Countries Closest to Ethiopia

Which 20 countries are geographically closest to Ethiopia? When you guess the country, it will be filled in on the map.
Quiz by luckyluc96
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Last updated: November 6, 2019
First submittedMarch 15, 2018
Times taken13,870
Rating4.71
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km
country
miles
0
Djibouti
0
0
Eritrea
0
0
Kenya
0
0
Somalia
0
0
South Sudan
0
0
Sudan
0
109
Yemen
68
193
Uganda
120
268
Saudi Arabia
167
526
D.R. Congo
327
674
Tanzania
419
688
Central African Republic
427
872
Rwanda
542
897
Egypt
558
977
Burundi
607
1111
Oman
690
1160
Chad
721
1385
Libya
861
1526
Zambia
948
1539
Seychelles
957
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Level 46
Mar 15, 2018
Just ran out of time whilst typing Seychelles Thanks for the quiz
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Level 58
Mar 15, 2018
Thank you, I will slightly increase the time!
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Level 88
Nov 6, 2019
Took me 50 seconds - the map makes is super easy. I'd suggest decreasing the time or removing the map - or both :) Otherwise, fun quiz.
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Level 65
Dec 12, 2019
Yep, took me 22 seconds, and I wasn't really trying to be fast.
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Level 66
Dec 12, 2019
I agree with Steve. The map makes it so you don't need so much time.
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Level 71
Nov 6, 2019
I'm usually a fan of maps, but here I'd suggest deleting it. Trying to make a mental map in these "Countries closest to ..." quizzes is always a fun challenge.
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Level 71
Nov 6, 2019
I usually take this kind of quizzed without looking in the map. Just scroll it.
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Level 71
Nov 6, 2019
Yeah, but the map is pretty big, I can't even scroll past it on my screen.
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Level 65
Dec 12, 2019
I agree.
+21
Level 83
Nov 6, 2019
Having a map really takes the fun out of this quiz.
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Level 70
Nov 7, 2019
I agree
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Level 72
Nov 7, 2019
nice but I do suggest removing the borders to the grey countries, too
+3
Level 65
Dec 12, 2019
Or removing the map altogether,
+11
Level 67
Nov 7, 2019
Agree with the other comments that the map makes it too easy.
+29
Level ∞
Nov 7, 2019
Not everyone is a geography genius. I feel like this site is often too esoteric for the common person. Let's be honest, the vast majority of people in the world are going to utterly fail at this quiz even with the map. I'm sorry that the map makes it too easy for some of you, but there are lots of similar quizzes that don't have maps. We've got to throw the average person a bone once in a while.
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Level 68
Nov 7, 2019
I agree, I used quizzes just like this one to start learning countries and where they are, it's now easy for me but it's great for people who are starting out or just want to do it casually. And a variety of map quizzes is just more fun than taking one Africa quiz over and over to memorize the geography.
+10
Level 78
Nov 7, 2019
I agree that the vast majority of people in the world would fail this quiz, but those aren't the type of people who would be taking it. With the map, this is just an exercise is identifying countries on the map instead of having to think about where countries are relative to Ethiopia.
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Level 76
Nov 9, 2019
There are lots of "Countries of Africa" map quizzes for them to practice on. I'd reckon about 50% of the published quizzes on this site are geography. Leave some challenging ones, lest every quiz just becomes "Read this map and say what countries there are."
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Level 71
Dec 12, 2019
If you don’t like the map, then don’t look at it while taking the quiz. Simple as that. As long as there’s still plenty of “Closest Countries” quizzes without it, then y’all are fine.
+4
Level 69
Dec 12, 2019
Lets all be grateful these shapeless blobs on a small section of the world are now instantly recognisable. Wouldn't of been possible for me 5 years ago
+1
Level 67
Dec 12, 2019
If you have an issue with a map being on here, just look at your keyboard, problem fixed. People always seem to find (look for..) stuff to complain about. If there ís a map people often complain some countries are too small to see. Well, it is not like the quizmaker shrunk the countries, that is just the size they are..

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Level 55
Dec 12, 2019
Agreed. Too easy with the map.
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Level 63
Dec 12, 2019
Maybe add yellowboxing in increasing distance or something?
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Level 59
Dec 12, 2019
Why does a quiz NEED to be hard? Yeah it helped speed up our thought process, but if you want to challenge yourselves you could easily not look at the map, amend the screen or scroll past. And if you want a really challenging quiz, go do the Cantons quiz.
+1
Level 59
Dec 12, 2019
Can't avoid the map on an iPad if you want to use the distances for their intended purposes - as clues. Ditch the map!
+1
Level 60
Dec 12, 2019
I like this but i agree it is too easy with the map.
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Level 62
Dec 12, 2019
The map makes it too easy
+1
Level 60
Dec 12, 2019
Too easier
+1
Level 60
Jan 18, 2020
I love this idea for a new sorta quiz series, it can be great for people just learning about all of the countries. Great Job!
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Level 50
Apr 28, 2020
Well-designed map!
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Level 34
May 17, 2020
I got here from the the French version of this quiz.