Home News The 25 Most Dangerous Cities in Europe Europe is undoubtedly the safest continent on the planet, but that doesn't mean it's risk-free. Some European cities can be quite dangerous, which means you need to be especially careful to be safe. Here is a list of the 25 most dangerous cities in Europe. The city is mostly safe and has a low crime rate of 22.58, although there is a higher risk of petty crime and even violent crime in the port area.
However, Tallinn has a homicide rate of around 5.5 per 100,000 people despite its low crime rates. Violent crime is not common in the city, but tourists still need to stay informed about it. Crimes that people in Florence should be aware of include scams, credit card theft and pickpockets. Florence has a crime rate of 38.49 Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The city is known as “Jerusalem of Europe” because of its religious importance. The city was besieged in the 1990s and kept under siege during the Bosnian war, but it has recovered strongly since. Sarajevo's troubled political past is history, and normality has returned to the city. However, there are pickpockets and other minor robberies, as you would find in most tourist destinations.
While it is unlikely that most tourists will experience problems in the city, the crime rate is 45.03 and is rising. However, visitors should be careful, as pickpockets and juvenile offenders are active. The city and the city have a relatively high crime rate of 55.13 and have been the target of terrorist attacks in the past. Although Malmo is quite safe, as long as tourists are properly cared for, you still have to be careful.
The city has a high crime rate of 56.14 and had a murder rate of 2.9 in 100,000 people, which is considerably higher than the national average. Naples is home to the Camorra organization, a mafia group that engages in a wide range of criminal activities. The city has a crime rate of 58.26, while murder rates are also relatively high for the country. Donetsk is the fifth largest city in Ukraine and one of the main industrial centers in the country.
The city has some interesting museums to visit, as well as architecture that would tempt many people. However, it is best to avoid the city. Donetsk is a hot spot of political chaos, social unrest and violent protests. The Donetsk People's Republic has a de facto administration of the city and claims it as the capital of its republic, and the struggle for control of the city is still going on.
The city is also home to criminal organizations, and the crime rate is very high, at 69.1.Although wars have now subsided, the city remains unsafe and many governments advise their citizens not to travel to the region. The crime rate averages 37.91, but this could be partly due to regular patrols on the streets. However, serious crimes such as kidnapping and terrorism are serious risks. Shkodër, the traditional capital of Albania, is one of the most popular tourist spots in Albania and is the fourth most populated city in the country.
Steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, the city has a lot to offer visitors and local Albanians. Some of the lowest rates of violent crime can be seen in Europe. Many European countries have violent crime rates of less than 1 incident per 100,000 people. These countries have stricter gun laws and less ownership, as well as effective law enforcement.
Crime rates tend to be lower in countries with favorable (rich) living conditions, direct police enforcement and severe sentences for crimes. However, keep in mind that these cities are only dangerous if you compare them to other European cities. Even so, for the average traveler, some countries in Europe have one of the highest rates of petty crime in the world. After Hungary, which ranks fifth, there is a significant drop in murder rates in the next group of countries.
While it facilitates the free movement of citizens of member states, it also provides opportunities for criminals to evade justice, as law enforcement authorities are limited to the borders of their respective countries. Relatively speaking, many people end their own lives in Estonia and Belgium, while homicide rates in these two EU countries are also high. According to a UN report, in the long term, crime has been declining in Europe, particularly in EU countries. A platform for data-driven news on European issues in up to 12 languages brought to you by a consortium of media and data journalists from across Europe.
According to the UNODC report, European countries have been able to eradicate much of crime through a focus on crime prevention, cross-border coordination and evidence-based policing. While Western European countries are well below the global average crime rate, the figures for Eastern Europe are not impressive. Europe is supposed to be the safest continent in the world, only two European countries are among the 50 most dangerous countries in the world (according to the Global Peace Index), Ukraine (tenth) and Russia (13th); while 7 of the 10 safest countries are in Europe. Europe, in general, is one of the safest continents, with its northwest region comprising some of the most developed countries in the world.
Politically speaking, there are some freedoms that are not necessarily received in the country, but as long as this is respected and you know the locals and see the country from a different perspective than its political drama, you will find an Eastern European country full of hospitable and friendly citizens who want nothing more than to learn more about where you come from and why you are visiting Belarus. Belarus has somehow gained a reputation as one of the most insecure countries in Europe, and I can't understand why. . .