Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World By Area

The earth is so massive that you cannot imagine how big it is. The whole earth is having more than 150 countries and to be accurate, there are almost 196 countries on the Earth to believe. Some of them are so massive like the United States of America and some are so small that you have hardly heard the names of them.

For your information (FYI), I am going to list up the 10 Smallest Countries in the world that you do not know. Check the list of the smallest countries ever in the world and evaluate your general knowledge:

10. Grenada


Starting the list with the bottom, the biggest of all in the list is the Grenada country that is an island country and is located on the Caribbean Sea. This country is known as The Island of the Spice because pf its considerable amount of the production of nutmeg and mace crops. This country is having the total area of 344 km²and it is one of the popular tourist’sattractions in the world.

9. Malta


Next on the list is another island country that is counted as one of the smallest countries in the world. This country is officially known as the Republic of Malta and is located along the Mediterranean Sea. The country covers only 316 km²of the total area of the earth and it has the total population of 450,000 inhabitants making it one of the most populated countries in the world. This place is known best for its weather and magical beaches.

8. Maldives


With the total area of only 300 km2, this country is another really smallest country of the world. It is the tropical region that is located along the Indian Ocean. This country is considered to be the popular tourist’s destination because of its amazing blue lagoons and the wide spread coral reefs. This country offers the wide range of vibrant tourism to the visitors that open the gateway for its trade.

7. Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Another smallest country on the map of the world is Saint Kitts and Nevis. This is the dual island nation that lies between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. This country is also known as the mother colony of the West Indies. The country is best known for its cloud Shrouded high mountains and the beautiful blue beaches. The economy of this country depends on tourism and agriculture. The total area of this country is about 261 km².

6. Liechtenstein


This one is the German speaking country that is holding the 6th rank in our list because of its small area of 160 km². This country is the only nation on the Earth that is surrounded in Alps. This country is the richest country in the world in the regards to GDP per capita. The country of Liechtenstein is best known for its contemporary arts and museums.

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5. San Marino

San Marino

Calling it to be the microstate would not be wrong as it is only having 61 km²of area on grounds. This country is completely surrounded by Italy and is officially known as Serene Republic of San Marino. It is the third smallest country in Europe that is also wealthiest on regards of GDP per capita.

4. Tuvalu


This one is another independent island on the South Pacific Ocean. It is having the total area of 26 km²only with about 10,000 residents. This place is not very significant in the tourism and is having only single hospital on the main island.

3. Nauru


This one is the third smallest country on the earth with the total area of 21 km². The official name of this country is the Republic of Nauru. You can also call it as the Pleasant Island because of its astonishing beautiful views and picturesque views.

2. Monaco


With the total area of only 2 km², this country is the second smallest country on the map of the world. It is the home to number of the millionaires and billionaires who are alive on this planet. It is located alongside the Mediterranean Sea with the total population of 36000 people.

1. Vatican

Vatican City

This list is topped with the smallest country names Vatican with the area of 44 km². This place is known as Holy Sea because it is the center of the Catholic Church. This place is the home to biggest church of the world, St. Peter’s Basilica.

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