Top 10 European Countries by Coastline

Name the countries that have the longest coastlines in the continent of Europe.
Estimated coastline within Europe only. Includes marginal seas such as the Mediterranean.
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Last updated: April 18, 2019
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Kilometers
Country
27,400
Norway
20,200
Russia
12,100
United Kingdom
9,480
Greece
6,520
Sweden
Kilometers
Country
6,020
Italy
5,200
Iceland
5,100
Denmark
4,810
France
4,190
Finland
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Level ∞
Apr 18, 2019
Redid the quiz to use our new and better source, but with some modifications to remove non-European coastlines.
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Level 75
Apr 18, 2019
Croatia got the short end of the stick from that new source.
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Level 56
Apr 19, 2019
Is Iceland on the European continent?
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Level ∞
Apr 19, 2019
They are IN the continent of Europe.
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Level 51
Sep 30, 2020
No. Neither is the UK, Ireland or Malta.
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Level 80
Apr 19, 2019
yeah what happened to Croatia? Must be a very different way of figuring. They used to be top 20 in the world and now they're not even top 10 in Europe.
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Level 60
Apr 25, 2019
Unfortunately, the coastline paradox makes it so that no answer is truly the right one.
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Level 71
Apr 30, 2019
Croatia?
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Level 20
Jun 2, 2019
Really expected Spain to be on this list.
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Level 64
Jun 11, 2019
The lack of significant fjords seems to hurt. Also, there's a large portion of coastline taken by Portugal
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Level 20
Jun 3, 2020
same
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Level 24
Jun 11, 2019
Coastline paradox
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Level 65
Jun 11, 2019
"Name the countries that have the largest coastline in the continent of Europe." Longest, surely?
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Level ∞
Jun 12, 2019
Yes, of course. Fixed.
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Level 40
Dec 26, 2019
Why isn't there Canada???
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Level 32
Jan 5, 2020
This is Europe, Canadá is from North America
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Level 32
Jan 14, 2020
Croatia?
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Level 20
Jun 3, 2020
all but russia :(
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Level 43
Jun 17, 2020
how is croatia or ireland not on this list?
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Level 43
Jul 15, 2020
like everybody suprised about the lack of croatia on this list, croatias claim to fame
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Level 79
Oct 21, 2020
Can anyone explain how Norway has a longer coastline than Russia?
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Level 70
Oct 21, 2020
Fjords. The new source also only takes the European part of Russia's coastline.
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Level 51
Oct 21, 2020
Norway actually has the second longest in the world due to fjord, only behind Canada.