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China's Territorial Disputes

Name the countries that currently have a land or water dispute with China.
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Last updated: December 27, 2017
First submittedDecember 22, 2017
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Bhutan
Brunei
India
Indonesia
Japan
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Malaysia
Philippines
Taiwan
Vietnam
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level 77
Dec 22, 2017
No disputes with Russia?
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level 60
Dec 22, 2017
Not that I am aware of
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level 56
Dec 23, 2017
It's all settled when the Bolshoy Ussuriysky/Heixiazi is divided between the two countries: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolshoy_Ussuriysky_Island
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level 73
Dec 27, 2017
No - and historically China probably has more reason to have a territorial dispute with Russia than most of the other countries. Difference is Russia is far scarier than any of the other countries. China is for all intents and purposes a bully.
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level 72
Dec 28, 2017
That comment has just blocked Jetpunk on Baidu, despite (or, more accurately, because of) your truthfulness.
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level 71
Dec 29, 2017
Just like any major nation. What a surprise! :D
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level 73
Dec 31, 2017
A little surprised jetpunk hasn't fallen foul of the Chinese authorities already given it lists Taiwan as a separate country in all its quizzes. For what it's worth, having been to Taiwan, I agree with this approach. When a place has its own currency, border controls, government and military it is hard not to call it an independent nation.
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level 67
Apr 5, 2018
By these criteria, Somaliland might qualify more than countries in the EU.
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level 46
Apr 5, 2018
Strategically speaking, the lands that China has conflict in these countries are better than the lands with Russia. Most of these conflicts stem from the South China Sea with the numerous islands, China needs to have control of these islands if it wants to ensure economic security. If they don't, they'll always be at the mercy of NATO countries, and if they anger them then they can kiss their economy goodbye. The lands near Russia on the other hand might be rich in timber and natural gas deposits, but China already has a booming industry to the point it doesn't really need those extra deposits in comparison to economic security.
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level 66
Apr 5, 2018
@Akula: many non-recognized natons are grateful for your comment. Among them Transdnistria and South Ossetia. However as Tshalla says, does that disqualify many EU nations and some other (Does Costa Rica have a military? Does ZImbabwe have a currency? Does the Vatican really have a government?) :)
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level 60
Dec 27, 2017
With this quiz, approximately 11% of my featured quizzes have an infamous dictator as the thumbnail. It's not that much, but it's weird right?
+6
level 60
Dec 27, 2017
It's literally been 10 minutes and it's gone down to 9.5%.
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level 61
Jan 4, 2018
lol
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level 72
Apr 5, 2018
How about a democracy-supporting thumbnail then? QM, will any of us forget that man who stood in front of a tank? Maybe he deserves to head this quiz?
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level 66
Dec 27, 2017
Good ole Spratlys
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level 70
Dec 27, 2017
Oh yeah.
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level 74
Jan 3, 2018
Try Taiwan's Territorial Disputes Quiz, if you miss some countries in the list above.
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level 51
Jan 22, 2018
North Korea has had disputes with China along the Tumen River border. It escalated to border clashes in the 1960's.
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level 65
Feb 13, 2018
I think territorial dispute is an understatement with China and Taiwan...
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level 52
Apr 5, 2018
Not Nepal?
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level 60
Apr 5, 2018
You could (and should) say there is a territorial dispute with Tibet.
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level 77
Apr 8, 2018
This is China's territorial disputes with other sovereign nations. Tibet no longer exists as a sovereign nation.
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level 38
Apr 5, 2018
Agreed Roger - I put Tibet down just just in case.
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level 56
Apr 5, 2018
Should include South Korea, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socotra_Rock
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level 60
Apr 5, 2018
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level 50
Apr 6, 2018
They do have one with north korea
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level 29
Aug 29, 2018
The Chinese imperialists are eager for enlarging their territory
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level 47
Jun 9, 2019
Wouldn't they have disputes with Pakistan over the Kashmir? And I thought they did with Mongolia too?
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level 83
Jul 18, 2019
Hmm, I thought the Shaksgam Valley in northern Kashmir (just north of K2) would make Pakistan count as well. Apparently there was an agreement signed by Pakistan and China that laid out the border... but the area is also claimed by India, so it's not viewed as fully legal or binding.
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level 42
Jul 14, 2019
Me to China: You are too unsatisfied.
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level 62
Oct 31, 2019
Pakistan? It disputes Kashmir with India and China