The 10 smallest countries in the world

Here’s a list of the smallest countries in the world.

10) Malta

Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world with an area of 316 km², charming and historical country located in Northern Europe.


Malta: view from Valetta (Photo: Flickr/Berit Watkin)

9) Maldives

Maldives is one of the smallest countries in the world known for its beaches, Crystal clear water, white sand stretch, multiple water activities, fresh seafood and luxury resorts.

Maldives is no doubt one of the most popular destinations in the world for holidays. Yearly, millions of tourists visits Maldives.

Malé is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives.

Within an area of 300km², It has more than 1200 Coral islands, most of them are unpopulated.

(Photo: flickr/Mac Qin)

8) Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island nation known for its cloud-shrouded mountains and beaches.

The total land area of Saint Kitts and Nevis is 269 km².

7) Marshall Islands

Located in the central Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and the Philippine, The Marshall Islands is an island nation with a population 52,993 people.

The total land area of the Marshall Islands is 181 km².

6) Liechtenstein

With a population of 37,531 and an area of 160 km², Liechtenstein located in europe.

Vaduz is the capital city in Liechtenstein.

It is a German-speaking country.

5) San Marino

San Marino is located in Europe. The total land area of the San Marino is 61 km².

San Marino is home to over 31,781 people.

4) Tuvalu

With a population of 9,916 and an area of 26 km², Tuvalu is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth.

3) Nauru

Nauru is a island nation in Micronesia, northeast of Australia. With a total area of 21km², the population of Nauru is about 10,084 people.

2) Monaco

Located on the French Riviera in Western Europe, Monaco is a home to over 37,731 people.

The total land area of the Monaco is 2.02 km² and it is the second smallest country in the world.

1) Vatican City

With an total area of 0.44km², Vatican city is the smallest country in the world.

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