Explore the World's  9 Smallest Kingdoms

17th April, 2024


Not all kingdoms are sprawling empires. Discover some of the world's smallest yet fascinating kingdoms.

The heart of the Catholic Church, Vatican City is the smallest sovereign state in the world, located entirely within Rome, Italy.

Vatican City

Monaco is a luxurious microstate on the French Riveria known for its casinos, yachts, and the famous Formula One race.

Principality of Monaco

Lesotho is an enclaved country within South Africa. This high-altitude kingdom is nicknamed "The Kingdom in the Sky."

Kingdom of Lesotho

Andorra is a winter sports hub and duty-free shopping haven in the Pyrenees mountains between Spain and France.

Principality of Andorra

An archipelago of over 170 Polynesian islands, Tonga preserves its rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty.

Kingdom of Tonga

Double landlocked between Switzerland and Austria, this tiny nation boasts medieval castles, alpine landscapes, and a strong economy.

Principality of Liechtenstein

This founding member of the EU is a blend of ancient fortresses, vibrant modern life, and a prominent global financial center.

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

One of the last remaining absolute monarchies, Eswatini celebrates colorful traditions amidst breathtaking landscapes.

Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland)

A Middle Eastern island nation, Bahrain offers a unique mix of ancient forts, a bustling capital, and the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Kingdom of Bahrain

These small kingdoms prove that size doesn't determine a nation's character. Their unique histories, cultures, and landscapes are worth exploring!