Top 10 Surprising Facts About Landlocked Countries!! You should know everything
By Srikanto Mandal 29 March, 2023
The most populated landlocked country in the world is Ethiopia, with a population of over 114 million people.
The highest peak in the world's tallest mountain range, Mount Everest is located in the landlocked country of Nepal.
There are two doubly landlocked countries in the world, meaning they are completely surrounded by other landlocked countries: Liechtenstein in Europe and Uzbekistan in Central Asia.
The largest landlocked country in the world is Kazakhstan, with a total area of over 2.7 million square kilometers.
Bolivia is the highest and most isolated landlocked country in South America and is home to the world's highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca.
Paraguay is the only country in South America that is completely surrounded by other countries. It is bordered by Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia.
The country of Lesotho is entirely surrounded by South Africa and is the only independent country in the world to lie entirely above 1,000 meters in elevation.
Mongolia is the least densely populated country in the world, with a population of just over 3 million people spread across an area of over 1.5 million square kilometers.
The African country of Burkina Faso, which gained independence from France in 1960, was previously known as Upper Volta until 1984.
Afghanistan, often referred to as the "Heart of Asia," is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central Asia and South Asia.