# Small Countries with the Most Coastline - with Exceptions

Can you name the countries that have the longest coastline for their land area? But here's the catch, no island countries are included in this quiz!
Also try out Dollyfroggy's similar quiz here, and his opposite quiz here!
Using the official JetPunk coastline lengths and wikipedia's area calculations (rounded to the nearest whole number)
Ratio formula: Coastline (km) ÷ area (km^2) x100
Includes overseas regions, dependencies, and autonomous areas!
Quiz by QuizzerBros
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Last updated: March 7, 2022
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 Ratio Answer 350 Monaco 7.18 Greece 7.11 Norway 5.31 Guinea-Bissau 4.85 South Korea 4.82 Croatia 4.69 Qatar 4.48 Panama 4.40 Gambia 4.14 Chile
 Ratio Answer 3.42 Belize 3.29 Estonia 3.25 Netherlands 2.84 Costa Rica 2.71 Kuwait 2.30 Portugal 2.20 Denmark 2.17 El Salvador 2.17 Lebanon 2.12 Bangladesh
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Level 60
Feb 14, 2022
Great job! I got them all, struggling a little on the one with a ratio of 5.31, but was surprised at the lack of Vietnam (1.86), Malaysia (1.6), Ecuador (1.01), Israel (0.98), Thailand (0.76), and Slovenia (0.13).

I nominated it and linked this on the original quiz.

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Level 67
Feb 14, 2022
Thanks! I hope I did all the calculations correctly
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Level 71
Mar 6, 2022
Well, Slovenia has pretty short coastline, I suppose I guessed all the others.
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Level 67
Mar 18, 2022
I really like this quiz. I would be curious if the equation were shifted slightly to be divided by square root of area.
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Level 41
Nov 13, 2023
make no sence without island countries, the costline from norway, chile, greece, croatia, south korea ect are full of island which are accounted in your calculation!
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Level 67
Nov 15, 2023
Yes, maybe. But it does make sense to leave out island countries because otherwise they would be the only ones here.

There is a link to the quiz you're after in the first caveat.