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Top 10 Most Densely-Populated Countries in Europe

Can you name the 10 European countries with the highest population density?
Density in people per km2
Population according to Worldometers, July 2019
Area according to Wikipedia
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Last updated: July 16, 2019
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Density
Country
19,357
Monaco
2,272
Vatican City
1,371
Malta
552
San Marino
410
Netherlands
Density
Country
379
Belgium
276
United Kingdom
240
Liechtenstein
231
Luxembourg
231
Germany
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level 80
Oct 24, 2016
Almost didn't get the 2 biggest countries on here, since everything else is way smaller!
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level 52
Dec 7, 2016
haha me too
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level 73
Sep 21, 2019
^these guys
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
I would definitely not divide it into 2 big and all the rest way smaller. I would say 4 medium to big, the rest way smaller.

The netherlands for instance is nearly 95.000 times bigger than vatican city!! Or for a little less extreme comparison (because comparing to vatican gives everything huge numbers) it is 131 times larger than Malta (compared to less than 6 times smaller than the UK, so definitely closer to the bigger ones on the scale)

Luxembourg isnt tiny, but still quite small it is sort of inbetween ish but decided to put it with the small ones, it is 8 times bigger than malta but 12 times smaller than belgium, so closer to the smaller ones.)

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level 56
Dec 7, 2016
Missed Netherlands :I
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level 59
Dec 7, 2016
Amusingly, due to its size the population density of the Vatican (1,818/km2) is higher than its actual population of approx 850-1000.
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level 77
Dec 7, 2016
It's not. Just the first number in the density figure is higher. If you divide it by square km, then it's the same.
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level 77
Dec 7, 2016
Kind of like saying 6/3 is more than 2. It's the same number.
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level 47
Dec 7, 2016
He is saying that the population of 1 square kilometer with the Vatican City's density is greater than the population of the Vatican City. I found this fascinating as well, Corrode.
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level 77
Sep 21, 2019
If that's what he's saying then he probably should have said that. But he didn't. He said the population density is higher than the actual population.
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level 73
Sep 21, 2019
You must be fun at a party.
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level 80
Sep 21, 2019
If it’s an intellectual party, most definitely.
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level 43
Sep 24, 2019
What Corrode said was correct. The population density is higher than the population, since the area is less than 1km^2.
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level 68
Dec 7, 2016
No to be fair I see what Corrode's getting at. Yeah it's mathematically obvious, but it's still a funny reflection on how tiny the Vatican is.
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level 70
Sep 4, 2017
It also means that the Vatican normally has around 2 popes per square kilometre. Just to confound this, it currently has around 4 popes per square kilometre if we include emeritus..
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level 46
Sep 22, 2019
Don't worry about him. He is notorious for being extremely nitpicky on stuff like this
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level 31
Feb 2, 2019
It merely means that Vatican City has an area of under 1 square kilometer. Any country that it that small has the same result.
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level 71
Dec 7, 2016
Surprised theres no Andorra
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level 61
Dec 7, 2016
Me too. It's the only one of the micronations missing. I imagine that, because it's smack in the middle of the mountains, it can't accommodate a high population density.
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level 47
Dec 7, 2016
But Liechtenstein is also in the middle of the mountains. Andorra is actually about 3 times bigger than Liechtenstein in area but less than twice as many people.
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level 44
Dec 7, 2016
Done all the micro countries (and others), was just a matter of guessing until I finally got Belgium and Netherlands xD 0:23 left
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
so no problems with uk, luxembourg and germany?
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level 51
Dec 7, 2016
Haha got UK with 1 second left, man UK and Germany were just not even on my radar
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level 76
Sep 21, 2019
I got UK but had no idea Germany would be on the list. I was just guessing random countries at the last, and got it just before time ran out.
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level 42
Dec 8, 2016
wow, too easy :) 1:28 on the clock
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level 61
Dec 8, 2016
Not seeing andorra on these lists make me feel incomplete...
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level 48
Dec 19, 2016
I agree.
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level 66
May 13, 2019
We should convince some people to move there so that it’ll make the list.
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level 58
Feb 12, 2017
How didn't I get Luxembourg?!
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level 30
Apr 24, 2017
Monaco is over the top crowded!
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level 67
May 15, 2018
not really if you know how many letterboxes you can fit on 1 m² ("for tax purposes")
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
Not really if you compare it to other cities. Being a city state it is just the city, unlike countries that can have rural areas between cities. Dhaka for instance is more than twice as densely populated than monaco. (to name a few other that are more densely populated, mumbai, cairo delhi, tokyo. And all of them are much bigger, so more impressive to be that densely populated)
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level 70
Jun 8, 2017
Think small!
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level 79
Apr 13, 2019
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level 50
Aug 26, 2019
Shows how consistently dense the uk and Germany are. Especially considering that Scotland wales and Northern Ireland are fairly sparse, England has 55 million people in a fairly small area.
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
How is the uk consistently dense if like you say yourself scotalnd, wales and northern ireland are not densely populated? Not distributed equally at all, more than 80% of the population of the Uk live in england.
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
More than 84% even to be precise, while it only makes up 53% of the UK area. The density of England is nearly the same as that of the Netherlands
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
Bah I had all but one with 1:30 to spare, I COULD NOT think of malta... :/ Ah well.
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level 62
Sep 23, 2019
Things change fast. Netherlands are already above 500/km² density. Vatican city dropped to about 2000, and Monaco Is above 26000 now. The others actually stayed nearly the same (about 10/km² max, so negligible).
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level 38
Sep 24, 2019
Missed Malta and Liechtenstein