A lot of cities across the planet are famous for their architecture, their nightlife, or the people that inhabit each block of the metropolis. Some other cities, however, have become infamous for the violence, the corruption, and the gangs that run wild through the streets with little to no regard for anyone else around them. Wandering through the wrong part of town in any of these following cities is likely to end with you being mugged, kidnapped, or simply killed and left alone in the night. Here are the ten most dangerous cities of 2016.

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, is often considered one of the most beautiful cities in the land, but that comes with the rampant robbery, theft, and murder of tourists and locals each year. The homicides per 100,000 citizens is currently 65.53.

Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia, has always been known for being violent and war-torn, all thanks to the civil war that has been raging for decades. Armed robbery, piracy, and kidnapping are common occurrences. Currently, 62 of every 100,000 people are murdered each year.

Topics: travel , Crime
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