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Who are the LLDCs

​The landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) represent 32 countries across the world and include some of the poorest countries in the world, including 17 LDCs:

Afghanistan *
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bhutan *
Bolivia
​Botswana
Burkina Faso *
Burundi *
Central African Republic *
Chad *
Eswatini ⁺
Ethiopia *
​Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Lao PDR*
Lesotho *
Malawi *
Mali *
Mongolia
Nepal *
​Niger *
Paraguay
Republic of Moldova
Rwanda *
​South Sudan *
Tajikistan
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Turkmenistan
Uganda *
Uzbekistan
Zambia *
Zimbabwe

* Also a least developed country. Updated as of July 2017.
⁺ Effective 19 April 2018, the Kingdom of Swaziland has been renamed to the Kingdom of Eswatini.

LLDCs in ITU regions

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LLDCs in UN M49 regions


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