10 most dangerous cities in the world

We all love to travel, and recently it has become especially popular to visit distant and exotic countries, where a tourist has hardly ever set foot before. However, there are places on our planet that you should better refuse to visit. Why do you ask? Due to the high murder rate. See the list of the 10 most dangerous cities in the world with very high homicide rates per year per 100 thousand people, which was compiled and published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

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10 most dangerous cities in the world

10. Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and the main port of the country. (Photo: ShutterStock).

The murder rate per 100 thousand people is 50.3 as of 2011.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

9. San Salvador is the capital and largest city in El Salvador. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 52.5 per 100,000 in 2012.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

8. The city of Panama is the capital of the state of the same name. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 53.1 per 100,000 in 2012.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

7. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 59.9 per 100,000 in 2007.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

6. Maseru - the capital of the state of Lesotho, located in southern Africa on the border with South Africa. (Photo: OER Africa / Flikr.com).

Homicide rate: 61.9 per 100,000 in 2009.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

5. Tegucigalpa is the capital and largest city of Honduras. (Photo: Jason Samfield / Flikr.com).

Homicide rate: 102.2 per 100,000 in 2011.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

4. Belize City - the port and the largest city in Belize. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 105.1 per 100,000 in 2011.

10 most dangerous cities in the world

3. Guatemala - the capital of Guatemala and one of the largest cities in Central America. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 116.6 per 100,000 in 2010

10 most dangerous cities in the world

2. Caracas is the capital of Venezuela. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 122 per 100,000 in 2009

10 most dangerous cities in the world

1. The most dangerous city in the world - Basseterre - the capital of the state of Saint Kitts and Nevis, which is located in the Caribbean Sea. (Photo: ShutterStock).

Homicide rate: 131.6 per 100,000 in 2011

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