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Malmö is represented
by citizens from 170 of the 193 United Nations

There is no single city in the world that has a resident from each of the 193 UN member nations. We want Malmö to become the first. We want to become the world's most and best diverse city. Malmö needs the world and the world needs a city like Malmö.

Below are the missing 23 nations, not yet represented in Malmö.

Together, we can make this happen.

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Samoa

The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan islands around 3,500 years ago. They developed a unique language and cultural identity.

Distance from Malmö: 15340 km
Population: 194,000
Traditional dish: Umu (oven-pit-baked food), Sapasui (chop suey) and Puligi (pudding)

Lesotho

Is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa.

The lowest point above sealevel in Lesotho is 1500 metres, making it the country with the highest low point in the world.

Distance from Malmö: 13100 km
Population: 2,067,000
Traditional dish: Corn based dishes include mealie pap, a maize porridge. Stews made with peanuts.

Tonga

Tonga is made up of 176 islands that are scattered over 270,000 square miles of the South Pacific Ocean.

The country is known as the Friendly Islands because of the warm welcome and hospitality accorded to Captain James Cook on his first visit to the island in 1773.

Distance from Malmö: 16117 km
Population: 105,323
Traditional dish: Feke, grilled octopus prepared in coconut sauce.

Vanuatu

Pigs are a traditional symbol of wealth and status in Vanuatu.

The Vanuatu national anthem is “Yumi, yumi, yumi,” (We, we, we).

Distance from Malmö: 15011 km
Population: 102,351
Traditional dish: Lap-Lap, a taro or yam roots with fresh coconut milk and meat.

Tuvalu

Tuvalus nearest neighbours are Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa and Fiji.

Tuvalu has no armed forces except for the local police, which includes a maritime surveillance unit.

Distance from Malmö: 14507 km
Population: 9,876
Traditional dish: Palusami, made of coconut milk and taro leaves.

Brunei

Bruneians get free education and health care, subsidized food and housing, and they do not pay personal income taxes.

Bruneians don’t point using their index fingers; this is considered impolite. They point with their thumbs instead.

Distance from Malmö: 10285 km
Population: 753,947
Traditional dish: Beef rendang, a spicy meat dish.

Solomon Islands

The first ever glowing sea turtle was discovered in the waters of the Solomon Islands.

Distance from Malmö: 14147 km
Population: 102,351
Traditional dish: Poi, made with fermented taro roots.

Kiribati

The people of the islands are known as I-Kiribati.

Kiribati is the only nation in all 4 hemispheres of the world (North, South, East and West).

Distance from Malmö: 13556 km
Population: 102,351
Traditional dish: Palusami, made of coconut milk and taro leaves.

Nauru

The country of Nauru does not have a capital city.

It is the world’s smallest independent republic and joined the UN in 1999

Distance from Malmö: 13445 km
Population: 10,084
Traditional dish: Coconut fish

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands has the world’s largest shark sanctuary.

Distance from Malmö: 12882 km
Population: 52,634
Traditional Dish: Coconut rice and grilled fish

Micronesia

Micronesia is one of the safest places in the world.

The culture of Micronesia is a mixture of Filipino, Melanesian and Polynesian culture.

Distance from Malmö: 12357 km
Population: 103,549
Traditional dish: They use coconut and banana in a lot of their dishes

Palau

Palau has floating garden islands, made from ancient corals.

Palau consists of 250 islands.

Distance from Malmö: 11188 km
Population: 20,918
Traditional dish: Taro is the one of the staple aliments

East Timor

The island of Timor has a shape much similar to that of a crocodile.

People who send snail mail to East Timor should be careful to include “via Darwin, Australia” at the end of the address. Otherwise, it is likely that the mail will never reach its destination.

Distance from Malmö: 12230 km
Population: 1.178 million
Traditional dish: Ikan Pepes, grilled meat in banana leaves

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein is the world’s largest producer of false teeth.

Once a year, all the residents are invited to party, with the heads of state, in the garden of Vaduz castle.

Distance from Malmö: 1211 km
Population: 37,340
Traditional dish: Käsknöpfle, a cheese pasta.

Belize

There is no McDonalds, Burger King, Starbucks or KFC in the entire country of Belize.

Belize has the only Jaguar reserve in the world, otherwise known as Cockscomb Basin Wildlife sanctuary.

Distance from Malmö: 9131 km
Population: 331,900
Traditional dish: Belize Rice and Beans

Comoros

In most parts of Comoros land ownership and property is passed down from mother to daughter.

Comoros is the second-largest producer of vanilla in the world. It is second only to Madagascar.

Distance from Malmö: 7988 km
Population: 734,917
Traditional dish: Lobster in vanilla sauce.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed in St. Vincent & the Grenadines

The capital city of Kingstown is known to have at least 400 arches and is also referred to as the city of arches.

Distance from Malmö: 7819 km
Population: 109,373
Traditional dish: Roasted breadfruit

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is the smallest nation ever to host the World Cup as one of the host venues of the 2007 Cricket World Cup.

Distance from Malmö: 7529 km
Population: 54,961
Traditional dish: Stewed saltfish

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda has one of the most prestigious regattas (sailing competition week) in the world.

Distance from Malmö: 7494 km
Population: 91,295
Traditional dish: Pepper pot, a curried chicken and rice dish.

Sao Tomé and Príncipe

Sao Tome and Principe is the smallest of all Portuguese-speaking countries

It is also the smallest country in the world that is not a former British overseas territory

Distance from Malmö: 6169 km
Population: 192,993
Traditional dish: Calulu, a fish stew.

South Sudan

South Sudan is the newest country in the world

After considering various names including Azania, Nile Republic and Kush Republic, the government settled on the safest choice: the Republic of South Sudan, or Ross.

Distance from Malmö: 5651 km
Population: 12,340,000
Traditional dish: Kajaik, a stew made from dried fish.

Andorra

Did you know that it takes only 30 min to drive from one end to the other in Andorra?

Bruneians get free education and health care, subsidized food and housing, and they do not pay personal income taxes.

Distance from Malmö: 2101 km
Population: 79,218
Traditional dish: Escudella, a stew and soup.

Grenada

Did you know that Grenada has a ten-day chocolate festival every year?

The undersea volcano in the waters of Grenada is called Kick-'em-Jenny.

Distance from Malmö: 7933 km
Population: 105,897
Known as the "Island of Spice"
Traditional dish: Oil Down, a stew of breadfruit, salted meat, coconut milk and spices.

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