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Lowest Population Densities

The 13 Countries With the Lowest Population Density

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Updated May 27, 2014
According to the Population Reference Bureau, these thirteen countries have the world's lowest population densities, in people per square mile. All have a population density of under 20 people per square mile.

1. Mongolia - 4 people per square mile
2. Namibia - 6
3. Australia - 7
4. Mauritania - 8
4. Botswana - 8
4. Canada - 8
4. Suriname - 8
4. Iceland - 8
9. Guyana - 9
9. Libya - 9
11. Gabon - 14
12. Kazakhstan - 15
13. Central African Republic - 18

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