In today’s world where the increasing population has become a topic for discussion, there are some places around the world having the population in thousands or even in hundreds. In this article, we are trying to unveil these unpopular or unknown places which should be popular for their lower population or the lack of population.
Top 15 Least Populated Places Around The World
1. Vatican City
Vatican City is the world’s smallest country, per both population and area. It has an area of 44 square kilometres and the population is less than 1000 people. It is also popular for its largest Catholic Church in the world.
Nauru is situated on the small Island of Micronesia. As per 2018 statistics, it has a population of 11,359 people. Nauru has 225th rank in Global Population statistics.
Tuvalu is a group of nine small islands in the South Pacific Ocean. It got independence from the U.K in 1978 and is now considered a separate country. About the demographic profile, Tuvalu has a population of 11,192 as per 2017 statistics. It is one of the poorest countries in the world.
Palau is an island of the Western Pacific Ocean and consists of around 340 Islands. It got its independence from the United States on 1st October 1994. It has a population of 21,729 people as per 2017 statistics. It ranks 221 in the world’s most populated country in 2019.
5. San Marino
San Marino is aIt’s European country which is surrounded by North- Central Italy. The area is 61 kilometres square and has a population of 33,400 people as per 2017 statistics of the World Bank. It ranks 218 in the world’s population as per 2019 statistics.
Liechtenstein is the second landlocked country (after Uzbekistan) which is situated between Switzerland and Austria. Liechtenstein is the sixth smallest country in the world and has roughly 160 Kilometres square area having a population of 37,810 people as per 2017 statistics. It ranks 215 as per world population statistics.
Monaco is a small country situated at the border of France. It is also the second smallest country in the world. It has an area of 2.2 square kilometres with a population of 38,400 people. It ranks 214 as per the world population statistics.
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8. Marshall Island
Marshall Island gained its independence from America in 1986. It consists of 1156 individual islands and islets having an area of 181.43 square kilometres. It has a population of 53,211 people and is ranked 211 as per world population statistics.
Andorra is a small European country that is the 16th smallest country in the world in size. It has an area of 468 square kilometres along with a population of 77,030 as per 2019 statistics. A surprising fact about Andorra is that it is among the top 15 counties having the highest GDP. It ranked at 203 in the world population statistics.
Greenland is the largest island in the world having 80% ice caps and only 20% area for people to live. It has a population of 56,171 as per 2017 statistics and ranked at 207 as per the world’s population statistics.
Dominica now officially known as the Commonwealth of Dominica is part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean sea. It has an area of 750 square kilometres along with a population of 73,925 as per the 2017 statistics. It ranked 204 in the world population statistics.
Seychelles is situated in the Indian Ocean and is consist of 115 islands. It has an area of 459 square kilometres along with a population of 95,843 people. It ranked at 201 in the world’s population statistics. The capital of Seychelles is Victoria and the main language is “Seychellois”.
Kiribati Island now officially known as the Republic of Kiribati is an island in the Pacific Ocean. It consists of 33 Islands from which only a few are inhabited. It has an area of 811 square kilometres along with a population of 1.16 lakhs people as per 2017 statistics. Other also ranked 193 as per the world’s population statistics.
Tonga is a Polynesian country that consists of 170 Islands out of which only 50 are inhabited. It has an area of 720 square kilometres in which around 1.10 Lakh people inhabited. It ranked 195 in the world population statistics. Tonga is the last Polynesian Monarch and is currently ruled by King Tupou VI
Grenada is located in the Caribbean Sea towards the Grenadines Islands chain. It consists of six small Islands along with Grenada island itself. It has an area of 340 square kilometres along with a population of 1,08,653 as per the 2019 statistics. Also, it ranked 196 as per the world’s population statistics. Grenada also known as “spice isle” as a major source of income is ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and other spices.
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