Countries With Border Walls 2021

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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.

Countries With Border Walls 2021

Country Wall Name Length (Km) Length (Mi)
AfghanistanPakistan-Afghanistan barrier2,6701,659.06
BangladeshIndia-Bangladesh barrier3,2682,030.64
BotswanaBotswana-Zimbabwe500310.69
BruneiBrunei-Malaysia2012.43
BulgariaBulgaria-Turkey barrier3018.64
ChinaChina-Hong Kong3219.88
CroatiaHungary-Croatia barrer4125.48
CyprusGreen Line180111.84
EgyptEgypt-Gaza barrier3.101.93
EstoniaEstonia-Russia barrier10867.10
GreeceGreece-Turkey border200124.27
Hong KongChina-Hong Kong3219.88
HungaryHungary-Serbia barrier175108.74
IndiaIndia-Bangladesh barrier3,2682,030.64
IranIran-Pakistan barrier959595.90
IraqKuwait-Iraq193119.93
IsraelIsrael-West Bank barrier708439.93
KazakhstanKazkhstan-Uzbekistan4527.96
KuwaitKuwait-Iraq193119.93
KyrgyzstanUzbek-Kyrgyzstan barrier870540.59
LebanonIsrael-Lebanon barrier116.84
LibyaLibya-Tunisia460285.83
MalaysiaBrunei-Malaysia2012.43
MexicoMexico-United States border1,000621.37
MoroccoCeuta border fence84.97
MozambiqueKruger National Park12074.56
MyanmarIndia-Myanmar barrier1,6241,009.11
North KoreaChinese-Korean border fence1,416879.86
North MacedoniaNorth Macedonia-Greece barrier3018.64
NorwayNorway-Russia border barrier200124.27
OmanUnited Arab Emirates-Oman barrier410254.76
PakistanIndia-Pakistan barrier550341.75
PalestineIsrael-West Bank barrier708439.93
RussiaEstonia-Russia barrier10867.10
Saudi ArabiaSaudi-Yemen barrier7546.60
SerbiaHungary-Serbia barrier175108.74
SloveniaSloveania-Croatia barrier220136.70
South AfricaKruger National Park12074.56
South KoreaKorean Demilitarized Zone248154.10
SpainCeuta border fence84.97
SyriaTurkey-Syria border barrier828514.50
ThailandMalaysia-Thailand border650403.89
TunisiaLibya-Tunisia460285.83
TurkeyBulgaria-Turkey barrier3018.64
UkraineUkraine-Russia barrier2,0001,242.74
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates-Oman barrier410254.76
United StatesMexico-United States border1,000621.37
UzbekistanKazkhstan-Uzbekistan4527.96
YemenSaudi-Yemen barrier7546.60
ZimbabweBotswana-Zimbabwe500310.69

Countries With Border Walls 2021