Curious what the smallest countries in the world are? It is time for a brief geography lesson. Did you know there are quite a few nations on the globe that are smaller, in terms of surface, than your average city? Wondering what these countries are? We have compiled a list of the 12 smallest countries in the world, ranking them according to their surface in square miles (check out our list of the most powerful countries in the world).
Let’s take a look at the countdown:
No. 12: Grenada
Photo Credit: Roger Wollstadt
Surface (square miles): 133
The “largest” country in our countdown is a whopping 133 square miles in surface. This Caribbean state, a former British territory, is situated very close to Venezuela.
See the rest of the world’s smallest countries on the following pages: