Countries With Border Walls 2022

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In the United States, Former President Donald Trump 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 December 2021, border walls are located in the following nations: North Korea and South Korea; Hong Kong; South Africa and Mozambique; Egypt; Kuwait and Iraq; Spain; Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan; South Africa; Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan; Uzbekistan and Afghanistan; Botswana and Zimbabwe; India; Saudi Arabia and Yemen; Brunei and Limbang; Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan; Bulgaria; Saudi Arabia and Iraq; Hungary; Macedonia, and Israel.

There are also several proposed and planned barriers between Belize and Guatemala; Costa Rica and Nicaragua; Thailand and Malaysia, and the United States. Some nations have their barriers under construction, including India and Bangladesh; India and Myanmar; Iran and Pakistan; and Ukraine and Russia. Poland and Belarus announced a border wall in 2021 to prevent illegal immigration.The Dominican Republic and Haiti also announced a border wall this year. The Pakistan-Afghanistan border was built in 2021 and the Greece-Turkey borcer was expanded.

Countries With Border Walls 2022

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

Countries With Border Walls 2022

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