it’s easy to think the word “country” means to a massive land area with large numbers of people.There are over 195 countries in the world and some of them are so small that cities within other nations are giants compared to them.Mostly these small countries are found in Europe, the Carribean, and the Pacific.there are many countries in the world with an area of less than 400 square kilometers.Today we are goying to discuss about the 10 smallest countries in the world.
1 – Vatican – 0.44 km²
The world’s smallest country is the Vatican, also known as the Holy See.Vatican City is a sovereign city surrounded by a wall in Rome, the capital of the Italy.It has a population of about 800.With the signing of the Lateran Treaty since 1929, it is considered as a separate state.Vatican City is a religious state governance by the Pope.
2.Monaco – 2 km²
The second smallest country, the Monaco’s official name is Principality of Monaco.country is surrounded by three sides by the neighboring country France and one side by the Mediterranean Sea.Monaco also has the world’s highest density.The population of Monaco is 36,371.Monaco is the name of the country, as well as the name of the capital. It is said that there is only one city in the country.Also Monaco is a tax free country.Although it is a free state, France is responsible for its security..
3.Nauru – 21 km²
Nauru is the smallest Republic of the world, as well as the smallest island state.It is located in the Micronesian islands of the Central Pacific region.In 1966, Nauru gained state autonomy. According to the 2011 census, the population was 10,084.Nauru is famous for thesource of phosphorus reagents and phosphorous mining operations.
4.Tuvalu – 26 km²
Tuvalu, a population of about 10,640, is located in the Pacific Ocean.The country was once a British territory but became independent in 1978.
5.San Marino – 61 km²
San Marino is the fifth-smallest country in the world.Located in the northern part of the Italian Central Region, on the tip of Tito.About 32,000 people live in the country with a minimum unemployment rate.It is also the third smallest state in Europe.it is also one of the wealthiest in terms of GDP per capita.
6.Liechtenstein – 160 km²
Liechtenstein is a German-speaking country located between Switzerland and Austria.this is the only country in the world to be completely located in the Alps.There is a regime that inherit a generation from generation to generation but the most of the works are carried out by the prime minister.
7.Marshall Islands – 181 km²
The official name of this is the Republic of the Marshall Islands.In the 19th and 20th centuries the Marshall Islands were captured by Germany, Japan, Spain, Britain and the United States.The population is roughly 62,000. USD is the using currency in Marshall Islands and Marshallese and English are spoken.
8.Saint Kitts and Nevis – 261 km²
also known as the Saint Christopher and Nevis Federal State Society.It is a federal state of two islands of the West Indies, which is the smallest sovereign state in the American continent.Its economy is dependent on tourism, agriculture, and small manufacturing industries
9. Maldives – 300 km²
Maldives is a Island State that located in Indian ocean.The capital city is Male.The country was once the colony of many empires, the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the British, but became an independent country in 1965.There are over 1,192 coral islands in the Maldives, which are spread over 90,000 sq.km and Maldives is the smallest country in Asia in terms of area and population.
– 316 km²
Malta, the 10th smallest country, is located in the Mediterranean Sea.3 major islands make up the Republic of Malta: Gozo, Comino, and the largest, Malta.A population of about 450,000.Malta is a popular tourist destination, foreigners from all over the world come to Malta for its sunny weather, attractive beaches.The main source of income is the tourism of this island, the main languages are English and Malta.