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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
First submittedApril 26, 2016
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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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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 73
Apr 18, 2019
Croatia got the short end of the stick from that new source.
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level 52
Apr 19, 2019
Is Iceland on the European continent?
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Apr 19, 2019
They are IN the continent of Europe.
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level 77
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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Apr 25, 2019
Unfortunately, the coastline paradox makes it so that no answer is truly the right one.
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level 64
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 59
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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Jun 11, 2019
Coastline paradox
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Jun 11, 2019
"Name the countries that have the largest coastline in the continent of Europe." Longest, surely?
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Jun 12, 2019
Yes, of course. Fixed.