Elsa Sc S takes a look at the Happiest countries
Human Happiest countries are now recognized as a crucial pre-requisite for life and all countries try to provide and maintain a conducive environment so that people living in it attain happiness. Happiness is now an important yardstick for gauging the level of prosperity of a country and it is regularly applied.
Finland is the happiest country in the world. It is a country located in northern Europe, known for its vast expanses of forests and lakes and its extreme contrasts between seasons. Education and social welfare are priorities in its society. In addition, Finland is home to the Nokia brand, Scandinavian design and architecture and the famous Finnish sauna. It is also a popular destination for aurora borealis viewing.
Denmark has achieved the second place in the ranking. Located in northern Europe, it is a country known for its modern design, gastronomy and high level of social welfare. Copenhagen, its capital, is a vibrant and sustainable city, home to the famous Little Mermaid statue and the Tivoli amusement park. Bicycles are the preferred mode of transport for the Danes and the country is also famous for its LEGO dolls.
Iceland is the third happiest country and it is an island located in the North Atlantic known for its stunning natural beauty, home to numerous glaciers, geysers, waterfalls and lakes. Its climate is cold and windy, but the Northern Lights are visible in winter. Icelanders enjoy a high quality of life and their economy is based on fishing, geothermal energy and tourism. Literature and music are fundamental parts of their culture, and their language is one of the oldest and best preserved in the world.
The Netherlands, also known as Holland, is a country located in northwestern Europe, famous for its tulip fields, windmills and canals. Amsterdam is its largest and most cosmopolitan city, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Bicycles are the preferred mode of transportation for the Dutch, and the country is famous for its Gouda cheese, pancakes and mayonnaise fries. Tolerance and openness to diversity are fundamental values of their society.
Sweden is a country located in northern Europe, famous for its forests, lakes, northern lights and its social welfare model. Stockholm is its capital and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, home to Gamla Stan, its old town. Nature is a fundamental part of Swedish life, and the practice of lagom, i.e. moderation and balance in everything, is an important value of its culture. The IKEA brand and Swedish pop music are also recognised worldwide.
Norway is a country located in northern Europe, known for its fjords, mountains and northern lights. Oslo is its capital and a modern and sustainable city. Nature is a fundamental part of Norwegian life, and the practice of friluftsliv, i.e. the love of the outdoors, is an important value of its culture. Fishing, oil and tourism are the country’s main sources of income.
Switzerland is a country located in the center of Europe, famous for its Alps, crystal-clear lakes and precision clocks. Bern is its capital, and cities such as Zurich and Geneva are important financial and cultural centers. Swiss cheese, chocolate and wine are world-renowned. Neutrality and precision are fundamental values of their society, and hiking and winter sports are very popular among the Swiss.
Luxembourg is a small country located in the heart of Europe, famous for its financial wealth and natural beauty. The city of Luxembourg is its capital and is known for its impressive old town and fortress. The country is one of the richest in the world, with an economy based on banking and financial services. Multilingualism and multiculturalism are fundamental values of its society. TW