Land Locked Countries

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A country which is surrounded by land is called landlocked country. The boundary of a landlocked country is not determined by any seas and oceans but by mountains, hills etc.
Land Locked Countries

Landlocked Countries

A landlocked country is a state which is entirely surrounded by land. Nepal is a landlocked country. Nepal is situated between two big countries - India and China. It is separated by the Himalayas from China and eastern and western hills and rivers separate Nepal from India. If a country is landlocked, it is likely to

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be poor due to lack of territorial access to the sea and therefore remoteness and isolation from world markets causing high transit and transportation costs. These countries are among the poorest of the developing countries. The nearest sea from Nepal is the Bay of Bengal. It is nearly 1126 km away from the eastern border of Nepal. Altogether, there are 44 landlocked countries at present. Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country in the world. Landlocked countries that attempt to participate in the global economy must contend with the administrative burden of transporting goods through neighbouring countries.

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There are the highest number of landlocked countries in the Europe. There are 32 developing landlocked countries and 12 developed landlocked countries in the world. Lesotho is the only one country which is locked in a single country (South Africa).

Here are some of the landlocked countries listed below:

Asia Europe South America Africa
Afghanistan Austria Paraguay Uganda
Nepal Andorra Bolivia Chad
Armenia-Czech Macedonia Zambia Lesotho
Azerbaijan Vatican city Zimbabwe
Kirgizstan Moldova Niger
Bhutan Luxemburg Burkina Faso
Mongolia Liechtenstein Burundi
Laos Switzerland Botswana
Kazakhstan Slovakia Central African Republic
Uzbekistan San Marino Malawi
Turkmenistan Hungary Mali
Belarus Ruanda
Montenegro Swaziland
Serbia Ethiopia
Total: 12 Total: 15 Total: 2 Total: 15
Things to remember
  • Nepal is a landlocked country.
  • A country which is surrounded by land is called landlocked country.
  • There are higher number of landlocked countries in Europe.
  • If a country is landlocked, it is likely to be poor.
  • It includes every relationship which established among the people.
  • There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
  • It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
  • common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
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Questions and Answers

The four landlocked countries of Asia are

  • Afghanistan
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • Armenia

Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country of the world.

Europe has the highest (15) and South America has the lowest (2) landlocked countries.

There are 12 developed landlocked countries in the world.

The names of landlocked countries in Africa are listed below:

Uganda

Chad

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Niger

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Botswana

Central African Republic

Malawi

Mali

Ruanda

Swaziland

Ethiopia

Lesotho

The Bay of Bangal is the nearest sea from Nepal.

Yes, Nepal is a landlocked country. It is situated between two big nations - India and China. It is separated by the Himalayas from China and eastern and western hills and rivers separate Nepal from India.

There are 44 landlocked countries at present.

There are two landlocked countries in South America. They are Paraguay and Bolivia.

A country which is surrounded by land and not connected by seas or oceans is called as a landlocked country.

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