The numerous countries in the universe increases so quickly it is getting quite impossible to keep up. The developed ones become known while the others become more or less invisible. Amongst the unknown countries are:
It established independence 50 years ago and is the only country without a capital. This island shaped like a potato has space for only one hotel. It is also known as pleasant island of the south.
They don’t have military forces and spend no money on defense. It is the 4th smallest country in the world. It has Queen Elizabeth II as the head of state.
- SAN MARIO
This is the oldest state in the world with a history dating back 301 AD. It is apparently the only state with more cars than humans with 1,263 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitance. This is one place car lovers will want to visit.
Its existence is still controversial as Siberia refuses to acknowledge its independence nature. It has a700 year old monastery (Decani Monastery). The most famous natural sight is the Rugova Gorge, a gorgeous canyon with breathtaking views.
This Asian country is trapped between mountain ranges. Horseback riding is a big deal. They also have traditional horseback riding games.
Tax evaders will sure love Brunei because nobody pays taxes in this little mosque-covered nation on the island of Borneo. Each year, the sultan orders a ship full of buffalo, goat, and cattle for the religious festival of Quarban.
One of the picturesque place of this country is the “Ohrid Bay”. It is also one of the cheapest countries in Europe, with guestroom at 10 dollars a night.
This is the only country to measure happiness instead of GDP (Gross Domestic Product). The GDH (Gross Domestic Happiness) concept, used since 1972, has inspired a modern political happiness movement and in 2011 the UN general assembly placed “happiness” on the global development agenda, adopting it unanimously.
Majority of the people live in rural, isolated village with their own gardens and food suppliers. Scuba diving is a very popular tourist attraction here. Tsunami are not a rare thing in Vanuatu
This is the only country in the world to fall into all four hemisphere. It is also the first country to see the dawn of the third millennium on 1st January 2000