10 Countries with the Longest Coastline in the World – Coastline or in English called Coastline is the boundary meeting between the sea and the mainland at the time of the highest tide. For a country, the coastline has an important function in determining the country’s sea boundary and protection of marine resources.

The Republic of Indonesia, as the largest archipelagic country in the world, ranks second in the list of 10 countries that have the longest coastline in the world, which is 54,716km. While the first place is occupied by Canada with a coastline of 202,800km. Canada is also the second largest country in the world. In third place is Greenland, an autonomous division of the Kingdom of Denmark with a coastline of 44,087km, Greenland is also the largest island in the world
List of 10 Countries with the Longest Coastlines in the World

The following are the 10 countries with the longest coastline in the world along with the area of ​​the country concerned and the location of the country.

  1. Canada

Coastline Length: 202,800 km
Area: 9,984,670 km2
Location: North American Continent

  1. Indonesia

Coastline Length: 54,716 km
Area: 1,904,569 km2
Location: Asia

  1. Greenland (Danish Autonomous Division)

Coastline Length: 44,087 km
Area: 2,166,086 km2
Location: North American continent / Arctic Ocean

  1. Russia

Coastline Length: 37,653 km
Area: 17,098,242 km2
Location: Asia

  1. Philippines

Coastline Length: 36,289 km
Area: 300,000 km2
Location: Asia

  1. Japanese

Coastline Length: 29,751 km
Area: 377,915 km2
Location: Asia

  1. Australia

Coastline Length: 25,760 km
Area: 7,741,220 km2
Location: Australia

  1. Norway

Coastline Length: 25.148 km
Area: 323,802 km2
Location: European Continent

  1. United States

Coastline Length: 19,924 km
Area: 9,826,675 km2
Location: Asia

  1. New Zealand

Coastline Length: 15,134 km
Area: 267,710 km2
Location: Osenia