Top 10 most dangerous cities in the world

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Ever thought to differentiate between most dangerous and most murderous cities, like there’s any difference?

 

Here is information collected and put together by us to show you some of the most terrifying places to be at in the world.

 

Tijuana, Mexico, is the most murderous city in the world per capita while Cape Town, South Africa, isthe most murderous city in the world by death toll. Wow! Caracas, Venezuela, is the most murderous city in South America according to Wikipedia.

 

With record high murders, muggings, assaults and organized crime, cities in Venezuela, Mexico, El Salvador and Colombia are considered highly dangerous for residents and travellers.

 

According to United Nations data, a staggering one-third of global homicides occur in Latin America even though the region comprises just eight per cent of the world’s entire population.

 

In Australia, Roy Morgan Research found NSW suburbs such as Lakemba, Fairfield and Wiley Park, Victoria’s Dandenong and Cranbourne, Brisbane’s Redcliffe and Cooloongup in Perth as growing areas for crime.

 

These are the top ten most dangerous cities in the world and the reasons why:

 

1. Caracas, Venezuela: Caracas was cited as the most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 119.87 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

2. San Pedro Sula, Honduras: San Pedro was cited as the second most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 111.03 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

3. San Salvador, El Salvador: San Salvador was cited as the third most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 108.54 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

4. Acapulco, Mexico: Acapulco was cited as the fourth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 104.73 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

5. Maturin, Venezuela: Maturin was cited as the fifth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 86.45 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

6. Distrito Central, Honduras: Distrito Central was cited as the sixth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 73.51 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

7. Valencia, Venezuela: Valencia was cited as the seventh most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 72.31 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

8. Palmira, Colombia: Palmira was cited as the eighth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 70.88 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

9. Cape Town, South Africa: Cape Town was cited as the ninth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded had 65.53 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

10. Cali, Colombia: Cali was cited as the tenth most dangerous city in the world as there was a recorded 64.27 homicides per 100,000 residents.

 

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