There is a comprehensive list of small countries in the world but in terms of their population they are actually not small. What makes them enlist as small nations is the level of their unfamiliarity. For me this is not the scale to name a country to be small or big, as we should name enlist it in either of the case strictly on population basis. So here is the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world.
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10. San Marino:
San Marino is a micro state situated close to Italy. This small country is one of the favorite tourist attractions and has too many spectacular natural monuments and mountains to get amazed with. Its approximate population is 150000.
This 100 square miles country has 140000 residents in total. It is situated on the river of Indian Ocean and is one of the smallest independent countries as well. It got independence in 1976 and since then operating on its own economical and financial conditions.
Liechtenstein is a small tropical country situated in between Switzerland and Austria. Its natural beauty and plain green areas make it a worth see tourist point. It has an estimated population of 130000 and spread in 100 square miles.
7. San Marino:
San Marino is a prominent micro state and an ancient republic of the world. It is situated close to America and has an estimated area of 60 km2. Its smallness cannot be counted towards its progress as it is a developed and financially strong nation.
Nevis is never named alone but it is a part of Federation of Saint Christopher. It is situated on Leeward Island and is a gorgeous micro state of the world. Its volcanism power has made this land a remarkable area to go at for the tourists. It tracks its history back from 14th century.
Maldives is a low-lying country having limited population and an area of 80 square miles. This is a gorgeous and beautiful natural land surrounded by oceans and mountains.
Nauru is basically an island country situated in the Southern Pacific of Micronesia. This is a small republic having only 43 square miles and total population of 80000 residents. It is an ancient country having various museums and rocky lands to get amazed with.
Tuvalu is an island of Polynesia, situated in Pacific Ocean. It means this is a distant country but that could never be counted towards its progress and development. It has everything for its residents, jobs, healthcare and educational facilities, peaceful colonies and wonderful environment.
2. The Republic of Seychelles:
The Republic of Seychelles is a collection of 100 small islands situated in Indian Ocean. All of these islands make a total of 450 km2. This is an ideal tourist point especially for those who are to trip here for a romantic honeymoon.
Malta is situated in Mediterranean Sea and is at the top of the list of top 10 smallest countries in the world. This country is itself very beautiful and economically strong. Its total population is 50000 and we can still count it one of the developed and independent countries.