The UN lists 193 countries worldwide. In terms of area, the largest country in the world you are certainly well known. In pole position be Russia, with a territory of over 17 million km 2 , followed by Canada, the US and China. However, the smaller countries of the world are often ignored.
10. Norfolk Island
Located in the Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, the island is derived from a basaltic volcano. Together with Australia, Norfolk Island has an area of 34.6 km2 with a population of 2,302 inhabitants in 2014.
9. Sint Marteen
The island of St. Martin is in the Caribbean. It belongs to both France and the Netherlands. To be more specific, the northern part of the country is French. The southern part of the island, Sint Maarten, belongs to the Netherlands. This territory covers 34 km2 and 37 000 inhabitants lived there in 2012.
In China, the Special Administrative Region (SAR) has an area of 29.5 km2 with a population of 614,500 inhabitants in 2014.