The Principality of Seborga

Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World

There are more than 200 countries in the world. But It’s not Posible to List each country in this Article. So Here we Listed Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World.

Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World

10. Palau

Palau

Area: 459 sq km

Population: 21,347 People

The Republic of Palau is an island country which consists of more than 300 islands of different sizes. Palau is one of the most amazing places on Earth: its rainforests are full of unique plants and birds, and its territorial waters are inhabited by 130 threatened species of shark. But the most remarkable sight in the country is the lake, with over 2 million jellyfish in it. But don’t worry: over time they’ve completely lost their ability to sting.

9. Niue

Niue

Area: 261.46 sq km

Population: 1.624 People

Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometers (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand, east of Tonga, south of Samoa, and west of the Cook Islands. Niue’s land area is about 261 square kilometers (101 sq mi) and its population, predominantly Polynesian, was about 1,600 in 2016.[4] The island is commonly referred to as “The Rock”, which comes from the traditional name “Rock of Polynesia”. Niue is one of the world’s largest coral islands. The terrain consists of steep limestone cliffs along the coast with a central plateau rising to about 60 meters above sea level. A coral reef surrounds the island, with the only major break in the reef being in the central western coast, close to Alofi. A notable feature is the many limestone caves near the coast.

8. Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Area: 261 sq km

Population: 52,329 People

Saint Kitts and Nevis, also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is an island country in the West Indies. Located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles, it is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere, in both area and population. The country is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.

The capital city is Basseterre on the larger island of Saint Kitts. The smaller island of Nevis lies approximately 3 km (2 mi) southeast of Saint Kitts across a shallow channel called “The Narrows”.

7. The Principality of Hutt River

The Principality of Hutt River

Area: 75 sq km

Population: 30 People

The Principality of Hutt River is a micronation located in the province of the same name in Australia. It was founded by Leonard Casley, who declared his farm to be a new and independent state. Although the country isn’t recognized by any state, it still has its own currency, stamps, and passports. In different parts of the principality, tourists can see the busts of His Royal Highness Prince Leonard I of Hutt.

6. Tuvalu

Tuvalu

Area: 26 sq km

Population: 10,959 People

Tuvalu is one of the smallest and poorest countries in the world. The economic situation of the tiny state could be even more disastrous if Tuvalu hadn’t been given the Internet domain .tv, which annually brings millions of dollars to the country’s budget.

5. Nauru

Nauru

Area: 21 sq km

Population: 9,591 People

Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its nearest neighbor is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 kilometers (186 mi) to the east. It further lies northwest of Tuvalu, north of the Solomon Islands, east-northeast of Papua New Guinea, southeast of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the Marshall Islands. With 11,347 residents in a 21-square-kilometer (8.1 sq mi) area, Nauru is the smallest state in the South Pacific, smallest republic and third smallest state by area in the world, behind only Vatican City and Monaco.

4. The Principality of Seborga

The Principality of Seborga

Area: 4.91 sq km

Population: 312 People

The Principality of Seborga is a micronation that claims a 14 km2 (5.4 sq mi; 3,500 acres) Area located in the northwestern Italian Province of Imperia in Liguria, near the French border, and about 35 kilometers (22 mi) from Monaco. The principality is in coexistence with and claims the territory of, the town of Seborga.

3. The Republic of Molossia

The Republic of Molossia

Area: 0.0053

Population: 34 (Including dogs)

Molossia, also known as the Republic of Molossia, is a claimed micronation within the United States, founded by Kevin Baugh (b. July 30, 1962) and headquartered at his home near Dayton, Nevada. The Republic of Molossia has claimed itself as a nation but it is not recognized as a country by the United Nations or any major government. On April 16, 2016, Baugh hosted a tour of Molossia, sponsored by the website Atlas Obscura. Kevin Baugh continues to pay property taxes on the land to Storey County, although he calls it “foreign aid.”

The land use of the property identified as being within the county is Manufactured Home Converted to Real Property. Kevin Baugh has stated, “We all want to think we have our own country, but you know the U.S. is a lot bigger”.

2. Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Area: 0.012 sq km

Population: 113,500 People

Apart from Vatican City, there is another tiny state on the territory of Rome, which is called the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Its area is 0.012 sq. km., and it occupies three buildings, two of which are located in Rome and the third one on the island of Malta. The country has its own currency, stamps, website, car numbers, and passports.

1. The Principality of Sealand

Sealand

Area: 0.004 sq km.

Population: 27 People

The Principality of Sealand, more commonly known as Sealand, is a micronation that claims Roughs Tower, an offshore platform located in the North Sea approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) off the coast of Suffolk, England, as its territory. Roughs Tower is a disused Maunsell Sea Fort, originally called HM Fort Roughs, built as an anti-aircraft defensive gun platform by the British during World War II.

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