The richest countries in the world

The wealth of countries can be measured in different ways. Today I want to tell you what are the 10 richest countries in the world according to the International Monetary Fund and taking into account the relationship between its population and its wealth; This classification according to GDP per capita is from October 2017 and it is as follows.

1 - Qatar

Taste It ranks first with more than $ 124,000 per capita. If you decide to travel here, you can find a destination of luxury and elegance and enter the Arab world. Doha is its capital, a modern city considered as one of the best destinations in the Persian Gulf. Souks, sea, luxury, tradition and history will complete your trip.


2 - Macao

Macao (more than $ 114,000 per capita) is the administrative region of the People's Republic of China, and the region with the highest population density in the world. Its namesake capital is a city with colonial airs where you can enjoy its historic center, the ruins of the cathedral and other representative buildings. In addition, it is known as the Vegas of China; the game is legalized and there are a lot of casinos.


3 - Luxembourg

Europe appears in the list of the richest countries in the world with Luxembourg (more than $ 109,000 per capita). It is the country with the highest standard of living in the Eurozone, with an economy based on its financial services. As for tourism, it is a country with a lot of history, tradition and culture, with must-see museums, buildings, theaters and galleries, both in the capital and elsewhere.


4 - Singapore

Having one of the best airports in the world makes Singapore (more than $ 90,000 per capita) is a destination on the rise. Its capital is a center of world financial operations, with a very important merchandise port. Its economy is based on manufacturing and commercial activities.


5 - Brunei

Brunei (more than $ 76,000 per capita) is a country located in the north of Borneo with cities and natural spaces worth knowing. For example, you can visit the most virgin forest on earth in the Ulu Temburong National Park or be amazed by the opulence of its capital.


6 - Ireland

Ireland (more than $ 72,000 per capita according to these IMF data) is a European country with charming places, cities and towns. You can visit the Cliffs of Moher or those of Howth; tour its capital, Dublin, or some of its most beautiful towns.


7 - Norway

We traveled to northern Europe and found Norway in seventh place, with more than $ 70,000 per capita. It is the producer of oil and gas in Western Europe and a tourist destination with a multitude of beautiful corners: its capital, the fjords and its towns become a destination worth visiting.


8 - Kuwait

Kuwait It is a destination related to luxury. At $ 69,000 per capita it is one of the richest in the world. In its capital you can discover its history and culture within a modern city where elements of the Arab world meet with the most modern in the West.


9 - United Arab Emirates

In position number 9 according to the latest IMF classification we find the United Arab Emirates (with a GDP of more than $ 68,000 per capita). If you want to delve into a destination of luxury and tradition, you can visit cities like Dubai or Abu Dhabi; Hili archaeological gardens, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah mountains and beaches, ruins and markets ...

United Arab Emirates

10 - Switzerland

We end this list with Switzerland (more than $ 61,000 per capita), this beautiful European country with dreamy landscapes and corners that will leave you in awe. It is one of the most developed countries in the world with a high purchasing power. It is not cheap to visit it, but if you manage to save for your trip it will have been worth it.


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