Countries Closest to Papua New Guinea

Which countries are closest to Papua New Guinea?
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Last updated: September 24, 2015
First submittedSeptember 23, 2015
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km
Country
miles
0
Indonesia
0
4
Australia
2
5
Solomon Islands
3
863
Fed St Micronesia
536
1263
Palau
785
1349
Vanuatu
838
1389
Nauru
863
1511
East Timor
938
1626
Kiribati
1010
1875
Marshall Islands
1165
km
Country
miles
1920
Philippines
1193
2226
Tuvalu
1383
2523
Fiji
1568
2569
Malaysia
1596
2955
Brunei
1836
3170
New Zealand
1970
3407
Tonga
2117
3459
Taiwan
2149
3476
Japan
2160
3585
Samoa
2228
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Level 74
Sep 23, 2015
Nearest misses: Vietnam, China, Niue
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Level 63
Sep 23, 2015
Good thing Niue was a near miss. Everyone would be complaining like crazy (admit, including myself). :)
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Level 74
Sep 23, 2015
Nah, Niue's wonderful. And now you know it's the 23rd nearest country to PNG.
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Level 63
Sep 23, 2015
:) How long does it take you to calculate this stuff?
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Level 74
Sep 24, 2015
That Niue is wonderful? Oh, about 5 minutes
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Level 63
Sep 25, 2015
lol :)
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Level 83
Sep 23, 2015
Surprised not to see Singapore on this list.
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Level 74
Sep 23, 2015
PNG borders Indonesia, Indonesia virtually borders Singapore, so Singapore should be close, right? I got the same surprise as you: it's 4133 km / 2568 miles away.
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Level 72
Sep 24, 2015
Nice!
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Level 60
Sep 24, 2015
Saibai Island of Australia in the Torres Strait is less than 4 km from PNG
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Level 74
Sep 24, 2015
Wow, so it is - thanks.