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Countries of the World: Bordering Country of Similar Size

For each country A, type the name of the bordering country whose area is closest to to the area of country A
Overseas borders are considered
The India-Sri Lanka border is not considered as it's a dubious one
We are talking absolute areas (ie numerical difference closest to zero)?
Quiz by scambigol
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First submittedJuly 28, 2015
Last updatedJuly 28, 2015
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COUNTRY
BORDERING COUNTRY WITH SIMILAR AREA
Afghanistan
Turkmenistan
Albania
Macedonia
Algeria
Libya
Andorra
Spain
Angola
Namibia
Argentina
Bolivia
Armenia
Georgia
Austria
Czech Republic
Azerbaijan
Georgia
Bangladesh
Burma
Belarus
Poland
Belgium
Netherlands
Belize
Guatemala
Benin
Togo
Bhutan
India
Bolivia
Peru
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
Botswana
Zambia
Brazil
Argentina
Brunei
Malaysia
Bulgaria
Greece
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Burma
Thailand
Burundi
Rwanda
Cambodia
Laos
Cameroon
Republic of the Congo
Canada
United States
Central African Republic
South Sudan
Chad
Niger
Chile
Bolivia
China
India
Colombia
Peru
Costa Rica
Panama
Côte d'Ivoire
Burkina Faso
Croatia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Czech Republic
Austria
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Angola
Denmark
Germany
Djibouti
Eritrea
Dominican Republic
Haiti
East Timor
Indonesia
Ecuador
Colombia
Egypt
Libya
El Salvador
Guatemala
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Eritrea
Djibouti
Estonia
Latvia
Ethiopia
Somalia
Finland
Norway
France
Spain
Gabon
Republic of the Congo
Gambia
Senegal
COUNTRY
BORDERING COUNTRY WITH SIMILAR AREA
Georgia
Azerbaijan
Germany
Poland
Ghana
Burkina Faso
Greece
Bulgaria
Guatemala
Honduras
Guinea
Senegal
Guinea-Bissau
Senegal
Guyana
Suriname
Haiti
Dominican Republic
Honduras
Guatemala
Hungary
Serbia
India
Pakistan
Indonesia
Papua New Guinea
Iran
Pakistan
Iraq
Syria
Ireland
United Kingdom
Israel
Lebanon
Italy
Austria
Jordan
Israel
Kazakhstan
Turkmenistan
Kenya
South Sudan
Kosovo
Montenegro
Kuwait
Iraq
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Laos
Cambodia
Latvia
Lithuania
Lebanon
Israel
Lesotho
South Africa
Liberia
Sierra Leone
Libya
Sudan
Liechtenstein
Switzerland
Lithuania
Latvia
Luxembourg
Belgium
Macedonia
Albania
Malawi
Zambia
Malaysia
Thailand
Mali
Niger
Mauritania
Mali
Mexico
Guatemala
Moldova
Romania
Monaco
France
Mongolia
China
Montenegro
Kosovo
Morocco
Spain
Mozambique
Zambia
Namibia
Zambia
Nepal
India
Netherlands
Belgium
Nicaragua
Honduras
Niger
Chad
Nigeria
Niger
North Korea
South Korea
COUNTRY
BORDERING COUNTRY WITH SIMILAR AREA
Norway
Finland
Oman
Yemen
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Panama
Costa Rica
Papua New Guinea
Indonesia
Paraguay
Bolivia
Peru
Colombia
Poland
Germany
Portugal
Spain
Qatar
UAE (Saudi Arabia)
Republic of the Congo
Gabon
Romania
Bulgaria
Russia
China
Rwanda
Burundi
San Marino
Italy
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Senegal
Guinea
Serbia
Hungary
Sierra Leone
Liberia
Slovakia
Czech Republic
Slovenia
Croatia
Somalia
Kenya
South Africa
Namibia
South Korea
North Korea
South Sudan
Central African Republic
Spain
Morocco
Sudan
Libya
Suriname
Guyana
Swaziland
Mozambique
Sweden
Finland
Switzerland
Liechtenstein
Syria
Jordan
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Tanzania
Mozambique
Thailand
Burma
Togo
Benin
Tunisia
Libya
Turkey
Iraq
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Uganda
Rwanda
Ukraine
Poland
United Arab Emirates
Qatar (Oman)
United Kingdom
Ireland
United States
Canada
Uruguay
Argentina
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Vatican City
Italy
Venezuela
Colombia
Vietnam
Laos
Yemen
Oman
Zambia
Mozambique
Zimbabwe
Botswana
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level 76
Jul 28, 2015
tl;dt
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level 57
Jul 28, 2015
Leave it to scambigol to make the most complicated quizzes... :)
Shouldn't Russia be China, not Ukraine?
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level 70
Jul 28, 2015
you're certainly right! I'll check the table again to see where I made mistakes... with a bit of luck it'll be just Russia!
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level 70
Jul 28, 2015
there were actually lots of mistakes, I must have made mistakes in the calculations... should be fixed now
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level 57
Jul 30, 2015
Yes, I've also spotted UK's answer was Spain?... but I'm glad you've fixed the mistakes. :)
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level 68
Jul 28, 2015
100 % :)
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level 59
Jan 26, 2016
Norway has to be closer to Sweden than FInland is?
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level 70
Jan 26, 2016
no, Sweden is largest, Finland is second, Norway is smallest
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level 66
Mar 16, 2016
Aren't the areas of the US and Austria closer to those of Mexico and Switzerland respectively (rather than Guatemala and Liechtenstein)?