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Countries Closest to Anchorage

Name the countries which are geographically closest to Anchorage, if it were its own country.
As the crow flies - distances are estimated.
Includes overseas regions as well as overseas territories / dependencies (in red).
Distances measured using Anchorage's Town Square Park as the starting point.
Quiz by Gyovhne
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Last updated: July 19, 2021
First submittedJuly 19, 2021
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Distance (km)
Distance (mi)
Country
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United States
477
296
Canada
1,074
667
Russia
3,161
1,964
Denmark / Greenland
3,996
2,465
Mexico
4,233
2,630
Norway / Svalbard
4,526
2,812
Japan
4,753
2,954
China
5,192
3,226
Iceland
5,501
3,418
Mongolia
5,434
3,376
Finland
Distance (km)
Distance (mi)
Country
5,440
3,380
North Korea
5,530
3,436
Sweden
5,746
3,570
France / Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
5,915
3,675
South Korea
6,117
3,801
Marshall Islands
6,209
3,858
United Kingdom
6,332
3,934
Kiribati
6,401
3,977
Bahamas
6,529
4,057
Cuba
6,534
4,060
Kazakhstan
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Level 80
Jul 19, 2021
Fun idea! Always nice to see Svalbard on a quiz. :)
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Level 59
Jul 19, 2021
Glad you enjoyed. Be sure to nominate, and check out the rest of the similar quizzes in the series.
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Level 92
Jul 20, 2021
Please keep these coming! Should Ireland be on the list?
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Level 59
Jul 20, 2021
Will do. Keep checking back.

As to Ireland, it almost make the list. It is approx. 6,656 km (4,136 mi) from Anchorage.