Which State has the Highest International Boundaries?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The states with the Highest International Boundaries are West Bengal, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh. Sikkim is bordered by Nepal in the west, China in the north, and Bhutan in the east. So, there are three Indian states that border three different nations. The maximum number of international boundaries shared by any Indian state is three.

State with the Highest International Boundaries

There are 3 Indian states which share the highest number of international boundaries with 3 neighboring countries each. For India, these states have a crucial strategic role. West Bengal, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh are the three states. Additionally, these nations have common borders, particularly with China. The countries with the most international borders are listed below.

  1. Sikkim: Sikkim shares its boundaries with China in the north, Bhutan in the east, and Nepal in the west.
  2. West Bengal: West Bengal has international boundaries with Bangladesh in the east, Nepal in the north, and Bhutan in the northeast.
  3. Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal Pradesh shares its international borders with Myanmar in the east, Bhutan in the west and China in the north.

An international borderline shows how two distinct nations are split apart. For instance, the 3323 km long international border separating India and Pakistan is known as the India-Pakistan border.

  • Two distinct nations are separated by an international model line, which also delineates their respective territorial boundaries.
  • India’s land borders extend for 15106.7 km and pass through 18 states, 92 districts, and union territories.
  • India has international land borders with seven distinct nations.
  • Bangladesh is one of the seven nations with which India has international borders.
  • Pakistan, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Bhutan, and China.
  • With Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Indonesia, it shares maritime borders.

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