What makes traveling enjoyable is the discoveries that people come across as they travel. By traveling, one can find out many things about the world that they never thought could exist. Countries differ in many ways, such as the culture, lifestyle, landscape, people, attractions, and much more. A tourist exploring different counties gets a chance to learn so much about its history.

Some countries are large, while others are extremely small. This difference makes each of these countries unique in several ways. When one visits the tiniest countries in the world, they can learn and discover life there and ways of doing things on a very local level.

10 Vatican City State

Vatican City state is one of the smallest countries with an area of just 44 hectares. The country is trendy, especially for its religion, and contains a population of about a thousand citizens. The famous St. Peter’s Basilica serves as a baroque masterpiece. It has several attractions that enable the country to receive many visitors. Another iconic place is the Vatican Museums which have a great art collection.

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9 Republic Of San Marino

It is one of the oldest small countries and the oldest sovereign state around Italy. The country was founded around 301, adding to its rich history and culture. It was founded as a sovereign state in Italy and is the only one left. The country covering just 71 square kilometers is very small but with towns, rugged scenery, and castles. Even with the Republic of San Marino being too small, it still has many lovely things and places to see. The capital is Museo di Stato which is a World Heritage site.

8 Tuvalu

Tuvalu is a very tiny country that is found between Hawaii and Queensland. It is one of the most exciting countries on this list as it is made up of just three islands plus six atolls. Tuvalu takes the shape of just a semicircle. The county of Tuvalu covers an area of 26 square kilometers of land. Although Tuvalu is so small and made up of islands deep in the sea, it still receives a few thousand tourists every year. Since there are few cruises to the country, it can be challenging to access it, but once someone manages to visit Tuvalu, the experience is priceless.

7 Nauru

Nauru is found in a place close to the Solomon Islands and Kiribati. It covers an area of just 21 square kilometers. The county of Nauru has a long and fascinating history hence worth visiting. However, the country receives a high number of visitors who enjoy the coral reefs, swimming, hiking, and other activities. It is also very peaceful and inviting to visitors.

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6 Liechtenstein

Covering just 161 square kilometers, the country of Liechtenstein is yet another very small country in the world one should visit. The citizens of this country speak German, and it is found in the Alps, just between Austria and Switzerland. However, a unique fact about the country is that it has a very high GDP per capita. Thanks to its small population, the unemployment rates are meager in Liechtenstein. However, visiting the country is not easy as there are no airports. One must go to Zurich airport and then find their way to the county.

5 St. Kitts and Nevis

It is a nation made up of 2 islands and is found in the West Indies. St. Kitts and Nevis, despite its small size, still boasts a fascinating landscape full of mountains and beaches. It is also known for its history and unique activities. Tourism is treasured in the country; hence tourists enjoy a peaceful and friendly environment. When visiting the country, one will also find good luxury hotels. An excellent place to visit may include Brimstone Hill Fortress National park, a World Heritage site.

4 The Maldives

The Maldives is very popular among tourists and creates an excellent vacation environment. It is comprised of 26 coral atolls, 80 islands offering tourist resorts, and 200 inhabited islands, making the country a haven for relaxation and vacations. The Maldives is a country that has focused and invested in tourism with superb facilities, and they have paid out well. Travelers going to the Maldives will enjoy luxury results, underwater life, and other fantastic water-related activities.

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3 Grenada

It is a country also known as Spice Island Grenada for the abundance of spice trees, exotic plants, and flowers. The county of Grenada is famous for producing cloves, cinnamon, cocoa, ginger, and nutmeg. It is also stunning as it has cascading rivers, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and tropical rainforests. With the country having a magical ecosystem and natural attractions and measuring just 133 square miles, it is an excellent opportunity for a traveler to explore.

2 Palau

Palau is known as a leader globally in the protection of marine ecosystems. This is one of the reasons why a tourist should consider visiting the country. With 250 islands, the country offers more than enough. There are many beaches with clean areas, allowing one to enjoy the sand, coral reef, marine life, variety of fish, diving, snorkeling, and other great activities.

1 Malta

Malta is an exceptional tiny country to visit. The most exciting part about Malta is its history. The history of Malta dates back to 3150 BC when the megalithic temples existed. The country has many historical sites to visit and learn about, including its impressive capital, Valletta.

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