Why India Is Building The Longest Border Wall In The World - Seeker
Jan 11, 2019 - India is currently in the process of building the world's longest border wall along their 2,500 mile border with Bangladesh. The wall is made of double-fence barbed wire and requires a police force of 70,000 to guard it. The main point of these intense security measures is to keep Bangladeshi immigrants out of India.
Bangladesh to erect barbed wire fence on border with India
DG of BGB, Major General Ahmed said that his government has already approved a project to have a 282 km road along the border it shares with India and Myanmar.
Updated: Jul 12, 2018, 08.13 PM IST
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/bangladesh-to-erect-barbed-wire-fence-on-border-with-india/articleshow/54508281.cms Other notable examples: Other notable examples:
- Morocco: A 1,700-mile sand wall fortified and surrounded by millions of land mines was built by Morocco in 1975 along disputed, ungoverned territory on its border with Western Sahara.
- Spain: More than two decades ago, the Spanish government built 20-foot concrete barriers to wall off Melilla and Ceuta, Spanish-administered enclaves in Morocco since the 15th century, to increase border security against African migrants.
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Turkey: A buffer zone splits the island of Cyprus and its capital Nicosia between Turkey and Greece. Nicosia is arguably the last city in the world physically separated by a wall.
Syria-Turkey border wall completedThe partition was built to tighten security and combat illegal crossings and smuggling https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/syria-turkey-border-wall-completed-1.738637
France: The mile-long wall at Calais was funded by the United Kingdom to prevent migrants from accessing the Channel Tunnel that connects Britain to continental Europe.As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/742979/great-wall-of-calais-completed-concrete-barrier-british-funded-france Finland: About 450 miles of barbed wire fencing prevent reindeer from wandering across the border into Russia.
Saudi Arabia: In 2014, Saudi Arabia built a 550-mile-long wall with Iraq, a response to the rise of the Islamic State militants sweeping across parts of that country.
Jan 14, 2015 - 14, 2015, 3:46 PM ... The Saudis are building a 600-mile-long "Great Wall" — a combined fence and ditch — to separate ... Plans for the 600-mile wall and ditch Saudi Arabia will build with Iraq in an effort to insulate itself from ISIS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPZ0eif9NQw