The Smallest Inhabited Islands of The World

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There are thousands of islands in this world and most of them offer a perfect setting for a relaxing getaway. The people who inhabit these beautiful islands are cut off from the outside world and hence are the envy of those who live on the mainland.

Here is a list of some of the most tiny, but very picturesque inhabited islands from around the world.

 

Mont Saint-Michel, France

This island is a UNESCO World Heritage site located about one kilometer off the northwestern coast of France.

Pontikonisi Island, Greece

This is a small island located just south of Corfu town and which which houses the Byzantine church of Pantokrator.

Bjarnarey Island, Iceland

Bjarnarey is an island in the Vestmann Islands, south of Iceland. It has a population of just three people.

Visovac Island, Croatia

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Visovac is a little island situated in the area of the lower flow of the river Krka. Prior to human habitation of the island, it was only a “white rock” in the middle of the lake.

An Island on Lake Galve, Lithuania

Trakai Island Castle is a beautiful castle located on Lake Galve. It is an unbelievable architectural example of Gothic style

Gospa od Skrpjela, Montenegro

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Gospa od Skrpjela is one of the two islets off the coast of Perast in Bay of Kotor. It is an artificial island crated by bulwark of rocks and by sinking old and seized ships loaded with rocks.

Island on Lake Bled, Slovenia

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Bled island in the middle of the lake is Slovenia’s only natural island. The Assumption of Mary Pilgrimage Church is located on this island.

Dunbar Rock, Honduras

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A unique island retreat located in the beautiful and unspoiled island of Guanaja in the Bay Islands of Honduras.

St. George Island, Montenegro

St. George island is one of two small islands located in the Boka Bay. The island was used as a cemetery for residents of Perast, and that is why the island was also known as ‘the island of the dead’.

Wilhelmstein Island, Germany

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Wilhelmstein is an artificial island in lake Steinhuder Meer with an area of 12,500 square meters located in the Hanover region.

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