Which is the smallest country in the world.?

It is very ironical that there are countries which are smaller than the parks in a district or a city. The population of the country is even less than a society in any metropolitan city. Yes, the smallest country in the world in area as well as the population is same. It has a total area of 0.49 square kilometer, which is as large as our society. The head count of the country is only 825 which is fewer than some villages in India. It is an Europe landlocked Country beside Italy.

Smallest Country of the World

The smallest country in the world is The Vatican City. It is in the Capital of another country. This country is entirely within the Italian capital Rome and is the center of the Catholic Church. This country was created by some popes to show their supremacy over the region. The smallest Island country of the world is Nauru. Here we present the list of top 10 countries in the world with small area and also with least population. Check the whole list below.

Smallest Countries in the World By Area

Check the list of smallest countries in the world with respect to the area they posses. Here we present the 10 countries having the least area. Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with area of 0.49 square kilometer.

Rank Country Area (km2) Area (mi2) Continent Bordering countries by land
1 Vatican City 0.49 0.19 Europe Italy
2 Monaco 2.02 0.78 Europe France
3 Nauru 21 8.1 Australia and Oceania -
4 Tuvalu 26 10 Australia and Oceania -
5 San Marino 61 24 Europe Italy
6 Liechtenstein 160 62 Europe Austria, Switzerland
7 Marshall Islands 181 70 Australia and Oceania -
8 Saint Kitts and Nevis 269 104 North America -
9 Maldives 300 116 Asia -
10 Malta 316 122 Europe -

Population- Wise Smallest Countries

As there are other category by which you can define the smallest country in the world i.e., by population wise. Here also Vatican City is the smallest country with the population of only 825 counts. Check the list of 10 smallest country by population in the table below.

Country Population Area (km2)
Vatican City 825  0.44
Tuvalu 11,508 26
Nauru 12,704 21
Palau 17,907 459
San Marino 33,785 61
Liechtenstein 38,557 160
Monaco 38,682 2.02
Saint Kitts and Nevis 52,441 269
Marshall Islands 58,413 181
Dominica 71,625 750

Smallest Country in the World: The Vatican City

The world's smallest country is the Vatican City, also known as the Holy See. It has a area of 0.44 square kilometers only, it has the least number of head count in any country of the world. The 75 percent of the Vatican’s citizens are members of the clergy. It is the home to the biggest church in the world i.e., St. Peter's Basilica, it has some of the most significant artworks of the old period such as The Pieta and the Creation of Adam. Its GDF is all based on the contributions or donations given by the Roman Church around the world and worshipers of Christianity.

Smallest Country in the World FAQs

Q 1. Which is the smallest country in the world.?

Ans. The Vatican City is the smallest country in the world.

Q 2. Which is the smallest country in the world by population.?

Ans. The Vatican City is the smallest country in the world by population.

Q 3. Which is the second smallest country in the world.?

Ans. Monaco is the second smallest country in the world.

Q 4. Which is the smallest island country in the world.?

Ans. Nauru is the smallest island country in the world.

Q 5. What is the population of Vatican City?

Ans. 825 is the population of Vatican City.