Top 10 largest landlocked countries

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A tsunami is one of the worst disasters a society can face. The countries in our next list however don’t have to fear this type of disaster, simply because they’re landlocked. You might call this an advantage, but being landlocked brings in many – economic – disadvantages. Bolivia even declared war to Chile to gain access to the Pacific (1879-1883), but lost and is still landlocked. But what are the largest landlocked countries in square miles (SQ)? Here’s a top 10 list!

Top 10 largest landlocked countries

  1. Central African Republic – 240.534 SQ
  2. Afghanistan – 250.001 SQ
  3. Zambia – 285.993 SQ
  4. Bolivia – 418.685 SQ
  5. Ethiopia – 432.212 SQ
  6. Mali – 471.044 SQ
  7. Chad – 486.180 SQ
  8. Niger – 489.075 SQ
  9. Mongolia – 604.250 SQ
  10. Kazakhstan – 1.049.156 SQ

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