The 14 countries that border China are Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, North Korea and Bhutan. China's borders include land in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Inner Asia and Northeast Asia.Continue Reading
Mongolia is located due north of China, while Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan lie to the northwest. Tajikistan is located to the west of China. The countries of Pakistan, Nepal and India lie to China's southwest across the Himalayan mountain range. The countries to the south are Bhutan, Myanamar, which is also known as Burma, Laos and Vietnam. North Korea is located to the northeast of the Chinese capital of Beijing.
In addition to the 14 countries that border the Chinese mainland, China also has maritime borders with the countries of South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines and Taiwan. South Korea sits across the Yellow Sea from China, while Japan is located across the East China Sea. The Philippines is across the South China Sea. Taiwan borders both the East and South China Seas.
China borders more countries than any other country except Russia. As of 2014, China is involved in land and sea border disputes with a number of its neighbors, including Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Brunei.Learn more about East Asia
The names of some nondemocratic countries include the People's Republic of China, North Korea, Cuba, Kuwait, Vietnam, Laos, Brunei, Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Monaco, Jordan and Uzbekistan. Governments include republics, constitutional monarchies, absolute monarchies, theocracies and single-party movements.Full Answer >
The Mekong River flows through six countries: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The river is 3,050 miles long and contains a diverse amount of natural resources because it flows along various climatic zones.Full Answer >
India is surrounded by a total of six countries in its South Asian location, including Pakistan, Burma, China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. These countries mostly border India in northern directions, as the east, west and south are largely encompassed by water.Full Answer >
The Himalayas run through the countries of India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, China and Nepal. The Himalayan mountain range consists of three parallel ranges referred to as the Outer Himalayas, the Lesser Himalayas and the Greater Himalayas. The ranges cover approximately 1,500 miles altogether.Full Answer >