Borders of China

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China's northernmost border stays at Center of Amur in the north of Mohe City

China shares international land borders with 14 sovereign states. In addition, there is a 30-kilometre (19 mi) internal border with the special administrative region of Hong Kong, which was a British dependency before 1997, and a 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) internal border with Macau, a Portuguese territory until 1999. With land borders of 22,117 kilometres (13,743 mi) in total, China has the longest aggregate land borders of any country.

Countries sharing land borders with China[edit]

Border marker of 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
 Afghanistan 76 (47)
 Bhutan 470 (292) Disputed; depends on the resolution of various territorial conflicts between Bhutan and China
 India 3,488 (2,167) 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
 Kazakhstan 1,533 (952)
 Kyrgyzstan 858 (533)
 Laos 423 (262)
 Mongolia 4,677 (2,906)
 Myanmar 2,185 (1,357)
   Nepal 1,440 (895)
 North Korea 1,416 (879)
 Pakistan 596 (370) Disputed; depends on the resolution of territorial conflicts between India and China, and between India and Pakistan
 Russia 3,645 (2,264)
 Tajikistan 414 (257)
 Vietnam 1,283 (795)

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