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Background > Neighboring countries and territories: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Abkhazia Georgia Russia Turkey (M) Ukraine (M)
Afghanistan China (L) Iran (L) Pakistan (L) Tajikistan (L) Turkmenistan (L) Uzbekistan (L)
Albania Croatia (M) Greece Italy (M) Republic of Macedonia (L) Montenegro Serbia (L) Kosovo (L) Borders Kosovo , which some countries consider to be part of Serbia
Algeria Italy (M) Libya (L) Mali (L) Mauritania (L) Morocco Niger (L) Spain (M) Tunisia Western Sahara (L)
Andorra France (L) Spain (L)
Angola Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Namibia Zambia (L)
Antigua and Barbuda France (M) Saint Kitts and Nevis (M) Anguilla ( United Kingdom ) (M) Montserrat ( United Kingdom ) (M) Saint Barthélemy ( France ) (M)
Argentina Bolivia (L) Brazil (L) Chile Paraguay (L) Uruguay Falkland Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Armenia Azerbaijan (L) Georgia (L) Iran (L) Turkey (L) Nagorno-Karabakh (L)
Austria Czech Republic (L) Germany (L) Hungary (L) Italy (L) Liechtenstein (L) Slovakia (L) Slovenia (L) Switzerland (L)
Azerbaijan Armenia (L) Georgia (L) Iran Nagorno-Karabakh (L) Russia Turkey (L) Turkmenistan (M)
Bahrain Iran (M) Qatar (M) Saudi Arabia (M)
Bangladesh Burma India
Barbados France (M) Guyana (M) Saint Lucia (M) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (M) Trinidad and Tobago (M) Venezuela (M)
Belarus Latvia (L) Lithuania (L) Poland (L) Russia (L) Ukraine (L)
Belgium France Germany (L) Luxembourg (L) Netherlands United Kingdom (M)
Belize Guatemala Honduras (M) Mexico
Benin Burkina Faso (L) Ghana (M) Niger (L) Nigeria Togo
Bhutan China (L) India (L)
Bolivia Argentina (L) Brazil (L) Chile (L) Paraguay (L) Peru (L)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia Montenegro (L) Serbia (L)
Botswana Namibia (L) South Africa (L) Zambia (L) Zimbabwe (L)
Brazil Argentina (L) Bolivia (L) Colombia (L) France Guyana (L) Paraguay (L) Peru (L) Suriname (L) Uruguay Venezuela (L)
Brunei Malaysia
Bulgaria Greece (L) Republic of Macedonia (L) Romania Serbia (L) Turkey
Burkina Faso Benin (L) Côte d'Ivoire (L) Ghana (L) Mali (L) Niger (L) Togo (L)
Burma Bangladesh China (L) India Laos (L) Thailand
Burundi Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Rwanda (L) Tanzania (L)
Cambodia Laos (L) Thailand Vietnam
Cameroon Central African Republic (L) Chad (L) Republic of the Congo (L) Equatorial Guinea Gabon (L) Nigeria
Canada United States Greenland ( Denmark ) (M) Saint Pierre and Miquelon ( France ) (M)
Cape Verde The Gambia (M) Mauritania (M) Senegal (M)
Central African Republic Cameroon (L) Chad (L) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Republic of the Congo (L) South Sudan (L) Sudan (L)
Chad Cameroon (L) Central African Republic (L) Libya (L) Niger (L) Nigeria (L) Sudan (L)
Chile Argentina Bolivia (L) Peru
China Afghanistan (L) Bhutan (L) Burma (L) India (L) Japan (M) Kazakhstan (L) North Korea South Korea (M) Kyrgyzstan (L) Laos (L) Mongolia (L) Nepal (L) Pakistan (L) Philippines (M) Russia (L) Tajikistan (L) Vietnam Hong Kong ( China ) Macau ( China ) Taiwan (M)
Colombia Brazil (L) Costa Rica (M) Dominican Republic (M) Ecuador Haiti (M) Honduras (M) Jamaica (M) Nicaragua (M) Panama Peru (L) Venezuela Cayman Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Comoros France (M) Madagascar (M) Mozambique (M) Seychelles (M) Tanzania (M) French Southern and Antarctic Lands ( France ) (M) Mayotte ( France ) (M)
Costa Rica Colombia (M) Ecuador (M) Nicaragua Panama
Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina Hungary (L) Italy (M) Montenegro Serbia (L) Slovenia
Cuba Bahamas (M) Haiti (M) Honduras (M) Jamaica (M) Mexico (M) United States (M) Cayman Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M) Navassa Island ( United States ) (M)
Cyprus Egypt (M) Greece (M) Israel (M) Lebanon (M) Syria (M) Turkey (M) Akrotiri and Dhekelia ( United Kingdom ) Northern Cyprus
Czech Republic Austria (L) Germany (L) Poland (L) Slovakia (L)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Angola Burundi (L) Central African Republic (L) Republic of the Congo (L) Rwanda (L) South Sudan (L) Tanzania (L) Uganda (L) Zambia (L)
Denmark Germany Norway (M) Poland (M) Sweden (M) United Kingdom (M)
Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia (L) Somalia Yemen (M) Somaliland Djibouti borders Somaliland, who is considered by the international community to be part of Somalia
Dominica France (M) Venezuela (M)
Dominican Republic Colombia (M) Haiti Venezuela (M) Aruba ( Netherlands ) (M) Curaçao ( Netherlands ) (M) Puerto Rico ( United States ) (M) Turks and Caicos Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
East Timor Australia (M) Indonesia
Ecuador Colombia Costa Rica (M) Peru
Egypt Cyprus (M) Greece (M) Israel Jordan (M) Libya Saudi Arabia (M) Sudan Turkey (M) Akrotiri and Dhekelia ( United Kingdom ) (M) Gaza Strip ( Palestinian territories )
El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua (M)
Equatorial Guinea Cameroon Gabon Nigeria (M) São Tomé and Príncipe (M)
Eritrea Djibouti Saudi Arabia (M) Sudan Ethiopia (L) Yemen (M)
Estonia Finland (M) Latvia Russia Sweden (M)
Ethiopia Djibouti (L) Eritrea (L) Kenya (L) Somalia (L) South Sudan (L) Sudan (L) Somaliland (L)
Federated States of Micronesia Marshall Islands (M) Palau (M) Papua New Guinea (M) Guam ( United States ) (M)
Fiji New Zealand (M) Tonga (M) Tuvalu (M) Vanuatu (M) New Caledonia ( France ) (M) Wallis and Futuna ( France ) (M)
Finland Estonia (M) Norway (L) Russia Sweden
France Andorra (L) Antigua and Barbuda (M) Barbados (M) Belgium Brazil Comoros (M) Dominica (M) Germany (L) Italy Luxembourg (L) Madagascar (M) Mauritius (M) Mozambique (M) Monaco Saint Lucia (M) Spain Switzerland (L) Suriname United Kingdom (M) Venezuela (M) Guernsey ( United Kingdom ) (M) Jersey ( United Kingdom ) (M) Montserrat ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Gabon Cameroon (L) Republic of the Congo Equatorial Guinea São Tomé and Príncipe (M)
Georgia Armenia (L) Azerbaijan (L) Russia Turkey Ukraine (M) Abkhazia South Ossetia (L)
Germany Austria (L) Belgium (L) Czech Republic (L) Denmark France (L) Luxembourg (L) Netherlands Poland Sweden (M) Switzerland (L) United Kingdom (M)
Ghana Benin (M) Burkina Faso (L) Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria (M) Togo
Greece Albania Bulgaria (L) Cyprus (M) Egypt (M) Italy (M) Libya (M) Republic of Macedonia (L) Turkey
Grenada Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (M) Trinidad and Tobago (M)
Guatemala Belize El Salvador Honduras Mexico
Guinea Côte d'Ivoire (L) Guinea-Bissau Liberia (L) Mali (L) Senegal (L) Sierra Leone
Guinea-Bissau Guinea Senegal
Guyana Barbados (M) Brazil (L) Suriname Trinidad and Tobago (M) Venezuela
Haiti Bahamas (M) Colombia (M) Cuba (M) Dominican Republic Jamaica (M) Navassa Island ( United States ) (M) Turks and Caicos Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Holy See (Vatican City) Italy (L)
Honduras Belize (M) Colombia (M) Cuba (M) El Salvador Guatemala Mexico (M) Nicaragua Cayman Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Howland Island Kiribati (M)
Hungary Austria (L) Croatia (L) Romania (L) Serbia (L) Slovakia (L) Slovenia (L) Ukraine (L)
Iceland Faroe Islands ( Denmark ) (M) Greenland ( Denmark ) (M) Jan Mayen ( Norway ) (M)
India Afghanistan (L) Bangladesh Bhutan (L) Burma China (L) Indonesia (M) Maldives (M) Nepal (L) Pakistan Sri Lanka (M) Thailand (M)
Indonesia Australia (M) East Timor India (M) Malaysia Palau (M) Papua New Guinea Philippines (M) Singapore (M) Thailand (M) Vietnam (M) Ashmore and Cartier Islands ( Australia ) (M) Christmas Island ( Australia ) (M)
Iran Afghanistan (L) Armenia (L) Azerbaijan Bahrain (M) Iraq Kuwait (M) Nagorno-Karabakh (L) Oman (M) Pakistan Qatar (M) Saudi Arabia (M) Turkey (L) Turkmenistan United Arab Emirates (M)
Iraq Iran Jordan (L) Kuwait Saudi Arabia (L) Syria (L) Turkey (L)
Ireland United Kingdom
Israel Cyprus (M) Egypt Jordan Lebanon Syria (L) Gaza Strip ( Palestinian territories ) West Bank ( Palestinian territories ) (L)
Italy Albania (M) Algeria (M) Austria (L) Croatia (M) France Greece (M) Libya (M) Malta (M) Montenegro (M) San Marino (L) Slovenia Spain (M) Switzerland (L) Tunisia (M) Vatican City (L)
Jamaica Colombia (M) Cuba (M) Haiti (M) Cayman Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M) Navassa Island ( United States ) (M)
Japan China (M) North Korea (M) South Korea (M) Philippines (M) Russia (M) Northern Mariana Islands ( United States ) (M) Taiwan (M)
Jersey France (M) Guernsey ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Jordan Egypt (M) Iraq (L) Israel Saudi Arabia Syria (L) West Bank ( Palestinian territories ) (L)
Kazakhstan China (L) Kyrgyzstan (L) Russia Turkmenistan Uzbekistan (L)
Kenya Ethiopia (L) Somalia South Sudan (L) Tanzania Uganda (L)
Kingman Reef Kiribati (M)
Kiribati Marshall Islands (M) Nauru (M) Tuvalu (M) Cook Islands ( New Zealand ) (M) French Polynesia ( France ) (M) Howland Island ( United States ) (M) Jarvis Island ( United States ) (M) Kingman Reef ( United States ) (M) Tokelau ( New Zealand ) (M)
Kosovo Albania (L) Republic of Macedonia (L) Montenegro (L) Serbia (L)
Kuwait Iran (M) Iraq Saudi Arabia
Kyrgyzstan China (L) Kazakhstan (L) Tajikistan (L) Uzbekistan (L)
Laos Burma (L) Cambodia (L) China (L) Thailand (L) Vietnam (L)
Latvia Belarus (L) Estonia Lithuania Russia (L) Sweden (M)
Lebanon Cyprus (M) Israel Syria Akrotiri and Dhekelia ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Lesotho South Africa (L)
Liberia Côte d'Ivoire Guinea (L) Sierra Leone
Libya Algeria (L) Chad (L) Egypt Greece (M) Italy (M) Malta (M) Niger (L) Sudan (L) Tunisia
Liechtenstein Austria (L) Switzerland (L)
Lithuania Belarus (L) Latvia Poland Russia Sweden (M)
Luxembourg Belgium (L) France (L) Germany (L)
Madagascar Comoros (M) France (M) Mozambique (M) Seychelles (M) French Southern and Antarctic Lands ( France ) (M) Mayotte ( France ) (M)
Malawi Mozambique (L) Tanzania (L) Zambia (L)
Malaysia Brunei Indonesia Philippines (M) Singapore (M) Thailand Vietnam (M)
Maldives India (M) Sri Lanka (M) British Indian Ocean Territory ( United Kingdom ) (M)
Mali Algeria (L) Burkina Faso (L) Côte d'Ivoire (L) Guinea (L) Mauritania (L) Niger (L) Senegal (L)
Malta Italy (M) Libya (M)
Marshall Islands Kiribati (M) Federated States of Micronesia (M) Nauru (M) Wake Island ( United States ) (M)
Mauritania Algeria (L) Cape Verde (M) Mali (L) Morocco Senegal Western Sahara Mauritania borders the Western Sahara , which Morocco claims as its territory
Mauritius France (M) Seychelles (M) French Southern and Antarctic Lands ( France ) (M)
Mexico Belize Cuba (M) Guatemala Honduras (M) United States
Moldova Romania (L) Ukraine (L) Transnistria (L)
Monaco France
Mongolia China (L) Russia (L)
Montenegro Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina (L) Croatia Italy (M) Serbia (L) Kosovo (L)
Morocco Algeria Portugal (M) Spain Mauritania Western Sahara Morocco claims the Western Sahara, which claims independence. The Western Sahara borders Mauritania
Mozambique Comoros (M) France (M) Madagascar (M) Malawi (L) South Africa Swaziland (L) Tanzania Zambia (L) Zimbabwe (L) French Southern and Antarctic Lands ( France ) (M)
Nagorno-Karabakh Armenia (L) Azerbaijan (L) Iran (L)
Namibia Angola Botswana (L) South Africa Zambia (L)
Nauru Kiribati (M) Marshall Islands (M)
Nepal India (L) China (L)
Netherlands Belgium Germany Saint Kitts and Nevis (M) United Kingdom (M) Venezuela (M) Anguilla ( United Kingdom ) (M) Saint Barthelemy ( France ) (M) Saint Martin ( France ) (M) United States Virgin Islands ( United States ) (M)
New Zealand Australia (M) Fiji (M) Tonga (M) Norfolk Island ( Australia ) (M)
Nicaragua Colombia (M) Costa Rica El Salvador (M) Honduras
Niger Algeria (L) Benin (L) Burkina Faso (L) Chad (L) Libya (L) Mali (L) Nigeria (L)
Nigeria Benin Cameroon Chad (L) Equatorial Guinea (M) Ghana (M) Niger (L) São Tomé and Príncipe (M)
North Korea China Japan (M) South Korea Russia
Norway Denmark (M) Finland (L) Iceland (M) Russia Sweden United Kingdom (M) Greenland ( Denmark ) (M) Faroe Islands ( Denmark ) (M)
Oman Iran (M) Pakistan (M) Saudi Arabia (L) United Arab Emirates Yemen
Pakistan Afghanistan (L) China (L) India Iran Oman (M)
Palau Indonesia (M) Federated States of Micronesia (M) Philippines (M)
Panama Colombia Costa Rica
Papua New Guinea Australia (M) Indonesia Federated States of Micronesia (M) Solomon Islands (M) New Caledonia ( France ) (M)
Paraguay Argentina (L) Bolivia (L) Brazil (L)
Peru Bolivia (L) Brazil (L) Chile Colombia (L) Ecuador
Philippines China (M) Indonesia (M) Japan (M) Malaysia (M) Palau (M) Vietnam (M) Taiwan (M)
Poland Belarus (L) Czech Republic (L) Denmark (M) Germany Lithuania (L) Russia Slovakia (L) Sweden (M) Ukraine (L)
Portugal Morocco (M) Spain
Qatar Bahrain (M) Iran (M) Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates (M)
Republic of Macedonia Albania (L) Bulgaria (L) Greece (L) Serbia (L) Kosovo (L)
Republic of the Congo Angola Cameroon (L) Central African Republic (L) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Gabon
Romania Bulgaria Hungary (L) Moldova (L) Serbia (L) Turkey (M) Ukraine
Russia Azerbaijan Belarus (L) China Estonia Finland Georgia Japan (M) Kazakhstan North Korea Latvia (L) Lithuania Mongolia (L) Norway Poland Sweden (M) Turkey (M) Ukraine United States (M) Abkhazia South Ossetia (L)
Rwanda Burundi (L) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Tanzania (L) Uganda (L)
Saint Kitts and Nevis Antigua and Barbuda (M) Netherlands (M) Venezuela (M) Montserrat ( United Kingdom ) (M) Saint Barthélemy ( France ) (M)
Saint Lucia Barbados (M) France (M) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (M) Venezuela (M)
Saint Martin Netherlands (M) Anguilla ( United Kingdom ) (M) Sint Maarten ( Netherlands )
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Barbados (M) Grenada (M) Saint Lucia (M) Trinidad and Tobago (M) Venezuela (M)
Samoa Tonga (M) American Samoa ( United States ) (M) Tokelau ( New Zealand ) (M) Wallis and Futuna ( France ) (M)
San Marino Italy (L)
Saudi Arabia Bahrain (M) Egypt (M) Eritrea (M) Iran (M) Iraq (L) Jordan Kuwait Oman (L) Qatar Sudan (M) United Arab Emirates Yemen
Senegal Cape Verde (M) The Gambia Guinea (L) Guinea-Bissau Mali (L) Mauritania
Serbia Albania (L) Bosnia and Herzegovina (L) Bulgaria (L) Croatia (L) Hungary (L) Republic of Macedonia (L) Montenegro (L) Romania (L) Kosovo (L) Kosovo, which some countries consider part of Serbia, borders Albania
Seychelles Comoros (M) Madagascar (M) Mauritius (M) Tanzania (M) ( France ) (M)
Sierra Leone Guinea Liberia
Singapore Indonesia (M) Malaysia (M)
Slovakia Austria (L) Czech Republic (L) Hungary (L) Poland (L) Ukraine (L)
Slovenia Austria (L) Croatia Italy Hungary (L)
Solomon Islands Australia (M) Papua New Guinea (M) Vanuatu (M) New Caledonia ( France ) (M)
Somalia Djibouti Ethiopia (L) Kenya Yemen (M) Somaliland Somaliland, which considers itself independent, is the only part of Somalia to border Djibouti
South Africa Botswana (L) Lesotho (L) Mozambique Namibia Swaziland (L) Zimbabwe (L)
South Korea China (M) Japan (M) North Korea
South Ossetia Georgia (L) Russia (L)
South Sudan Central African Republic (L) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Ethiopia (L) Kenya (L) Sudan (L) Uganda (L)
Spain Algeria (M) Andorra (L) France Italy (M) Morocco Portugal Gibraltar ( United Kingdom ) Western Sahara (M)
Sri Lanka India (M) Maldives (M)
Sudan Central African Republic (L) Chad (L) Egypt Eritrea Ethiopia (L) Libya (L) Saudi Arabia (M) South Sudan (L)
Suriname Brazil (L) France Guyana
Swaziland Mozambique (L) South Africa (L)
Sweden Denmark (M) Estonia (M) Finland Germany (M) Latvia (M) Lithuania (M) Norway Poland (M) Russia (M)
Switzerland Austria (L) France (L) Italy (L) Liechtenstein (L) Germany (L)
Syria Cyprus (M) Iraq (L) Israel (L) Jordan (L) Lebanon Turkey Northern Cyprus (M)
Taiwan China (M) Japan (M) Philippines (M)
Tajikistan Afghanistan (L) China (L) Kyrgyzstan (L) Uzbekistan (L)
Tanzania Burundi (L) Comoros (M) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Kenya Malawi (L) Mozambique Rwanda (L) Seychelles (M) Uganda (L) Zambia (L)
Thailand Burma Cambodia India (M) Indonesia (M) Laos (L) Malaysia Vietnam (M)
The Bahamas Cuba (M) Haiti (M) United States (M) Turks and Caicos Islands ( United Kingdom ) (M)
The Gambia Cape Verde (M) Senegal
Togo Benin Burkina Faso (L) Ghana
Tonga Fiji (M) New Zealand (M) Samoa (M) American Samoa ( United States ) (M) Niue ( New Zealand ) (M) Wallis and Futuna ( France ) (M)
Transnistria Moldova (L) Ukraine (L)
Trinidad and Tobago Barbados (M) Grenada (M) Guyana (M) Venezuela (M)
Tunisia Algeria Italy (M) Libya
Turkey Armenia (L) Azerbaijan (L) Bulgaria Cyprus (M) Egypt (M) Georgia Greece Iran (L) Iraq (L) Romania (M) Russia (M) Syria Ukraine (M) Northern Cyprus (M) Turkey has a Maritime border with Northern Cyprus, which all other countries consider to be part of Cyprus
Turkmenistan Afghanistan (L) Azerbaijan (M) Iran Kazakhstan Uzbekistan (L)
Tuvalu Fiji (M) Kiribati (M) Wallis and Futuna ( France ) (M)
Uganda Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Kenya (L) Rwanda (L) South Sudan (L) Tanzania (L)
Ukraine Belarus (L) Hungary (L) Georgia (M) Moldova (L) Poland (L) Romania Russia Slovakia (L) Turkey (M) Transnistria (L)
United Arab Emirates Iran (M) Oman Qatar (M) Saudi Arabia
United Kingdom Belgium (M) Denmark (M) France (M) Germany (M) Ireland Netherlands (M) Norway (M) Faroe Islands ( Denmark ) (M)
United States Bahamas (M) Canada Cuba (M) Kiribati (M) Mexico Russia (M)
Uruguay Argentina Brazil
Uzbekistan Afghanistan (L) Kazakhstan (L) Kyrgyzstan (L) Tajikistan (L) Turkmenistan (L)
Vanuatu Fiji (M) Solomon Islands (M) New Caledonia ( France ) (M)
Venezuela Barbados (M) Brazil (L) Colombia Dominica (M) Dominican Republic (M) France (M) Guyana Netherlands (M) Saint Kitts and Nevis (M) Saint Lucia (M) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (M) Trinidad and Tobago (M) Aruba ( Netherlands ) (M) Curaçao ( Netherlands ) (M) Montserrat ( United Kingdom ) (M) Puerto Rico ( United States ) (M) United States Virgin Islands ( United States ) (M)
Vietnam Cambodia China Indonesia (M) Laos (L) Malaysia (M) Philippines (M) Thailand (M)
Western Sahara Algeria (L) Mauritania Morocco Spain (M)
Yemen Djibouti (M) Eritrea (M) Oman Saudi Arabia Somalia (M) Somaliland (M)
Zambia Angola (L) Botswana (L) Democratic Republic of the Congo (L) Malawi (L) Mozambique (L) Namibia (L) Tanzania (L) Zimbabwe (L)
Zimbabwe Botswana (L) Mozambique (L) South Africa (L) Zambia (L)

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