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Closest Countries to North Korea

Name the countries who are closest to North Korea.
Red indicates an overseas territory
Last updated: September 24, 2017
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km
country
0
China
0
Russia
0
South Korea
418
Japan
768
Mongolia
1439
Taiwan
1941
Philippines
2440
Vietnam
2731
Myanmar
2766
Laos
km
country
2849
India
3014
Thailand
3092
Kazakhstan
3135
United States
3203
Cambodia
3355
F.S. Micronesia
3357
Bangladesh
3357
Bhutan
3425
Palau
3492
Malaysia
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level 67
Sep 24, 2017
Can you accept Guam. At least I think it is Guam.
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level 66
Sep 25, 2017
I believe Guam is the overseas US territory, so not a country in its own right, but USA is accepted for it.
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level 41
Sep 25, 2017
Guam is a US territory, that's why the US answer is in red.
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level 69
Sep 26, 2017
Actually, the U.S. is most likely in there for the Northern Marianas, which are closer than Guam by a hundred or so miles.
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level 63
Nov 1, 2017
I'm guessing the U.S. is in there for Alaska (Aleutians).
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level 71
Nov 1, 2017
The Aleutians are not an overseas territory, though... So probably not what the quizmaster had in mind when adding the "red" comment.
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level 33
Nov 1, 2017
hawaii?
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level 12
Nov 1, 2017
i spelt philipines wrong
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level 39
Apr 22, 2018
We are pretty close but we count as the U.S. but technically we are part of micronesia.
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level 58
Sep 25, 2017
The picture for the quiz looks like some facial composite - creepy video game character mashup.
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level 43
Sep 30, 2017
It's Kim Jong Un, the North Korean president?
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level 67
Nov 1, 2017
I can buy that Kim Jong-Un looks like a creepy facial composite.
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level 30
Sep 25, 2017
NEPAL?
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level 33
Nov 1, 2017
^^^ I think I typed it 3x thinking I had misspelled it or something.
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level 48
Nov 2, 2017
too far west I guess
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level 44
Sep 25, 2017
20/20 with 3:30 remaining.
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level 35
Sep 25, 2017
Nepal?
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level 58
Oct 15, 2017
3,734 km
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level 24
Sep 25, 2017
no canada?
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level 69
Sep 26, 2017
Well this quiz is certainly terrifyingly timely
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level 45
Nov 1, 2017
North Korea could probably be represented by something else than its dictator.
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level 73
Nov 1, 2017
yes please select one of it's many other well known international celebrities.
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level 67
Nov 1, 2017
It does not have to be an international celebrity.
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level 73
Nov 2, 2017
Maybe a type-o-dong missile then? What would you suggest?
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level 60
Nov 1, 2017
But is any country really close to north Korea?
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level 15
Nov 4, 2017
no
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level 24
Aug 29, 2018
even south korea isnt'
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level 34
Nov 1, 2017
Attu island (Alaska) is only 2,061 miles from Tumengang, in the northeastern part of North Korea. The United States should be higher on this list
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level 58
Nov 1, 2017
This is in Kilometers
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level 38
Nov 1, 2017
classic americans
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level 73
Nov 2, 2017
classic non-American
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level 34
Nov 2, 2017
I didn’t realize that until after the fact. It is 3316 km from attu, so the Northern Mariana Islands (i think thats the US territory on this list) would be closer by about 200 miles
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level 40
Mar 17, 2018
Farallon De Pajaros, Northern Marianas' northernmost island, lies just 2,548 km (1,583 mi) off North Korea.
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level 46
Nov 1, 2017
Good quiz by which I can at least know how far we are from North Korea and weather they can nuke us or not.
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level 74
Nov 1, 2017
If they nuke us you're not going to like the weather!
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level 67
Nov 1, 2017
Do not bother them and they will not nuke you. Simple.
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level 60
Nov 1, 2017
Pointless fact: The closest capital of a NATO country is Tallinn, Estonia. We are so doomed.
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level 64
Nov 1, 2017
The list no country wants to be on.
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level 26
Nov 1, 2017
What about Singapore?
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level 49
Nov 2, 2017
Please explain how the list includes India and Bhutan and even Kazakhstan, but not Bangladesh or Nepal. How are they not closer?
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level 41
Nov 3, 2017
Kazakhstan is farther north so it's closer than you'd think
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level 44
Nov 18, 2017
The world is like a sphere. Maps are flat.
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level 55
Nov 26, 2017
Bangladesh is included. Nepal is further west than the parts of India that are closest to North Korea. Kazakhstan is closer because it is farther north.
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level 16
Nov 3, 2017
got it in first try and i'm an embryo
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level 16
Dec 4, 2017
Crap i forget that malaysia is not equal in portuguese (malasia),but micronesia and palu got me
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level 44
Apr 23, 2018
How about over the North Pole? Any possibilities there?
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level 32
Oct 13, 2018
Saw the distance to America written in red and immediately thought it represented them as North Korea’s biggest enemy and not an overseas territory... reputation preceding them there :P
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level 73
Oct 13, 2018
Are these all the countries within striking distance?