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20 Countries with Northernmost Geographical Center

Can you find the 20 countries whose Geographical Center lies further north?
Data from Portland State University (https://www.pdx.edu/econ/country-geography-data), for missing countries from CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2011.html)
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Last updated: September 1, 2015
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LAT
COUNTRY
67,5
Norway
64,9
Iceland
64,4
Finland
62,7
Sweden
61,7
Russia
61,1
Canada
58,6
Estonia
56,8
Latvia
56,1
Denmark
55,3
Lithuania
LAT
COUNTRY
53,9
United Kingdom
53,2
Ireland
53,0
Belarus
52,2
Netherlands
52,1
Poland
51,1
Germany
50,7
Belgium
49,8
Czech Republic
49,8
Luxembourg
49,1
Ukraine
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level 71
Sep 1, 2015
I'm planning to make a few quizzes based on the coordinates of country centroids (geographical centres). So if anyone has better data or knows whether the one I'm using is reliable/consistent or not please let me know! Also, if anyone wants an Excel file with country and coordinates of centroids just ask
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level 67
Sep 1, 2015
Nice quiz! A yellow box style quiz of all the centroids in order would be cool. Or like the jumping between the most distant ones, like you have done with capitals in the past. Just some thoughts. Where do you get all your data?
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level 71
Sep 1, 2015
Thanks for the feedback and the ideas! I had thought of doing the full list from North to South, hadn't thought about jumping around! And I'm also planning 'Capital cities closest/furthest to their country's centroid', closest centroid of non-bordering countries and so on. In the notes I've written where I got the data: the Portland State University isn't complete so for the countries that aren't in that list (mostly tiny countries) I use the CIA website data which doesn't seem very accurate (DRC's centroid put exactly on the equator, for example). However I'm not sure how accurate/consistent this data is, so I was hoping for some ideas-contributions on that before I start making Excel formulas etc to create quizzes. For example it might be that the first website considers islands whereas the CIA doesn't, the PSU website says that if the center is on the ocean it's moved to the nearest point on the land, which I don't like.
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level 60
Sep 1, 2015
Do you have an Excel file for every geographical topic? ;-)
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level 71
Sep 1, 2015
I just imported the data from those links and converted from .csv to excel etc ;)
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