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Eurozone Compared by Geography > Maritime claims > Territorial sea

DEFINITION: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal State extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in the LOS Convention (Part II); this sovereignty extends to the air space over the territorial sea as well as its underlying seabed and subsoil; every State has the right to establish the breadth of its territorial sea up to a limit not exceeding 12 nautical miles. A full and definitive definition can be found in the Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Ireland 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Estonia 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Italy 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Greece 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Slovenia 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Spain 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Cyprus 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Latvia 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Belgium 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Malta 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Germany 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Netherlands 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 France 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Finland 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Portugal 12 nautical mile 2013

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Eurozone Compared by Geography > Maritime claims > Territorial sea

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Interesting observations about Geography > Maritime claims > Territorial sea

  • Somalia ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Ecuador ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Italy ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
  • Israel ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
  • Peru ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Benin ranked second for maritime claims > territorial sea globally in 2013.
  • United States ranked #7 for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2013.
  • Papua New Guinea ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2013.
  • Senegal ranked second for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • France ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Non-religious countries in 2013.
  • Venezuela ranked last for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2013.
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