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Definition of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs).
The United Nations term "Landlocked Developing Countries" describes countries with serious constraints on the overall socio-economic development. Due to lack of territorial access to the sea and therefore remoteness and isolation from world markets causing high transit and transportation costs. These countries are among the poorest of the developing countries, of the thirty landlocked developing countries in the world, sixteen are classified as being least developed. (see also: List of Least Developed Countries).

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List of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)

     

Africa

   
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Central African Republic
Chad
Ethiopia
Lesotho
Malawi
Mali
Niger
Rwanda
Swaziland
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
     

Asia

   
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bhutan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Lao
Mongolia
Nepal
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
     

Europe

   
Macedonia, Rep. of
Moldova
 
     

Latin America and the Caribbean

Bolivia
Paraguay
 
     
Source: Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
 
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