World Amazing Stuff: Smallest country in the world

Smallest country in the world

The Sealand located on HM Fort Roughs, a former Second World War Maunsell Sea Fort in the North Sea 13km off the coast of Suffolk, United Kingdom is smallest Country in the world. It’s not even made out of Land. The area is claimed to be 550 m2. They have their own currency and flag and the country has athletes playing mini golf, football and fencing.

Sealand is a self-claimed country in the North Sea, though it is not an island. A structure called Roughs Tower was built in the sea by the British Royal Navy, and later became Sealand. It is very small. There are rooms it can accommodate around 10 people on it .The owners claim that Sealand is an independent sovereign state because in 1968 an English court decided that Roughs Tower was in international waters and outside the jurisdiction of the British courts. Sealand is managed by the Bates family.