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25 Unique Countries To Visit That You Didn’t Know Existed

Some countries such as France, Italy, USA and Thailand are well-known all over the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. However, impressive sites, unique architectural jewels, breathtaking natural beauties and stunning beaches do not necessarily have to be located in famous countries that everybody is familiar with. In fact, there are many countries that are unknown to most people and still have so much to offer to their potential visitors. Check out these 25 Unique Countries To Visit That You Didn’t Know Existed.

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Nauru

Nauru

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Located in Micronesia in the Central Pacific, Nauru is the third smallest country by area in the world, behind only the Vatican City and Monaco. This tiny and underrated country boasts an amazing marine life, large colorful reefs, and pristine beaches, which make it a great spot for a summer vacation, scuba diving, snorkeling, and other water sports.

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Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

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The main reason why tourists do not know much about Liechtenstein is its location. The little alpine country is surrounded by Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, all of which are very popular tourist destinations. Yet, Liechtenstein also has so much to offer – from stunning mountains and historic castles to one of the cleanest environments in the world.

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Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan’s recorded history spans over 2,000 years, encompassing a variety of cultures and empires, but it was not until the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 when this amazing country gained its sovereignty. Kyrgyzstan has an incredibly beautiful and diverse landscape that offers excellent conditions for hiking, trekking, horse riding, camping, skiing etc.

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Malta

Malta

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With an area of just 316 sq km (122 sq mi), Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world, but this Mediterranean archipelago has a stunningly rich history as it has always been a strategically important spot. Malta boasts a warm climate, perfect beaches, unique architectural monuments, and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Brunei

Brunei

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While most people know there is an island called Borneo somewhere in South East Asia, few know that island is home to the country of Brunei. A former British colony, Brunei is now a modern and developed country with one of the highest GDP’s and purchasing power parities in the world. Brunei also has a charming landscape as well as impressive architecture.