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Maritime claims / continental shelf

This page shows the value of the Maritime claims / continental shelf information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Albania

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Antigua and Barbuda

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Argentina

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Ashmore and Cartier Islands

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Australia

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Bahamas, The

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Bahrain

extending to boundaries to be determined

Bangladesh

up to the outer limits of the continental margin

Belgium

median line with neighbors

Brazil

200 nm

Cambodia

200 nm

Canada

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Chile

200/350 nm

China

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Colombia

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Cook Islands

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Cote d'Ivoire

200 nm

Croatia

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Cyprus

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Denmark

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Dominican Republic

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Ecuador

claims continental shelf between mainland and Galapagos Islands

Egypt

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

200 nm

Fiji

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation; rectilinear shelf claim added

Finland

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

France

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Gambia, The

not specified

Germany

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Ghana

200 nm

Greece

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Guatemala

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Guyana

200 nm or to the outer edge of the continental margin

Haiti

to depth of exploitation

Honduras

natural extension of territory or to 200 nm

Iceland

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

India

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Iran

natural prolongation

Iraq

not specified

Ireland

not specified

Israel

to depth of exploitation

Italy

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Jamaica

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Jan Mayen

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Juan de Nova Island

200-m depth or to depth the of exploitation

Kenya

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Korea, South

not specified

Latvia

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Madagascar

200 nm or 100 nm from the 2,500-m deep isobath

Malaysia

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation; specified boundary in the South China Sea

Malta

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Mauritania

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Mauritius

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Mexico

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Morocco

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Myanmar

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

New Zealand

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Nicaragua

natural prolongation

Nigeria

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Norway

200 nm

Pakistan

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Palau

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Papua New Guinea

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Peru

200 nm

Philippines

to depth of exploitation

Portugal

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Romania

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Russia

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Saint Kitts and Nevis

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

200 nm

Saudi Arabia

not specified

Senegal

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Seychelles

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Sierra Leone

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Solomon Islands

200 nm

South Africa

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Sri Lanka

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Sudan

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Sweden

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Thailand

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Tonga

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Trinidad and Tobago

200 nm or to the outer edge of the continental margin

Tromelin Island

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Ukraine

200-m or to the depth of exploitation

United Arab Emirates

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

United Kingdom

as defined in continental shelf orders or in accordance with agreed upon boundaries

United States

not specified

Uruguay

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Vanuatu

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Venezuela

200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

Vietnam

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

World

200-m depth claimed by most or to depth of exploitation; others claim 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Yemen

200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin
 

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