Most Populated Countries Bordering the Pacific Ocean

Can you name the fifteen most populous countries that border the Pacific Ocean and its marginal seas?
Population estimates: Worldometer, July 2020
Not including overseas territories or regions
Quiz by Gamer1162
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Last updated: March 10, 2020
First submittedOctober 13, 2016
Times taken31,068
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Population
Country
1,439 m
China
331 m
United States
274 m
Indonesia
146 m
Russia
129 m
Mexico
127 m
Japan
110 m
Philippines
97 m
Vietnam
Population
Country
70 m
Thailand
51 m
South Korea
51 m
Colombia
38 m
Canada
33 m
Peru
32 m
Malaysia
26 m
North Korea
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Level 47
Mar 1, 2017
Easy Peasy
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Level 65
Mar 1, 2017
Briefly forgot about the Americas side of the Pacific, and once AGAIN completely forgot the Philippines. I don't know why I never remember that place.
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Level 64
Mar 1, 2017
I got it this time, but usually I forget it exists too. And Turkey.
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Level 44
Mar 1, 2017
Yes, the Philippines and Turkey often trip me up!
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Level 57
Apr 15, 2017
Those are my two worst nightmares
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Level 57
Mar 8, 2020
For me it is the Korea's. I have no clue why. I almost always miss them on the Empty Map quiz. The only reason I got them now, was because I started thinking about what I always forget when I read this comment
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Level 82
May 13, 2020
I used to always have problems remembering the Philippines and Turkey. I think I've gotten better over time.
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Level 59
Apr 27, 2019
I also forget about the Philippines every damn time... And Burkina Faso, but that has nothing to do with this quiz. Good to know there are people with the same struggles
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Level 55
Mar 10, 2020
Forgot all about Canada, and I am Canadian.
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Level 45
May 13, 2020
me too, I forget the Philippines and Hungary
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Level 43
Mar 1, 2017
Yes! 100%!
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Level 61
Mar 1, 2017
According to Wikipedia, North Korea has about 1,000,000 more people than Australia, which actually surprises me.
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Level 47
Mar 16, 2017
A while ago, according to Wikipedia, Mark Hamill was born on Tatooine.
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Level 46
Aug 7, 2017
According to Wikipedia a while ago, Kwame Watson-Siriboe was loaned to a grave.
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Level 32
Mar 2, 2017
Dang one second left with australia guess i wasnt thinking about it
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Level 22
Jan 7, 2018
almost forgot about Russia somehow
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Level 58
Aug 30, 2018
I TOTALLY FORGET United States. Oh no!
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Level 21
Jan 24, 2019
You Forget UK and France (they are in the pacific ocean too :3, territories counts)
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Level 65
Feb 3, 2019
...except when there's a caveat. All hail to the all powerful caveat!
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Level 48
Sep 1, 2019
I'm surprised Australia wasn't on this quiz
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Level 49
Sep 18, 2019
Yes, Australia should be there.
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Level 61
Sep 26, 2019
Yeah, we've got about as many as it says DPRK has.
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Level ∞
Mar 10, 2020
So we should ignore population estimates and go with "gut feel"?
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Level ∞
Mar 10, 2020
Australia is very close to passing North Korea however, and probably will in the next couple of years.
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Level 56
Oct 25, 2019
What about Argentina? In some other quizzes it is considered to border the Pacific Ocean, see e.g. https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/30825/countries-bordering-two-or-more-oceans
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Level 40
Apr 29, 2020
Tricky decision... Check it on the map and make up your own mind...
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Level 32
Apr 29, 2020
Closest Misses: Australia: 278,932 away, Taiwan: 1,962,041 away, Chile: 6,662,615 away, Guatemala: 7,863,248 away, Ecuador: 8,135,762 away
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Level 57
May 13, 2020
to all the experts who took the test with a map on the table
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Level 67
May 13, 2020
yes that makes a lot of sense...

To all of them what?

And if they needed a map they wouldnt be experts would they..

I have a feeling you didnt get a score you were happy with.

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Level 38
May 13, 2020
Cambodia: About 9,000,000 away.
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Level 44
May 13, 2020
Woah I zoned out and got Peru with 22 seconds remaining
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Level 14
May 13, 2020
I'm brazilian, I wrong Colombia and I write "North Corea", with C, and it's North Korea, with K! I think it's because in Brazil it's "Coreia do Norte". OMG!
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Level 14
May 13, 2020
And I write South Corea, with C, and is South Korea, with K! Afffff!
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Level 25
May 13, 2020
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