25 Tiny Countries That Are Smaller Than You’d Imagine

When you think of a country, you probably think of a large nation with its own government, maybe divided by states, territories or counties and a fairly sizable population. This, however is not necessarily the case. Some countries in our world can be small…really small…like a small-island small. Hard to believe really but it’s true. Whether it’s a small island in the Pacific or a mountain kingdom in the center of Europe these are 25 Tiny Countries That Are Smaller Than You’d Imagine!

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São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and PríncipeSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

Area: 964 square km

Consisting of two islands, São Tomé and Príncipe is the smallest Portuguese speaking nation in the world, and the second smallest country in Africa.

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Kiribati

KiribatiSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

Area: 811 square km

Although its 33 islands don’t cover much land area, they are spread out over more than 3.5 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean.


23

Bahrain

BahrainSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

Area: 765 square km

This small island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia has an economy built around finance and banking.

22

Dominica

DominicaSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

Area: 751 square km

Dominica has been nicknamed the “Nature Isle of the Caribbean” due to its incredible beauty.


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Tonga

TongaSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

Area: 747 square km

Tonga prides itself on never having lost its sovereignty to a foreign power.



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