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Nearest Country Name to each US State

Distance between names is calculated using Levenshtein distance.
Under # you are shown the number of possible answers, under D you are shown the distance.
Note: you'll have to type the exact name of one of the possible answers.
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Informally, the Levenshtein distance between two words is the minimum number of single-character edits (insertions, deletions or substitutions) required to change one word into the other.
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Last updated: November 6, 2018
First submittedNovember 6, 2018
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US State
Country
2
3
Alabama
Albania, Panama
1
3
Alaska
Albania
4
4
Arizona
Angola, Armenia, China, Eritrea
2
4
Arkansas
Albania, Armenia
3
5
California
Cambodia, Colombia, Macedonia
2
4
Colorado
Colombia, Comoros
1
7
Connecticut
Costa Rica
1
4
Delaware
Denmark
4
4
Florida
Algeria, Georgia, Jordan, Syria
1
0
Georgia
Georgia
3
3
Hawaii
Haiti, Kuwait, Malawi
3
3
Idaho
Iran, Iraq, Italy
3
5
Illinois
Albania, Bolivia, India
1
2
Indiana
India
7
3
Iowa
Cuba, India, Iran, Iraq, Norway, Togo, Tonga
1
3
Kansas
Kenya
2
5
Kentucky
Denmark, Kenya
1
4
Louisiana
Botswana
8
3
Maine
Chile, China, Guinea, Haiti, Mali, Malta, Spain, Ukraine
1
3
Maryland
Ireland
1
8
Massachusetts
Kazakhstan
3
5
Michigan
Bhutan, China, Taiwan
14
6
Minnesota
Angola, Guinea, Indonesia, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Nigeria, Singapore, Tunisia
5
8
Mississippi
Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritius, Russia, Tunisia
1
5
Missouri
Djibouti
1
3
Montana
Monaco
7
5
Nebraska
Albania, Denmark, Georgia, Lebanon, Nepal, Nicaragua, Serbia
3
3
Nevada
Canada, Grenada, Nepal
3
9
New Hampshire
Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore
1
6
New Jersey
New Zealand
1
4
New Mexico
Mexico
1
5
New York
Denmark
1
6
North Carolina
North Korea
1
5
North Dakota
North Korea
5
3
Ohio
Chad, Chile, China, Oman, Togo
5
5
Oklahoma
Bahamas, Malaysia, Moldova, Panama, Samoa
9
4
Oregon
Benin, Gabon, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Oman, Sweden, Togo, Yemen
2
7
Pennsylvania
Albania, Tanzania
5
7
Rhode Island
Iceland, Ireland, Poland, Solomon Islands, Thailand
1
5
South Carolina
South Africa
2
5
South Dakota
South Africa, South Korea
3
6
Tennessee
Senegal, Tunisia, Venezuela
1
3
Texas
Nepal
6
3
Utah
Chad, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Oman, Qatar
1
3
Vermont
Germany
4
8
West Virginia
Australia, Austria, Estonia, Georgia
1
6
Washington
Pakistan
2
4
Virginia
Armenia, Nigeria
1
5
Wisconsin
Estonia
12
5
Wyoming
Benin, China, Dominica, Germany, Oman, Poland, Romania, Spain, Syria, Tonga, Ukraine, Yemen
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level 63
Nov 7, 2018
Cool! I hope there will be others like this one.