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Countries Closest to Vietnam

Can you guess the 20 countries that are geographically closest to Vietnam?
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Quiz by Jerry928
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First submittedOctober 24, 2016
Last updatedMay 9, 2019
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km
country
miles
0
Cambodia
0
0
China
0
0
Laos
0
104
Thailand
65
126
Myanmar
78
390
Malaysia
242
600
Indonesia
373
725
India
451
805
Singapore
500
945
Philippines
587
km
country
miles
956
Brunei
594
985
Bangladesh
612
1088
Taiwan
676
1131
Bhutan
703
1492
Nepal
927
1558
Japan
968
2026
Mongolia
1259
2221
South Korea
1380
2405
North Korea
1495
2439
Sri Lanka
1515
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level 82
Mar 17, 2017
Was fully expecting this to spread wide enough to cover a Oceanic nation or two.
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level 42
Apr 8, 2017
You're not alone on that one.
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level 42
Apr 8, 2017
However, the only one I missed was Mongolia.
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level 37
Jul 26, 2017
Same here geographyisthebestsubject!
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level 33
Jan 26, 2018
Same
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level 71
Mar 17, 2017
Wait, how is it possible that Singapore is closer than Malaysia? I measured on Google Maps, and I got 377 km from the southern tip of Vietnam to Kelantan Province, Malaysia, versus 801 km to Singapore.
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level 75
Mar 17, 2017
Agreed, there's no way it can be closer
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level 72
Mar 17, 2017
Thanks for spotting that. Fixed.
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level 59
Mar 17, 2017
18/20. I'm surprised ROK and DPRK aren't there.
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level 72
Mar 17, 2017
I'm not.
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level 73
Mar 17, 2017
???
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level 62
Mar 19, 2017
They are...
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level 59
Mar 20, 2017
ROK and DPRK are not accepted, if anyone didn't get that :)
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level 72
Mar 20, 2017
Which isn't hurting the answer scores - South Korea and North Korea are both running at 96%.
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level 61
Mar 20, 2017
I guessed Japan but didn't even think of the Koreas...
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level 44
Mar 20, 2019
Yeah you should accept rok and dark since it's what I type to save time and it always seems to work
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level 61
Mar 17, 2017
i'm Vietnamese
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level 72
Mar 20, 2017
Language experts can now also do this quiz in Vietnamese.
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level 36
Mar 24, 2017
Would Palau be on this list??
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level 72
Mar 24, 2017
No, it's 2810 km / 1746 mi away.
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level 55
Jun 6, 2017
Never would have guessed North Korea was closer than Sri Lanka
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level 49
Jul 26, 2017
Not Papua New Guinea?
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level 72
Jul 26, 2017
3838 km / 2385 mi away.
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level 24
Jul 26, 2017
I thought East Timor would make it!
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level 55
Jul 26, 2017
me too
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level 28
Jul 26, 2017
Damn...forgot Cambodia
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level 47
Jul 26, 2017
Nice quiz Jerry! 20/20 on my first try. I appreciate these types of quizzes because it makes you think more than the standard geography quizzes.
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level 70
Jul 26, 2017
Easy. I thought Russia might make this list but it must have been a near-miss.
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level 43
Jul 26, 2017
Ah, only one i couldn't remember was Bhutan. I'm always neglecting Bhutan.
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level 63
Jul 27, 2017
One of my rare 100% in first attempt!
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level 56
Jul 29, 2017
East Timor ?
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level 72
Jul 29, 2017
2860 km / 1777 miles.
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level 31
Jul 30, 2017
East Timor (Timor-Leste) is missing!
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level 72
Jul 30, 2017
Please see previous answer.
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level 25
Nov 12, 2017
Christmas island as part of Australia. and Guam as part of USA?
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level 47
Jan 27, 2018
How is Palau not closer to Vietnam than North Korea is?
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level 38
Mar 14, 2018
Keep forgetting that Brunei is in Asia.
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level 36
Jun 7, 2018
Bro I'm Vietnamese and I missed 3
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level 53
Sep 25, 2018
forgot indonesia. thought I guessed it. can you accept DPRK or ROK?
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level ∞
Mar 20, 2019
Sorry about that. Standard type-ins have been applied.
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level 79
Sep 30, 2018
Time was running out. But then, I remembered that Brunei exists.
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level 53
May 8, 2019
In the description before you enter the quiz it tells you to "Name the 20 closest that are closest. I don't think that Cambodia is a "closest".
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level 72
May 9, 2019
Fixed, thanks.
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