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A report released at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday has ranked the best countries in the world, putting Germany in the number one spot.

The inaugural Best Countries report report, assembled by U.S. News and World Report, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and BAV Consulting looked at factors including “sustainability, adventure, cultural influence, entrepreneurship and economic influence,” USA Today reports. More than 16,200 people, including business leaders, were consulted.

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Canada and the U.K. rounded out the top three, with the U.S. coming in fourth place.

[USA Today]

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