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South Korean policemen standing guard at the North Korea-South Korea border. View from South Korea.
North Korean policemen standing guard at the North Korea-South Korea border. View from North Korea.
A photograph of the France–Italy border at night. The southwestern end of the Alps separates the two countries.
The purpose of the Great Wall of China was to stop people and militaries from crossing the northern border of China. Today it is a relic border.
Crossing the bridge into Canada, from the US. This is the Ambassador Bridge
Indian and Pakistan border officers at the Indian-Pakistan border
The United States–Mexico border: San Diego–Tijuana.
A border wall on a beach separating the United States and Mexico
Borders between Israel, Syria and Lebanon in Mount Hermon region.
The Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon—marked by black asterisk.
Disengagement Israeli front line with Syria (1974)—marked by blue asterisk.
Disengagement Syrian front line with Israel (1974)—marked by red asterisk.
The Swiss–Italian border
The car traffic on the Finnish side of the Russian border at the Nuijamaa Border Crossing Point in Nuijamaa, Lappeenranta, Finland
The Wagah border crossing between India and Pakistan along the Radcliffe Line.
Border at Tijuana, Mexico and San Ysidro, California, United States with memorial coffins for those killed crossing this border. A straight-line border surveyed when the region was thinly populated.
A sign showing the limits of the Frontier Closed Area, a 28-km{{sup|2}} area along the Hong Kong-side of the 30-km-long border between Hong Kong and mainland China.
The bridge over the Anarjohka in Karigasniemi, on the border of Finland with Norway
The border between Argentina (Puerto Iguazú) and Brazil (Foz do Iguazú) on the Iguazú River. Paraguay (Ciudad del Este) is in the background.
The Peace Arch at the Canada–United States border, the longest common border in the world.
A sign at the Polish-Czech border near Králický Sněžník, indicating that only citizens of the European Union and of five more states may cross. When the Schengen rules became applicable in 2007, the sign became obsolete.
A typical Schengen internal border (near Kufstein between Germany and Austria): the traffic island marks the spot where a control post once stood; it was removed in 2000.
Self-illuminating Border flower pot between Burghausen, Salzach in Germany and Ach in Austria.
A border within a closely built-up area – near Aachen between Germany and the Netherlands: Germany starts at the red line drawn in the photo.
Border between the Netherlands and Belgium next to a street café in Baarle Nassau and Baarle Hertog. Some European borders originate from former land ownership boundaries.
The metal strip within the building of the Eurode Business Centre marks the border between the Netherlands and Germany, in Kerkrade and Herzogenrath.
The border between the Netherlands (right) and Germany (left) is located in the center of this residential road, and, nowadays, completely unmarked.
Italy/Switzerland border stone at Passo San Giacomo. Some borders were broadly defined by treaty, and surveyors would then choose a suitable line on the ground.
Guadiana International Bridge at the Portugal-Spain border, whose limits were established by the Treaty of Alcañices in 1297. It is one of the oldest borders in the world.
The Treriksröset cairn located at the point where Sweden, Norway and Finland meet.
The gate that borders East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia and East Timor.
The marker between the United States and Canada in Waterton-Glacier National Park.
A road crossing the Republic of Ireland-United Kingdom border from the British side. This border is entirely open: the only indication that one is crossing into the Republic of Ireland is a speed limit sign in kilometers per hour (signs in the United Kingdom are in miles per hour).
A train crossing the China–Russia border, travelling from Zabaykalsk in Russia to Manzhouli in China.
The winding border between Pakistan and India is lit by security lights. It is one of the few places on Earth where an international boundary can be seen at night.
A section of Hadrian's Wall marking the border of Roman Britain

Borders are geographical boundaries, imposed either by geographic features such as oceans, or by arbitrary groupings of political entities such as governments, sovereign states, federated states, and other subnational entities.

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South Korean policemen standing guard at the North Korea-South Korea border. View from South Korea.

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The purpose of the Great Wall of China was to stop the "barbarians" from crossing the northern border of China.

Border control

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The purpose of the Great Wall of China was to stop the "barbarians" from crossing the northern border of China.
Arabic papyrus with an exit permit, dated 24 January 722 AD, pointing to the regulation of travel activities. From Hermopolis Magna, Egypt
Chinese passport from the Qing Dynasty, 24th Year of the Guangxu Reign, 1898
BN(O) passports sported a burgundy red cover, identical to that of the British Citizen passports, albeit without the words "European Union" text at the top part of the cover between 1990 and March 2020.
Quarantine operations deployed by mainland Chinese border control.
An International Certificate of Vaccination issued by the Bureau of Quarantine in the Philippines to an individual after being vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine in 2021.
A road sign at an exit on Interstate 91 in Vermont advising individuals entering the state of a quarantine policy adopted in response to COVID-19, photographed in November 2020.
Slovakia, which otherwise maintains open borders with other Schengen Area jurisdictions, closed borders to non-residents because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Korean customs officer at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport.
Southern edge (customs border) of Captain Cook wharf, Ports of Auckland, New Zealand. An electric fence is faintly visible behind the historical fence
The International Terminal at San Francisco International Airport is an airport of entry for travellers entering America and has border checkpoint facilities for arriving passengers. Like most North American airports, it does not have a sterile international transit area. Domestic and international passengers are thus not clearly separated. This enables easier transfers from domestic to international flights but requires international transit passengers to clear the border checkpoint even if their final destination is outside America.
South Korean policemen standing guard at North Korea-South Korea border. View from South Korea.
North Korean policemen standing guard at North Korea-South Korea border. View from North Korea.
An OCI booklet exempting its bearer from usual immigration controls in India.
Karta Polaka – specimen document
American Samoa entry stamp
Hyder, Alaska has no border controls for travellers entering from Canada, and travellers flying between Hyder and other Alaskan cities by seaplane undergo internal border control
American and Canadian border officers at Vancouver airport
A fingerprint scanner at Dulles International Airport collects biometric data on visitors, which can be used for confirming identities.
Entry stamp at Lewiston–Queenston Bridge, Ontario. Canada only conducts border control and stamps passports upon entry.
Automated travel document inspection at Dubai Airport
Sample of printed out eNTRI slip for Indian and mainland Chinese citizens to clear Malaysian border controls without a visa.
Lhotshampa refugees in Beldangi camp in Nepal. The man is holding a Bhutanese passport.
Children abducted by the American government pictured in a wire-mesh cage. (Photo taken by United States Customs and Border Protection)
Mexico–United States barrier in California
The border fence built by India, as seen from near the Hili border station on the Bangladeshi side.
Hungarian border barrier with Serbia
Sterile lounge at Changi Airport Terminal 3 in Singapore. Passengers transiting between international flights at Terminals 1, 2, and 3 of Changi Airport disembark directly into the sterile lounge, and may proceed to their connecting gate without clearing the border checkpoint or completing any other border control formality, and can move between terminals using the Skytrain without clearing any checkpoint.
A port of entry at Shir Khan Bandar in northern Afghanistan near the Tajikistan border guarded by American military personnel prior to their withdrawal from Afghanistan, following which the Taliban assumed control over border checkpoints between Afghanistan and its neighbours.
The Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan is a sea port of entry to Hong Kong and an example of an internal border checkpoint where travellers arriving from or departing for other cities in the Pearl River Delta are subject to border control measures.
The cruise ship pier at Ocean Terminal is also a sea port of entry to Hong Kong. While the HK-Macau Ferry Terminal is a port of entry for travellers from other Chinese cities in the Pearl River Delta, the Ocean Terminal is a port of entry for visitors arriving on cruise ships from a wider variety of jurisdictions.
The border vista along the Canada–United States border, as seen from a wayside on the Alaska Highway.
Control Line, Imjingak, Paju, South Korea
A South Korean checkpoint at the Civilian Control Line, located outside of the Demilitarised Zone
Korean Demilitarised Zone as seen from the North
Frontier Closed Area signboard at Lo Wu
Border zone in Brest with a security electric fence, a ploughed trace-control strip and a pillbox.
Border zone marked on a tree on the Finland–Russia border: no entry.
Visa policy of Bhutan, showing the free movement arrangement between India and Bhutan
Visa policy of Nepal, showing free movement between India and Nepal under the 1950 treaty
Sign often found at crossings from the Republic of Ireland into the North.
Open Schengen Area border crossing between Germany and the Netherlands
Open Schengen Area border crossing at the France-Monaco border (was open long before Schengen started)
Open Schengen Area border crossing at the Swiss-Lichtenstein border (was open long before Schengen started)
Open Schengen Area border crossing at the Slovenian-Italian border, with abandoned rain shelter.
alt=Two road-signs on the side of an open stretch of a two-lane highway.|A Schengen internal border crossing marked only by a blue sign indicating the country being entered. The smaller white sign announces entry into the state of Bavaria.
A New Zealand visa stamp issued under Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement on an Australian travel document.
Irish border at Killeen (within CTA) marked only by a metric speed sign, as the Republic of Ireland uses the metric system whilst British road signs use imperial units
Entry and exit stamps issued at Beijing Capital International Airport in a Republic of Korea passport
Entry stamp issued at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in a Chinese passport
Old entry and exit stamps issued at Dongguan in a Chinese passport
Entry and exit stamps issued at Fuzhou Changle International Airport in a Thai passport
American stamp from John F. Kennedy International Airport in a U.S. Passport.
An "entry denied" stamp from the Israeli Taba Border Crossing. (Some jurisdictions – such as Germany and Israel – have historically stamped "Entry Denied" on passports.)
thumb|upright=0.8|Entry stamp issued at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in an Indian passport
thumb|upright=0.8|Entry stamp issued at Indira Gandhi International Airport to a citizen of Germany
thumb|upright=0.8|Exit stamp in an Indian passport issued at Indira Gandhi International Airport
thumb|upright=0.8|An Indian e-Visa issued at Indira Gandhi International Airport in an Romanian passport
Landing slip replacing existent passport stamps, (being unable to present the landing slip on departure does not affect a traveller's ability to clear immigration)
Mainland Chinese entry stamp issued at Hong Kong West Kowloon railway station
Mainland Chinese exit stamp issued at Hong Kong West Kowloon railway station in a Chinese passport
Entry and exit stamps issued at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in an Italian passport
Entry and exit stamps issued at Hong Kong International Airport and the Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal in an Italian passport
Entry stamp issued at Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal in a Thai passport
Entrance of the Hong Kong Port Area of the Shenzhen Bay Port Passenger Terminal Building
Entrance of the Mainland Port Area at West Kowloon Station
Mainland Chinese police station in the Mainland Port Area
Entry stamp into the Schengen Area issued by the French Border Police at St Pancras International station ('LFT' stands for 'Liaison fixe transmanche' (literally: cross-Channel fixed link))
Exit stamp from the Schengen Area issued by the French Border Police at Gare du Nord
British entry stamp issued by the UK Border Force at Gare du Nord.
Juxtaposed immigration controls at Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-Midi railway station, with the Belgian Federal Police carrying out exit immigration checks from the Schengen Area in front, and the UK Border Force carrying UK entry immigration checks behind.
UK Border Force checkpoint at the Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, where entry checks are carried out before boarding the train to the UK.
French Border Police checkpoint at London St Pancras International station, where entry immigration checks to the Schengen Area are carried out before boarding the train.
The interior of the U.S. preclearance departures at Montréal.
Shannon Airport preclearance
Canadian and U.S. stamps in an U.S. passport, both issued in Montréal
ePassport gates in Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4)
ePassport gates in Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)
e-Channel machines at Hong Kong International Airport
Smartgate Departures at Sydney Airport
Automated immigration at Narita Airport
Countries whose citizens are eligible for Global Entry
Sample NEXUS card
A NEXUS lane at the American side of the Ambassador Bridge
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The front of the updated version of the Border Crossing Card issued to Mexican nationals
Canadian Border Security Agency officers and police in Vancouver
Automated passport control kiosks at Toronto Pearson International Airport
National Immigration Agency headquarters in Taipei.
Ski Contingent of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police during their 53rd Raising Day Parade, 2014
Insignia of the Indian Border Security Force
thumb|Protests against Frontex in Warsaw in 2008
Emblem of the Department of Homeland Security, the umbrella agency responsible for border control in the United States
Korean border
The winding border between Pakistan and India is lit by security lights. It is one of the few places on Earth where an international boundary can be seen at night.
The Peace Arch at the Canada–United States border, the longest common border in the world.
Thailand-Cambodia
The Wagah border crossing between India and Pakistan along the Radcliffe Line.
Border at Tijuana, Mexico and San Ysidro, California, United States with memorial coffins for those killed crossing this border. A straight-line border surveyed when the region was thinly populated.
Elbe at the German-Czech border crossing
Vaalimaa's border crossing along the European route E18 on the Finnish side of the Russian border in Virolahti, Finland
House on Chaamseweg street in Baarle, village that is divided between Belgium and Netherlands. State border is marked by the line of white plates on the sidewalk
Jordan-Israel (Aquaba-Arava)
Car of the German Border Patrol
Cyclepath on the border of The Netherlands (cyclepath) and Germany (gravelroad)
Map depicting countries with a policy of executing drug traffickers
Only under certain conditions
Capital punishment for drug offences

Border control refers to measures taken by governments to monitor and regulate the movement of people, animals, and goods across land, air, and maritime borders.

A restored pioneer house at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas, US.

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A restored pioneer house at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas, US.
Australian bushman with his dog and horse, c. 1910
De facto Spanish territories and indigenous territories around 1800. Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata is shown in blue while the Captaincy General of Chile is shown in green.
Mapuche groups in Araucanía around 1850. De facto Chilean territory in blue.
Carlos Morel, Indios pampas (Serie Ibarra). Siglo XIX. Visible: 25 x 28 cm Llitografía: 21 x 26,5 cm, litografía sobre papel
French-Canadian Voyageurs passing a waterfall
Swiss immigrants camped on the shores of Lake Winnipeg in the autumn of 1821
The first Fort Laramie as it looked prior to 1840. Painting from memory by Alfred Jacob Miller

A frontier is the political and geographical area near or beyond a boundary.

The Limes Saxoniae was an unfortified limes or border between the Saxons and the Slavic Obotrites, established about 810

March (territory)

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The Limes Saxoniae was an unfortified limes or border between the Saxons and the Slavic Obotrites, established about 810
Map of the Military Frontier against incursions from the Ottoman Empire in the middle of the 19th century (marked with a red outline)
Local autonomies (including Cumania, Székely Land and Transylvanian Saxons) in the late 13th century
Map of the Wild Fields in the 17th century

In medieval Europe, a march or mark was, in broad terms, any kind of borderland, as opposed to a national "heartland".

British H.M. Revenue & Customs officers with seized smuggled tobacco, 2014.

Smuggling

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British H.M. Revenue & Customs officers with seized smuggled tobacco, 2014.
A book with cigarettes.
The International Anti-Opium Association, Peking "The War Against Opium"
Road sign at the Canada-US border prohibiting cannabis, Abercorn, Québec (2018)
A poster warning the German women and girls about the danger of human traffic in the USA (ca 1900)
Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu spoke out against human trafficking and lauded USAID efforts to increase awareness
A smuggler of rare birds arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at a U.S. border
X-ray of an abdomen piled up with cocaine

Smuggling is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations.

Mexico–United States barrier in California

Border barrier

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Mexico–United States barrier in California
Israeli West Bank barrier
Berlin Wall, 1988.
Border Barriers in the World
Map of the Roman Empire, along with locations of limes
The extent of the Ming dynasty and its walls, which formed most of what is called the Great Wall of China today

A border barrier is a separation barrier that runs along or near an international border.

The Peace Arch at the border between Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington

Canada–United States border

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The Peace Arch at the border between Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington
The 45th parallel (marked in red) was established as a border between the Province of Quebec and the United States in the Treaty of Paris
Signing of the Treaty of Ghent in 1814, which ended the War of 1812 and returned the border to its pre-war state. Subsequent treaties agreed upon saw the border demilitarized, and most boundary disputes resolved.
Disputed territory between British North America and Maine marked in pink. The dispute was settled in the Webster-Ashburton Treaty in 1842. The green line on the map marks the final border.
Map of the disputed Oregon Country, with the American and British claims marked. The dispute was settled in the Oregon Treaty, placing the boundary along the 49th parallel.
An International Boundary Commission reference monument at the Pigeon River
U.S. counties (or county equivalents) sharing a land or water border with Canada
Canadian border crossing sign with lights to alert those crossing to report to customs remotely. Remote customs exists in areas where staffed border crossings are unavailable.
Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reviewing identification. Valid identification is required for crossing the border.
A United States Border Patrol agent tracking someone in harsh winter conditions on the northern border
Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police waiting for migrants to cross at Roxham Road in August 2017
The Alberta-Montana border from Waterton Lake. A border vista clear of brush and large vegetation marks the international boundary.
International border between Yukon and Alaska (circa 1900–1923)
0 Avenue on the Canadian side and the border marker
The semi-arid region between Saskatchewan and Montana is lightly settled
Tourists in Niagara Falls, Ontario (bottom) and Niagara Falls, New York
US and Canadian custom agents
Entrance to a U.S. pre-clearance area at Vancouver International Airport. Pre-clearance areas are situated in several Canadian airports to help expedite the customs process.
Ramp facilities at Piney Pinecreek Border Airport. The left-hand building and ramp are north of the border in Canada; those on the right are in the United States.
Ambassador Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Detroit, Michigan, with Windsor, Ontario. The bridge is North America's busiest international crossing in terms of trade volume, carrying more than one quarter of all merchandise trade between Canada and the US.
A ferry departing Wolfe Island, Ontario for Cape Vincent, New York
The Haskell Library sits on the international boundary, with the boundary marked by a black line on the floor of its reading room
Campobello Island is a practical exclave of Canada, with land access to the mainland being only to Maine
The U.S. portion of this lake peninsula has a land border with Canada, making land access to it possible only through Canada. Image by U.S. Geological Survey. 48.99833°N, -99.87889°W
Map of Alaska and the Beaufort Sea. The cross-hatched region marks the disputed maritime boundary between Canada and the U.S.
The Poker Creek–Little Gold Creek Border Crossing at the Alaska–Yukon border closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boundary markers and a 25 foot swath cut into the forest marking the Alberta-Montana border.
The Horseshoe Falls and the Niagara River marks the Ontario-New York border. Lakes and waterways make up most of Ontario's borders with the United States.

The border between Canada and the United States is the longest international border in the world.

Preserved border installations at Schlagsdorf

Inner German border

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Preserved border installations at Schlagsdorf
The Allied zones of occupation in Germany, highlighting the inner German border (heavy black line), the originally Soviet-occupied zone (red) and the area from which UK/US troops withdrew in July 1945 (purple). The provincial boundaries in gray are those of Germany until 1933 prior to the Nazi party's rule, and differ from the modern federal states established later.
A Bundesgrenzschutz Alouette II helicopter patrols the West German side of the inner German border, 1985
Annotated diagram of the third-generation inner German border system c. 1984
All that remains of the East German border village of Bardowiek, razed in the 1970s. The inscription on the lone transformer tower reads, "Bardowiek: mentioned in historical records since 1292; illegally destroyed between 1977 and 1989 during the 'DDR' regime."
Preserved part of the border between Thuringia and Hesse: the border fence with a mined control strip behind it and a lane patrol road. The actual boundary was located above the wooded slope.In the rear of the open area on the slope, a cross marks the place where 34-year-old worker Heinz-Josef Große was shot on 29 March 1982 attempting Republikflucht ("flight from the republic").
A preserved section of the border fortifications at Hötensleben. The patrol road is on the left; the primary control strip runs parallel in the middle; beyond it rise a row of Czech hedgehog barricades and the border wall.
SM-70 tripwire-activated directional anti-personnel mine mounted on the fence. The cone contained an explosive charge which fired shrapnel fragments when activated.
East German border guard Konrad Schumann fleeing East Germany, 1961.
West German Bundesgrenzschutz personnel, civilians and an East German border guard on opposite sides of the border line at Herrnburg near Lübeck
Crossing points on the inner German border, 1982
West German trains ran through East Germany. This 1977 view shows how barriers were made near the tracks to keep people away.
Crossing the border by rail at Oebisfelde railway station, April 1990
Diagram summarising the numbers of people who succeeded in passing each element of the inner German border system, 1974–79
A demonstration in Plauen on 30 October 1989 calling for democracy, freedom of the press and freedom to travel
Zonen-Gaby's first banana: West German magazine cover satirising East Germans' banana-buying spree
The abandoned border in Thuringia, December 1990
The hiking trail at the Borderland Museum Eichsfeld leads along the Green Belt. The museum's exhibition also provides information about the Green Belt and the ecological impact of the Iron Curtain.

The Inner German border (Innerdeutsche Grenze or Deutsch-deutsche Grenze ; initially also Zonengrenze ) was the border between the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, West Germany) from 1949 to 1990.

Election to the Sabzevar City Council, Iran

Politics

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Set of activities that are associated with making decisions in groups, or other forms of power relations among individuals, such as the distribution of resources or status.

Set of activities that are associated with making decisions in groups, or other forms of power relations among individuals, such as the distribution of resources or status.

Election to the Sabzevar City Council, Iran
The Greek philosopher Aristotle criticized many of Plato's ideas as impracticable, but, like Plato, he admires balance and moderation and aims at a harmonious city under the rule of law
Women voter outreach (1935)
Plato (left) and Aristotle (right), from a detail of The School of Athens, a fresco by Raphael. Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics secured the two Greek philosophers as two of the most influential political philosophers.
Systems view of politics.
Legislatures are an important political institution. Pictured is the Parliament of Finland.
The pathway of regional integration or separation
Inglehart-Weltzel cultural map of countries.
Two-axis political compass chart with a horizontal socio-economic axis and a vertical socio-cultural axis and ideologically representative political colours, an example for a frequently used model of the political spectrum
Three axis model of political ideologies with both moderate and radical versions and the goals of their policies
Map of European nations coloured by percentage of vote governing party got in last election as of 2022

Early dynastic Sumer, and early dynastic Egypt were the first civilizations to define their borders.

Border between Spain and Portugal, parties to the Schengen Agreement. Their border is marked with a simple sign and no passport checks or customs controls.

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Border between Spain and Portugal, parties to the Schengen Agreement. Their border is marked with a simple sign and no passport checks or customs controls.
Anarchists protesting against borders with banner reading "No border, no nations"

An open border is a border that enables free movement of people (and often of goods) between jurisdictions with no restrictions on movement and is lacking substantive border control.

Italian-Swiss border post – since Switzerland joined the Schengen Area in 2009, this checkpoint is solely for customs formalities

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Italian-Swiss border post – since Switzerland joined the Schengen Area in 2009, this checkpoint is solely for customs formalities
United States–Mexico border checkpoint at Nogales, Arizona.
The car traffic on the Finnish side of the Russian border at the Nuijamaa Border Crossing Point in Nuijamaa, Lappeenranta, Finland.
The Vietnam–Cambodia border west of Tây Ninh Province, from the Vietnamese side.
An African road border entering Niger from Benin at Gaya
Old border post on the France–Spain border (both countries now part of the Schengen Area)
The Pont Saint-Ludovic / Ponte San Ludovico border checkpoint between Menton, France, and Ventimiglia, Italy (both countries are part of the Schengen Area)
Looking into Austria from Liechtenstein, with a joint border station. Since Liechtenstein joined the Schengen Area in 2011, this border station is for customs formalities only.
Nekhoteevka customs on the Russia–Ukraine border.
Border checkpoint on the Slovenia–Croatia border.
The former checkpoint in Johor Bahru, Malaysia at the Johor–Singapore Causeway. It was replaced by the much larger Sultan Iskandar Building 1 km further inland in 2008.
Gongbei Port on the mainland side of the Zhuhai–Macau border.
Posto Fronteiriço das Portas do Cerco on the Macanese side of the Zhuhai–Macau border.
The former customs and immigration station along the Canada–United States border at Noyes, Minnesota, built in 1931, one of the earliest purpose-built border stations in the United States and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

A border checkpoint is a location on an international border where travelers or goods are inspected and allowed (or denied) passage through.