Top 10 countries with longest coastlines

nature & geography

Some countries are landlocked. That’s bad luck for local surfers, fishermen and marine officers. In some cases it’s even a reason to declare war to another country (Bolivia vs. Chile). Having direct access to the oceans of the world brings in enormous economic advantages. The majority of the countries of the world though share those profits of having a coastline. So which countries have the longest coastline? Here’s a top 10!

Top 10 countries with longest coastlines

  1. China – 9,010 miles
  2. New Zealand – 9,404 miles
  3. USA – 12,380 miles
  4. Norway – 13,624 miles
  5. Australia – 16,007 miles
  6. Japan – 18,486 miles
  7. Phillippines – 22,559 miles
  8. Russia – 23,396 miles
  9. Indonesia – 33,999 miles
  10. Canada – 151,485 miles

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