Borders of Russia

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Typical border marker of Russia

Russia has international borders with 16 sovereign states, including two with maritime boundaries (USA, Japan). With a land border running 20,241 kilometres (12,577 mi) in total, Russia has (after China), the second-longest land border of any country.


Russia shares borders with more countries than any other state in the world. This includes two with aquatic boundaries (see below; in italics).

Table of countries with a land border with Russia
(listed anti-clockwise around Russia).[1]
Country Length (km)
 Norway 196
 Finland 1313
 Estonia 290
 Latvia 292
 Lithuania 227
 Poland 210
 Belarus 959
 Ukraine 1576
 Georgia 723
 Azerbaijan 284
 Kazakhstan 6846
 China (S) 40
 Mongolia 3441
 China (SE) 3605
 North Korea 17.5
Japan Japan water
United States USA water

Border details[edit]

Below is a list of subjects with both neighboring regions of Russia with them, and in the neighboring regions of foreign countries.

Central Federal District[edit]

Belgorod Oblast Belgorod Oblast

Bryansk Oblast Bryansk Oblast

Vladimir Oblast Vladimir Oblast

Voronezh Oblast Voronezh Oblast

Ivanovo Oblast Ivanovo Oblast

Kaluga Oblast Kaluga Oblast

Kostroma Oblast Kostroma Oblast

Kursk Oblast Kursk Oblast

Lipetsk Oblast Lipetsk Oblast

Moscow Oblast Moscow Oblast

Oryol Oblast Oryol Oblast

Ryazan Oblast Ryazan Oblast

Smolensk Oblast Smolensk Oblast

Tambov Oblast Tambov Oblast

Tver Oblast Tver Oblast

Tula Oblast Tula Oblast

Yaroslavl Oblast Yaroslavl Oblast

Moscow Moscow

Northwestern Federal District[edit]

Republic of Karelia Republic of Karelia

Komi Republic Komi Republic

Arkhangelsk Oblast Arkhangelsk Oblast

Vologda Oblast Vologda Oblast

Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad Oblast

Leningrad Oblast Leningrad Oblast

Murmansk Oblast Murmansk Oblast

Novgorod Oblast Novgorod Oblast

Pskov Oblast Pskov Oblast

Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg

Nenets Autonomous Okrug Nenets Autonomous Okrug

Volga Federal District[edit]

Southern Federal District[edit]

North Caucasian Federal District[edit]

Ural Federal District[edit]

Siberian Federal District[edit]

Far Eastern Federal District[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ CIA: The World Factbook, Russia

External links[edit]