Special Report

The Most (and Least) Crowded Countries in the World

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15. Nauru
> People per square mile: 1,689.8
> Population: 13,049
> Land area: 7.7 square miles
> 25-yr. population change: 39.5%

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14. Barbados
> People per square mile: 1,716.6
> Population: 284,996
> Land area: 166.0 square miles
> 25-yr. population change: 9.1%

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13. West Bank and Gaza
> People per square mile: 1,958.2
> Population: 4.6 million
> Land area: 2,324.3 square miles
> 25-yr. population change: 120.0%


12. Channel Islands
> People per square mile: 2,242.9
> Population: 164,541
> Land area: 73.4 square miles
> 25-yr. population change: 16.2%

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11. Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
> People per square mile: 3,047.4
> Population: 40,005
> Land area: 13.1 square miles
> 25-yr. population change: 0.0%

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