Top 10 Most Densely Populated Countries in the World
Everyday life in densely populated countries is very hectic and crowded. Just imagine walking in a small one bedroom apartment, and take the path through busy streets and people who do not follow any rule. Life is certainly much more chaotic than necessary in these places. However, the people who were born and raised there have the remarkable ability to deal with any disastrous daily situation that this way of life can offer. This selection highlights the 10 most densely populated countries in the world. The population density of a country is determined by the number of people living in a given area measure. In this selection will be seen in people by 2.58 km². Typically, many other factors help shape this index beyond the size of the country. In some cases, overpopulation may even make a larger country integrate the selection. Typically, the most affected are countries and cities with favorable conditions for life and business. In ancient times, those were places with a mild climate and places that have rivers crossing or nearby. On the other hand, places like Mongolia or Greenland that have unfavorable climates and very poor conditions to establish themselves have some of the lowest population densities in the world.
10. SÃO MARTINHO – 2,852 PEOPLE FOR 2,58 KM²
Saint Martin recently integrated the selection as a sovereign state. Having gained independence in 2010, it is a very small sovereign state within the Netherlands, whose policy and defense are controlled by the Netherlands.
9. BERMUDA – 3,175 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Another almost country, Bermuda is a British overseas sovereign territory that is made up of a larger main island and around 180 smaller ones. Bermuda is also the most easterly point of the famous Bermuda Triangle, where many mysterious disappearances have occurred.
8. MALTA – 3,424 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Malta is a tiny island country in the Mediterranean, which is home to around half a million people. Its lack of territory to expand, and growing population are the reason behind being eighth position in this selection of the 10 most densely populated countries in the world. This also caused many neighboring cities to grow.
7. BAHRAIN – 4,263 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Another miniature island country, Bahrain is located in the Persian Gulf and is connected to several neighboring countries. From your location, you can correctly deduce that a large part of your income comes from oil production. However, the growing population and the depletion of resources are major concerns today.
6. VATICAN CITY – 4,861 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
The Vatican City, home of the Pope, is a sovereign state in the heart of Rome, the capital of Italy. While ranking sixth in this selection, of the 10 most densely populated countries in the world, it is the smallest state in the world with the area of a large city square.
5. GIBRALTAR – 11,808 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Gibraltar is located in a very strategic place where the Mediterranean Sea decreases around 14.4 km. Since the spread of naval transport, Gibraltar has been an important control point that has brought masses of settlers over the past centuries.
4. HONG KONG – 16,444 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Hong Kong was a very important port for China until it received sovereignty. Hong Kong is currently one of the most developed places and one of the richest globally.
3. SINGAPORE – 18,513 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Singapore is another island nation in this selection, being third position of the 10 most densely populated countries in the world. This beautiful country is also known as “Country Garden” due to the impressive amount of trees planted along its streets. Before becoming independent in 1965, Singapore was part of Malaysia.
2. MONACO – 43,830 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Monaco is a European dwarf country, notorious for its lack of crime, unemployment and being one of the richest places in the world. In addition to being a popular tourist destination for the upper classes of society, the population of Monaco does not pay income tax.
1. MACAU – 48,003 PEOPLE PER 2,58 KM²
Macau is one of the two special administrative regions of China, the other is Hong Kong. Despite their total sovereignty, these regions still receive some guidance from China. Technically, Macau is a small city with a population of more than half a million people. In the year 2006, around 93.9% of the population was summarized of Chinese nationality, and most of the rest, with Portuguese and Filipino nationality. As a landmark of intersection and interchange in relation to the West and East, there is a great diversity of religions, such as Taoism, Catholicism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, Protestantism, and the Bahá’í Faith, which coexist in a harmonious way.