Whereas India’s maritime boundaries necessitate delimitation with seven states on adjacent and opposite coasts—Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Bangladesh—its land borders are shared with six states (Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar).
How many countries have a maritime border?
In the over 512 maritime boundaries in the world, only half of them have been agreed upon, which leaves room for discussions over the other borders in the future. These disputes occur over security, economic, and commercial reasons.
What is an example of maritime boundary?
For example, the Australia–France Marine Delimitation Agreement establishes ocean boundaries between Australia and New Caledonia in the Coral Sea (including the boundary between Australia’s Norfolk Island and New Caledonia).
India shares its border with 7 countries namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with Sri Lanka, India sharing 0.1 kilometres long border.
Which country does not have maritime border with India?
The country which does not share the boundary with India is Sri Lanka. The island country Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean. The Palk Strait separates India and Sri Lanka. India and Sri Lanka have diplomatic relations between them.
Which country has maritime location?
List of countries and territories by maritime boundaries
|Country or territory (Territories without full sovereignty in italics)||No. of unique maritime boundaries||No. of unique maritime neighbours|
|Adélie Land (France)||2||1|
|Akrotiri and Dhekelia (United Kingdom)||10||3|
Which country has the longest maritime border?
The longest maritime boundary is that between the Danish dependent territory of Greenland and Canada at 2,697 km 1,676 miles.
In the continental United States, the country shares maritime borders with Cuba and the Bahamas, while sharing maritime borders with the United Kingdom in the Virgin Islands, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela in Puerto Rico, and Samoa in American Samoa.
What is the maritime boundary of India?
India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia.
Land borders of India.
|Land Border Country||Bangladesh|
|Length (m) and (mi)||4,096 kilometres (2,545 mi)|
|Force||Border Security Force|
|Comments||Most India–Bangladesh enclaves exchanged in 2015.|
China is bordered by 14 countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam. Furthermore it shares maritime borders with Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Taiwan.
Myanmar shares a long land border of over 1600 Km with India as well as a maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal. Four North-Eastern States viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram share international boundary with Myanmar. Both countries share a heritage of religious, linguistic and ethnic ties.
Note: Bangladesh has the longest border with India for the reason that it is surrounded by India on three sides, i.e. in north, east and west. The other neighbours of India share the border only on one or two sides.
Physical Background of India
India shares its border with seven countries- Afghanistan and Pakistan to the North-West, China, Bhutan and Nepal to the North, Myanmar to the far East and Bangladesh to the East. Sri Lanka (from the South-East) and Maldives (from the South-West) are two countries with water borders.
The Bhutan–India border is the international border separating Bhutan and India. The border is 699 km (434 m) long, and adjoins the Indian states of Assam (267 km; 166 m), Arunachal Pradesh (217 km; 135 m), West Bengal (183 km; 114 m), and Sikkim (32 km; 20 m).
India and Maldives are neighbours sharing a maritime border. Relations have been friendly and close in strategic, economic and military cooperation. India continues to contribute to maintaining security on the island nation.
What is the name of border between India and Myanmar?
Moreh, India to Tamu, Myanmar in Manipur. Zorinpui International border crossing in Mizoram.