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Country vs country: India and Marshall Islands compared: Background stats

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  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT India Marshall Islands
Full name Republic of India Republic of the Marshall Islands
Land border length 14,103.1 km
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 169th.
National anthems Jana Gana Mana ( Hail the ruler of all minds ) Forever Marshall Islands
Neighboring countries and territories Afghanistan (L) Bangladesh Bhutan (L) Burma China (L) Indonesia (M) Maldives (M) Nepal (L) Pakistan Sri Lanka (M) Thailand (M) Kiribati (M) Federated States of Micronesia (M) Nauru (M) Wake Island ( United States ) (M)
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 7
Ranked 9th. 75% more than Marshall Islands
4
Ranked 32nd.
Overview <p>The world&#039;s largest democracy and second most populous country emerged as a major power in the 1990s. It is militarily strong, has major cultural influence and a fast-growing and powerful economy. </p> <p>A nuclear-armed state, it carried out tests in the 1970s and again in the 1990s in defiance of world opinion. However, India is still tackling huge social, economic and environmental problems. </p> <p>The vast and diverse Indian sub-continent - from the mountainous Afghan frontier to the jungles of Burma - was under foreign rule from the early 1800s until the demise of the British Raj in 1947. </p><br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557384">Full Article</a> <p>The Marshall Islands consist of two chains of coral atolls, together with more than 1,000 islets, just north of the Equator. </p> <p>The atolls are coral deposits on the crater rims of submerged volcanoes. </p> <p>The islands were occupied by the US for several decades after World War II. They are now a sovereign nation under a Compact of Free Association with the US. </p><br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15595431">Full Article</a>

SOURCES: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states; Wikipedia: List of countries and territories by land borders (Land borders) (Note: land border lengths will vary depending on the scale by which they are measured, and therefore these figures without a source accompanied by an explanation of how they were measured and at what scale makes comparisons impossible; for more information see coastline paradox .); Wikipedia: List of national anthems (Anthems of United Nations member states) ("List of Member States" . United Nations . Retrieved 2011-07-21 .); Wikipedia: List of countries and territories by land and maritime borders; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014

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