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There have been some smaller countries to host the Olympics. In 1912, Sweden (Stockholm) hosted the Games. In 1920, Belgium (Antwerp) was the host and in 1952, Finland (Helsinki) was the host. Today generally large, industrialized countries are selected to host the Olympics due to the large number of tourists expected and the construction of stadiums and venues that are needed for the athletes to compete. Click on the "Olympic Host Cities" link below to see a list of all cities and countries that have hosted the Olympic Games.

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Helsinki, Finland had a population of only 380,000 and the lowest GDP of a host city when it hosted the 1952 SUmmer Olympics. It's also known as one of the coldest cities, with an average summer temperature of 64 degrees.

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By Size: largest is Russia at 17.1 million square km, smallest is Monaco at 2 square km.

By Population: largest is China with an estimated 1.347 billion, smallest is Tuvalu and Nauru with an estimated 10,000.

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