List of land borders with dates of establishment

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This list of land borders with date of establishment identifies the historical year in which borders were established between countries.

Europe[edit]

Andorra–France

    • 985 France doesn't help Barcelona versus the Saracens, border between France and Barcelona.
    • 1278 Foix gains co-sovereignty over Andorra next to the bishop of Urgel.

Albania–Greece

    • 1913/1914 after Greek withdrawal due to international diplomatic pressure.
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Albania–Montenegro

Albania–Republic of Macedonia

    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Albania and Serbia.
    • 1991 Independence for the Republic of Macedonia.

Albania–Serbia

    • 1913 at the treaty of London.

Andorra–Spain

    • 1278 Foix gains co-sovereignty over Andorra next to the bishop of Urgel.
    • 1479 Union between Castile and Aragon, the beginning of Spain.

Austria–Czech Republic

    • 12th/13th century, region settled by Germans, border between Austria and Bohemia (Czech Republic).

Austria–Liechtenstein

    • 1719 Creation of Liechtenstein.

Austria–Switzerland

  • Stuben - Scuol
    • 1363 Tyrol becomes Austrian, border between Austria and the bishopric of Chur.
    • 1497/1498 Grissons allies with Switzerland.
  • Schruns - Davos
    • 1420 Austria acquires Montafon, border between Austria and Toggenburg.
    • 1497/1498 Grissons allies with Switzerland.
  • Bregenz - St. Gallen
    • 15th century, Austria becomes the dominant power on the east bank of the Rhine.
    • 1491 Switzerland takes control of the west bank of the Rhine.

Austria–Slovakia

    • 976 Babenberger receive the Eastmark from the German king, border between Austria and Hungary.
    • 1993 Slovakian independence.

Austria–Hungary

    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain.

Austria–Slovenia

    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain, border between Austria and Yugoslavia.
    • 1991 Slovenian independence.

Austria–Germany

    • 1871 establishment of the German Empire, border between Austria-Hungary and Germany.

Austria–Italy

  • From Nauders - Mals to Lienz - Bruneck
    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain.
  • Kötschach - Paluzza
    • 1st millennium, border between Italy and Carinthia.
    • 1335 Carinthia is inherited by the duke of Austria, border between Austria and Aquileia.
    • 1866 Venice conquered by Italy from Austria.
  • Villach - Tarvisio
    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain.

Azerbaijan–Georgia

    • 1991 Azerbaijani and Georgian independence.

Azerbaijan–Russia

    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Belarus–Latvia

    • 1920 peace between Latvia/Poland and the Soviet Union, border between Latvia and the Soviet Union/Poland.
    • 1991 Belarussian and Latvian independence.

Belarus–Poland

    • 1945 after the annexation of East Poland by Stalin, border between Poland and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Belarussian independence.

Belarus–Russia

Belarus–Ukraine

    • 1991 Belarussian and Ukrainian independence.

Belgium–Netherlands

Belgium–France

Belgium–Luxembourg

Belgium–Germany

    • 1919 at the treaty of Versailles.

Bosnia and Hercegovina–Croatia

    • 1995 Dayton Agreement.

Bosnia and Hercegovina–Montenegro

  • Sarajevo - Pljevlja
    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Montenegro and Austria-Hungary.
    • 1995 Dayton Agreement, border between Bosnia and Hercegovina and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Montenegrin independence.
  • Sarajevo - Nikšić
    • 1878 at the treaty of Berlin, border between Montenegro and Austria-Hungary.
    • 1995 Dayton Agreement, border between Bosnia and Hercegovina and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Montenegrin independence.
  • Trebinje - Herceg Novi
    • 1995 Dayton Agreement, border between Bosnia and Hercegovina and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Montenegrin independence.

Bosnia and Hercegovina–Serbia

  • Zvornik - Loznica
    • 13th century, after Serbian conquest, border between Serbia and Bosnia.
    • 1995 Dayton Agreement, border between Bosnia and Hercegovina and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.
  • Sarajevo - Priboj
    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Serbia and Austria-Hungary.
    • 1995 Dayton Agreement, border between Bosnia and Hercegovina and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.

Bulgaria–Greece

Bulgaria–Republic of Macedonia

  • Petric - Strumica
    • 1919 at the treaty of Neuilly, border between Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.
    • 1991 Independence for the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Blagoevgrad - Kočani
    • 1913 at the treaty of Bucharest, border between Bulgaria and Serbia.
    • 1991 Independence for the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Kyustendil - Skopje
    • 1878 Bulgarian independence, border between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire.
    • 1991 Independence for the Republic of Macedonia.

Bulgaria–Romania

  • Varna - Constanţa
    • 1878 after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire.
  • From Silistra - Feteşti to Vidin - Calafat
    • 1185 After Bulgarian uprise against the Byzantine Empire, border between Bulgaria and the Cumans.
    • 1861 Romanian independence, border between Romania and the Ottoman Empire.
    • 1878 Bulgarian independence.

Bulgaria–Serbia

  • Sofia - Pirot
    • 1919 at the treaty of Neuilly, border between Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.
  • Vidin - Zaječar
    • 1878 Bulgarian and Serbian independence.

Bulgaria–Turkey

  • Burgas - Kırklareli
    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
  • Elhovo - Edirne
    • 1885 after the East Rumelian revolution, border between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
  • Svilengrad - Edirne
    • 1919 at the treaty of Neuilly, border between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).

Croatia–Hungary

Croatia–Montenegro

    • 1991 Croatian independence, border between Croatia and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Montenegrin independence.

Croatia–Serbia

  • Osijek - Apatin
    • 1995 Dayton agreement, border between Croatia and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.
  • Vukovar - Bačka Palanka
    • 925 Croatia conquers Slavonia, border between Croatia and Hungary.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.
  • Vukovar - Sremska Mitrovica
    • 1995 Dayton agreement, border between Croatia and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.

Croatia–Slovenia

Czech Republic–Germany

Czech Republic–Poland

  • From Liberec - Gorlice to Trutnov - Wałbrzych
    • 9th century, border between Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Great Moravia.
    • 10th century, border between Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Poland.
    • 1945 Stalin gives German Silesia to Poland, border between Poland and Czechoslovakia.
    • 1993 Czechoslovakia dissolved.
  • Náchod - Kłodzko to Ostrava - Racibórz
    • 1945 Stalin gives German Silesia to Poland, border between Poland and Czechoslovakia.
    • 1993 Czechoslovakia dissolved.
  • Český Těšín - Cieszyn
    • 1919 border between Czechoslovakia and Poland.
    • 1993 Czechoslovakia dissolved.

Czech Republic–Slovakia

  • From Břeclav - Senica to Frýdek-Místek - Žilina
    • 10th century, Bohemia acquires Moravia, border between Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Hungary.
    • 1993 Czechoslovakia splits in two.
  • Český Těšín - Čadca
    • 1298 Bohemia acquires Upper Silesia, border between Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Hungary.
    • 1993 Czechoslovakia splits in two.

Denmark–Germany

    • 1920 after referendum.

Denmark–Sweden

Estonia–Latvia

    • 1918 Latvian and Estonian independence.

Estonia–Russia

  • Narva - Ivangorod
    • 1478 Russian conquest of Novgorod, border between Russia and the German Order.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Võru - Pskov
    • 1510 Russian conquest of Pskov, border between Russia and the German Order.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Finland–Sweden

    • 1809 Peace of Hamina, border between Russia and Sweden.

Finland–Norway

    • 1751 Treaty of Strömstad

Finland–Russia

  • Nellim - Nikel
    • 1946 at the treaty of Paris, border between Finland and the Soviet Union.
  • Kuusamo - Topozero
    • 1917 Finnish independence.
  • Kotka - Vyborg
    • 1946 at the treaty of Paris, border between Finland and the Soviet Union.

France–Switzerland

  • Saint-Louis - Basel
    • 1501 Basel becomes a member of the Swiss Confederation, border between the Habsburg territories and Switzerland.
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia.
  • Wentzwiller - Oberwil
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia, border between France and the bishopric of Basel.
    • 1815 at the congress of Vienna.
  • Leymen - Hofstetten-Flüh
    • 1515 Swiss Solothurn buys Rotberg from the Rotberg family, border between the Habsburg territories and Switzerland.
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia.
  • Lutter - Cholholx
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia, border between France and the bishopric of Basel.
    • 1815 at the congress of Vienna.
  • Lutter - Kleinlützel
    • 1527 Swiss Solothurn buys Kleinlützel from the monastery of Kleinlützel, border between the Habsburg territories and Switzerland.
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia.
  • From Blochmont - Ederswiler to Delle - Buix
    • 1648 at the treaty of Westphalia, border between France and the bishopric of Basel.
    • 1815 at the congress of Vienna.
  • MontbéliardPorrentruy
    • 1815 at the congress of Vienna.
  • From Vaufrey - Porrentruy to Pontarlier - Fleurier
    • 1678/1679 at the treaty of Nijmegen, border between France and Germany (bishopric of Basel and Neuchâtel).
    • 1815 at the congress of Vienna.
  • From Les Fourgs - Sainte-Croix to Les Rousses - Saint-Cergue
    • 1536 border between Switzerland and Burgundy.
    • 1678/1679 at the treaty of Nijmegen.
  • From Gex - Saint-Cergue to Gex - Geneva
    • 1536 after Swiss expansion, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1601 after French expansion.
    • 1932 borders finally settled.
  • Annemasse - Geneva
    • 1536 Geneva member of the Swiss Confederation, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1860 Savoy ceded to France by Sardinia-Piemonte.
  • Douvain - Geneva
    • 1569 Chablais returns to Savoy, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1860 Savoy ceded to France by Sardinia-Piemonte.
  • From Thonon-les-Bains - Monthey to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Martigny
    • 15th/16th century, after Swiss expansion, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1860 Savoy ceded to France by Sardinia-Piemonte.

France–Italy

Astronaut photograph of the France-Italy border at night.
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc - Courmayeur
    • 1860 Savoy ceded to France by Sardinia-Piemonte.
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice - Susa
    • 1st millennium, Border between Italy and Burgundy.
    • 1860 Savoy ceded to France by Sardinia-Piemonte.
  • Briançon - Cesana Torinese
    • 1st millennium, Border between Italy and Burgundy.
    • 1349 France buys Dauphiné from the heir, border between France and Germany (Savoy and Saluzzo).
    • 1860 after Italian unification.
  • Barcelonette - Demonte
    • 1st millennium, Border between Italy and Burgundy.
    • 1481, Provence inherited by the king of France, border between France and Germany (Savoy and Saluzzo).
    • 1860 after Italian unification.
  • From Isola - Vinadio to Sospel - Camporosso
    • 1860 Italian unification and Nice ceded to France.
  • Menton - Ventimiglia
    • 1860 Italian unification, border between Italy and Mentone.
    • 1861 Mentone annexed by France.

France–Monaco

    • 1848/1861 Revolt in Monaco's hinterland, France annexes rebel territory.

France–Spain

  • From Banyuls-sur-Mer - Llanca to Bourg-Madame - Puigcerdà
    • 1659 at the treaty of the Pyrenees.
  • Saint-Girons - Rialp
    • 985 France doesn't help its province Barcelona versus de Saracens, border between France and Barcelona.
    • 1479 Aragon and Castile are unified and become known as Spain.
  • From Bagnères-de-Luchon - Vielha to Cauterets - Sallent de Gállego
    • 843 at the treaty of Verdun, border between France and Aragon.
    • 1479 Aragon and Castile are unified and become known as Spain.
  • Urdos - Canfranc
    • 843 at the treaty of Verdun, border between France and Aragon. (French possession of Béarn was disputed until 1620).
    • 1479 Aragon and Castile are unified and become known as Spain.
  • Arette - Isaba
    • 843 at the treaty of Verdun, Border between France and Pamplona.
    • 1512 Castile (Spain) annexes southern Navarra.
  • Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry - Baztan
    • 1512 Castile (Spain) annexes southern Navarra, border between Castile (Spain) and Lower Navarre.
    • 1620 France annexes Lower Navarre.
  • Cambo-les-Bains - Baztan
    • 843 at the treaty of Verdun, Border between France and Pamplona.
    • 1512 Castile (Spain) annexes southern Navarra.
  • Hendaye - Irun
    • 843 at the treaty of Verdun, Border between France and Pamplona.
    • 1479 Aragon and Castile are unified and become known as Spain.

France–Germany

France–Luxembourg

France–UK

Georgia–Russia

  • From Tblisi - Makhachkala to Kutaisi - Vladikavkaz
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Kutaisi - Nalchik
    • 1001, Georgia acquires Abkhazia, border between Georgia and Alania.
    • 1557 Russia conquers Kabardino-Balkaria, border between Russia and the Ottoman Empire.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Sukhumi - Cherkessk
    • 1001, Georgia acquires Abkhazia, border between Georgia and Alania.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Sukhumi - Sochi
    • 15th century, border between Georgia and the Ubykhs.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Germany–Luxembourg

Germany–Netherlands

Germany–Poland

    • 1945 Stalin gives Eastern Germany to Poland, border between Soviet occupied Germany and Poland.

Germany–Switzerland

Greece–Republic of Macedonia

    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Greece and Serbia.

Greece–Turkey

    • 1913 at the treaty of London, border between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
    • 1923 at the treaty of Lausanne.

Hungary–Romania

    • 1920 at the treaty of Trianon.

Hungary–Slovakia

    • 1920 at the treaty of Trianon, border between Hungary and Czechoslovakia.

Hungary–Serbia

    • 1920 at the treaty of Trianon, border between Hungary and Yugoslavia.

Hungary–Slovenia

    • 1920 at the treaty of Trianon, border between Hungary and Yugoslavia.
    • 1991 Slovenian independence.

Hungary–Ukraine

    • 1920 at the treaty of Trianon, border between Hungary and Czechoslovakia.

Italy–San Marino

    • 1st millennium/1631, border between San Marino and Papal States.
    • 1860 Italian nationalists conquer the eastern Papal States.

Italy–Slovenia

Italy–Switzerland

  • Aosta - Martigny
    • 1477 Swiss ally Valais conquers Martigny, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1860 Italian unification.
  • Valtournenche - Zermatt
    • 1416 Valais allies with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and Savoy.
    • 1860 Italian unification.
  • Domodossola - Brig
    • 1st millennium, border between Italy and Burgundy.
    • 1416 Valais allies with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and Milan.
    • 1860 Italian unification.
  • From Domodossola - Locarno to Porlezza - Lugano
    • 1512 after Swiss conquest of Milan, border between Switzerland and Milan.
    • 1860 Italian unification.
  • From Madesimo - Splügen to Livigno - Zernez
    • 1st millennium, border between Italy and the Frankish Empire.
    • 1497/1498 Grissons allies with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and Milan.
    • 1860 Italian unification.
  • Taufers im Münstertal - Müstair
    • 1497/1498 Grissons allies with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and the Habsburg territories.
    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain.

Italy–Vatican City

Ireland–UK

    • 1921 Independence of Ireland.

Latvia–Lithuania

    • 1236 Lithuanian state established, border between Lithuania and other Balts.
    • 1918 Lithuanian and Latvian independence.

Lithuania–Belarus

    • 1991 Belarussian and Lithuanian independence.

Lithuania–Poland

    • 1919 at the treaty of Versailles.

Lithuania–Russia

  • Kybartai - Gusev
    • 13th century, border between Lithuania and the Baltic Prussians.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Tauragė - Sovetsk
    • 1923 after Lithuanian annexation, border between Lithuania and Germany.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Latvia–Russia

  • Rēzekne - Pskov
    • 1510, Russian conquest of Pskov, border between Russia and the German Order.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  • Rēzekne - Sebez
    • 1920 peace between Latvia and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Liechtenstein–Switzerland

  • Vaduz - Igis
    • 1497/1498 Grissons allies with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and Brandis.
    • 1719 Creation of Liechtenstein.
  • Vaduz - Mels
    • 1436 Inhabitants of Sargans become citizens of Swiss Zürich, border between Switzerland and Brandis.
    • 1719 Creation of Liechtenstein.
  • Vaduz - Buchs
    • 1485 Swiss Luzern buys Werdenberg, border between Switzerland and Brandis.
    • 1719 Creation of Liechtenstein.
  • Bendern - Salez
    • 1458 Lords of Sax-Forstegg ally with Switzerland, border between Switzerland and Brandis.
    • 1719 Creation of Liechtenstein.

Republic of Macedonia–Serbia

    • 1991 Independence for the Republic of Macedonia, border between the Republic of Macedonia and Yugoslavia.

Moldova–Romania

  • Bălţi - Iaşi
    • 1861 Romanian independence, border between Romania and Russia.
    • 1991 Moldovan independence.
  • Cahul - Brăila
    • 1878 after Russian annexation, border between Romania and Russia.
    • 1991 Moldovan independence.

Moldova–Ukraine

    • 1991 Moldovan and Ukrainian independence.

Montenegro–Serbia

    • 1913 at the treaty of London.

Norway–Russia

    • 1826 borders fixed between Russia and Norway, border between Russia and Sweden-Norway.

Norway–Sweden

Poland–Slovakia

    • 10th/11th century, border between Poland and Hungary.

Poland–Russia

    • 1945 Stalin divides German East Prussia, border between Poland and the Soviet Union.

Poland–Ukraine

Portugal–Spain

  • From Faro - Huelva to Portalegre - Cáceres
    • 12th/13th century, conquered by Portugal, border between Portugal and León/Castile.
    • 1479 Union between Castile and Aragon, the beginning of Spain.
  • From Guarda - Salamanca to Braga - Vigo
    • 1139 Portugal becomes independent from León-Castile, border between Portugal and León-Castile.
    • 1479 Union between Castile and Aragon, the beginning of Spain.
    • 1864 Treaty of Lisbon sets border.

Romania–Ukraine

  • Sighetu Marmaţiei - Chust
    • 1919 at the treaty of Versailles, border between Romania and Czechoslovakia/Polish or Ukrainian East Galicia.
    • 1991 Ukrainian independence.
  • Suceava - Chernivtsi
    • 1940/1944 border between Romania and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Ukrainian independence.
  • Brăila - Izmayil
    • 1878 Romanian annexation of Dobruja, border between Romania and Russia.
    • 1991 Ukrainian independence.

Romania–Serbia

  • Drobeta-Turnu Severin - Negotin
    • 1284 after Serbian conquest, border between Serbia and Hungary.
    • 1861 Romanian independence, border between Romania and Ottoman Empire.
    • 1878 Serbian independence.
  • Anina - Bor
    • 1284 after Serbian conquest, border between Serbia and Hungary.
    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain, border between Romania and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.
  • Timişoara - Belgrade
    • 1919 at the treaty of Saint-Germain, border between Romania and Yugoslavia.
    • 2006 Serbian self-determination.

Russia–Ukraine

    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Slovakia–Ukraine

    • 1991 Ukrainian independence, border between Ukraine and Czechoslovakia.
    • 1993 Slovakian independence.

Spain–UK

Asia[edit]

Afghanistan–China

    • 18th century

Afghanistan–Iran

    • 1857 Great Britain establishes the border between Persia (Iran) and Afghanistan after the Iranian defeat during the Anglo-Persian War

Afghanistan–Pakistan

    • 1919 Afghanistan becomes independent from the British Empire, border between Afghanistan and the British Empire
    • 1947 Pakistan becomes independent from the United Kingdom

Afghanistan–Tajikistan

    • 1885 After Russian conquest of Panjdeh, border between Afghanistan and Russia
    • 1991 Tajikistani independence

Afghanistan–Turkmenistan

    • 1885 After Russian conquest, border between Afghanistan and Russia
    • 1991 Turkmenistani independence

Afghanistan–Uzbekistan

    • 1885 After Russian conquest, border between Afghanistan and Russia
    • 1991 Uzbekistani independence

Armenia–Azerbaijan

    • 1991 Armenian and Azerbaijani independence.

Armenia–Georgia

    • 1991 Armenian and Georgian independence.

Armenia–Turkey

    • 1921 at the treaty of Kars, border between Turkey and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Armenian independence.

Azerbaijan–Iran

  • Lankaran - Ardabil
    • 1828 at the treaty of Turkmenchay, border between Russia and Persia (Iran).
    • 1991 Azerbaijani independence.
  • Stepanakert - Tabriz
    • 1813 at the treaty of Gulistan, border between Russia and Persia (Iran).
    • 1991 Azerbaijani independence.
  • Nakhchivan - Tabriz
    • 1828 at the treaty of Turkmenchay, border between Russia and Persia (Iran).
    • 1991 Azerbaijani independence.

Azerbaijan–Turkey

    • 1921 at the treaty of Kars, border between Turkey and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Azerbaijani independence.

Bangladesh–Burma

  • ChittagongMandalay
    • 1558 Burma conquers Manipur, border between Burma and Arakan
    • 1971 Bangladesh becomes independent from Pakistan
  • ChittagongSittwe
    • 1784 Burma conquers Arakan, border between Burma and Great Britain
    • 1971 Bangladesh becomes independent from Pakistan

Bangladesh–India

    • 1947 Indian independence from the United Kingdom, border between India and Pakistan
    • 1971 Bangladesh becomes independent from Pakistan

Bhutan–India

    • 1616 Bhutan becomes independent from Tibet, border between Bhutan and the Kamata Kingdom
    • 1947 Indian independence

Bhutan–China

    • 1616 Bhutan becomes independent from Tibet, border between Bhutan and Tibet
    • 1724 China conquers Tibet from the Dzungars

Brunei–Malaysia

    • 1963 Establishment of Malaysia, border between the British protectorate of Brunei and Malaysia
    • 1984 End of the British protectorate

Burma–India

    • 1826 Treaty of Yandabo, Border between Burma and the United Kingdom
    • 1947 Indian independence, border between India and the United Kingdom
    • 1948 Burmese independence

Burma–China

  • MyitkyinaDsayul
    • 11th century, Pagan establishes Burma, border between Burma and the Tibetans
    • 1724 China conquers Tibet from the Dzungars
  • MyitkyinaBaoshan
    • 109 BC, China conquers the Dian kingdom, border between China and the Mon people
    • 11th century, Pagan establishes Burma, border between Burma and Dali
    • 1555 Burma conquers Upper Burma
    • 1769 Last Chinese invasion
  • From LashioBaoshan to KengtungSimao
    • 109 BC, China conquers the Dian Kingdom, border between China and the Mon people
    • 1557 Burma conquers the Shan States
    • 1769 Last Chinese invasion

Burma–Thailand

Cambodia–Laos

    • 1353 Lan Xang (Laos) becomes independent from the Khmer Empire (Cambodia)

Cambodia–Thailand

Cambodia–Vietnam

    • 1953 Cambodia becomes independent from France, border between Cambodia and France
    • 1975 North Vietnam and South Vietnam are re-unified

China–Laos

    • 109 BC, China conquers the Dian Kingdom, border between China and the Mon people
    • 1353 Establishment of the kingdom of Lan Xang, border between Lan Xang (Laos) and the Mongolian Empire
    • 1381 Ming China conquers Yunnan from Yuan (Mongolian) loyalists

China–Pakistan

    • 1963 Trans-Karakoram Treaty

China–India

China–Kazakhstan

    • 1881 at the treaty of Saint Petersburg, border between China and Russia.
    • 1991 Kazakhstani independence.

China–Kyrgyzstan

    • 1881 At the Treaty of Saint Petersburg, border between China and Russia
    • 1991 Kyrgyzstani independence

China–Mongolia

    • 1911 Mongolian independence.

China–Nepal

    • 1724 China conquers Tibet from the Dzungars, border between China and the Nepalese kingdoms
    • 1768 The king of Gorkha unites all Nepalese kingdoms into one

China–North Korea

    • 1895/1910 after Japanese conquest, border between China and Japan.
    • 1945/1948 North Korean independence.

China–Tajikistan

    • 1757 China conquers Sinkiang, border between Bukhara and China
    • 1991 Tajikistani independence

China–Russia

China–Vietnam

East Timor–Indonesia

    • 1949 Indonesia becomes independent from the Netherlands, border between Indonesia and Portugal
    • 2002 East Timor becomes independent from Indonesia

Egypt–Israel

    • 1841 The United Kingdom forces Egypt to retreat from the Levant, border between Egypt and the Ottoman Empire
    • 1948 Israeli independence

Georgia–Turkey

    • 1921 at the treaty of Kars, border between Turkey and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Georgian independence.

India–Nepal

  • SiliguriKathmandu
    • 1923 The British Empire recognizes the independence of Nepal, border between Nepal and the British Empire
    • 1947 Indian independence from the United Kingdom
  • PatnaKathmandu
    • 1768 The king of Gorkha unites all Nepalese kingdoms into one, border between Nepal and Great Britain
    • 1947 Indian independence from the United Kingdom
  • GorakhpurKathmandu
    • 1768 The king of Gorkha unites all Nepalese kingdoms into one, border between Nepal and the Mughal Empire
    • 1947 Indian independence from the United Kingdom
  • DelhiKathmandu
    • 1923 The British Empire recognizes the independence of Nepal, border between Nepal and the British Empire
    • 1947 Indian independence from the United Kingdom

India–Pakistan

  • Siachen Glacier
    • 1984 After Indian offensive on a glacier at 5,000 meters above sea level
  • From SrinagarSkardu to AhmedabadKarachi
    • 1947 Independence of India and Pakistan from the United Kingdom and cease fire line of the war between India and Pakistan

Indonesia–Malaysia

    • 1949 Indonesia becomes independent from the Netherlands, border between Indonesia and the United Kingdom
    • 1963 Establishment of Malaysia

Iran–Iraq

    • 16th century, border between Persia (Iran) and the Ottoman Empire
    • 1932 Iraqi independence

Iran–Pakistan

    • 1872 Border agreement between Persia (Iran) and the British Empire
    • 1947 Pakistan becomes independent from the United Kingdom

Iran–Turkey

    • 16th century, border between Persia (Iran) and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).

Iran–Turkmenistan

    • 1885 After Russian conquest of Merv, border between Iran and Russia
    • 1991 Turkmenistani independence

Iraq–Jordan

    • 1932 Iraqi independence, border between Iraq and the British League of Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1946 Jordanian independence

Iraq–Kuwait

    • 1932 Iraqi independence, border between Iraq and the British protectorate of Kuwait
    • 1961 Kuwaiti independence

Iraq–Saudi Arabia

Iraq–Syria

    • 1932 Iraqi independence, border between Iraq and the French League of Nations mandate of Syria
    • 1944 Syrian independence

Iraq–Turkey

    • 1923 at the treaty of Lausanne, border between Turkey and the British League of Nations mandate of Iraq.
    • 1932 Iraqi independence.

Israel–Syria

    • 1944 Syrian independence, border between Syria and the British League of Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1948 Israeli independence

Israel–Jordan

  • HefaIrbid
    • 1047 BC, border between Israel and Aram Damascus
    • 1946 Jordanian independence, border between Jordan and the British United Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1948 Israeli independence
  • From BeershebaMa'an to EilatAl-'Aqabah
    • 1946 Jordanian independence, border between Jordan and the British United Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1948 Israeli independence

Jordan–Syria

    • 1944 Syrian independence, border between Syria and the British League of Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1946 Jordanian independence

Jordan–Saudi Arabia

    • 1926 Unification of Nejd and Hijaz, border between Saudi Arabia and the British League of Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1946 Independence of Jordan

Kazakhstan–Kyrgyzstan

    • 1991 Kazakhstani and Kyrgyzstani independence.

Kazakhstan–Russia

    • 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Kazakhstan–Turkmenistan

    • 1991 Kazakhstani and Turkmenistani independence.

Kazakhstan–Uzbekistan

    • 1991 Kazakhstani and Uzbekistani independence.

Kuwait–Saudi Arabia

Kyrgyzstan–Tajikistan

    • 1991 Kyrgyzstani and Tajikistani independence

Kyrgyzstan–Uzbekistan

    • 1991 Kyrgyzstani and Uzbekistani independence

Laos–Burma

    • 1353 Establishment of Lan Xang (Laos), border between Lan Xang and the Shan states
    • 1557 Burma conquers the Shan States

Laos–Thailand

Laos–Vietnam

Lebanon–Syria

    • 1941/1943 Lebanese independence, border between Lebanon and the French League of Nations mandate of Syria
    • 1944 Syrian independence

Lebanon–Israel

    • 1941/1943 Lebanese independence, border between Lebanon and the British League of Nations mandate of Palestine
    • 1948 Israeli independence

Malaysia–Singapore

    • 1965 Singapore becomes independent from Malaysia (land connection via causeways)

Malaysia–Thailand

    • 1909 Treaty of Bangkok, border between Thailand and the British Empire
    • 1963 Establishment of Malaysia

Mongolia–Russia

North Korea–South Korea

    • 1953 after cease fire.

North Korea–Russia

    • 1858 at the treaty of Aigun, border between Russia and China.
    • 1948 Creation of North Korea, border between North Korea and the Soviet Union.
    • 1991 Russian self-determination.

Oman–Saudi Arabia

    • 1990 Border agreement

Oman–United Arab Emirates

  • KhasabDubai
    • 1971 The United Arab Emirates and Oman become independent from the United Kingdom
  • ShinasDubai
    • 1971 The United Arab Emirates and Oman become independent from the United Kingdom
  • Al BuraymiAbu Zabi
    • 1971 The United Arab Emirates and Oman become independent from the United Kingdom
    • 1999 Border dispute on Al-Buraymi resolved

Oman–Yemen

    • 1971 Omani independence, border between Oman and South Yemen
    • 1990 North Yemen conquers South Yemen
    • 1992 Border dispute between Oman and Yemen settled about Habarut

Saudi Arabia–Qatar

    • 2009 Signed at the UN headquarters

Saudi Arabia–United Arab Emirates

    • 1974 Treaty of Jeddah, disputed

Saudi Arabia–Yemen

  • Ar RiyadAl-Mukalla
    • 1926 Unification of Nejd and Hijaz, border between Saudi Arabia and the British protectorate of Aden
    • 1990 Conquest of South Yemen by North Yemen
  • JizanSan'a
    • 1934 Treaty of Taif, border between Saudi Arabia and (North) Yemen

Syria–Turkey

  • From Nusaybin - Cizre to Aleppo - Gaziantep
    • 1923 at the treaty of Lausanne, border between Turkey and the French League of Nations mandate of Syria.
    • 1944 Syrian independence.
  • Aleppo - Antakya
    • 1939 after referendum, border between Turkey and the French League of Nations mandate of Syria.
    • 1944 Syrian independence.

Tajikistan–Uzbekistan

    • 1991 Tajikistani and Uzbekistani independence

Turkmenistan–Uzbekistan

    • 1991 Turkmenstani and Uzbekistani independence

Oceania[edit]

Indonesia–Papua New Guinea

    • 1969 The Netherlands cedes Papua to Indonesia, border between Indonesia and Australia
    • 1975 Papua New Guinea becomes independent from Australia

Africa[edit]

Algeria–Libya

    • 1951 Libya becomes independent, border between Libya and France
    • 1962 Algeria becomes independent

Algeria–Mali

    • 1960 Mali becomes independent, border between Mali and France
    • 1962 Algeria becomes independent

Algeria–Mauritania

    • 1960 Mauritania becomes independent, border between Mauritania and France
    • 1962 Algeria becomes independent

Algeria–Morocco

  • TlemcenOujda
    • 1554 Morocco is established after a merger of small states, border between Morocco and the Ottoman Empire
    • 1710 Algiers (Algeria) becomes independent
  • BécharCasablanca
    • 1844 Border between France and Morocco established after a war
    • 1962 Algerian independence, border is disputed

Algeria–Niger

    • 1960 Niger becomes independent, border between Niger and France
    • 1962 Algeria becomes independent

Algeria–Tunisia

    • 1529 Tunis (Tunisia) loses Constantine to the Ottoman Empire, border between Tunis and the Ottoman Empire
    • 1710 Algiers (Algeria) becomes independent

Angola–Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Léopoldville (DRC) and Portugal
    • 1975 Angola becomes independent

Angola–Namibia

    • 1975 Angola becomes independent, border between Angola and South Africa
    • 1990 Namibia becomes independent

Angola–Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Brazzaville (RC) and Portugal
    • 1975 Angola becomes independent

Angola–Zambia

    • 1964 Zambia becomes independent, border between Zambia and Portugal
    • 1975 Angola becomes independent

Benin–Burkina Faso

    • 1960 Independence for Benin and Burkina Faso

Benin–Niger

    • 1960 Independence for Benin and Niger

Benin–Nigeria

    • 1960 Independence for Benin and Nigeria

Burkina Faso–Togo

    • 1960 Independence for Burkina Faso and Togo

Burkina Faso–Ghana

    • 1957 Ghana becomes independent, border between Ghana and France
    • 1960 Togo becomes independent

Burkina Faso–Côte d'Ivoire

    • 1960 Independence for Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire

Burkina Faso–Mali

    • 1960 Independence for Burkina Faso and Mali

Burkina Faso–Niger

    • 1960 Independence for Burkina Faso and Niger

Botswana–South Africa

    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Botswana becomes independent

Botswana–Zimbabwe

    • 1966 Botswana becomes independent, border between Botswana and Rhodesia
    • 1980 Zimbabwe becomes independent

Botswana–Namibia

    • 1966 Botswana becomes independent, border between Botswana and South Africa
    • 1990 Namibia becomes independent

Burundi–Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • 16th century, Establishment of Burundi, border of Burundi
    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Léopoldville (DRC) and Belgium
    • 1962 Burundi becomes independent

Burundi–Rwanda

    • 2nd Millennium, Establishment of Burundi and Rwanda
    • 1962 Burundi and Rwanda become independent from Belgium

Burundi–Tanzania

    • 16th century, Establishment of Burundi, border of Burundi
    • 1962 Burundi becomes independent, border between Burundi and Tanganyika
    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar

Cameroon–Central African Republic

    • 1960 Independence for Cameroon and the Central African Republic

Cameroon–Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Independence for Cameroon and Congo-Brazzaville (RC)

Central African Republic–Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Central African and Congolese independence

Central African Republic–Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Central African and Congolese independence

Central African Republic–Chad

    • 1960 Independence for the Central African Republic and Chad

Cameroon–Gabon

    • 1960 Independence for Cameroon and Gabon

Cameroon–Equatorial Guinea

    • 1960 Cameroon becomes independent, border between Cameroon and Spain
    • 1968 Equatorial Guinea becomes independent

Cameroon–Chad

    • 1960 Independence for Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon–Nigeria

Chad–Libya

    • 1951 Libya becomes independent, border between Libya and France
    • 1960 Chad becomes independent

Chad–Niger

    • 1960 Independence for Chad and Niger

Chad–Nigeria

    • 1980s, Lake Chad nearly dried up, border of Chad and Nigeria becomes a land border

Central African Republic–Sudan

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and France
    • 1960 The Central African Republic becomes independent

Chad–Sudan

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and France
    • 1960 Chad becomes independent

Côte d'Ivoire–Mali

    • 1960 Independence for Côte d'Ivoire and Mali

Côte d'Ivoire–Guinea

    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent, border between Guinea and France
    • 1960 Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent

Côte d'Ivoire–Liberia

  • San PédroHarper
    • 1857 The Republic of Maryland joins Liberia, border of Liberia
    • 1960 Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent
  • ManZwedru
    • 1892 Border agreement between Liberia and France
    • 1960 Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent

Democratic Republic of the Congo–Sudan

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and Belgium
    • 1960 Congolese independence

Democratic Republic of the Congo–Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Independence for both Congo's, both named Republic of the Congo at the time

Democratic Republic of the Congo–Rwanda

    • 2nd Millennium, Establishment of Rwanda, border of Rwanda
    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Léopoldville (DRC) and Belgium
    • 1962 Rwanda becomes independent

Democratic Republic of the Congo–Uganda

    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Léopoldville (DRC) and the United Kingdom
    • 1962 Uganda becomes independent

Democratic Republic of the Congo–Zambia

    • 1960 Congolese independence, border between Congo-Léopoldville (DRC) and the United Kingdom
    • 1964 Zambia becomes independent

Djibouti–Eritrea

    • 1977 Djibouti becomes independent, border between Djibouti and Ethiopia
    • 1991 Eritrean independence

Djibouti–Ethiopia

    • 1897 Border established between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and France
    • 1977 Djibouti becomes independent

Djibouti–Somalia

    • 1960 Somalian independence, border between Somalia and France
    • 1977 Djibouti becomes independent

Egypt–Libya

Egypt–Sudan

Equatorial Guinea–Gabon

    • 1960 Gabon becomes independent, border between Gabon and Spain
    • 1968 Equatorial Guinea becomes independent

Eritrea–Sudan

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and Ethiopia
    • 1991 Eritrean independence

Eritrea–Ethiopia

    • 1900/1902/1908 Border established between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Italy
    • 1991 Eritrean independence

Ethiopia–Kenya

    • 1907 Border agreement between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and the British Empire
    • 1963 Kenya becomes independent

Ethiopia–Sudan

    • 1902 Border between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and the United Kingdom established
    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and Ethiopia

Ethiopia–Somalia

  • HararHargeysa
    • 1897 Anglo-Egyptian Treaty, border between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and the British Empire
    • 1960 Somalian independence
  • Adis AbebaMuqdisho
    • 1897 Border agreement between Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Italy
    • 1960 Somalian independence

Gabon–Republic of the Congo

    • 1960 Independence for Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville (RC)

The Gambia–Senegal

    • 1960 Senegal becomes independent, border between Senegal and the United Kingdom
    • 1965 The Gambia becomes independent

Ghana–Togo

    • 1957 Ghana becomes independent, border between Ghana and the French United Nations mandate of Togoland
    • 1960 Togo becomes independent

Ghana–Côte d'Ivoire

    • 1957 Ghana becomes independent, border between Ghana and France
    • 1960 Côte d'Ivoire becomes independent

Guinea–Liberia

    • 1892 Border agreement between Liberia and France
    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent

Guinea–Sierra Leone

    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent, border between Guinea and the United Kingdom
    • 1961 Sierra Leone becomes independent

Guinea–Mali

    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent, border between Guinea and France
    • 1960 Mali becomes independent

Guinea–Senegal

    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent, border between Guinea and France
    • 1960 Senegal becomes independent

Guinea–Guinea-Bissau

    • 1958 Guinea becomes independent, border between Guinea and Portugal
    • 1973/1974 Guinea-Bissau becomes independent

Guinea–Bissau-Senegal

    • 1960 Senegal becomes independent, border between Senegal and Portugal
    • 1973/1974 Guinea-Bissau becomes independent

Kenya–Sudan

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and the United Kingdom
    • 1963 Kenya becomes independent

Kenya–Somalia

    • 1960 Somalian independence, border between Somalia and the United Kingdom
    • 1963 Kenya becomes independent

Kenya–Uganda

    • 1962 Uganda becomes independent, border between Uganda and the United Kingdom
    • 1963 Kenya becomes independent

Kenya–Tanzania

    • 1963 Kenya becomes independent, border between Kenya and Tanganyika
    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar

Lesotho–South Africa

  • MaseruPietermaritzburg
    • 1822 Establishment of Basutoland (Lesotho), border between Basutoland and the Zulu Kingdom
    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Lesotho becomes independent
  • MaseruEast London
    • 1822 Establishment of Basutoland (Lesotho), border between Basutoland and the Xhosa
    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Lesotho becomes independent
  • MaseruBloemfontein
    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Lesotho becomes independent

Libya–Niger

    • 1951 Libyan independence, border between Libya and France
    • 1960 Niger becomes independent

Libya–Sudan

    • 1951 Libyan independence, border between Libya and the United Kingdom
    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt

Libya–Tunisia

    • 1321 Tripolitania becomes independent from Tunis (Tunisia), border between Tripolitania and Tunis
    • 1951 Libya becomes independent, border between Libya and France
    • 1956 Tunisia becomes independent

Liberia–Sierra Leone

  • RobertsportFreetown
    • 1847 Liberia becomes independent from the United States, border of Liberia
    • 1961 Sierra Leone becomes independent
  • VoinjamaKoidu
    • 1885 Border agreement between Liberia and the British Empire
    • 1961 Sierra Leone becomes independent

Mali–Senegal

    • 1960 Independence for Mali and Senegal

Mali–Mauritania

    • 1960 Independence for Mali and Mauritania

Malawi–Mozambique

    • 1964 Malawi becomes independent, border between Malawi and Portugal

Mali–Niger

    • 1960 Independence for Mali and Niger

Malawi–Tanzania

    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar and the independence of Malawi

Malawi–Zambia

    • 1964 Malawi and Zambia becomes independent

Mauritania–Senegal

    • 1960 Independence for Mauritania and Senegal

Morocco–Spain

Mozambique–South Africa

    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and Portugal
    • 1975 Mozambique becomes independent

Mozambique–Swaziland

    • 1830s, Swaziland is moved up north in order to reduce the pressure from the Zulus, border between Swaziland and Portugal
    • 1975 Mozambique becomes independent

Mozambique–Tanzania

    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar, border between Tanzania and Portugal
    • Mozambique becomes independent

Mozambique–Zambia

    • 1964 Zambia becomes independent, border between Zambia and Portugal
    • 1975 Mozambique becomes independent

Mozambique–Zimbabwe

    • 1975 Mozambique becomes independent, border between Mozambique and Rhodesia
    • 1980 Zimbabwe becomes independent

Namibia–Zambia

    • 1964 Zambia becomes independent, border between Zambia and South Africa
    • 1990 Namibia becomes independent

Namibia–South Africa

    • 1990 Namibia becomes independent from South Africa

Niger–Nigeria

    • 1960 Independence for Niger and Nigeria

Rwanda–Tanzania

    • 2nd Millennium, Establishment of Rwanda, border of Rwanda
    • 1962 Rwanda becomes independent, border between Rwanda and Tanganyika
    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar

Rwanda–Uganda

    • 2nd Millennium, Establishment of Rwanda, border of Rwanda
    • 1962 Independence of Rwanda and Uganda

Sudan–Uganda

    • 1956 Sudanese independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt, border between Sudan and the United Kingdom
    • 1962 Uganda becomes independent

South Africa–Swaziland

    • 1830s, Swaziland is moved up north in order to reduce the pressure from the Zulus, border of Swaziland
    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1968 Swaziland becomes independent

South Africa–Zimbabwe

    • 1931 South Africa becomes independent, border between South Africa and the United Kingdom
    • 1980 Zimbabwe becomes independent

Tanzania–Uganda

    • 1962 Uganda becomes independent, border between Uganda and Tanganyika
    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar

Tanzania–Zambia

    • 1964 Establishment of Tanzania after a merger between Tanganyika and Zanzibar and the independence of Zambia

Zambia–Zimbabwe

    • 1964 Zambia becomes independent, border between Zambia and the United Kingdom
    • 1980 Zimbabwe becomes independent

North America[edit]

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Belize–Guatemala

    • 1840 Guatemala becomes independent, border between Guatemala and the United Kingdom
    • 1981 Belize becomes independent

Belize–Mexico

    • 1821 Mexico becomes independent, border between Mexico and the United Kingdom
    • 1981 Belize becomes independent

Canada–United States

Costa–Rica-Panama

    • 1838 Costa Rica becomes independent, border between Colombia and Costa Rica
    • 1903 Panama becomes independent

Costa Rica–Nicaragua

    • 1838 Costa Rica and Nicaragua become independent

Dominican Republic–Haiti

    • 1804 Haiti becomes independent from France, border between Haiti and France
    • 1821/1844 The Dominican Republic becomes independent from Haiti

El Salvador–Guatemala

    • 1840 El Salvador and Guatemala become independent

El Salvador–Honduras

France–Netherlands

    • 1648 France and the Netherlands divide Saint Martin.

Guatemala–Honduras

Guatemala–Mexico

Honduras–Nicaragua

Mexico–United States

South America[edit]

Continental South America's Border Changes over time

Argentina–Brazil

Argentina–Bolivia

Argentina–Chile

Argentina–Paraguay

Argentina–Uruguay

Bolivia–Brazil

Bolivia–Chile

Bolivia–Paraguay

    • 1938 Chaco War ends with a truce, the current border created
    • 2009 A final treaty is signed to clearly mark the border

Bolivia–Peru

  • La PazArequipa
    • 1824 Spanish defeated in Peru, border between Peru and Spain
    • 1825 Bolivian independence
  • RiberaltaCuzco
    • 1909 Border settled

Brazil–Colombia

Brazil–France

    • 1713 The Treaty of Utrecht creates a border between France and Portugal.
    • 1822 Brazil obtains independence

Brazil–Guyana

  • SantarémGeorgetown
    • 1822 Brazilian independence, border between Brazil and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent
  • Boa VistaGeorgetown
    • 1904 Italy arbiters in a border dispute, border between Brazil and the British Empire
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent
  • Boa VistaImbaimadai
    • 1822 Brazilian independence, border between Brazil and the United Kingdom
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent

Brazil–Paraguay

Brazil–Peru

Brazil–Suriname

Brazil–Uruguay

    • 1825 Uruguay declares independence
    • 1828 Uruguay's independence is accepted by Brazil

Brazil–Venezuela

Colombia–Ecuador

    • 1830 Ecuador becomes independent from Colombia
    • 1916 Final border treaty

Colombia–Panama

    • 1903 Panama becomes independent from Colombia

Colombia–Peru

    • 1922 Border agreement between Colombia and Peru, territory disputed with Ecuador
    • 1942 Ecuador loses a war versus Peru

Colombia–Venezuela

    • 1830 Venezuela becomes independent from Colombia

Ecuador–Peru

France–Suriname

    • 17th century, border between France and the Netherlands.
    • 1975 Surinamese independence.

Guyana–Suriname

  • GeorgetownParamaribo
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent, border between Guyana and the Netherlands
    • 1975 Suriname becomes independent
  • JoliMajoli
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent, border between Guyana and the Netherlands
    • 1975 Suriname becomes independent, disputed

Guyana–Venezuela

    • 1899 Border settled between Venezuela and the British Empire
    • 1966 Guyana becomes independent, border disputed

Borders of Territories with special status or unrecognized and minimally recognized states[edit]

Hong Kong–China

  • Boundary Street
    • 1860 China under Ch'ing Dynasty ceded Kowloon Peninsula to the British crown colony of Hong Kong
  • Sham Chun River, Sha Tau Kok River and Pak Kung Au
    • 1898 China under Ch'ing Dynasty leased the New Territories to the United Kingdom until 1997, and was added to the crown colony of Hong Kong
  • Dongjiaotou

Algeria–Western Sahara

    • 1962 Algeria becomes independent, border between Algeria and Spain
    • 1975 Western Sahara becomes independent and is mostly occupied by Morocco

Mauritania–Western Sahara

    • 1960 Mauritania becomes independent, border between Mauritania and Spain
    • 1975 Western Sahara becomes independent and is mostly occupied by Morocco

Morocco–Western Sahara

    • 1884 Berlin Conference, Spain gains Western Sahara and subsequently occupies the territory, border between Morocco and Spain

Egypt–Palestinian Territories

    • 1841 The United Kingdom forces Egypt to retreat from the Levant, border between Egypt and the Ottoman Empire
    • 2005 Israel evacuates the Gaza Strip

Israel–Palestinian Territories

  • From NazarethJenin to BeershebaHebron
    • 1948 Cease fire line in the war between Israel and the Arabs, border between Israel and Jordan
  • BeershebaGaza
    • 1948 Cease fire line in the war between Israel and the Arabs, border between Israel and Egypt
    • 2005 Israel evacuates the Gaza Strip

Jordan–Palestinian Territories

    • 1967 Israel conquers the West Bank, border between Jordan and Israel