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Countries Closest to Europe A-Z

Starting with each letter, which countries are closest to Europe?
Countries part-in, and part-out, of Europe are accepted as alternate answers
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: July 6, 2016
First submittedSeptember 7, 2015
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Country
A
Azerbaijan
B
Bahrain
C
Cyprus
D
Djibouti
E
Egypt
F
Fed St Micronesia
G
Georgia
H
Haiti
Country
I
Iran
J
Jordan
K
Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan
L
Libya
M
Morocco
N
Niger
O
Oman
P
Palestine
Country
Q
Qatar
R
Rep of Congo
Russia
S
Syria
T
Tunisia
Turkey
U
Uzbekistan
V
Vietnam
Y
Yemen
Z
Zambia
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level 70
Sep 7, 2015
Saudi Arabia, not Syria wow
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level 71
Sep 7, 2015
Nice! I don't know where the 'continental borders' are, how much closer is Kuwait than Kyrgyzstan if you know?
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level 77
Sep 7, 2015
Iran appears to be only 100 miles from (European) Russia. Is there a part of Europe within 100 miles of Israel?
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level 72
Sep 7, 2015
You're all right! Syria and Iran are closer, and working off this map, Kuwait is 1234 km / 766 mi from the Russia-Azerbaijan border, and Kyrgyzstan is 1164 km / 723 mi from the Russia-Kazakhstan border. Quiz updated; thanks for all your feedback.
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level 58
Jul 6, 2016
I hate to be that guy, but technically Spain is in the part-in, part-out category with Ceuta bordering Morocco in Africa, so it should be an alternate answer as well.
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level 72
Jul 6, 2016
Good point. Spain's been added as a type-in.
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level 74
Nov 13, 2017
Azerbaijan is clearly partly north of Caucasus, and also a tiny bit of Georgia.