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external EU border

Definition(s)

The parts of a Schengen Member State’s border, including land borders, river and lake borders, sea borders and their airports, river ports, sea ports and lake ports, that are not common borders with another Schengen Member State.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from Regulation (EU) 2016/399 (Schengen Borders Code).

Translations

  • BG: външна граница на ЕС
  • CS: vnější hranice EU
  • DE: EU-Außengrenze
  • EL: εξωτερικά σύνορα της ΕΕ
  • EN: external EU border
  • ES: frontera exterior (UE)
  • ET: EL välispiir
  • FI: EU:n ulkoraja
  • FR: frontière extérieure de l’UE
  • GA: teorainn sheachtrach AE
  • HU: külső határ
  • IT: frontiera esterna UE
  • LT: ES išorės siena
  • LV: ES ārējā robeža
  • MT: Konfini (Il-) esterni / Fruntiera (Il-) esterna tal-UE
  • NL: EU buitengrens
  • PL: granica zewnętrzna UE
  • PT: fronteira externa
  • RO: frontiere externe UE
  • SK: vonkajšia hranica EÚ
  • SL: zunanja meja EU
  • SV: yttre EU-gräns
  • NO: ytre grense for Schengen-medlemsland

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Note(s)

1. IE and UK do not participate in the Schengen Area.
2. BG, HR and RO are Schengen candidate countries.
3. IS, LI, NO and CH are also Schengen Member States, although they are not EU Member States.
4. For updated information on membership to the Schengen Area, see the description of EU policies on borders and visas and Schengen on the website of DG HOME.