21 Reasons Colombia Is The Happiest Country In World (SLIDESHOW)

01/17/2013 01:05 pm ET | Updated Jan 17, 2013
21 Reasons Colombians Are Happy

By the end of 2012, Colombia was crowned the happiest country in the world. But why exactly are Colombians so happy?

A poll by WIN/Gallup International Association released earlier this month revealed that individuals in the South American country not only felt the happiest but almost doubled the global average.

The “Global Barometer of Hope and Happiness” survey polled 54 countries -- 55,8117 men and women -- and asked citizens: “As far as you are concerned, do you personally feel happy, unhappy or neither happy nor unhappy about your life?”

But for those skeptical of the survey’s results, above are 21 reasons Colombia is the happiest country in the world.

Let us know in the comments other reasons why Colombia is the happiest country in the world!

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