A Strait is a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water. It is comparatively narrow passageway connecting two large bodies of water.

Famous Straits in the World

Strait of Dover: It separates England and France

Cook Strait: It separates northern and southern New Zealand

Sauda Strait: It separates java and Sumatra island of Indonesia

Palk strait: It separates India from Sri Lanka

Strait of Gibraltar: It separates Europe from Africa

Strait of Bonifacio: It separates Sardinia island in Italy with Corsica island in France

Strait of Messina: It separates Italy and Sicily

Malacca Strait: It separates Malaysia and Indonesia

Davis Strait: It separates Greenland and Canada

Bass Strait: It separates Australia and Tasmania

Bering Strait: It separates Russia and America

Strait of Hormuz: It separates Oman and Iran

Taurus Strait: It separates Papua Guiana and Australia

Yucatan Strait: It separates Mexico and Cuba

Formosa Strait: It separates China and Taiwan

Straits Separates land mass Joining sea
Hormuz strait Iran and UAE The Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf
Bab-el-Mandeb Djibouti, Yemen and Eritrea of Somali Peninsula The Gulf of Aden and Red sea
Ten Degree Channel Car Nicobar Islands and Little Andaman Andaman sea and Bay of Bengal
Sunda Strait Java island of Indonesia with its Sumatra island. Java sea to the Indian Ocean
Florida Strait Cuba and USA Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean
Bering strait Asia from America Arctic ocean and East Pacific ocean
Strait of Gibraltar Spain and Morocco The Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea
Korea Strait Japan and South Korea East China sea and sea of Japan
Strait of Malacca Malaysia and Sumatra The Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west
Bonifacio strait Corsica island of France and Sardinia islands of Italy Tyrrhenian sea and Mediterranean sea
Palk strait India and Sri Lanka The Bay of Bengal in the northeast with the Palk Bay in the southwest
Bosphorus Strait Divides Europe from Asia Black sea to Marmara sea
Bass strait Tasmania island and mainland Australia The Great Australian Bight and Tasman sea
Davis Strait Between Greenland and Canada The Baffin bay and Labrador sea
Jamaica Channel Jamaica and Hispaniola Caribbean sea and North Atlantic
Hudson strait Baffin island and Labrador peninsula Hudson bay and Labrador sea