5 Smallest Countries under Kings’ Rule
Do you know there are still a lot countries and small political units that retain monarchies?
Here are some of the smallest kingdoms of the world. The kingdom of Bhutan is located on the southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas. It had no law codes or courts, the king ruled autocratically.
The kingdom of Tonga is made up of 176 islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, covering 748 square km in land area. The most famous monarch in Tonga’s history is Queen Salote Tupou III, she ruled for 47 years.
The kingdom of Lesotho is completely surrounded by South Africa. Over 80% of the country lies above 1800 metres, remains cooler than other regions at the same latitude.
The nation of Brunei is located on the southeast of Asia which consists two unconnected parts. The country has its sultan as both head of state and head of government.
Swaziland is an absolute monarchy country in Southern Africa. The country is very small, but its climate are ranging from highveld to a hot and dry lowveld.