Borders of China

China shares international borders with 14 sovereign states. In addition, there is a 30-km border with the special administrative region of Hong Kong, which was a British dependency before 1997, and a 3 km border with Macau, a Portuguese territory until 1999. With a land border of 22,117 kilometres (13,743 mi) in total it also has the longest land border of any country.

Countries sharing borders with China

The table below, is a table of countries and territories who share a land border with China around its perimeter. The numbers in parenthesis are their lengths in miles.[1]

Country Length (km) and (mi) Notes
 Afghanistan76 (47)
 Bhutan470 (292)Disputed; depends on the resolution of various territorial conflicts between India and China, and also between Bhutan and China
 India3,380 (2,100)Disputed; in three sections, separated by Nepal and Bhutan depends on the resolution of territorial conflicts between India and China, and between India and Pakistan
 Kazakhstan1,533 (952)
 Kyrgyzstan858 (533)
 Laos423 (262)
 Mongolia4,677 (2,906)
 Myanmar2,185 (1,357)Disputed; depends on the resolution of the territorial conflict between India and China over Arunachal Pradesh
   Nepal1,440Depends on the resolution of the territorial conflict between Nepal and India over the Kalapani territory
 North Korea1,416 (879)Depends on the resolution of the territorial conflict between China and North Korea over Mount Paektu and Jiandao
 Pakistan523 (324)Depends on the resolution of territorial conflicts between India and Pakistan
 Russia3,645 (2,264)In two sections, separated by Mongolia
 Tajikistan414 (257)
 Vietnam1,283 (795)

See also

References

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