Which countries have the most neighbors?

Except for island nations, every country in the world touches at least one neighbor, and most touch three or four. China has the most neighbors, 13 in all: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Macao, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, and Vietnam. Russia is next in line, with 12 neighbors: Afghanistan, Czechoslovakia, China, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Mongolia, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Romania, and Turkey. Five countries Austria, Mali, Niger, Yugoslavia, and Zambia share borders with 7 neighbors.