Countries You Probably Have Not Heard About
Nov 12th, 2018

Many countries such as France, Dubai, South Africa, Tanzania etc are widely known across the world and millions of tourists visit these places to relax, explore, shop and all everyday. Many of us call this world a “Global Village” but in the real sense, it is really not just a global village. The world is so big that many of us do not know some countries exists.

Many people may think only the famous countries have good attractions to offer tourists. A lot of these unpopular countries also have many unique attractions to offer to tourists. Most of the time, these just countries do not make it to people’s bucket list.

Check out some of these beautiful countries you may not have heard about in this article, maybe you might just add them to your bucket list.


Also known as the Switzerland of Central Asia with population of over 6 million, Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked and mountainous country with amazing natural beauty. It is a country located in the Central Asia between China and Kazakhstan. The country has beautiful places that will attract tourists. The stunningly beautiful landscape is enough to attract travellers to the country. The capital is the country is Bishkek.



With sealed passport for citizens, democratically-elected government, currency, army, flag, cost of arm, a ruling President. Even with all these things typical of an independent country, Transnistra is still not recognised as a country, but it does exist. It is a small nation which was split off from Moldova.



With population of about 9 million, Tajikistan, is the smallest country in Central Asia. It is a mountainous landlocked country surrounded by China, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It is strongly dependent on Russia for security and economic growth. Due to the abundance of mountains, the nation is good and best suits tourists who love to hike and climb mountains. The capital of the nation is Dushanbe.



Located on the Eastern coast of the Black Sea, Abkhazia is a mountainous country which shares border with Russia, North Caucasus and Georgia. The nation was declared independent in 1999 after if broke away from Georgia but still not recognised internationally as an independent nation. Due to the presence of mountains, there are many lakes and rivers in the nation:



Barotseland is located between Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. When Zambia got independence in 1964, Barotseland became part of the country but broke out when Zambia violated agreement between the two nations. 



Nauru is ranked the third smallest country and smallest island nation in the world. Before the name changed to Nauru, it was known as a pleasant island because of the abundance of wealth the citizens had from phosphate deposit. Between the 1960s and the 1970s, the nation was one of the richest in the world due to the extraction and mining it the natural mineral resource.



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