Morocco–Spain border


The Morocco–Spain border is located along the Plazas de soberanía, Ceuta, Melilla, and Alborán Island along the north coast of Morocco.

Morocco–Spain border
The border, as seen on the map
Characteristics
Entities  Morocco  Spain
Length15.9 km
History
Treaties

Between Morocco and Ceuta is a physical border known as the Ceuta border fence. Melilla also has a physical border known as the Melilla border fence.

Layout of Melilla
Layout of Ceuta

Maritime borders

Morocco and Spain also share a maritime border in the Canary Islands area and along the Strait of Gibraltar and the Alboran Sea. The shortest distance between land along the Strait of Gibraltar is 14.3 kilometres (8.9 mi; 7.7 nmi). The British area of Gibraltar is located on the northern coast of this strait.

Important treaties