List of prisons

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This page provides a list of prisons by country.

A[edit]

 Afghanistan[edit]

 Algeria[edit]

 Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Tasmania[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

B[edit]

 Belgium[edit]

 Bolivia[edit]

 Brazil[edit]

C[edit]

 Cameroon[edit]

 Canada[edit]

 Chile[edit]

Bío Bío Region[edit]

Los Ríos Region[edit]

Santiago Metropolitan Region[edit]

 China[edit]

Macau[edit]

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

 Croatia[edit]

Court and prison in Rijeka (est.1904).

County prisons[edit]

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

State prisons, penitentiaries and prison hospitals[edit]

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

Former regime prisons and penal colonies[edit]

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

 Czech Republic[edit]

D[edit]

 Denmark[edit]

E[edit]

 Ecuador[edit]

 Eritrea[edit]

 Estonia[edit]

External links[edit]

F[edit]

 Finland[edit]

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

External links[edit]

 France[edit]

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

G[edit]

 Germany[edit]

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

 Ghana[edit]

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[edit]

H[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

I[edit]

 Iceland[edit]

 India[edit]

 Indonesia[edit]

 Iran[edit]

 Iraq[edit]

 Ireland[edit]

 Israel[edit]

 Italy[edit]

J[edit]

 Jamaica[edit]

 Japan[edit]

Sapporo Correctional Precinct[edit]

Sendai Correctional Precinct[edit]

Tokyo Correctional Precinct[edit]

Nagoya Correctional Precinct[edit]

Osaka Correctional Precinct[edit]

Hiroshima Correctional Precinct[edit]

Takamatsu Correctional Precinct[edit]

Fukuoka Correctional Precinct[edit]

Medical Prison[edit]

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

K[edit]

 Kuwait[edit]

  • Sulaibiya Central Prison

L[edit]

 Laos[edit]

M[edit]

 Malawi[edit]

 Malaysia[edit]

Immigration Detention Centre[3]

 Malta[edit]

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

 Mexico[edit]

 Morocco[edit]

N[edit]

 Netherlands[edit]

 New Zealand[edit]

 North Korea[edit]

Operating political prison camps[edit]

Former political prison camps[edit]

Operating reeducation camps[edit]

Former reeducation camps[edit]

 Norway[edit]

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

P[edit]

 Pakistan[edit]

Sindh[edit]

Punjab[edit]

  • 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[edit]

 Romania[edit]

 Russia[edit]

Remand prisons[edit]

Former KGB remand prisons[edit]

Maximum security prisons[edit]

S[edit]

 Saudi Arabia[edit]

 Singapore[edit]

Prisons
Drug Rehabilitation Centres
Former prisons and detention centres

 Slovakia[edit]

 Spain[edit]

Operational prisons[edit]

Reference[5]

Former prisons[edit]

Prisons planned and under construction[edit]

 Sweden[edit]

  Switzerland[edit]

 Syria[edit]

T[edit]

 Thailand[edit]

 Turkey[edit]

U[edit]

 United Kingdom[edit]

 United States[edit]

V[edit]

 Vietnam[edit]

Others[edit]

References[edit]

  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