The world is composed of 196 countries including Taiwan that is not an official country according to a number of nations. These countries are distributed in all 7 continents in the world. Some of these countries are very near to each other, and some are very far. In connection to this, here are the top 10 countries bordering the most other countries in the world:
Countries With the Most Neighbors
Turkey is a huge country that is located in the continent of Asia. Its land area in the Western Asia measures 756,816 square kilometers, while its total land area in the Southeastern Europe measures 23,764 square kilometers. In other words, Turkey is near to a number of countries in Europe and Asia. The country is sharing its borderline to 8 countries namely Iraq, Iran, Syria, Bulgaria, Greece, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.
Austria is nestling in the south-central part of Europe, and it is just a small Alpine mountainous nation. Because of its geographical location, it is considered to be the center of all the European nations, may they be located in the east, west, south, or north part of Europe. There are 8 countries that are very near to Austria, and these are the nations of Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic.
France is one of the major countries that contributed a lot in the world history, specially during the Medieval times. Such country maintains a very friendly relation to some other countries that belong to the European Union. France is sharing its borderline to 8 nations namely England, Andorra, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, and Belgium.
Tanzania is an East African nation that is able to maintain a very friendly relationship to its numerous neighboring countries even up to this day. It is near to the renowned Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Indian Ocean. Tanzania is sharing its borderline to 8 other countries, and these nations are Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya, Burundi, and Rwanda.
Serbia is a country located in the Balkan Peninsula, particularly in the Southeastern Europe. It is a landlocked kind of nation that is sharing its borderline to 8 other nations namely Romania, Macedonia, Hungary, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia. It is also maintaining a good relationship to its neighboring countries except for the Bosnia and Herzegovina, in which it has a pending issue.
5. Democratic Republic of Congo
Almost all areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo are made up of land, but it has a 25-mile coastline that extends towards the Atlantic Ocean. Just in case you don’t know, such country is ranked on the second place as the biggest country located in Africa. Its borderline is shared to 9 other countries, and these are the Angola, Zambia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Sudan, Republic of the Congo, and the Central African Republic.
Germany is a very beautiful and progressive nation located in the European continent. It is maintaining a good relationship to all its 9 neighboring countries, which are all members of the European Union. These countries are the Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Denmark.
Brazil is a big and progressive country that is located in the South American region. It has a complicated relationship to Argentina, which also happens to be one of the South American countries that shares with its borderline. Aside from the Argentina, it also shares the same borderline to 9 more other countries namely Peru, Suriname, Bolivia, Paraguay, Colombia, Guyana, French Guyana, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
In the entire countries in the world, Russia is ranked on the 2nd place in the list of world countries that have longest land borders, which has a total of 20,241 kilometers. It has 14 neighboring countries that share with its borderlines, and these countries are from Europe and Asia. These are China, Mongolia, North Korea, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Norway, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Latvia, Belarus, Estonia, and Ukraine.
China is the biggest country in the entire world in terms of land area. This is maybe one of the reasons why it has the most countries that share with its land borderlines, which are a total of 16 countries. These are Mongolia, North Korea, Russia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Afghanistan.
These are the top ten countries bordering the most other countries that everyone should know.