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Countries Closest to Cape Verde

Name the countries that are geographically closest to Cape Verde
Numbers in red indicate an external territory
Quiz by TurkeyCookTime
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Last updated: June 3, 2023
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First submittedSeptember 1, 2021
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Distance (mi)
Answer
Distance (km)
354
Senegal
570
408
Mauritania
657
432
Gambia
696
468
Morocco
754
470
Guinea-Bissau
756
615
Guinea
990
700
Mali
1,126
784
Sierra Leone
1,262
808
Spain
1,301
968
Liberia
1,558
Distance (mi)
Answer
Distance (km)
1,010
Brazil
1,626
1,063
Ivory Coast
1,711
1,147
Portugal
1,846
1,161
Algeria
1,869
1,193
Burkina Faso
1,920
1,375
Ghana
2,214
1,522
Niger
2,449
1,549
Togo
2,494
1,618
Benin
2,605
1,693
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom)
2,725
5 Comments
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Level 76
Sep 1, 2021
Nearest misses: Nigeria, France, Suriname, Libya, Tunisia.
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Level 67
Sep 1, 2021
Brazil was my last guess, didn't really expect it
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Level 78
Sep 2, 2021
TurkeyCookTime, you are right to include UK but I believe that Gibraltar is closer than Ascension.
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Level 76
Sep 3, 2021
Just remeasured it. Gibraltar is 1,711 mi (2,754 km) away.
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Level 76
Jun 3, 2023
Update: Fixed Brazil numbers because of the St. Peter and St. Paul Rocks, which are far offshore islands of Brazil that I forgot to account for previously.