There are more than one methods to enlist the smallest countries in the world including , the familiarity of the country , the population and the measurement of the total area including the land and the water area of the country which we will be using to list to you the Top Ten Smallest Countries In The World and we will also mention to you some facts about each country on the list and its population , so if you are interested to find out about the smallest countries in the world follow up with us below .
Grenada is a tiny island on the Caribbean it is popular for producing spices such as nutmeg and mace crops , it is situated northwest Trinidad and Tobago , it was occupied by France in the period between 1649 to 1763 , the country is very much influenced by the French traditions and it spreads over 344 km2.
Malta consists of 3 major islands which are Gozo , Comino and Malta , it is situated on the Mediterranean sea, the republic is considered a famous tourist attraction for the pleasant sunny weather , nice beaches and the various tourist activities , the country spread over a total area of 316km2
8- Maldives .
The Maldives is a very popular tourist destination ,it is the smallest country in Asia in regards of population and area measurements , the country became independent in 1965 after it was occupied by the Portuguese , the Dutch and the British , The Maldives spread over a total area of 300km2
7- Liechtenstein .
Liechtenstein is a tiny country situated between Switzerland and Austria , it comes as the 8th smallest country in the world in terms of the total measurement of the area , as it have a total population of 130,000 resident and it spread over 160 KM2 , the country is considered a tourist attraction due to its mountains and green spaces .
Seychelles is ranked as the 9th smallest country in terms of the total area measurements in the world as its total population is 140,000 resident , the country spread over approximately 100 km2 large and it is situated on the India Ocean , the country became independent in 1976 and since then it is depending on its own in terms of the financial and economical situation .
5- San Marino .
Comes as the 7th smallest country in the world San Marino , it is a tiny state with a total population of approximately 150,000 resident and it spread over 61 km2 , this small country is situated on the Mediterranean sea near to Italy and it is one of the most important tourist attractions with its charming nature , mountains and beautiful scenes.
It is also known as the Ellice Islands and it is situated in the Pacific ocean, The Ellice Islands are ranked as the world’s 4th smallest country , the country’s total population is around 10,000 resident , the island spread over around 26km2 .
3- Nauru .
Nauru is the 3rd smallest country in the world and the smallest island country in the world as it spread over a total area of km2 , the country is not really a touristic destination although it used to be known for its phosphate mining in the 1980’s .
2- Monaco .
Monaco is known with its luxurious life and goods , this tiny country is the home for many millionaires and billionaires , it is also famous with its gambling and vibrant night life , the country is surrounded by France on 3 sides and by the Mediterranean sea on one side , the population of Monaco is around 36,000 residents and it spreads over 2km2.
The Vatican tops our list of the Top Ten Smallest Countries In The World , the country is situated within the capital city of Italy Rome , it is the home of the catholic church and the biggest church in the world St. Peter’s Basilica, the country spread over a total area of 0,44 km2 .