Country / Length of coastline

List of countries and territories by coastline length

Length of coastline Ranking

  1. Country km²(sq mi)
  1. Canada Canada 202,080 (78,024)
  2. Indonesia Indonesia 54,716 (21,126)
  3. Denmark Denmark 52,518 (20,277)
  4. Russian Federation Russian Federation 37,653 (14,538)
  5. Philippines Philippines 36,289 (14,011)
  6. Japan Japan 29,751 (11,487)
  7. Norway Norway 28,765 (11,106)
  8. Australia Australia 26,059 (10,061)
  9. United States United States 22,423 (8,658)
  10. China China 16,840 (6,502)
  11. United Kingdom United Kingdom 15,651 (6,043)
  12. New Zealand New Zealand 15,419 (5,953)
  13. Greece Greece 13,676 (5,280)
  14. France France 12,920 (4,988)
  15. Mexico Mexico 9,330 (3,602)
  16. Italy Italy 7,600 (2,934)
  17. Brazil Brazil 7,491 (2,892)
  18. Turkey Turkey 7,200 (2,780)
  19. India India 7,000 (2,703)
  20. Chile Chile 6,435 (2,485)
  21. Micronesia Micronesia 6,112 (2,360)
  22. Croatia Croatia 5,835 (2,253)
  23. Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 5,313 (2,051)
  24. Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 5,152 (1,989)
  25. Argentina Argentina 4,989 (1,926)
  26. Iceland Iceland 4,988 (1,926)
  27. Spain Spain 4,964 (1,917)
  28. Madagascar Madagascar 4,828 (1,864)
  29. Malaysia Malaysia 4,675 (1,805)
  30. Estonia Estonia 3,794 (1,465)
  31. Cuba Cuba 3,735 (1,442)
  32. Bahamas Bahamas 3,542 (1,368)
  33. Viet Nam Viet Nam 3,444 (1,330)
  34. Thailand Thailand 3,219 (1,243)
  35. Sweden Sweden 3,218 (1,242)
  36. Colombia Colombia 3,208 (1,239)
  37. Somalia Somalia 3,025 (1,168)
  38. Morocco Morocco 2,945 (1,137)
  39. Venezuela Venezuela 2,800 (1,081)
  40. South Africa South Africa 2,798 (1,080)
  41. Ukraine Ukraine 2,782 (1,074)
  42. Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2,640 (1,019)
  43. Vanuatu Vanuatu 2,528 (976)
  44. Democratic People's Republic of Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2,495 (963)
  45. Panama Panama 2,490 (961)
  46. Mozambique Mozambique 2,470 (954)
  47. Egypt Egypt 2,450 (946)
  48. Iran Iran 2,440 (942)
  49. Peru Peru 2,414 (932)
  50. Republic of Korea Republic of Korea 2,413 (932)
  51. Germany Germany 2,389 (922)
  52. Ecuador Ecuador 2,237 (864)
  53. Eritrea Eritrea 2,234 (863)
  54. Oman Oman 2,092 (808)
  55. Myanmar Myanmar 1,930 (745)
  56. Yemen Yemen 1,906 (736)
  57. Portugal Portugal 1,793 (692)
  58. Haiti Haiti 1,771 (684)
  59. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1,770 (683)
  60. Angola Angola 1,600 (618)
  61. Namibia Namibia 1,572 (607)
  62. Palau Palau 1,519 (586)
  63. Ireland Ireland 1,448 (559)
  64. Tanzania Tanzania 1,424 (550)
  65. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1,340 (517)
  66. United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1,318 (509)
  67. Costa Rica Costa Rica 1,290 (498)
  68. Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1,288 (497)
  69. Finland Finland 1,250 (483)
  70. Netherlands Netherlands 1,248 (482)
  71. Tunisia Tunisia 1,148 (443)
  72. Kiribati Kiribati 1,143 (441)
  73. Fiji Fiji 1,129 (436)
  74. Pakistan Pakistan 1,046 (404)
  75. Jamaica Jamaica 1,022 (395)
  76. Algeria Algeria 998 (385)
  77. Cape Verde Cape Verde 965 (373)
  78. Nicaragua Nicaragua 910 (351)
  79. Gabon Gabon 885 (342)
  80. Sudan Sudan 853 (329)
  81. Nigeria Nigeria 853 (329)
  82. Honduras Honduras 820 (317)
  83. Mauritania Mauritania 754 (291)
  84. Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 706 (273)
  85. Uruguay Uruguay 660 (255)
  86. Cyprus Cyprus 648 (250)
  87. Maldives Maldives 644 (249)
  88. Bangladesh Bangladesh 580 (224)
  89. Liberia Liberia 579 (224)
  90. Qatar Qatar 563 (217)
  91. Ghana Ghana 539 (208)
  92. Kenya Kenya 536 (207)
  93. Latvia Latvia 531 (205)
  94. Senegal Senegal 531 (205)
  95. Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 515 (199)
  96. Kuwait Kuwait 499 (193)
  97. Seychelles Seychelles 491 (190)
  98. Poland Poland 491 (190)
  99. Guyana Guyana 459 (177)
  100. Cambodia Cambodia 443 (171)
  101. Tonga Tonga 419 (162)
  102. Samoa Samoa 403 (156)
  103. Cameroon Cameroon 402 (155)
  104. Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 402 (155)
  105. Guatemala Guatemala 400 (154)
  106. Belize Belize 386 (149)
  107. Suriname Suriname 386 (149)
  108. Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 370 (143)
  109. Albania Albania 362 (140)
  110. Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 362 (140)
  111. Bulgaria Bulgaria 354 (137)
  112. Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 350 (135)
  113. Comoros Comoros 340 (131)
  114. Guinea Guinea 320 (124)
  115. Djibouti Djibouti 314 (121)
  116. Georgia Georgia 310 (120)
  117. El Salvador El Salvador 307 (119)
  118. Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 296 (114)
  119. Israel Israel 273 (105)
  120. Romania Romania 225 (87)
  121. Lebanon Lebanon 225 (87)
  122. Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe 209 (81)
  123. Montenegro Montenegro 199 (77)
  124. Malta Malta 197 (76)
  125. Singapore Singapore 196 (76)
  126. Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic 196 (76)
  127. Mauritius Mauritius 177 (68)
  128. Congo Congo 169 (65)
  129. Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam 161 (62)
  130. Bahrain Bahrain 161 (62)
  131. Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 158 (61)
  132. Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 153 (59)
  133. Dominica Dominica 148 (57)
  134. Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 135 (52)
  135. Grenada Grenada 121 (47)
  136. Benin Benin 121 (47)
  137. Lithuania Lithuania 99 (38)
  138. Barbados Barbados 97 (37)
  139. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 84 (32)
  140. Gambia Gambia 80 (31)
  141. Belgium Belgium 66 (25)
  142. Iraq Iraq 58 (22)
  143. Togo Togo 56 (22)
  144. Slovenia Slovenia 47 (18)
  145. Palestinian Territory Palestinian Territory 40 (15)
  146. the Democratic Republic of the Congo the Democratic Republic of the Congo 37 (14)
  147. Nauru Nauru 30 (12)
  148. Jordan Jordan 26 (10)
  149. Tuvalu Tuvalu 24 (9)
  150. Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 (8)
  151. Monaco Monaco 4 (2)
  152. Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 0 (0)
  153. Niger Niger 0 (0)
  154. Mali Mali 0 (0)
  155. Afghanistan Afghanistan 0 (0)
  156. Slovakia Slovakia 0 (0)
  157. Andorra Andorra 0 (0)
  158. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 0 (0)
  159. Armenia Armenia 0 (0)
  160. Macedonia Macedonia 0 (0)
  161. Austria Austria 0 (0)
  162. Mongolia Mongolia 0 (0)
  163. Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 (0)
  164. Rwanda Rwanda 0 (0)
  165. Belarus Belarus 0 (0)
  166. Switzerland Switzerland 0 (0)
  167. Bhutan Bhutan 0 (0)
  168. Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 0 (0)
  169. Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 (0)
  170. Ethiopia Ethiopia 0 (0)
  171. Bolivia Bolivia 0 (0)
  172. Botswana Botswana 0 (0)
  173. Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 (0)
  174. Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 0 (0)
  175. Malawi Malawi 0 (0)
  176. Burundi Burundi 0 (0)
  177. Moldova Moldova 0 (0)
  178. Central African Republic Central African Republic 0 (0)
  179. Nepal Nepal 0 (0)
  180. Chad Chad 0 (0)
  181. Paraguay Paraguay 0 (0)
  182. Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 (0)
  183. San Marino San Marino 0 (0)
  184. Holy See Holy See 0 (0)
  185. Swaziland Swaziland 0 (0)
  186. Hungary Hungary 0 (0)
  187. Tajikistan Tajikistan 0 (0)
  188. Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 (0)
  189. Uganda Uganda 0 (0)
  190. Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 0 (0)
  191. Zambia Zambia 0 (0)
  192. Lao Lao 0 (0)
  193. Serbia Serbia 0 (0)
  194. Lesotho Lesotho 0 (0)
  195. South Sudan South Sudan 0 (0)

Length of coastline Ranking / State

  1. Country km² (sq mi)
  1. Canada Canada 202,080 (78,024)
  2. Indonesia Indonesia 54,716 (21,126)
  3. Greenland Greenland 44,087 (17,022)
  4. Russian Federation Russian Federation 37,653 (14,538)
  5. Philippines Philippines 36,289 (14,011)
  6. Japan Japan 29,751 (11,487)
  7. Australia Australia 25,760 (9,946)
  8. Norway Norway 25,148 (9,710)
  9. United States United States 19,924 (7,693)
  10. New Zealand New Zealand 15,134 (5,843)
  11. China China 14,500 (5,598)
  12. Greece Greece 13,676 (5,280)
  13. United Kingdom United Kingdom 12,429 (4,799)
  14. Mexico Mexico 9,330 (3,602)
  15. Italy Italy 7,600 (2,934)
  16. Brazil Brazil 7,491 (2,892)
  17. Denmark Denmark 7,314 (2,824)
  18. Turkey Turkey 7,200 (2,780)
  19. India India 7,000 (2,703)
  20. Chile Chile 6,435 (2,485)
  21. Micronesia Micronesia 6,112 (2,360)
  22. Croatia Croatia 5,835 (2,253)
  23. Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 5,313 (2,051)
  24. Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 5,152 (1,989)
  25. Argentina Argentina 4,989 (1,926)
  26. Iceland Iceland 4,988 (1,926)
  27. Spain Spain 4,964 (1,917)
  28. Madagascar Madagascar 4,828 (1,864)
  29. Malaysia Malaysia 4,675 (1,805)
  30. Estonia Estonia 3,794 (1,465)
  31. Cuba Cuba 3,735 (1,442)
  32. Svalbard and Jan Mayen Svalbard and Jan Mayen 3,587 (1,385)
  33. Bahamas Bahamas 3,542 (1,368)
  34. Viet Nam Viet Nam 3,444 (1,330)
  35. France France 3,427 (1,323)
  36. Thailand Thailand 3,219 (1,243)
  37. Sweden Sweden 3,218 (1,242)
  38. Colombia Colombia 3,208 (1,239)
  39. Somalia Somalia 3,025 (1,168)
  40. French Southern Territories French Southern Territories 2,948 (1,138)
  41. Venezuela Venezuela 2,800 (1,081)
  42. South Africa South Africa 2,798 (1,080)
  43. Ukraine Ukraine 2,782 (1,074)
  44. Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2,640 (1,019)
  45. Vanuatu Vanuatu 2,528 (976)
  46. French Polynesia French Polynesia 2,525 (975)
  47. Democratic People's Republic of Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2,495 (963)
  48. Panama Panama 2,490 (961)
  49. Mozambique Mozambique 2,470 (954)
  50. Egypt Egypt 2,450 (946)
  51. Iran Iran 2,440 (942)
  52. Peru Peru 2,414 (932)
  53. Republic of Korea Republic of Korea 2,413 (932)
  54. Germany Germany 2,389 (922)
  55. New Caledonia New Caledonia 2,254 (870)
  56. Ecuador Ecuador 2,237 (864)
  57. Eritrea Eritrea 2,234 (863)
  58. Oman Oman 2,092 (808)
  59. Myanmar Myanmar 1,930 (745)
  60. Yemen Yemen 1,906 (736)
  61. Morocco Morocco 1,835 (708)
  62. Portugal Portugal 1,793 (692)
  63. Haiti Haiti 1,771 (684)
  64. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1,770 (683)
  65. Angola Angola 1,600 (618)
  66. Namibia Namibia 1,572 (607)
  67. Taiwan Taiwan 1,566 (605)
  68. Palau Palau 1,519 (586)
  69. Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 1,482 (572)
  70. Ireland Ireland 1,448 (559)
  71. Tanzania Tanzania 1,424 (550)
  72. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1,340 (517)
  73. United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1,318 (509)
  74. Costa Rica Costa Rica 1,290 (498)
  75. Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1,288 (497)
  76. Falkland Islands Falkland Islands 1,288 (497)
  77. Finland Finland 1,250 (483)
  78. Tunisia Tunisia 1,148 (443)
  79. Kiribati Kiribati 1,143 (441)
  80. Fiji Fiji 1,129 (436)
  81. Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 1,117 (431)
  82. Western Sahara Western Sahara 1,110 (429)
  83. Pakistan Pakistan 1,046 (404)
  84. Jamaica Jamaica 1,022 (395)
  85. Algeria Algeria 998 (385)
  86. Cape Verde Cape Verde 965 (373)
  87. Nicaragua Nicaragua 910 (351)
  88. Gabon Gabon 885 (342)
  89. Nigeria Nigeria 853 (329)
  90. Sudan Sudan 853 (329)
  91. Honduras Honduras 820 (317)
  92. Mauritania Mauritania 754 (291)
  93. Hong Kong Hong Kong 733 (283)
  94. Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 706 (273)
  95. British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory 698 (269)
  96. Uruguay Uruguay 660 (255)
  97. Cyprus Cyprus 648 (250)
  98. Maldives Maldives 644 (249)
  99. Bangladesh Bangladesh 580 (224)
  100. Liberia Liberia 579 (224)
  101. Qatar Qatar 563 (217)
  102. Ghana Ghana 539 (208)
  103. Kenya Kenya 536 (207)
  104. Latvia Latvia 531 (205)
  105. Senegal Senegal 531 (205)
  106. Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 515 (199)
  107. Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 501 (193)
  108. Kuwait Kuwait 499 (193)
  109. Poland Poland 491 (190)
  110. Seychelles Seychelles 491 (190)
  111. Guyana Guyana 459 (177)
  112. Netherlands Netherlands 451 (174)
  113. Cambodia Cambodia 443 (171)
  114. Tonga Tonga 419 (162)
  115. Samoa Samoa 403 (156)
  116. Cameroon Cameroon 402 (155)
  117. Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 402 (155)
  118. Guatemala Guatemala 400 (154)
  119. Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 389 (150)
  120. Belize Belize 386 (149)
  121. Suriname Suriname 386 (149)
  122. French Guiana French Guiana 378 (146)
  123. Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 370 (143)
  124. Curaçao Curaçao 364 (141)
  125. Sint Maarten Sint Maarten 364 (141)
  126. Albania Albania 362 (140)
  127. Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 362 (140)
  128. Bulgaria Bulgaria 354 (137)
  129. Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 350 (135)
  130. Martinique Martinique 350 (135)
  131. Comoros Comoros 340 (131)
  132. Guinea Guinea 320 (124)
  133. Djibouti Djibouti 314 (121)
  134. Georgia Georgia 310 (120)
  135. El Salvador El Salvador 307 (119)
  136. Guadeloupe Guadeloupe 306 (118)
  137. Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 296 (114)
  138. Israel Israel 273 (105)
  139. Lebanon Lebanon 225 (87)
  140. Romania Romania 225 (87)
  141. Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe 209 (81)
  142. Réunion Réunion 207 (80)
  143. Montenegro Montenegro 199 (77)
  144. Malta Malta 197 (76)
  145. Singapore Singapore 196 (76)
  146. Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic 196 (76)
  147. U.S. Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands 188 (73)
  148. Mayotte Mayotte 185 (71)
  149. Mauritius Mauritius 177 (68)
  150. Congo Congo 169 (65)
  151. Bahrain Bahrain 161 (62)
  152. Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam 161 (62)
  153. Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 160 (62)
  154. Isle of Man Isle of Man 160 (62)
  155. Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 158 (61)
  156. Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 153 (59)
  157. Dominica Dominica 148 (57)
  158. Christmas Island Christmas Island 139 (54)
  159. Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 135 (52)
  160. Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna 129 (50)
  161. Guam Guam 126 (49)
  162. Benin Benin 121 (47)
  163. Grenada Grenada 121 (47)
  164. Cook Islands Cook Islands 120 (46)
  165. Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon 120 (46)
  166. American Samoa American Samoa 116 (45)
  167. Bermuda Bermuda 103 (40)
  168. Heard Island and McDonald Islands Heard Island and McDonald Islands 102 (39)
  169. Tokelau Tokelau 101 (39)
  170. Lithuania Lithuania 99 (38)
  171. Barbados Barbados 97 (37)
  172. United States Minor Outlying Islands United States Minor Outlying Islands 86 (33)
  173. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 84 (32)
  174. Gambia Gambia 80 (31)
  175. British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 80 (31)
  176. Jersey Jersey 70 (27)
  177. Aruba Aruba 69 (27)
  178. Belgium Belgium 66 (25)
  179. Niue Niue 64 (25)
  180. Anguilla Anguilla 61 (24)
  181. Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 60 (23)
  182. Saint-Martin Saint-Martin 59 (23)
  183. Iraq Iraq 58 (22)
  184. Togo Togo 56 (22)
  185. Pitcairn Pitcairn 51 (20)
  186. Guernsey Guernsey 50 (19)
  187. Slovenia Slovenia 47 (18)
  188. Macao Macao 41 (16)
  189. Montserrat Montserrat 40 (15)
  190. Palestinian Territory Palestinian Territory 40 (15)
  191. the Democratic Republic of the Congo the Democratic Republic of the Congo 37 (14)
  192. Norfolk Island Norfolk Island 32 (12)
  193. Saint-Barthélemy Saint-Barthélemy 32 (12)
  194. Bouvet Island Bouvet Island 30 (12)
  195. Nauru Nauru 30 (12)
  196. Cocos Islands Cocos Islands 26 (10)
  197. Jordan Jordan 26 (10)
  198. Tuvalu Tuvalu 24 (9)
  199. Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 (8)
  200. Gibraltar Gibraltar 12 (5)
  201. Monaco Monaco 4 (2)
  202. Afghanistan Afghanistan 0 (0)
  203. Andorra Andorra 0 (0)
  204. Armenia Armenia 0 (0)
  205. Austria Austria 0 (0)
  206. Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 (0)
  207. Belarus Belarus 0 (0)
  208. Bhutan Bhutan 0 (0)
  209. Bolivia Bolivia 0 (0)
  210. Botswana Botswana 0 (0)
  211. Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 0 (0)
  212. Burundi Burundi 0 (0)
  213. Central African Republic Central African Republic 0 (0)
  214. Chad Chad 0 (0)
  215. Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 (0)
  216. Holy See Holy See 0 (0)
  217. Hungary Hungary 0 (0)
  218. Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 (0)
  219. Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 0 (0)
  220. Lao Lao 0 (0)
  221. Lesotho Lesotho 0 (0)
  222. Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 (0)
  223. Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 (0)
  224. Macedonia Macedonia 0 (0)
  225. Malawi Malawi 0 (0)
  226. Mali Mali 0 (0)
  227. Moldova Moldova 0 (0)
  228. Mongolia Mongolia 0 (0)
  229. Nepal Nepal 0 (0)
  230. Niger Niger 0 (0)
  231. Paraguay Paraguay 0 (0)
  232. Rwanda Rwanda 0 (0)
  233. San Marino San Marino 0 (0)
  234. Slovakia Slovakia 0 (0)
  235. Swaziland Swaziland 0 (0)
  236. Switzerland Switzerland 0 (0)
  237. Tajikistan Tajikistan 0 (0)
  238. Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 0 (0)
  239. Uganda Uganda 0 (0)
  240. Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 0 (0)
  241. Zambia Zambia 0 (0)
  242. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 0 (0)
  243. Serbia Serbia 0 (0)
  244. Ethiopia Ethiopia 0 (0)
  245. South Sudan South Sudan 0 (0)

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