list of The 10 Most Dangerous Cities in the World . Some of the cities in this list are so unsafe that just getting out of your house would decreases your life expectancy significantly. So check the list out, you might be surprised to find some of the most famous cities of the world in this list!
10. Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut is one of the most beautiful and most happening city in the middle east but in recent years it has become quite unsafe due to all the violence and war. It is bombed repeatedly, so now Mercer has rated it as one of the most dangerous cities in the region.
9. New Orleans, United States
Yes, the United States has dangerous cities too! New Orleans is one of the most poorest cities in the country and it has 95 murders reported for every 100,000 residents.
8. Grozny, Chechnya
Chechnya declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in this naturally beautiful country. Two prolonged wars with Russia has totally destroyes this country and caused it to become very dangerous and most of its residents have either fled to other countries or still live in the shells of homes under constant threat from the mafia, local gangs and obviously war. In 2003, United Nations declared Grozny to be “Most Destroyed City on Earth”.
7. Capetown, South Africa
Capetown is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Southern Africa, but it is also one of the most dangerous too. The reason for this is that South Africa has some great social and economic problems. So the consequence of all those problems is the high crime rate in certain parts of the city and kidnapping, murder and robbery is very common in those parts.
6. St. Louis, United States
Yet another city of the United States of America which is very dangerous. St. Louis is the city which has violent crimes rate higher than the national average (429.4 per 100,000) coming in at 2070 per 100,000 residents.
5. Moscow, Russia
Moscow is famous for its petty crimes, which actually makes it very unsafe. Mercer states that Moscow has the lowest level of personal safety as compared to any city in Europe. The police force is also not very famous for doing its job right!
4. Bogota, Colombia
Although the security conditions in Colombia have improved quite a lot in recent years, but still violence is very common in its capital. This city is famous for its drug lords and boasts highest violent crime rates in the world. It is also famous for its “kidnap culture”.
3. Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos is the former capital of Nigeria and is still one of the largest metropolitan city of Africa, but it has never been safe. Measures have been taken to reduce the ever increasing crime rate, but unfortunately nothing seems to work.
2. Mogadishu, Somalia
Since the beginning of Somali Civil War in 1991, this ‘capital’ city has had seen no central government control over it — over most of the country’s territory. The social and economic conditions of Somalia continue to decline, so Mogadishu is considered one of the most lawless and dangerous places in the world.
1. Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
The personal safety conditions in Mexico are declining day by day, thanks to the Mafia and all the drug lords! This border town of Juarez has one one of the highest murder rates in the world! It is an extremely dangerous town in which about 2,600 people were killed due to drug related violence alone in 2009. Even the police force is not safe as most of its high-ranking members have been assassinated, and even the military is not a match for the powerful drug cartels.
Note : These are not top 10 most dangerous cities in the World, So, you can also contribute your states as well. We Tried our well for getting most realistic facts and made the listed above cities.