OPEC countries 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.


=1 Nigeria 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Qatar 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Venezuela 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Saudi Arabia 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 United Arab Emirates 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Angola 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Iran 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Algeria 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Iraq 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Kuwait 12 nautical mile 2013
=1 Libya 12 nautical mile 2013


OPEC countries Compared by Geography > Maritime claims > Territorial sea


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