Africa has the most countries of any continent; 16 of these countries or 30% are landlocked.
Sixteen landlocked countries are in Africa out of 49 worldwide.
Landlocked African Countries List and Facts
Landlocked countries are entirely surrounded by land having no coastline but not including lakes and rivers.
Sixteen landlocked countries are in Africa out of 49 worldwide. The largest landlocked country in the world is Kazakhstan, located in Central Asia is slightly less than four times the size of Texas. world's largest landlocked country and one of only two landlocked countries in the world that extends into two continents. The smallest is the Holy See or Vatican City, located in Southern Europe. The Holy See is an enclave of Rome Italy.
The 16 landlocked countries in Africa are Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, ESwatini, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
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