Armed Forces play an important role in the defense of a country as they protect the country from any kind of enemy in every situation therefore they have no fear for their life as they devote their whole life to the protection of their beautiful homeland. These forces stabilized all conditions like Earthquakes, War, storms, and also bad weather, they also defend the country from terrorism as well as many other kinds of problems therefore armed forces are considered the roots and heredity of the country on which the whole country and their conditions are stable.
So every kind of situation in any country because controlled only by these forces therefore no army strong army means no proper defense of the country some countries of the world have no armed forces but in these countries, some countries have asked other countries for defense. So here is the list of the Top 10 Countries without Armed Forces in the World.
Palau officially known as the Republic of Palau is a country on an Island which is located in the western Pacific Ocean as country consists of 250 islands but the total population of this country is about 21 thousand so in all these Island Koror is the most famous, The capital Ngerulmud is located on the nearby island of Babeldaob, in Melekeok State.
This country has a very old history as people came from the Philippines and settle in this country so due to its very low population this country has no Armed force but whole security matters holds by the police of this country which includes a 30-man Maritime Surveillance Unit for internal security so this policy has a small number of arms as well as boats which used for patrolling.
Nauru is also included in that country that has no armed forces this is known officially as the Republic of Nauru which is also known as a pleasant island, and is located in Micronesia in the Central Pacific. This is the smallest state in the South Pacific and the third smallest state in the world by area because this is just behind only Monaco and Vatican, as this is described earlier that this country has no army.
Therefore, Australia is controlling the defense of this country by agreement between these two countries but this country has a giant police force which is commonly used for internal security as well as protection of things of people as Income per capita of this country is also most considered as one of the richest countries of the world.
8: Federated States of Micronesia
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States-associated state which consist of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei as well as Kosrae that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. All these states combined have almost 607 islands in this country which has a total area of 702 sq. kilometers.
The capital of this country Palikir, is located on Pohnpei Island this country has also no armed forces but only consists of the police force which is used for the protection of the property of people as well as internal quarrels as this country has an association with the United States of America therefore this country has responsibility of this country.
7: Marshall Islands
The Marshall Islands is also in those countries which have no Armed forces as this country is officially known as The Republic of Marshall Islands which is located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean. According to Geography, this country is part of the island group of Micronesia this country has almost 68,480 populations this country has 1156 individual islands and this country covers an area of 70 sq. miles as this country has no army.
Therefore, this country has a free association with the United States of America which is responsible for the defense of this country so this country has only police which is responsible to manage the internal affairs of this country so the name of this country is derived from British explorer John Marshall which visited this country in 1788.
Liechtenstein is also included as a country that has no armed forces as this country is also included in the smallest countries of the world but interesting to know about this country is that this is a more developed country that has the highest income per capita so armed forces protect its boundaries. This is also a very beautiful country which has so many mountains which are headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein as this country has a total population of about 37 thousand with a total area of 160 sq. miles, one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
This country is bordered by Switzerland to the west as well as south and Austria to the east and north, as unemployment in this country is just 1.5 % the third richest country by income per capita so this country abolished its army in 1868 but this country has police and Swat Force.
Kiribati is officially known as the Republic of Kiribati which is an island nation Located in the central Pacific Ocean this country has almost area of about 800 sq. Kilometers with a total population is about 100,000. This country was under the United Kingdom that gained independence in 1979 from this country United Kingdom so most of its population is in the capital of this country which is South Tarawa.
This country is also a member of the Common Wealth of Nations, World Bank, and IMF, and became a full member of the United Nations in 1999, It has a foundation that allowed only police including the Maritime Surveillance Unit for internal security which are equipped with small arms so as it has no army because New Zealand, as well as Australia, is responsible for the defense of this country.
Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea this is also included in that country that has no army at all, this country is also known as the country of Spice. The total area of this country is 344 kilometers with a population of 110,000 and the capital of this country is St. George’s.
This country has had no specific armed force since 1983 due to an American-led invasion but internal matters of this country are solved by special forces of this country which are known as the Royal Grenada Police Force so regional security forces are responsible for the defense of this country because Grenada has no Armed forces.
Dominica is also included in the list of those countries which have no armed forces as this country is officially known as the Commonwealth of Dominica which is an Island country, as the total area of this country is 750 Sq. kilometers with the total population of the country being 72,301. The name of the capital of this country is Roseau, located on the leeward side of the island as this country is initially colonized by Europeans.
It was also under Great Britain from 1763 after seven years of war but gained independence in 1978 and is considered one of the most beautiful countries that have no standing army since 1981 after three years of independence but has its security system which is used for internal matters so regional security system is responsible for the defense of this country.
Andorra is also a country that has no armed forces officially known as the Principality of Andorra also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, it is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain as well as by France so this country is head by the prince.
So this is the sixth smallest nation in Europe that has an almost population of 85,000 as this country has no armed forces but has its security system for internal matters, this country is included in the most beautiful as well attractive countries of the world, therefore, it attracts about 10.2 million tourists per year. The total area of this country is 468 sq. kilometers, common languages in this country which are spoken Spanish, Portuguese, and French are also commonly spoken but the official language is Catalan.
1: Costa Rica
Costa Rica is not a small country but this country is included in that countries have standing armies this country is officially known as the Republic of Costa Rica, the country is located in Central America so the total population of this country is 4.5 million which quarter live in the largest city as well as the capital of the country San José.
It is considered the most stable, progressive as well as prosperous country therefore this country has abolished its army since 1949 therefore this country has the highest living standard among the most developed country. As this country have no standing armies but public security force for law enforcement and interior security, this country is also known as the greenest country in the world since 2009 till now. Instead of these countries, some more countries are which have no army but some countries have no standing army but have limited military force.