Countries With Border Walls 2020

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 2020

Rank Country Population 2020
1India1,380,004,385
2Egypt102,334,404
3South Africa59,308,690
4South Korea51,269,185
5Spain46,754,778
6Iraq40,222,493
7Afghanistan38,928,346
8Saudi Arabia34,813,871
9Uzbekistan33,469,203
10Mozambique31,255,435
11Yemen29,825,964
12North Korea25,778,816
13Kazakhstan18,776,707
14Zimbabwe14,862,924
15Hungary9,660,351
16Israel8,655,535
17Hong Kong7,496,981
18Bulgaria6,948,445
19Kyrgyzstan6,524,195
20Turkmenistan6,031,200
21Kuwait4,270,571
22Botswana2,351,627
23Macedonia2,083,374
24Brunei437,479

Countries With Border Walls 2020