Countries With Border Walls 2019

In the United States, President Donald Trump has made worldwide headlines with his push to build a wall along the United States-Mexico border in order to keep out illegal immigrants. While many people have vocalized their opposition to the plan, the United States would not be the first nation to construct a wall along its border.

Around the world, there are several nations that have border walls, fences, or barriers. These usually serve the purpose of controlling the border, keeping out illegal immigrants and preventing smuggling. Other nations use barriers when there are disputed or unclear borders.

As of November 2018, border walls are located in the following nations:

There are also several proposed and planned barriers in Estonia and Russia, Costa Rica, Thailand and Malaysia, Belize, and the United States.

Some nations have their barriers under construction. This includes China and North Korea, India, Iran and Pakistan, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia, and the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

Rank Flag Country Population 2019
1India1,366,417,754
2Egypt100,388,073
3South Africa58,558,270
4South Korea51,225,308
5Spain46,736,776
6Iraq39,309,783
7Afghanistan38,041,754
8Saudi Arabia34,268,528
9Uzbekistan32,981,716
10Mozambique30,366,036
11Yemen29,161,922
12North Korea25,666,161
13Kazakhstan18,551,427
14Zimbabwe14,645,468
15Hungary9,684,679
16Hong Kong7,436,154
17Bulgaria7,000,119
18Kyrgyzstan6,415,850
19Turkmenistan5,942,089
20Kuwait4,207,083
21Botswana2,303,697
22Brunei433,285