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April 7, 2022
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Rating of countries with the most beautiful nature

The rating of 50 countries with the most beautiful nature was compiled by the insurance company Money.co.uk. In order to maintain objectivity, the researchers "digitized the beauty" of natural objects. The top ten included the states of Oceania, Africa and America and only one European country.

Alevtina Kalmuk
Alevtina Kalmuk

Author and editor of articles about investment citizenship and residency

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Rating of countries with the most beautiful nature

To compile the Natural Beauty Report 2022, researchers estimated the number and arearnof natural attractions that occur for every 100,000 km² of the country’s area. Volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, national parks, coral reefs and tropical forests were taken into account. The higher the concentration of natural objects, the higher the place in the ranking was earned.

The most beautiful nature is in the countries of Oceania

id-flag Indonesia takes first place in the ranking. The country consists of 17.5 thousand islands and is located in the "coral triangle". The arearnof coral reefs around the islands is more than 50 thousand km², which is comparable to the arearnof Croatia or Slovenia. People often come to Indonesia for snorkeling, diving and watching whales.

Indonesia has dozens of national parks and biosphere reserves, some of which are under the protection of UNESCO. For example, in the Komodo Reserve, they are trying to preserve the population of Komodo monitor lizards, in the Ujung Kulon National Park — Javanese rhinos.

nz-flag New Zealand ranked second place. The country has 13 thousand glaciers, 8 volcanoes, geysers, fjords and beaches. Ecotourism lovers from all over the world come to New Zealand, and the country’s government creates the necessary infrastructure for travelers.

In total, there are 50 countries in the ranking: among the small island states that occupy more than half of the places in the list, there are also large countries — the USA, France and Australia.

Ranking of countries with the most beautiful nature in 2022

Position in the rating

Country

10

km-flag Comoro Islands

9

pg-flag Papua New Guinea

8

fr-flag France

7

in-flag India

6

ke-flag Kenya

5

mx-flag Mexico

4

tz-flag Tanzania

3

co-flag Columbia

2

nz-flag New Zealand

1

id-flag Indonesia

Countries with the most beautiful nature: Indonesia

Half of the arearnof Indonesia is occupied by tropical forests

Second citizenship or residence permit — the opportunity to be situated where it is beautiful

The five countries included in the Natural Beauty Report 2022 have investment programs for investors and financially independent individuals.

Natural Beauty Report top 50 countries with investment programs

Positions in the rating

Country

13

vu-flag Vanuatu

23

gd-flag Grenada

28

kn-flag Saint-Kitts and Nevis

37

gr-flag Greece

46

ch-flag Switzerland

Investors receive a residence permit in Greece when buying property in the amount of 250,000 $, financially independent persons can obtain a residence permit in Switzerland. With a residence permit card, foreigners can live in Europe, travel without visas in the Schengen countries and apply for citizenship after 7 and 10 years, respectively.

Caribbean and Vanuatu passports give more freedom. Citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada or Vanuatu have visa-free entry to more than 135 countries. In this case, the period for obtaining a passport does not exceed 6 months. Investors also obtain the citizenship of these countries in order to bring their business to the international market or to optimize taxes.

Conditions for obtaining citizenship of the Caribbean countries and Vanuatu by investment

Programs

Amount of investment

Time required to obtain a passport

Number of visa-free countries

From 130,000 $

1—2 months

135

From 150,000 $

4—6 months

144

From 250,000 $

2—6 months

157

Immigrant Invest — a licensed agent who helps to obtain a residence permit or a second citizenship by investment. If you want to travel without visas and develop international business, please contact our investment program experts for advice.