14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World


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Borders exist for the sake of existing. To demarcate the boundaries and for the division, however, not all borders are the same; while some may be boring, the others are breath-taking. What follows is a list of borders between various countries and the amazing stories that they tell.

14. India – Pakistan14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 14

The bright orange light that you’re looking at is the disputed border that exists between the two countries. It has a total length of 2008km and is visible from outer space. In fact, at times even clouds pick sides on this particular border.

13. Former East-West Germany14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 13

The former border that existed between the two Germanies shot straight through Berlin. Upon division of the city, sodium bulbs were deployed for lighting up the streets in East Berlin. West Berlin made use of halide bulbs. The difference can still be seen today.

12. Turkey – Armenia14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 12

This particular river creates one of the hotter borders of the world.

11. Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana – the world’s only quadripoint14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 11

This particular border is quite amazing since it is the only border that demarcates boundaries between four countries. While it is all amazing and stuff, it creates more problems than it solves actually.

10. China – Nepal (Mount Everest)14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 10

So, did you know that the summit of Mount Everest – the highest point on Earth – is a border? Yes, the international border between Nepal and China actually runs through the summit point. There are many borders that feature mountains, but they exist on much low-altitude mountains.

9. Poland – Ukraine14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 9

This border is decorated with some fish for the annual Land Art Festival.

8. Slovakia – Austria – Hungary14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 8

This triangular table is a three-way border! Yes, three countries share this border, isn’t it amazing?

7. Brazil – Argentina14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 7

The wonderful Iguazú waterfalls form the natural border between Argentina and Brazil.

6. Venezuela – Brazil – Guyana, Mount Roraima14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 6

Mount Roraima folks! The border between three countries!

5. North Korea – South Korea14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 5

Here is one of the most guarded and tensed border for obvious reasons.

4. Norway – Sweden14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 4

This one is a rather laid back border with a tree-line cut to mark the border line. This cut is actually used by folks for riding a snowmobile in winter.

3. Belgium – The Netherlands14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 3

This particular border is an example of how the borders should be – no border control and no worries about which country you’re in. It has white crosses to mark the border, but no one really cares.

2. Haiti – Dominican Republic14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 2 14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 2a

The deforestation policies of Haiti (left) and the Dominican Republic (right) are quite visibly different.

1. Mexico – United States14 Of The Most Amazing International Borders From Around The World 1a

Probably the most-crossed border in the world with 350 million legal crossings per year. The border is over 2,000km in length and features varying terrain from both countries along its length.

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  1. They forgot the border between Northern Ireland (UK) and the Republic of Ireland which uses natural borders and is an open border similar to that with Belgium and the Netherlands

  2. There is another quad borders in the world… at the tip of Aqaba gulf in the red sea, u will find Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.

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