Countries with the Most Borders Quiz

Name the countries that have 7 or more land borders.
(Parentheses) indicate the number including overseas regions and territories
Official JetPunk policy is that India and Sri Lanka do not share a land border on a sand bar
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Last updated: May 3, 2020
First submittedFebruary 1, 2012
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# Borders
Country
14
China
14
Russia
9 (10)
Brazil
9
D.R. Congo
9
Germany
8
Austria
8 (11)
France
# Borders
Country
8
Serbia
8
Tanzania
8
Turkey
8
Zambia
7
Hungary
7
Iran
# Borders
Country
7
Mali
7
Niger
7
Poland
7
Saudi Arabia
7
Sudan
7
Ukraine
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Level 55
Feb 1, 2012
missed Saudi Arabia...
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Level 28
Feb 18, 2013
I missed Hungary, Austria and Serbia - European Countries x|
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Level 80
Feb 19, 2013
Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE, Oman, Yemen... and really it also borders Bahrain.. you can enter via the King Fahd Causeway. There is a small island in the middle where there is Saudi customs on one side and Bahraini on the other. It should count. And they would also have a border with Israel except that the Saudis gave up a small strip of land south of the Negev to Jordan, both so that Jordan would have a route to the Red Sea and also because Saudi Arabia did not want to have a border with Israel. They believe Israelis have cooties.
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Level 80
Jun 1, 2014
I think I commented somewhere (can't find the quiz now) that after searching I found that the island with customs was entirely within the territory of either Saudi or Bahrain. Today I saw a map that contradicts this. On that one, the border passes through the island where customs is, with Saudi territory on one said and Bahraini on the other. Not sure which map to trust, but if the latter is right then Saudi Arabia and Bahrain do in fact share a land border.
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Level 33
Sep 30, 2015
It looks like it goes through the island to me. I didn't see a map with a border marked, but each country has their own passport control office and Mosque on their respective sides. They also have their own McDonald's (Bahrain has two).
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Level 32
Nov 26, 2020
Roads don’t count as borders, or Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela would border, Singapore and Malaysia would border, etc.
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Level 33
Aug 5, 2016
Missed Sudan,Zambia,Tanzania -African countries
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Level 67
May 25, 2019
they are indeed
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Level 44
Feb 1, 2012
Yay, for once I did alright in a Geo quiz, 17/20
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Level 34
Jun 4, 2012
I thought the Balkans would have more.
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Level 60
Feb 15, 2015
Yea...the one Balkan country was Serbia, which was the heart of Yugoslavia before it broke up in the 90s. So, technically, Balkanization only yielded one answer for this border quiz. LOL
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Level 78
May 4, 2020
The breakup of Yugoslavia also gave Hungary two extra borders, without which it wouldn't appear here.
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Level 32
Jun 10, 2012
since Sudan and South Sudan split, Sudan now only has 5 borders, with Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea and Ethiopia.
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Level ∞
Jun 10, 2012
Also Libya and South Sudan for a total of 7.
+16
Level 67
May 25, 2019
lol that would be interesting south sudan splitting from sudan but not touching it anymore, like he was so fed up "I'm leaving!" and teleported to s spot further away haha
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Level 41
Dec 19, 2012
12.
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Level 14
Jul 3, 2013
fun but hard missed 8

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Level 53
Feb 21, 2014
Rats...missed Ukraine
+1
Level 24
Feb 23, 2014
Where is Algeria I counted all it's borders
+2
Level 20
Mar 18, 2014
Western Sahara is part of Morocco epicx, that's why it only has 6 borders
+1
Level 25
Jul 28, 2014
Argh... I missed Tanzania!
+1
Level 22
Sep 9, 2014
20/20!BØØŸĀĀH
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Level 37
Nov 12, 2014
Missed Zambia, just passed my mind for some reason.
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Level 20
Nov 14, 2014
20/20 with 2:34 left on my first try. BOOYEAH!!!
+1
Level 43
Dec 20, 2014
Am I like the only person who missed Iran?
+1
Level 33
Jan 22, 2017
i missed ukraine feel good about yourself i also missed serbia k
+1
Level 51
Jan 13, 2015
I suck, got 10.
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Level 55
Jan 24, 2015
Only missed Zambia.19/20.
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Level 74
Aug 2, 2015
Fun facts about the Serbia's border with Kosovo, which Serbia still considers a province of Serbia: (1) if you agree with the Serb position, then Serbia still has 8 borders, because it would then also border Albania; (2) you can drive from Serbia into Kosovo no problem, but you can't go the other way, because the Serbs don't recognise the exit stamp from "Republic of Kosovo" since they say there is no such thing! You solve that by driving briefly through a 3rd country, like Montenegro, but don't be surprised of the Serb border guards look for the Kosovo exit stamp and cross it out!
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Level 74
Jan 16, 2016
Interesting photo choice - of all the border walls/fences/rivers in the world, the picture is not of a national border!
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Level 63
Jan 27, 2016
Probably one of the easiest clues for answer 1.
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Level 37
Jan 26, 2016
nice quiz. Easy though, finished with 3 minutes left
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Level 36
Mar 7, 2016
It took me like 50 times before I managed to memorize them. Every time I'd forget a different country, it was driving me insane!!!
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Level 37
Mar 29, 2016
I forgot Niger.
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Level 44
Jul 16, 2016
Got Mali just in time :-)
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Level 44
Jul 22, 2016
46 secs left pleased with that.
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Level 47
Oct 9, 2016
Happy to complete this quiz.

I feel dwarfed by that comment above.

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Level 36
Oct 9, 2016
darn it you tanzania! LOL
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Level 80
Oct 11, 2016
nice, first time i got 17...now a year later I managed to get all of them. jetpunk has made me more smart
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Level 48
Oct 12, 2016
What overseas territories does Brazil have (indicated by the brackets). I can't find out the answer anywhere.
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Level 47
Feb 21, 2018
there are overseas territories that touch mainland brazil
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Level 52
May 16, 2020
Like France's French Guiana.
+1
Level 34
Oct 20, 2016
Missed Serbia, Zambia and Hungary. Tough quiz.
+1
Level 33
Jan 22, 2017
im 10...i got 16 right on first try...ps i made some quizzes that are quizzes
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Level 19
Mar 25, 2017
I am an idiot. I got everything but Russia in under 3 minutes. =/
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Level 41
Apr 16, 2017
Missed Poland...
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Level 34
May 19, 2017
20 first try, almost forgot Hungary and Austria, great quiz
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Level 44
Jul 18, 2017
Got them all with a minute to spare pleased with that
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Level 39
Aug 22, 2017
Turkey.. WHY TURKEY, WHY?!
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Level 35
Dec 24, 2017
got Zambia at the 00:00 second wow
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Level 56
Feb 3, 2019
26 seconds left, I almost forgot about Mali..
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Level 34
Apr 4, 2019
I have no idea how did I missed France...

*cries*

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Level 48
Sep 2, 2019
The only one I missed was Turkey .·´¯`(>▂<)´¯`·.
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Level 40
Sep 2, 2019
Got all with 24 seconds left
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Level 50
Oct 18, 2019
missed Ukraine...
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Level 69
Oct 18, 2019
Which now has 2 more borders if you count the fake new eastern "republics" of Donetsk and Luhansk
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Level 65
Apr 27, 2020
They are Ukrainian territories temporary occupied by terrorist organizations.
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Level 65
Oct 18, 2019
Got them with 40 secs left. Another classic case of getting Niger when going for Nigeria.
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Level 45
Oct 18, 2019
Got Tanzania
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Level 80
Oct 18, 2019
Q: How do you know when your continent has too many countries?

A: When one of them, roughly the size of South Carolina, borders 8 other countries. (actually two of them)

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Level 54
Jan 19, 2020
Missed Iran 🙄
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Level 64
May 7, 2020
same
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Level 70
May 3, 2020
I'm curious about why this quiz was updated. Did some borders change?
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Level 65
May 4, 2020
I believe India was removed, as Jetpunk used to consider India to border Sri Lanka on land. If so, India would border seven countries.
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Level 80
May 24, 2020
India was on here before. It's not because of Sri Lanka. I think it's because the disputed Kashmir region is no longer administered by India. That eliminates the border with Afghanistan.
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Level 32
Nov 26, 2020
The Sri Lanka-India border was swept away around 600 years ago.
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Level 17
May 20, 2020
I, uh, well, missed France.

maybe i should change my name

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Level 48
May 24, 2020
Happy to see Serbia on this list! Smallest country on here that has the most borders!
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Level 80
May 24, 2020
because so many decided to break away from Yugoslavia. Sort of like bragging about receiving the most amount of hate mail.
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Level 57
May 24, 2020
Damn it I missed Zambia
+1
Level 71
May 25, 2020
I've counted seven countries that border Chad. Am I right?
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Level 67
Jul 22, 2020
No, just 6 – Libya, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger.
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Level 51
Jul 4, 2020
i missed niger
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Level 30
Jul 29, 2020
Parenthesis means that other territory
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Level 27
Jul 31, 2020
i thought i put in russia and i literally realized the last 7 seconds that i missed it... smh
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Level 20
Oct 11, 2020
me: *is looking through comments and sees answers* my brain: WRITE THAT DOWN, WRITE THAT DOWN
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Level 32
Nov 26, 2020
Missed Mali. Got 18/19