What Are The Importance Of Countries Around The World

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Every once in a while we come across facts that change our perspective of the world. One such fact is the existence of countries which when put together can probably cover half of the area of some cities from the rest of the large countries around the globe. These countries, like most countries, have their own set of laws, governance, cultures and picturesque locales.

1. Vatican City.
Spread across an area of 110 acres, the Vatican City is a country within the city of Rome. With a population of 1,000, the country is the smallest, not just in terms of area but also population. The centre of the Catholic Church, this country supports its economy by the sale of mementos, postage stamps and museums and from the donations by members of the
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4. Tuvalu.
Formerly known as the Ellice Islands, Tuvalu is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean. The total land area of the islands of Tuvalu is 26 square kilometres and has a population of 10,640. The country was once a British territory but became independent in 1978. Tourism is not very significant due to the location of the island. In 2010, less than 2,000 visitors came to Tuvalu, with 65% of them coming for business. The official languages are Tuvaluan and English.

5. San Marino.
The Republic of San Marino, also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. Its size is just over 61 square kilometres with a population of 33, 562. It is said to be the oldest surviving sovereign state in the world, and is also one of the wealthiest in terms of GDP per capita. The country's economy mainly relies on finance, industry, services and tourism.

6. Liechtenstein.
The Principality of Liechtenstein is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe. It has an area of just over 160 square kilometres and an estimated population of 37,000. It is an alpine country and mainly mountainous, making it a winter sport destination. Tourism makes up for a large part of the country’s economy.

7. Marshall Islands.
The Marshall Islands,
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