Top 10 Most Visited Countries in the World

Each year, the World Tourism Organization(UNWTO) collects data on the international tourist arrivals for every country in the world. The most visited countries for the past year 2011 included five from Europe, one from EuroAsia, two from North America, and two from Asia (see list below).

1 France 79.5 million
2 United States 62.3 million
3 China 57.6 million
4 Spain 56.7 million
5 Italy 46.1 million
6 Turkey 29.3 million
7 United Kingdom 29.2 million
8 Germany 28.4 million
9 Malaysia 24.7 million
10 Mexico 23.4 million

Source : “2012 Tourism Highlights”. UNWTO. June 2012.

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