Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World 2017. It is in humans’ nature to overlook small things. Should someone be asked about the biggest town he/she is likely to know more compared to if the smallest towns. The towns we will look that cover the smallest geographical space. Due to insufficient data among other factors, this could be a very controversial topic. However, extensive research has been carried out to come up with the list below.

Regardless of their small size some of these towns happen to be very attractive abuzz with activities. Below are the top 10 smallest towns in the world 2017:

List of Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World 2017

10. Barbados

barbados, Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World 2017

Area – 213 square miles
Population – 300000

In the eastern Antilles at the Caribbean Island is a very attractive town named Barbados. The town is too attractive to be resisted by the high numbers who visit it. It is located in the western area of the North Atlantic. 90% of Barbarians are Afro-Caribbean while the rest are mostly from United Kingdom, United States and Canada.

9. Antigua

antigua, Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World 2018

Area – 200 square miles
Population – 250000

Also known as Waladii or Wadadii by the native population, Antigua is an Island in the West Indies and is one of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean area. 91% of the population in Antigua is African, Mulatto, and mixed African/Amerindian while the rest are whites and other mixed races. Since it is surrounded by water, most sporting activities in this area are water-based.

8. Andorra

andorra, Top 10 Smallest Towns in The World 2017-2018

Area – 180 square miles
Population – 20000 residents

Initially it was referred to as the Principality of Andorra or the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra. It is situated in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains and neighboring France and Spain. With an area of 468 km2, Andorra is the sixth smallest nation in Europe. The tourism sector in the region is thriving receiving up to 10.2 million visitors per annum. The official language in Andorra is Catalan. The other languages frequently spoken include: Spanish, Portuguese and French.

7. Vatican


Area – 150 square miles
Population – 150000 individuals

Bounded by mountains and green lands, Vatican is a beautiful city state. Gauged by the area and its population, Vatican is the world smallest sovereign state in the world. It is a Christian city dominate by the Roman Catholics. Vatican consists of entirely two groups; the clergy plus a few officials of the state and the Swiss guards. It has no formal or official language but Latin is majorly used. Spanish is only used in legal and official communication.

6. Maldives


Area – 140 square miles
Population – 100000 people

Tourism has a lion’s share in Maldives whiles agriculture and manufacturing continues to play a much lesser role. The region experienced major economic upset following the 2004 tsunami that left a wake of destruction in its way. The common language in Maldives is called Dhivehi which is close to the Elu and Sinhalese language.

5. Malta


Area – 140 square miles
Population – 100000 people

Malta is a tiny but beautiful town on a hilly terrain with a breath-taking scenery. Mainly two languages are spoken in Malta; English and Maltese. It acquired its independence from the British Military in 1979. The area’s population is largely constituted of Christians. Having a friendly climate, historic sites, recreational areas and architectural monuments, Malta is a major hub for tourism.

4. Monaco


Area – 120 square miles
Population – 35000 individuals

The town operates under the Greek law but most of other things run independently. Monaco is a very peaceful quiet town. Also known as the principality of Monaco it is located on the French Rivera in Western Europe. The official language that is spoken in Monaco is French but there are also other languages such as Monegasque, Italian, Occitan and English spoken by the minority. The citizens of Monaco are called Monegasque. The highest number of the Monegasque people are Christians.

3. Nauru


Area – 100 square miles
Population – 30000 individuals

Also known as Pleasant land, Nauru’s population is so small that most of the residents actually know each other. Nauru gained its independence in 1969 and despite its small size it has been relying on its natural resources. It neighbors the Banaba Island in Kiribati. It is the third smallest state in the world and the smallest state in the south of pacific. Nauruan is the official language of the state but English is also widely used. The main religion in the area is Christianity.

2. Tuvalu


Area – 50 square miles
Population – 35000 individuals

Whoever said that great things come in small packages/doses didn’t lie. Tuvalu is a tiny town but its magnificence is outstanding. A beautiful hilly landscape with cliffs that merges with the valley below in an epic scenery. The green cover mosaicked with bare rocky surfaces gives it a splendid architectural finish. As if that is not enough there is a castle towering the town looking as if it sprouted from the cliff. This Polynesian island nation is was initially called the Ellice Islands. It lies in the east-northeast of the Santa Cruz Islands and to the southeast of Nauru. The ethnic groups in the area are majorly Polynesian with a few Micronesians. The main language spoken in Tuvalu is Tuvaluan with a few people using the English language.

1. San Marino


Area – 25 square miles
Population –25000 residents

Apart from being the most ancient it is also one of the most beautiful smallest towns in Europe 2017. Its beauty in mainly attributed by natural feature in the region such as; mountains, rich green lands, waterfalls and gardens just to name a few. Located on the Italian Peninsula, San Marino is an enclaved micro-state surrounded by Italy. The majority ethnic group in the area is Italian and consequently the language mainly used is Italian.

From the above, you can deduce that the only small thing about this towns is the geographical area. Apart from that most of them are doing well economically and are strikingly beautiful sites to behold. This are most definitely a must visit tourist destinations.

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