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Top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World

25-OCT-2018 17:31
    Top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World

    The Coastline is an area where land meets the Sea or Ocean or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the Sea or Ocean. In other words, it is narrow strip of land that borders the sea along a continent or an island, is an ideal place to see a constantly-changing landscape.

    Top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World

    The list of top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World along with their length of coastline in kilometres and in miles is drafted on the basis of the report given by the CIA World Fact Book are given below:  

    10. New Zealand 

    Coastline (Kilometres): 15,134

    Coastline (Miles): 9,404

    9. Antarctica      

    Coastline (Kilometres): 17,968

    Coastline (Miles): 11,165

    8. United States of America

    Coastline (Kilometres): 19,924

    Coastline (Miles): 12,380

    7. Australia         

    Coastline (Kilometres): 25,760

    Coastline (Miles): 16,007

    6. Japan    

    Coastline (Kilometres): 29,751

    Coastline (Miles): 18,486

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    5. Philippines     

    Coastline (Kilometres): 36,289

    Coastline (Miles): 22,549

    4. Russia   

    Coastline (Kilometres): 37,653

    Coastline (Miles): 23,396

    3. Indonesia        

    Coastline (Kilometres): 54,720

    Coastline (Miles): 33,939

    2. Norway  

    Coastline (Kilometres): 58,133

    Coastline (Miles): 36,122

    1. Canada  

    Coastline (Kilometres): 202,080

    Coastline (Miles): 125,567

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    Top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World

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    1. Canada

    Coastline (Kilometres): 202,080

    Coastline (Miles): 125,567

    2. Norway

    Coastline (Kilometres): 58,133

    Coastline (Miles): 36,122

    3. Indonesia

    Coastline (Kilometres): 54,720

    Coastline (Miles): 33,939

    4. Russia

    Coastline (Kilometres): 37,653

    Coastline (Miles): 23,396

    5. Philippines

    Coastline (Kilometres): 36,289

    Coastline (Miles): 22,549

    6. Japan

    Coastline (Kilometres): 29,751

    Coastline (Miles): 18,486

    7. Australia

    Coastline (Kilometres): 25,760

    Coastline (Miles): 16,007

    8. United States

    Coastline (Kilometres): 19,924

    Coastline (Miles): 12,380

    9. Antarctica

    Coastline (Kilometres): 17,968

    Coastline (Miles): 11,165

    10. New Zealand

    Coastline (Kilometres): 15,134

    Coastline (Miles): 9,404

    Above list of top 10 Countries with the longest total coastlines in the world has great cultural, military, and economic importance for each of them.

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