Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World

There are over 250 countries in the world . While there are countries like China and India, where there are billions of people residing, some of the countries have population density of less than 1000. So, if you are a student of geography or just interested in knowing some of the smallest countries in the world, then you should keep reading this article, as this will shed light on the top 10 smallest countries in the world.

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  • 1

    Vatican City

    Vatican City is regarded as the smallest country in the world, because of its area of just 44 hectares or 110 acres. The population density in Vatican City is less than 800.

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  • 2

    Monaco

    Monaco ranks second in the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world. It covers an area of 0.76 square miles and the density of the population is 36,371.

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  • 3

    Nauru

    This country is covered on an area of 21 square kilometres or 8.1 square miles, which makes this country the third smallest country in the world. The density of this country is just 9378 residents.

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  • 4

    Tuvalu

    Tuvalu, also known as Ellice Islands, ranks fourth in the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world. It covers an area of around 26 square kilometres (10 sq. Mi.).

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  • 5

    San Marino

    San Marino, also known as Serene Republic San Marino, is the fifth smallest country in the world, because of its area of (24 sq mi), and has 30,000 residents in total.

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  • 6

    Liechtenstein

    This country is covered on an area of 160 square kilometres (62 sq mi), which makes this country the sixth smallest country in the world. The density of this country is just 35,000 residents.

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  • 7

    Marshall Islands

    Marshall Islands ranks seventh in the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world. It covers an area of 70.05 square kilometres and the density of the population is 68,000.

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  • 8

    Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Saint Kitts and Nevis is also one of the smallest countries in the world. This country is just covering the area of 104.01 square miles. The density of this country is just 42,696 residents and because of this, Saint Kitts and Nevi is known as the eighth smallest country in the world.

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  • 9

    Maldives

    This country is covered on an area of 90,000 square kilometres (35,000 sq mi), which makes this country the sixth smallest country in the world. The density of this country is just 103,693 residents.

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  • 10

    Malta

    Malta ranks last in the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world. It covers an area of 316 square kilometres (122 sq mi) and the density of the population is 36,8250.

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