Which are the least populated countries in the world?
Needless to say, Vatican City, or Holy See, is the worlds smallest country in terms of population with just about 800 (829 to be precise), of which most are not even permanent residents. Covering an area of just 0.44 sq km (0.17 sq mi), stretching over a golf course size, Vatican City is the worlds smallest country by area as well. Officially known as Stato della Citt del Vaticano translated as State of the City of the Vatican, this state lies in the walled enclave of the Italian capital, Rome. It serves as the residence of the Pope, the head of the Catholic Church and bishops.
A set of 4 reef islands and 5 true atolls in Polynesia, Tuvalu is the worlds second smallest country with an estimated population of 10,472. This island nation is situated in the Pacific Ocean midway between Hawaii and Australia. With land coverage of 26 sq km (10.04 sq mi), Tuvalu is the worlds fourth smallest country by area.
With an estimated population of 14,264, Nauru is ...more
San Marino 28,503
St. Kitt and Nevis 38,836
Antigua and Barbuda 68,320
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population 3,060; area 12,173 km2; density 0.25 people/km2
The Falkland Islands are a group of two main islands and 776 smaller islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, 480 km from the coast of Argentina. The islands are a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, but have been the subject of a claim to sovereignty by Argentina since the re-establishment of British rule in 1833. In an area roughly the size of Connecticut or Northern Ireland there are 3,000 people and 583,000 sheep.