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Which European country is currently not neighboring any more any of the countries it had a border with back in 1980? Poland.
Back in 1980, Poland had land borders with Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and German Democratic Republic. Today it is neighboring Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia.
K2 lies on the border of ... China and Pakistan.
K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest,It is on the border between China and Pakistan. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders. With around 300 successful summits and 77 fatalities, about one person dies on the mountain for every four who summit.
Which European country has most neighbors? Germany.
Germany has 9 neighbors (France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland). Other countries with numerous neighbors are Serbia (8), France (8), Hungary (7) and Poland (7).
Which country has the longest combined land border? China.
China's combined land border measures 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China borders 14 nations, more than any other country except Russia, which also borders 14.
Which state joined the U.S. most recent? Hawaii.
Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States of America, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. In March 1959, Congress passed the Hawaii Admission Act, which U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law. On June 27, 1959, a referendum asked residents of Hawaii to vote on the statehood bill; 94.3% voted in favor of statehood and only 5.7% opposed it.