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15 Most Tiny Countries in the World

When we think of a country, we probably process a thought about a large land area, its own government, states and territories, and a sizeable population. However, not every country in this world fulfil these requirements as they are extremely tiny. These small countries can be as smaller as an island, yet, a majority of them have maintained their independence, and are contributing equally to world’s economy and other social initiatives. No matter if they are tiny, but some of them rank amongst the most influential countries in this world. Here are these wonders.

1. Bahrain (765 square kilometers)

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It is a small nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia and has built its economy on banking and finance.

2. Tonga (747 square kilometers)

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This island country takes pride in never losing the sovereignty to a foreign country.

3. Singapore (716 square kilometers)

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Sure it has a small land area, but the country is very much populous. It’s tiny, but it has a population of over 5 million.

4. Andorra (468 square kilometers)

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This country is squashed between France and Spain and can be found in the Pyrenees Mountains.

5. Palau (459 square kilometers)

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Though this country is smaller, it has a free association with the US government. It is the reason why this Pacific nation gets financial, defence and other social services from the US.

6. Seychelles (452 square kilometers)

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This island nation has a population less than 95,000 which is smallest for any African country.

7. Barbados (430 square kilometers)

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Barbados is an Atlantic island but is usually considered to be the Caribbean. This country holds a very strong tourism industry.

8. Grenada (344 square kilometers)

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Popularly known as the “Island of Spices”, Grenada contributes to the world by exporting nutmeg and mace.

9. Saint Vincent And The Grenadines (389 square kilometers)

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Despite being smaller, this country is densely populated with its economy relying solely on bananas.

10. Maldives (300 square kilometers)

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This island country is the smallest of them all you will find in Asia. Both in terms of population and size.

11. Malta (316 square kilometers)

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It is one of the most populated countries in Europe. Size doesn’t matter *sniffs*.

12. Marshall Islands (181 square kilometers)

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This country is a group of 1,156 islands and is a sovereign state. However, it is the US that provides funding and other essentials.

13. San Marino (61 square kilometers)

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Being one of the oldest sovereign states in the world, this country is surrounded by Italy.

14. Tuvalu (26 square kilometers)

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Located on three islands and six atolls, this island country lies between Hawaii and Australia.

15. Vatican City (0.44 square kilometers)

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Vatican City is the smallest city-state in the world located in Italy.

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