List of border conflicts

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The following is a list of border conflicts between two or more countries. The list includes only those fought because of border disputes.

19th century[edit]

Start Finish Conflict Combatants Fatalities
1846 1848 Mexican–American War  United States v.  Mexico ~29,000
1879 1883 War of the Pacific  Chile v.  Bolivia and  Peru ~10,000

20th century before World War II[edit]

Start Finish Conflict Combatants Fatalities
1910 1918 Border War  United States v.  Mexico 100+
1932 1935 Chaco War  Bolivia v.  Paraguay ~100,000
1938 1938 Battle of Lake Khasan  Soviet Union v.  Japan ~1,300
1939 1939 Slovak–Hungarian War  Slovakia v.  Hungary 66
1939 1939 Battle of Khalkhin Gol  Soviet Union and  Mongolia v.  Japan and  Manchukuo ~16,000

1945–2000[edit]

Start Finish Conflict Combatants Fatalities
1947 1948 Indo-Pakistani War of 1947  Pakistan v.  India ~3,000
1962 1962 Sino-Indian War  PRC v.  India ~4,000
1965 1965 Indo-Pakistani War of 1965  Pakistan v.  India ~6,80
1971 1971 Indo-Pakistani War of 1971  Pakistan v.  India ~4,000+
1984 1987 Siachen Conflict  Pakistan v.  India ~2,400.
1987 1987 1987 Sino-Indian skirmish  India v.  People's Republic of China Unknown
1999 1999 Kargil War  India v.  Pakistan ~4,500

21st century[edit]

Start Finish Conflict Combatants Fatalities
2000 2006 2000-2006 Shebaa Farms conflict  Israel v.  Lebanon 30
2001 2001 2001 Indian–Bangladeshi border conflict  India v.  Bangladesh 20
2008 2008 2008 Djiboutian–Eritrean border conflict  Djibouti v.  Eritrea 144
2008 2012 Cambodian–Thai border dispute  Cambodia v.  Thailand 42
2012 2012 2012 South Sudan–Sudan border conflict  Sudan v.  South Sudan 262–322
2012 2014 Syrian–Turkish border clashes (2012–14)  Syria v.  Turkey 17
2016 2016 2016 Armenian–Azerbaijani clashes  Nagorno-Karabakh v.  Azerbaijan 150-200

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