The EU’s external land border is over 13 000 km long. There are over 400 road and rail border crossing points between 16 EU Member States and 13 neighbouring non-EU countries. EU customs protect the financial interests of the European Union as well as EU citizens by ensuring that illegal and unsafe goods are stopped before they enter the EU. Check the newest infographic.
Corporate author: Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (European Commission). Data in the graph are collected by LFCG ( Land Frontier Contact Group).