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What is the world's smallest country?

The Vatican City, the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, is the world's smallest country. Located entirely within the city of Rome, Italy, the Vatican City (also known as the Holy See) is 0.2 square miles (0.44 km2) in area.

Some argue that The Sovereign Military Order Of Malta (SMOM) is actually the world's smallest country, but you can find out why the SMOM is nothing more than an international organization.

Click here for a list of the world's smallest countries (the seventeen that are smaller than 200 square miles each).


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