What country has been invaded the most?

It is almost impossible to answer this question with a single definite answer, however there are several strong contenders for this dubious honour. Poland’s location between eastern and western Europe has caused it to be invaded many times, and it was not uncommon for one set of invaders to be immediately replaced by another. Hitler led an infamous invasion of Poland in 1939 which kick-started World War II, but throughout its history it has been invaded by the Mongol Army, the Teutonic Knights and Russia, among many others. Another notable contender is the Palestine region, especially Jerusalem, which has changed hands countless times. Jerusalem, which is ironically known as the ‘city of peace’, has been a centre of conflict. From all the way back in 1350 BCE the city has been the subject of at least 118 conflicts and the struggle for control continues even today.

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