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10 Smallest Countries in World That You Never Knew Existed

There exist more than 200 countries in the world and I am sure that you may have not heard about all the countries that are there. But there are some countries in the world that are so small and their population is so little that maybe an average sized city may have more people than those countries. So let’s start and discuss those countries in brief.

So here is a list of those 10 countries that are very small and you may have never heard about them!

10. Palau

Palau is an island country and its area is about 459 sq.km and its population is not more than 21,347 people. This island consists of 300 different sized islands and is one of the most amazing countries and it’s full of unique birds, plants and about 130 threatened species of shark are here and 2 million jellyfish too.

9. Niue

Niue is an island state whose area is about 261.46 sq km and population comprises of only 1,190 people. Though the views from this place are very beautiful but still tourism is not so popular over here.

8. Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis are two different islands of the same state and the area of these islands is around 261 sq. km. and only 52,329 people live here. To obtain citizenship you have to buy a property worth $400,000 on any of the two islands.

7. Principality of Hutt River

The area of this place is only 75 sq. km and only 30 people live here, this place is near the province of Australia. This place was founded by a person named Leonard Casley and then he declared his farm as an independent country.

6. Tuvalu

Tuvalu is said to be the smallest and also the poorest country with an area of only 26 sq. km and with a population of 10,959 people. The economic condition of this place is not good.

5. Nauru

Nauru is also an island and you can say the smallest one of all as its area is only 21 sq. km and only 9,591 people in that place. This place holds the record of a maximum number of obese people as 70% of the people on this island has an obesity problem.

4. Principality of Seborga

This place is in Italy but has a separate identity and the area of this place is only 4.91 sq. km and only 312 people live here.

3. Republic of Molossia

This is a self-proclaimed Republic with only an area of 0.055 sq km and only 7 people live here. This place is near Nevada, USA and this place issues its separate passport and also involves serious crime.

2. Sovereign Military Order Of Malta

This country is only 0.012 sq. km and around 113,500 people live here, this place is located in Rome and still issues different currency, passport and etc.

1. Principality of Sealand

This place is actually a sea platform and only 27 people live here and the area of this place is around 0.004 sq km. This place is near the coast of Great Britain and is governed by Prince Regent.

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