Analysts of major Russian insurance companies compiled a rating of the tourist directions.
Based on the statistics of insurance policies issued abroad to citizens, they found in some parts of the world it is almost impossible to meet a traveler from Russia.
Palau — an island nation in the Pacific ocean. Located 800 km East of Philippines and North of Indonesia. Associated with the United States. In the area of 458 square kilometers is home to 21 thousand people. Geographically, Palau is an archipelago consisting of many atolls, which were formed on the tops of underwater volcanoes. Is famous for its unique natural landscape, flora and fauna. The local economy was based on tourism, fishing and crafts.
The Principality of Liechtenstein — a tiny country in the heart of Europe. Bordered by Austria to the East and Switzerland to the West. In an area of 160 square kilometers with a population of approximately 33 thousand people. In the country there are four political parties fighting for seats in the local Parliament. Despite the tiny size, Liechtenstein has a developed, export-oriented economy, powerful financial sector and a high standard of living. GDP per capita — 134 thousand dollars. For this indicator, the Duchy ranks second in the world. Not part of the EU, but participates in the Schengen agreement.
Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia that until 1991 was part of Soviet Union. The country is home to 5 million 240 thousand people. Most of the population is Muslim, but officially Turkmenistan is a secular state. Ranked 4th in the world in natural gas reserves. The economy is based on the extraction and export of hydrocarbons. There are limits on free electricity and gas consumption, which has no analogues in the world. The famous fire crater of Darvaz.
Lesotho — Kingdom in South Africa. Is an enclave, completely surrounded by the territory of the Republic of South Africa. Considered to be one of the smallest countries of the Black continent and the only country in the world, whose territory is situated above 1400 meters above sea level. 30 355 square kilometers live a little more than 2 million people, almost exclusively representatives of the people Soto.
Moldova is another former Soviet Republic bordered by Ukraine and Romania. On site 33 846 square kilometers with a population of approximately 3.5 million people. Although Moldova from 1940 to 1991 was part of the Soviet Union and maintained extremely close relations with Soviet Russia, today Russian tourists are negligible.
San Marino — a dwarf state on the Apennine Peninsula. Enclave, surrounded on all sides by the territory of Italy. In its present borders is the oldest state in Europe. On the area of 61 square kilometres is home to 33 thousand people. The country is annually visited by more than 3 million tourists, however, the share of Russians account for no more than 0.7 percent. The historic centre of San Marino a UNESCO world heritage site.
New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific ocean. The total area of 268 680 square kilometres, has a population of 4 million 600 thousand people. The country is famous for its natural beauty, rich culture and high level of service, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region.
Kiribati is a group of Islands and atolls in Micronesia and Polynesia with a total area of 812 square kilometers and with a population of some 103 thousand people. Because of their remote geographic location, poor air links, low service level and the almost complete lack of tourist infrastructure is the most obscure country on the planet.
Montserrat — British overseas territory in the lesser Antilles archipelago. On the area of 102 square kilometers today is home to only 5 thousand inhabitants. The economy was based on tourism. But after the eruption of the volcano in 1995 the island was abandoned two-thirds of its inhabitants. The southern part of the island is still closed to the public.
Mali is a continental country in West Africa. Occupies a territory of 1 million 240 thousand square kilometers, the population is approaching 16 million people. The locals are mostly occupied in agriculture. Mali is considered one of the poorest countries in the world. The northeastern part of the addition is controlled by the Islamists. In Mali is four UNESCO world heritage: old town of Djenne, Timbuktu, Bandiagara and the tomb of Askia. 9 more objects included in the list of candidates.
Vanuatu is a group of Islands of the archipelago of the New Hebrides in the South Pacific ocean East of Australia. The total land area exceeds 12 thousand square kilometers. The Islands is home to 281 thousand people. The share of tourism sector accounts for about 40 percent of the country’s GDP. The main tourist centres are the Islands of Efate and Espiritu Santo.
Comoros — an archipelago in the Indian ocean in the Mozambique channel between Madagascar and continental Africa. On site 2 238 square kilometers, home to more than 900 thousand people.
Dominica (Not to be confused with the Dominican Republic) is an island country in the Caribbean sea near Guadeloupe and Martinique. On land with an area of 754 square kilometers is home to nearly 74 thousand people. The economy is based on tourism, especially cruise. In the former, few beaches, but there are mountains covered with tropical forests.
Anguilla is a group of Islands and coral reefs in the Caribbean sea. A self-governing British overseas territory. Covers an area of 102 square kilometers, home to about 15 thousand inhabitants, almost exclusively blacks. The country is famous for its beaches of white coral sand and the fact that life expectancy here is one of the largest in the world.
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