Subject: Social Studies
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
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.
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:
|Kazakhstan||Slovakia||Central African Republic|
|Total: 12||Total: 15||Total: 2||Total: 15|
Name any four landlocked countries of Asia.
The four landlocked countries of Asia are
Which is the largest landlocked country of the world?
Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country of the world.
Which continent has the highest and the lowest number of landlocked countries?
Europe has the highest (15) and South America has the lowest (2) landlocked countries.
How many landlocked countries are developed?
There are 12 developed landlocked countries in the world.
Write the names of the landlocked countries in Africa?
The names of landlocked countries in Africa are listed below:
Central African Republic
Which is the nearest sea from Nepal?
The Bay of Bangal is the nearest sea from Nepal.
Is Nepal a landlocked country?
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.
How many landlocked countries are there at present?
There are 44 landlocked countries at present.
How many landlocked countries are there in South America? What are they?
There are two landlocked countries in South America. They are Paraguay and Bolivia.
What do you mean by landlocked countries?
A country which is surrounded by land and not connected by seas or oceans is called as a landlocked country.
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