Jump to the closest country- JetPunk style

Start at the south pole, then jump to the closest country starting with J, then from there to the closest country starting with E, etc. Repeat for the equator and north pole.
Distances are between capitals.
Hint: only one country is here twice
Quiz by Eutychus
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Last updated: November 29, 2014
First submittedNovember 29, 2014
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Starting at the South Pole
Starting Letter
Distance
Answer
J
11992
Jamaica
E
1410
El Salvador
T
3028
Trinidad and Tobago
P
1983
Panama
U
3322
United States
N
3102
Nicaragua
K
10484
Kosovo
Starting at the Equator
Starting Letter
Distance
Answer
J
3537
Jordan
E
495
Egypt
T
1103
Turkey
P
1642
Poland
U
691
Ukraine
N
1631
Norway
K
2045
Kosovo
Starting at the North Pole
Starting Letter
Distance
Answer
J
6051
Japan
E
5117
East Timor
T
3710
Thailand
P
2212
Philippines
U
5779
Uzbekistan
N
2103
Nepal
K
1942
Kyrgyzstan
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Level 74
Nov 30, 2014
Jamaica is closer than Jordan to the Equator

Fun quiz!

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Level 73
Apr 26, 2018
I agree. I couldn't understand how, if Jamaica is closest to the South Pole, it isn't also closest to the Equator. I know that will spoil the quiz, though!
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Level 66
May 4, 2015
It was so much fun!
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Level 52
Jun 3, 2015
Awesome quiz!
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Level 68
Jun 26, 2016
Way too much time! Otherwise, good quiz.
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Level 48
Nov 7, 2020
you didnt use the standart type in for kyrgyzstan