World’s Smallest Town: When the world population has reached 8 billion. There is talk of population control. China and India are the most populous nations and there are many other countries in the world, where the population is increasing rapidly. In such a situation, if we talk about any town in these countries, then a large number of people live there too. But do you know that only 27 people live in the smallest town in the world. Don’t be surprised..this is hundred percent true. As small as this town of 100 meters, its history is equally vast and interesting..let’s know..
smallest town in the world
Croatia is a country on the world map. Its capital is Zagreb. It is the smallest town in the world. It is said that here you can roam on foot. The city limits end only after walking a few steps here.
what is the population
According to the 2011 census, the total population of this small town in Central Istria was only 21, which means only 21 people lived here. While according to the census of the year 2021, the population of this town has increased by 6 people and now it has increased to 27.
History of the smallest town in the world
Not much is known about the beginning of this place, but the first mention of this town in historical documents is found around the year 1102. At that time this town was called by the name of Cholm. In the year 1552, a bell and watch tower was built here to protect the town.
families of soldiers immigrated
In that period, soldiers started settling here along with their family members, but no one could settle here forever. Even today only two roads remain here. There are only a few old-fashioned houses here, but those too are built in three lines only.
The whole town is situated in just 100 meters
This town is situated in only 100 meters in length and 30 meters in width. It is so small that its limit ends by walking on foot. People here tell that tourists from all over the world come to see this small town. The main source of income here is also dependent on tourism and agriculture. The whole town is surrounded by small stone walls, because they were used to avoid dacoits in those days.