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Countries with Largest Armies in the World

The map of top ten countries with largest armies is based on the number of army personnels in a country. Top countries include China, USA, India and Russia.

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Map of Countries with Largest Armies in the World
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Largest Armies in The World

RankCountriesMen Power (2015)
1People's Republic of China2285000
2United States of America1,458, 219
3India1,329,998
4North Korea1,190,000
5Russian Federation845,000
6Turkey662719
7South Korea630,000
8Pakistan642,892
9Iran545,000
10Egypt468,500

Most Powerful Militaries In The World


  1. People's Republic of China Called the People's Liberation Army, the military of the People's Republic of China (PRC) is one of the largest and strongest armies with a total count of active personnel as 2,285,000.

  2. United States of America The USA has a total count of active personnel as 1,458, 219 who are equipped with active nuclear armaments.

  3. India Ranking third on the list is India which has the biggest army in the world with a total count of active personnel as 1,329,998.

  4. North Korea The Koream People's Army has nearly 1,190,000 active troops.

  5. Russian Federation Russian Federation has one of the largest armies in the world with total active personnel of 845,000.

  6. Turkey Turkey also has the strongest and largest army in the world with a total of 662,719 troops available for fight.

  7. South Korea The Republic of Korea Armed Forces is yet another longest and strongest armed forces with a total of 630,000 active personnel on-board.

  8. Pakistan The Pakistan Army has a total of 642,892 active personnel in addition to 500,000 reserves.

  9. Iran The Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran include 545,000 active personnel excluding the Law Enforcement Force.

  10. Egypt The Egyptian Army has an active personnel count of 468,500 with 1,000,000 additional reservists.