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Smallest Islands with Less Population Around the World that you Must Visit

There are some beautiful Islands and as well as the smallest Islands also in the world. So, today we are going to talk about some of the smallest Islands with less population around the world that people live on. 

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Toshima

It is one of the smallest Islands with less population around the world and the island is situated in Japan and it is one of the smallest islands with population of around 330 people. Yes, you heard that right there are only few people living here. With such a less population, it is a perfect escape for all the people.

The best time to visit her in between March to November and the red camellia flowers also come into full bloom at this point of time. 

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Tristan da Cunha

It is located in South Atlantic Ocean and considered as one of the most remote island in the world. The total population here is 242 people and they have only 7 surnames.  The people here are very loving and if you ever visit here do stay with the local people. They are simply amazing.

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Isola Tiberina

This Island is situated in the River Tiber, Rome. The houses are mainly an ancient temples and it island too was a holding place for criminals. The total number of people living here is 500 and they have their own culture.

This Island is symbolic of health and healing. This is linked with two bridges and at today’s date it hosts a film festival that offers an opportunity to explore Rome in a true sense.

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The Kerguelen Islands

The Island lies in Indian Ocean and is 2,050 miles away from the coast of Madagascar. It is also known as Desolation Islands which is owned by France. The total population here is approximately in between 45 to 110 people. This island is very small

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The Keeling Islands

This Island is also called the Cocos and is mainly owned by Australians. The Island is bit near to Indonesia

The total population here is less than 600 people.  The best time to visit this Island in April and November. Most of the people on the Islands have moved to Australia because it was becoming crowded. So, mostly people migrated to Western Australia.

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White Head Island

It is one of the smallest Islands with less population around the world and the total population in this Island is about 100 and a free ferry runs whole day for people to commute on a daily basis from one place to another. If you go here there are no pubs and no restaurants to eat fancy or stylish food but you will get a lot of peace and cleanliness which generally we don’t find it in big countries.

The source of income comes through acquaculture and fishing and it is their occupation. There is a store at the dock where the ferry arrives. In that store, they get everything they need from that store.

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Easter Island

The Island lies in the Southeastern part of Pacific Ocean and is 2,000 miles away from Chile. UNESCO included this Island in World Heritage Sites. It has a total population of 240 people and is considered as one of the smallest Island in the world.

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Bishop Rock

The Bishop Rock is a very small Island and lies in the Atlantic Ocean. The Island is also famous for its lighthouse. The Guinnes Book of world record has listed this Island as the smallest one around the globe.

It is said that in 13th Century, the prisoners and the criminals were living there only with bread and water.  Earlier, the main building of lighthouse which had to build in 1847 was washed away and the present lighthouse was built in 1858.

The visitors come here to see the famous lighthouse and also do boating around the lighthouse but since there are very less people living here you will not find many people visiting here. 

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Dunbar Rock

Dunbar Rock is one of the Bay Islands of Honduras and is situated in the Caribbean.  Here a total number of people are 10,000 and are really helpful to each other. 

The main source of income of the people comes from fishing as that is their main occupation and the tourists those visit there caters the other requirements of the local people. They have enormous adventure activities like snorkelers and other exciting sightseeing.  Their main means of transportation is boat and they usually travel by boat as it is all sea around the Island.

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Foula

It is one of the United Kingdom’s most remote areas where they have a population of 38 people and it is considered one of the smallest Islands around the globe.

Their main source of income also comes from fishing and till date the people are earning from sheep farming and bird watching tourism.

So, these are some of the smallest Islands with less population around the world that I bet you didn’t know about and for more travel related updates stay tuned!   

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