TOP 10 MOST DENSELY POPULATED COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

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Top 10 Densely populated countries in the world

If many people live together on a small surface, then a country is densely populated. It is remarkable that especially the small countries are densely populated. Not crazy, on this small area is relatively much urbanized (urban) area. On the list of densely populated countries, the Netherlands is at number 27, with a density of 408 people per square kilometer. That is quite a high position, in a list that consists of 237 countries. At the bottom of the list is Greenland at number 237 with a density of 0.03 / km². This top 10 list of densely populated countries in the world is measured in 2015. With the exception of Vatican City, where density was measured in 2014.

10. Malta (1,310 / km²)

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The country of Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea under Sicily (Italy’s football). It is a small country (316 km²) consisting of eight islands, of which three are larger, namely Malta, Gozo and Comino. The smaller islands are Manoel Island, Cominotto, Filfla, Fungus Rock and Saint Paul’s Islands.Of these, the four last islands are uninhabited. That says a lot about the density of the other four islands. Here, people live on average more closely than the mentioned 1,310 / km². The country is even more crowded by the more than 1 million tourists who visit the country every year.

9. Maladiven (1,310,8 / km²)

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TOP 10 MOST DENSELY POPULATED COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

The Maladiven archipelago is located southwest of India in the Indian Ocean. Maladiven are known as very paradise islands . The country consists of no less than 1190 islands. Although the islands are spread over an enormous area, the land area is only small (300 km²). The largest island is only 5 km².But 200 of the islands are inhabited, 88 are tourist resorts. The population density on the inhabited islands is, on average, so greater than the mentioned 1,310,8 / km². You can wonder how paradise these islands are (yet).

8. Bermuda (1,317,7 / km²)

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On the east coast, at a distance of more than 1,000 kilometers from the United States, is Bermuda. The country consists of several islands. The largest of these are Bermuda (also called Main Island), Saint George, Saint David and Somerset. The total area of ​​the islands is only 53 km². There are a lot of people there (69,839). Tourists make the islands even more full. Apparently there are not so many people in the Bermuda Driekhoek .

7. Bahrain (1,755,7 / km²)

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In the Persian Gulf of Saudi Arabia lies the small island of Bahrain. Within the oil industry, Bahrain plays an important financial and economic position. The country consists of 33 islands with a total land area of ​​767 km². There are more than one million (1,346,613) people living on this small area, often active in the oil world.

6. Vatican City (1,913,6 km²)

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The smallest independent state of the world is (state) Vatican City. It has only an area of ​​0.44 km². It is an enclave within Italy, enclosed by the city ​​of Rome . In the country is the Apostolic Palace, in which the head of state, the pope, lives. At the very small area, 842 inhabitants still live. That makes the country the number 6 of this list.

5. Gibraltar (4.876.3 / km²)

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At the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, south of Spain, is the Iberian Peninsula of Gibraltar. On the very small area of ​​the country (6 km²) many people live (27,258). At the far end of the peninsula is a mountain, behind which is the urban area where people work in tourism, shipping and financial services. It’s not crazy that this small country is densely populated.

4. Hong Kong (6.468,4 / km²)

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Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China (like Macau, the number 1 of this list). The country is located on the South China Sea. Hong Kong consists of 236 islands and has a total area of ​​1,104 km². Hong Kong is a metropolis, a large modern city with many tall buildings . In fact, it is the city ​​with most skyscrapers . It’s therefore no wonder that so many people (7,141,106) live close together.

3. Singapore (7.925.2 / km²)

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TOP 10 MOST DENSELY POPULATED COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

The smallest country in Southeast Asia is Singapore. It is a city state with an area of ​​716 km². There are 63 islands on the island. The main island has the same name as the country. Singapore is connected to Malaysia’s mainland by a dam. The city of Singapore has 5,674,472 inhabitants. It’s almost impossible to lose the huge number of people. Even land reclamation takes place to accommodate people.

2. Monaco (15,267,5 / km²)

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Dwarf State Monaco is located on the Mediterranean Sea. On the landside it is enclosed by France. After Vatican City, Monaco is the smallest country in the world. It covers an area of ​​only 2.02 km². However, it employs 30,535 inhabitants. This makes the country the number 2 of this list.

1. Macau (19,757,7 / km²)

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The country of Macau is a special administrative region of China (like Hong Kong, the number 4 of this list). It is located near Hong Kong, 70 kilometers southwest. It only covers an area of ​​30 km², but in the urban area with high-rise buildings, no less than 592,735 inhabitants live. Nevertheless, the country has a large shortage of employees, which meant that even many shops had to close. The reason for this is the gambling palaces , where wages are three times higher than standard.

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