The most powerful countries in the world are those who have a good economy, powerful military strength, are technologically very advanced, have strong diplomatic influence and are also strong when it comes to the population of people living in that particular country.
Some other factors which are considered while rating a country in terms of its superiority and strength is its GDP figures over a period of time. Based on all these points and some more parameters, the most powerful and superior countries in the world have been listed down and are as follows:
The most powerful country in the world is United States of America. This country has a Gross Domestic product of $15.685 trillion and has influences in WTO, NATO, UN and IMF. On this same list, the second most powerful and superior country in the world is China as its GDP is $12.405 trillion and has influences in WTO, IMF and UN.
Russia too is considered as one of the most powerful nations in the world on the same parameters while some other countries on this list include India, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Israel and Brazil. What makes all these nations part of this list is their GDP figure, their population and international influences.