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This page provides a list of prisons by country.

A

 Afghanistan

 Algeria

 Australia

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

 Argentina

B

 Belgium

 Bolivia

 Botswana

 Brazil

C

 Cameroon

 Canada

 Chile

Bío Bío Region

Los Ríos Region

Santiago Metropolitan Region

 China

Macau

  • Coloane Prison - opened 1990
  • Central Prison - closed 1990
  • Ka Ho Prison - opened 2014

 Croatia

Court and prison in Rijeka (est.1904).

County prisons

  • Zagreb
  • Gospić
  • Pula
  • Šibenik
  • Osijek
  • Rijeka
  • Split
  • Varaždin
  • Bjelovar
  • Dubrovnik
  • Karlovac
  • Požega
  • Sisak
  • Zadar

State prisons, penitentiaries and prison hospitals

  • Glina
  • Lepoglava
  • Lipovica-Popovača
  • Požega
  • Turopolja
  • Valtura
  • Zagreb prison hospital

Former regime prisons and penal colonies

  • Goli otok (defunct) (males)
  • Sv. Grgur (defunct) (females)

 Czech Republic

D

 Denmark

E

 Ecuador

 Eritrea

 Estonia

External links

F

 Finland

Best known prisons (mostly from 19th century or older, mainly still in function except the Katajanokka Prison and Kakola):

External links

 France

Listing from official website: http://www.justice.gouv.fr/minister/DAP/etablissement.htm (in French)

G

 Germany

For a longer list of prisons in Germany see Liste der Justizvollzugsanstalten in Deutschland (in German)

 Ghana

There are 45 Prisons in Ghana which are managed by the Ghana Prisons Service. In all there are 14,324 prisoners of which 14,125 are males and 199 are females.[2]

 Greece

H

 Hungary

I

 Iceland

 India

 Indonesia

 Iran

 Iraq

 Ireland

 Israel

 Italy

J

 Jamaica

 Japan

Sapporo Correctional Precinct

Sendai Correctional Precinct

Tokyo Correctional Precinct

Nagoya Correctional Precinct

Osaka Correctional Precinct

Hiroshima Correctional Precinct

Takamatsu Correctional Precinct

Fukuoka Correctional Precinct

Medical Prison

Social Rehabilitation Program Center(Private Finance Initiative, PFI system)

K

 Kuwait

  • Sulaibiya Central Prison

L

 Laos

 Lithuania

M

 Malawi

 Malaysia

Immigration Detention Centre[3]

 Malta

Many of the fortifications, such as Fort Saint Elmo and Fort Ricasoli, were also used as prisons at some point.

 Mexico

 Morocco

N

 Netherlands

 New Zealand

 North Korea

Operating political prison camps

Former political prison camps

Operating reeducation camps

Former reeducation camps

 Norway

Oslo Prison (est.1851).
Hamar Prison (est.1864).
Ålesund Prison (est.1864/1906)

P

 Pakistan

Sindh

Punjab

  • Central Jail Lahore (at Kot Lakhpat)
  • Central Jail Gujranwala
  • Central Jail Sahiwal
  • District Jail Lahore
  • District Jail Sheikhupura
  • District Jail Kasur
  • District Jail Sialkot
  • New Central Jail Multan
  • New Central Jail Bahawalpur
  • Borstal Institution and Juvenile Jail Bahawalpur
  • Central Jail Dera Ghazi Khan
  • District Jail Multan
  • District Jail Rajanpur
  • District Jail Vehari
  • Women Jail Multan
  • District Jail Rahim Yar Khan
  • District Jail Bahawalnagar
  • District Jail Muzaffar Garh
  • Central Jail Rawalpindi
  • District Jail Attock
  • District Jail Jhelum
  • District Jail Mandi Bahauddin
  • District Jail Gujrat
  • Sub Jail Chakwal
  • Central Jail Faisalabad
  • Central Jail Mianwali
  • Borstal Institution and Juvenile Jail Faisalabad
  • District Jail Faisalabad
  • District Jail Jhang
  • District Jail Toba Tek Singh
  • District Jail Sargodha
  • District Jail Shahpur

R

 Romania

 Russia

Remand prisons

Former KGB remand prisons

Maximum security prisons

S

 Saudi Arabia

 Singapore

Prisons
Drug Rehabilitation Centres
Former prisons and detention centres

 Slovakia

 Spain

Operational prisons

Reference[5]

Former prisons

Prisons planned and under construction

 Sweden

  Switzerland

 Syria

T

 Thailand

Remand prisons

Thailand has four remand prisons:[7]

  • Bangkok Remand Prison[8]
  • Minburi Remand Prison
  • Pattaya Remand Prison (Chonburi Province)
  • Thonburi Remand Prison

 Turkey

U

 United Kingdom

 United States

V

 Vietnam

Others

References

  1. ^ Solano, Gonzalo; Karmanau, Yuras; Bajak, Frank (2012-08-20). "Belarus dissident fighting extradition by Ecuador". San Jose Mercury News/AP. Archived from the original on 2012-08-21. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  2. ^ Quaicoe Rebecca (June 2015). "Ghana Prisons Service Launches project "Efiase"". Daily Graphic (0855-1529): 20. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Malaysia Immigration Detention Profile, globaldetentionproject.org
  4. ^ "Transfer of 'El Chapo' to less-secure Mexican prison near US makes no sense, says former DEA head". Associated Press. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Prisiones
  6. ^ David L. Phillips (5 July 2017). The Kurdish Spring: A New Map of the Middle East. Taylor & Francis. p. 86. ISBN 978-1-351-48036-9. 
  7. ^ Graeme R. Newman (19 October 2010). Crime and Punishment around the World [4 volumes]: [Four Volumes]. ABC-CLIO. p. 249. ISBN 978-0-313-35134-1. 
  8. ^ Goodin, Dan (February 9, 2018). "Accused "In fraud we trust" kingpin arrested while vacationing in Thailand". He's currently being held at Bangkok Remand Prison while the US seeks his extradition.