Top Ten Least Famous Countries

Who wants to go on holiday in St. Vincent and the Grenadines?

The Top Ten

1 Nauru Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific. It's the third smallest country in the world and the least visited country in the world as well.

They don't get much tourists (only a few hundred a year) because of its small population and isolation in the Pacific Ocean. Also, most of the island is un-usable for farming - ethanmeinster

I know but I'm one of those crazy geeks that know all the countries most people won't know

Slightly known for being beautiful and having no-capital( is that right? ) But overall not many people know about it.

Never heard of this island and I know a lot of countries! Is this a remote island?

2 Saõ Tome and Principe

I told my friends about this place and they thought I was making this place up because they've never heard of it. Haha.

This place is so small. I told my friends about and they have never heard of the place. - OriginalVisionary

These other countries I've heard of once or twice, but not this.

LOL Where is this place?

3 Timor-Leste East Timor, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor.

Really its east timor how come its on the list? it's a part of indonesia

Everyone at my school thinks I made this country up. THEY EVEN THOUGHT NAURU WAS REAL OVER THIS. So I voted for Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is the 2nd Catholic country in Asia besides the Philippines. It has a rich Portuguese history, but was devastated by Indonesia in the very early 2000s unfortunately - ethanmeinster

AKA East Timor

4 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

I've never heard of it. Must be real small

USA? Is the best and the most famous country of the world: The United States is famous for many cultural achievements including its thriving film industry and the creation of many forms of music, including blues, jazz and rock.

I have never heard of it before. I had to look it up to make sure it was a country. People might have gotten it mixed up with United Arab Emirates

Never heard of it in my life. Tried to google it, no results. Where do you guys get your info from?

5 Brunei Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.

Small in land size but large in wealth! Too bad it's not big in fame too. - ethanmeinster


6 St. Kitts and Nevis

Never heard of it

Very small! - David39

Very small

7 St. Vincent and the Grenadines

This would actually make a good name for a band. - ethanmeinster

Known For Unknown Supplies,St.Vinecent And The grendines is a South American neighbor.

Nce I went to brunei with my boyfriend was awesome!

8 Vatican City

It's actually fairly well-known, simply because it's the smallest country in the world. - neehawgamer

No its very famous as a small country every one knows about it but it has less amount of tourist

No girls and only old men dressed like old women.
What is nice it's a large country, 2 km2 and with lots of nature (maybe 2 trees...)
Just boring area.

9 Tonga Tonga, officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands of which 36 are inhabited.

Tonga kinda reminds me of Switzerland because of the cross and the colors red and white that can be seen on the flag. - ethanmeinster

Actually Tonga is quite well known thank to the T.V. show 'Jonah from Tonga'.

Add Bhutan,Marshall Islands,Fiji,Tuvalu

10 Djibouti

so stupid


The Contenders

11 Chad

At least there's some people named after it. - ethanmeinster

12 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.

The only reason anyone's ever heard of it is because in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, on the loading screen for the map Standoff, it says the map is located in "Border Town, Kyrgyzstan". - CadillacFallout

Welcome to the XBox Republic.

Everyone know Ktrusyst, uuuhhh kyrtdgidtan, uh Kyytrsyszt, uuuhhh Kzrstran..Yep you know this country close to Karastran, no uh Krakrastkryt... LoL - NaRvi

13 Luxembourg

Fiscal Paradise.

Rich Country and Beatiful

14 Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Italy? Is the best and the most famous country of the world: 1) for food, 1) for culture, 1) for traditions, 1) for tourism, 1) for cities, 1) for army, 1) for beautiful country, 1) for Italian women and men, 1) because FIRST

Always overrated, old fashioned dying country as its non advanced language based on dead latin.

Italy here? Any European country should be out of that list.


15 Tuvalu Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia.

Who has heard of this place besides me?

This should definitely be higher up

The only reason I know Tuvalu exists is because of the Michael Vey series.

16 Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

Malta? You need 10 minutes to go, on foot, from North to South and that through the garbage.

Haven't heard of this place since I was 13. Now I feel stupid.

I know 177/196 countries in the world this is one of the 19

17 Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
18 Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often more.

Who added this on the list? We all know about Austria because of Arnold Schwarzenegger and "The Sound of Music". Not to mention, Vienna Sausages. - ethanmeinster

Austria is famous because of The Russians in world war 1

No Austria is really famous - raysfavourites

Famous country

19 Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, more.
20 Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

Indonesia is seldom talked about in the Western World, although it's the 4th most populous country on Earth. - ethanmeinster

Only known to the western world as bali

21 Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.
22 Belarus Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous more.

I don't think any of the people I know has ever heard of this country.

23 Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

Slovenia is one of the most forgettable in Europe, if not the world. Easily top ten material.

24 Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Yet the World Cup footballs are made in Pakistan.

25 Montenegro
26 Kiribati

I went here for three months and it’s so nice and friendly

27 Liechtenstein
28 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

Why is United Kingdom on this list

How could you put this on the list EVERYONE KNOWS THE UK well maybe not northern Ireland and Wales but England is famous for tea and Scotland is famous for the color plad and bagpipes

29 Burkina Faso
30 Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Oh Man Where Have U gone Man?

31 Kuwait
32 Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.
33 Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
34 Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.
35 Andorra Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France.
36 Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

I am from Pakistan I everyone knows india. You just don't know it. Best soccer team. MESSI

37 Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.

Should be in top 15. This place is underrated.

38 Armenia Armenia is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan's exclave of Nakhchivan to the more.
39 Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.
40 Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.

I always thought it's the US state.

I thought its in the US.

41 Comoros The Comoros, officially the Union of the Comoros, is a sovereign archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel off the eastern coast of Africa between northeastern Mozambique and northwestern Madagascar.
42 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.
43 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Come on, buddy, everyone knows Australia. - PositronWildhawk

They've never been the center of attention though. Nothing controversial really happens in Australia. And they never show Sydney or Melbourne in movies - ethanmeinster

Some of these countries I have never heard of but Australia is 10/10 popular. Must be because they almost won in the most popular cricket match (I guess) ever.

Least famous? I thought everyone knows Australia. - Delgia2k

Who cares about this Island where rednecks inhabitants have reduced the Aboriginal Australians as slaves? Shame on this country, should be on top of the list.

44 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

Come on Canada is really famous its probably in the Top Ten Most Famous Countries - raysfavourites

One of the best dare you

45 India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Best country! Very popular why in this list

This country is about least popularity not worst idiotic guys!

I agree with the guy who said "worst country in the world "

Great country in the world

46 Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.
47 Morocco
48 Lesotho Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa.

Lesotho should not be on this list u r stupid

49 Slovakia
50 Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.

Racist country, outdated like any weak European countries: Bulgaria, because, Italy, Slovakia..

"Racist country" Why? Just because the government is racist in some issues (in others it's the opposite) it does not mean the people are. American people are not clones of Trump either.

"outdated" How? Does this mean we have no future of what?

"like any weak European countries" The current residents can't help our history and the fact that there are only 9.7 million residents.

"because" Must be a terrible country.

"Italy" How can Italy be mentioned in the same list as these small Eastern European countries?

It seems like this visitor knows nothing about Europe. - Alkadikce

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