Five Closest Countries to New York City by Continent

Name the five closest countries for each continent to New York City.
idea from Quizzer6794 and Jerry928
excluding territories
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Last updated: December 2, 2016
First submittedDecember 2, 2016
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North America
247 mi
Canada
973 mi
Bahamas
1,269 mi
Cuba
1,429 mi
Haiti
1,444 mi
Dominican Republic
 
 
South America
1,960 mi
Colombia
1,987 mi
Venezuela
2,389 mi
Guyana
2,585 mi
Brazil
2,618 mi
Suriname
Europe
2,386 mi
Ireland
2,568 mi
Portugal
3,017 mi
Iceland
3,093 mi
Spain
3,253 mi
United Kingdom
 
 
Africa
3,313 mi
Cape Verde
3,508 mi
Morocco
3,569 mi
Mauritania
3,807 mi
Senegal
3,827 mi
Algeria
Asia
3,834 mi
Russia
4,948 mi
Turkey
5,224 mi
Kazakhstan
5,329 mi
Georgia
5,433 mi
Cyprus
 
 
Oceania
5,783 mi
Kiribati
7,094 mi
Marshall Islands
7,166 mi
Samoa
7,485 mi
Tuvalu
7,562 mi
Tonga
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Level 65
Dec 4, 2016
Isn't the USA closest to New York?
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Level 33
Mar 5, 2017
Cyprus in Asia? Since when? It's culturally closer to Greece than the Middle East. And its in the EU... Like wth?
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Level 65
Nov 18, 2017
Culturally, yes, geographically, no.
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Level 48
Apr 2, 2018
Russia needs some consistency with all quizzes. Is it in Europe, Asia or both. Don't really care for what reason, just want consistency.
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Level 47
Jan 26, 2019
its in both in almost all but normally will only apply to one for the continents, for example Russia is not in the top 5 closest to NYC for Europe-but in Asia it is almost certainly the closest