While "exceptional" America would likely be most people's first guess at the world's "most powerful" passport, according to the Passport Index, holders of a passport issued in the United Arab Emirates can visit 167 countries without needing to obtain a prior visa.

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Having just added four new countries to the list, this makes it the most powerful passport in the world.

As Statista's Martin Armstrong points out in the chart above, a fair share of these countries do still require a visa on arrival, meaning that purely in terms of simply walking through passport control, Singapore passport holders have the easiest time in the most countries.