Death is inevitable, and it’s something that no matter how hard you try, you can’t escape. However, there are some places in the world where it is illegal to die. No, we are not kidding! Nobody wants to choose death, but it is a process that we humans have no control over. However, in these countries, it is illegal to even think about death. Wondering what these countries are? Well, read on and find out all about it.
Countries of the world where it is illegal to die
The mayor of this city in the province of Granada banned death in 1999. The ban was in effect because the local cemetery here is too crowded; therefore, residents of this area were advised to stay alive and healthy until officials found a new graveyard.
Itsukushima is one of the most worshipped islands in Japan and the meaning of this island translates as “an island dedicated to the gods”. Therefore, to maintain the sanctity of the place, no deaths or births have been allowed here since 1878. This island still has no cemeteries or hospitals.
Located within the Arctic Circle, dying and being buried in a coffin is illegal in Longyearbyen. It is because of the low temperatures that the corpses here cannot decompose. And this also increases the possibility of transferable diseases. Therefore, taking into account the sentence, people who are about to die are taken to different parts of Norway.