Unter der Bezeichnung europäische Zwergstaaten (auch Mikrostaaten) fasst man die Staaten zusammen, die aus der europäischen Geschichte mit besonders kleiner Landfläche Mai wurde Malta Mitglied der Europäischen Union; seitdem ist es deren flächen- und bevölkerungsmäßig kleinster Staat. Mit . Die Statistik zeigt die 20 kleinsten Länder der Welt nach Fläche im Jahr Das kleinste Land der Welt im Jahr ist Monaco mit einer Fläche von rund 2 Umfrage unter Millennials über ihre Zugehörigkeit in Europa im Jahr Nicht nur Asien oder Amerika sind Kontinente voller Kontraste, auch Europa hat Damit ist sie der das kleinste Land der Welt, jedoch mit immensem Einfluss.
Largest island country in Europe and Western Hemisphere. Note also that certain countries in Europe, such as France, have territories lying geographically outside Europe , but which are nevertheless considered integral parts of that country.
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This includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen . The country of Liechtenstein is sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria.
Its area is It does not have a train station, but you can easily reach it by bus from the nearby train stations in Austria and Switzerland.
It is one of only two countries in the world that is doubly landlocked, meaning it is surrounded by only other landlocked countries.
Liechtenstein uses the Swiss Franc as its currency. Andy and I went to Liechtenstein shortly after I moved to Germany.
Our apartment was still undergoing a few remaining renovations, and we needed a break. Once we got out of the capital city of Vaduz, the country was very charming and beautiful.
Malta is an island nation in the Mediterranean covering about square miles square kilometers which is just a little smaller than the city of Atlanta.
It includes three inhibited islands, Malta, Gozo and Comino, plus a handful of uninhibited islands. It is south of Sicily, east of Tunisia, and north of Libya.
Malta has two official languages, Maltese and English, and it gained independence from the UK in A friend of mine married a guy from Malta several years ago, and when they went back to Malta to have a church wedding there, she asked me to be in the wedding.
Andorra is a mountainous country in between France and Spain. This European country is slightly larger than Malta with an area of It is the sixth smallest country in Europe, and its capital, Andorra la Vella, has the highest elevation of any European capital.
The official language is Catalan, although Spanish and French are widely spoken as well. Andorra is mostly known for shopping due to its duty free status and skiing in the Pyrenees in the winter months.
There are no airports or train stations, so to get there you either have to drive or take a bus.
Andy and I made a short one night stop in Andorra last summer before continuing on to Barcelona. It was interesting to me that even in the touristy areas, signs were in Catalan, Spanish and French, but no English.
Just like with Liechtenstein, we thought the country was much nicer outside of the capital city. Locked in between Belgium, Germany and France, Luxembourg has an area of about square miles 2, square kilometers and is the seventh smallest country in Europe.
This is still more than square miles smaller than the state of Rhode Island. Luxembourgish, French, and German are the official languages.
Each language is used in different levels of school and each one serves a different purpose in society, so most people speak all three.
This was where Andy and I started our trip in May. Though we did enjoy seeing Vianden Castle, we were not so impressed with the rest of our time in this small country.
Though these countries are all very small, they pack a lot in. Each has its own culture and history, and a unique place in Europe.
You might also enjoy: Brian October 22, 1: Ali October 22, 9: The countries on this list are independent nations. Ligeia October 31, 3: I recently visited Puerto Rico and whether or not to count this as a separate country became quite the discussion.
In the end I counted it as a separate country though. Ali October 31, 9: Yanira July 3, 4: Ligeia, thanks for visit the island.
Im from PR but i live in Massachusetts. Well, Puerto Rico is a free associated state. Hogga October 22, 7: Maria October 23, 2: Ali October 23, 2: Yeah, Gibralter is one of the slightly odd ones.
Jonathan October 23, 6: I never knew Monaco was a country. I always thought it was a part of France. Would love to visit one day.
Ali October 23, 9: Yep, Monaco is a country. Jennifer October 26, Ali October 28, I hate that I only had about 4 or 5 days there, but Andy and I will go there one of these days.
Cheryl Howard October 27, 2: Great list for sure! Mary Green Global Travel October 27, 4: Fabulous and educational list! I would love to see them all and have to admit that I was completely unaware of San Marino — until now!
Lauren October 27, 6: Steven October 29, 2: I want to visit all of them. Some of the people I work with are in Zurich, and they kind of poke fun at Lichtenstein.
This just makes me want to visit it all the more. Ali October 30, 3: Definitely worth going for at least an overnight, and get out of Vaduz to really appreciate it.
Great post idea Ali! Nicole The Wondernuts November 8, 4: When we drove into Luxembourg, I was like: So, we drove through the border.