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Marine Jurisdictions: Coastline length
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Coastal and Marine Ecosystems — Marine Jurisdictions: Coastline length
Units: Kilometers

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  2000
World
World {1} 1,634,700.7
 
  2000
Region/Classification
Asia (excluding Middle East) 288,459.0
Central America & Caribbean 73,703.0
Europe 325,892.3
Middle East & North Africa 47,281.9
North America 398,835.2
Oceania 137,772.4
South America 144,566.8
Sub-Saharan Africa 63,124.4
Developed Countries 850,213.4
Developing Countries 629,421.4
 
 ISO2000
Country
AfghanistanAFG0.0
AlbaniaALB648.7
AlgeriaDZA1,557.3
AngolaAGO2,251.8
Antigua and BarbudaATG289.0
ArgentinaARG8,396.8
ArmeniaARM0.0
ArubaABW107.1
AustraliaAUS66,530.3
AustriaAUT0.0
AzerbaijanAZE871.3
BahamasBHS11,238.3
BahrainBHR254.8
BangladeshBGD3,306.4
BarbadosBRB96.9
BelarusBLR0.0
BelgiumBEL76.2
BelizeBLZ1,996.1
BeninBEN152.7
BermudaBMU179.7
BhutanBTN0.0
BoliviaBOL0.0
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH23.0
BotswanaBWA0.0
BrazilBRA33,379.0
Brunei DarussalamBRN269.4
BulgariaBGR456.8
Burkina FasoBFA0.0
BurundiBDI0.0
CambodiaKHM1,126.8
CameroonCMR1,798.7
CanadaCAN265,523.2
Cape VerdeCPV1,120.9
Côte d'IvoireCIV797.3
Central African RepCAF0.0
ChadTCD0.0
ChileCHL78,563.2
ChinaCHN30,016.7
ColombiaCOL5,874.5
ComorosCOM468.8
CongoCOG205.1
Congo, Dem RepCOD176.8
Costa RicaCRI2,068.5
CroatiaHRV5,663.5
CubaCUB14,519.3
CyprusCYP671.3
Czech RepCZE0.0
DenmarkDNK5,316.2
DjiboutiDJI442.8
DominicaDMA151.7
Dominican RepDOM1,611.8
EcuadorECU4,597.0
EgyptEGY5,898.0
El SalvadorSLV756.1
Equatorial GuineaGNQ602.6
EritreaERI3,446.0
EstoniaEST2,956.0
EthiopiaETH0.0
FijiFJI4,637.5
FinlandFIN31,119.1
FranceFRA7,329.8
French GuianaGUF762.9
French PolynesiaPYF5,829.5
GabonGAB2,019.1
GambiaGMB502.7
GeorgiaGEO376.0
GermanyDEU3,623.7
GhanaGHA757.8
GreeceGRC15,146.7
GrenadaGRD251.5
GuadeloupeGLP580.9
GuatemalaGTM444.7
GuineaGIN1,614.5
Guinea-BissauGNB3,176.0
GuyanaGUY1,154.1
HaitiHTI1,977.2
HondurasHND1,878.3
Hong KongHKG954.5
HungaryHUN0.0
IcelandISL8,505.8
IndiaIND17,181.3
IndonesiaIDN95,180.8
Iran, Islamic RepIRN5,890.5
IraqIRQ105.4
IrelandIRL6,437.1
IsraelISR204.9
ItalyITA9,225.8
JamaicaJAM894.9
JapanJPN29,019.7
JordanJOR26.6
KazakhstanKAZ4,527.8
KenyaKEN1,586.1
KiribatiKIR1,960.8
Korea, Dem People's RepPRK4,009.3
Korea, RepKOR12,478.2
KuwaitKWT756.4
KyrgyzstanKGZ0.0
Lao People's Dem RepLAO0.0
LatviaLVA565.5
LebanonLBN294.2
LesothoLSO0.0
LiberiaLBR842.0
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaLBY2,025.3
LithuaniaLTU257.7
LuxembourgLUX0.0
MacauMAC36.0
Macedonia, FYRMKD0.0
MadagascarMDG9,935.2
MalawiMWI0.0
MalaysiaMYS9,323.4
MaldivesMDV2,001.8
MaliMLI0.0
MaltaMLT197.8
Marshall IslandsMHL2,106.4
MartiniqueMTQ369.0
MauritaniaMRT1,268.4
MauritiusMUS495.7
MexicoMEX23,761.3
Micronesia, Fed StatesFSM1,294.6
Moldova, RepMDA0.0
MongoliaMNG0.0
MoroccoMAR2,008.5
MozambiqueMOZ6,941.9
MyanmarMMR14,708.2
NamibiaNAM1,753.6
NepalNPL0.0
NetherlandsNLD1,913.8
Netherlands AntillesANT361.2
New CaledoniaNCL3,623.6
New ZealandNZL17,208.6
NicaraguaNIC1,914.8
NigerNER0.0
NigeriaNGA3,121.9
NorwayNOR53,198.6
OmanOMN2,809.5
PakistanPAK2,599.1
PanamaPAN5,637.1
Papua New GuineaPNG20,196.8
ParaguayPRY0.0
PeruPER3,361.7
PhilippinesPHL33,900.0
PolandPOL1,032.3
PortugalPRT2,830.1
Puerto RicoPRI1,094.0
QatarQAT909.1
RéunionREU219.0
RomaniaROU695.5
Russian FederationRUS110,310.0
RwandaRWA0.0
SamoaWSM463.4
Sao Tome & PrincipeSTP269.0
Saudi ArabiaSAU7,572.2
SenegalSEN1,327.2
SeychellesSYC746.5
Sierra LeoneSLE1,677.1
SingaporeSGP268.2
SlovakiaSVK0.0
SloveniaSVN41.2
Solomon IslandsSLB9,880.4
SomaliaSOM3,898.4
South AfricaZAF3,750.9
Spain {2}ESP7,268.1
Sri LankaLKA2,824.8
St. LuciaLCA165.9
St. Vincent & GrenadinesVCT264.1
SudanSDN2,244.9
SurinameSUR619.8
SwazilandSWZ0.0
SwedenSWE26,383.8
SwitzerlandCHE0.0
Syrian Arab RepSYR212.4
TaiwanTWN2,007.4
TajikistanTJK0.0
TanzaniaTZA3,460.5
ThailandTHA7,066.3
TogoTGO52.7
TongaTON908.5
Trinidad and TobagoTTO704.2
TunisiaTUN1,926.8
TurkeyTUR8,139.6
TurkmenistanTKM1,289.4
U.S.S.R. (former)0.0
UgandaUGA0.0
UkraineUKR4,953.0
United Arab EmiratesARE2,870.6
United KingdomGBR19,716.6
United StatesUSA133,312.0
UruguayURY1,095.7
UzbekistanUZB1,707.2
VanuatuVUT3,132.1
VenezuelaVEN6,762.1
Viet NamVNM11,409.1
Virgin IslandsVIR389.6
YemenYEM3,148.6
ZambiaZMB0.0
ZimbabweZWE0.0

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Footnotes
1 - World
   World total includes countries not listed and coastline for disputed areas.
2 - Spain
   Includes coastline length for the Canary Islands.

Source
Source: Coastal length data are based on the World Vector Shoreline, United States Defense Mapping Agency, 1989. Figures were calculated by L. Pruett and J. Cimino, unpublished data, Global Maritime Boundaries Database (GMBD), Veridian - MRJ Technology Solutions, (Fairfax, Virginia, January, 2000).

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