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7 Facts About Peacefulness

Periods of peace

Modern country with the longest period of peace is not Switzerland, but Sweden: this country hasn’t been involved into military conflicts for over 200 years. The latest military event with the participation of Sweden was coercion of Norway to the Union in 1814 (dissolved in 1905). Among other countries with long periods of peace are Switzerland (since 1848), Costa Rica...