There are over 200 countries around the globe. There are also territories and states that we didn’t know existed. They are small and inhabited only by a few families.
Here are the top ten tiny countries with populations smaller than a medium-sized or small city.
The Republic of Palau, an island nation, consists of over 300 islands of different sizes. Palau is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. And it covers 459 square kilometers, and it has a population of 21 347 people. The island’s rain forests are home to unique birds and plants, and 130 shark species are found in its territorial waters. The lake with over 2 million jellyfish is the best sight in the country.
Niue, an island in Oceania, is tiny. Despite its stunning views, tourism is not very popular in Niue. The country is dependent heavily on foreign aid, mainly from New Zealand. The capital is a tiny village of fewer than 600 inhabitants. The island is home to the only real supermarket in the state and has its airport.
#3. Saint Kitts and Nevis
The state is made up of two islands, Saint Kitts & Nevis. The economic citizenship program, which allows anyone with at least $250,000 to invest locally in sugar production and become a citizen of St. Kitts, is one of the primary sources of income. A property less than $400,000 can also be used to obtain citizenship.
#4. The Principality Of Hutt River
The Principality at Hutt River, a micro-nation located in Australia’s same province, is called the Principality of Hutt River. Leonard Casley founded it, declaring his farm a new independent state. Any other form does not recognise the country but has its currency, stamps and passports. Tourists can view the busts and portraits of His Royal Highness Prince Leonard I of Hutt in different areas of the Principality.
Tuvalu is among the poorest and smallest countries in the world. Suppose Tuvalu didn’t have the Internet domain. TV brings millions of dollars annually to the country’s budget so that the economic situation could worsen.
Nauru is a minor independent Republic and the smallest country on the planet. Nauru does not have a capital or public transportation system. Twenty-five miles of the roads in Nauru are used daily by residents driving their vehicles. Tourists are not attracted to the Republic due to its environmental problems. Another record of Nauru’s obesity rate is over 70%.
#7. The Principality Of Seborga
This micro-nation is located on the territory of Italy and is ruled over by His Tremendousness Marcello II. The Principality is a village with the same name near the French border. The unrecognized state’s army consists of three people: the Minister for Defense and two border guards.
#8. The Republic of Molossia
The self-proclaimed Republic of Molossia, a micro-nation established by Kevin Baugh in Nevada, USA, is the self-described Republic of Molossia. Its population includes Mr Baugh, his family, three dogs and one cat. Molossia is home to its national anthem and national emblem. For severe crimes, they even have the death penalty. It also issues its passports and has a space program. The Republic celebrated its 40th birthday in May 2017.
#9. Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Other than Vatican City, there’s a tiny state located on the territory of Rome called the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. It covers 0.012 sq. km, and it occupies three buildings, two in Rome and one on the island of Malta. The country has its currency and stamps, and it also has a website, website, car numbers and passports.