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Countries Closest to Algeria

Which countries are closest to Algeria? Since (like every world country) we don't recognise Morocco's 1975 invasion of its southern neighbor, we'll include the invadee, which Algeria and the OAU both recognise as Country 205.
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km
country
miles
0
Morocco
0
0
Western Sahara
0
0
Mauritania
0
0
Mali
0
0
Niger
0
0
Libya
0
0
Tunisia
0
68
Spain
43
214
Italy
133
312
Chad
194
km
country
miles
494
France
307
500
Malta
311
521
Portugal
324
601
Nigeria
374
613
Burkina Faso
381
637
Andorra
396
642
Vatican City
399
733
Benin
456
739
Monaco
459
838
San Marino
521
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Level 76
Oct 29, 2015
Nearest misses: Croatia, Togo, Greece
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Level 76
Oct 29, 2015
A verb is missing in the description (we don't Morocco's)
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Level 76
Oct 29, 2015
Ha! The sentence has now been verbally padded.
+3
Level 77
Oct 19, 2016
We don't usually see Western Sahara listed as a country in these quizzes, nice to see it get a mention.
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Level 17
Jun 15, 2017
Western Sahara is in morocco
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Level 76
Jun 15, 2017
Please read the instructions. Bonus question: how many countries have recognized Morocco's invasion of Western Sahara? (Clue: It's less than 1)
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Level 48
Mar 13, 2024
Oh I know it's zero!
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Level 39
Apr 16, 2024
I thought there was an agreement between the USA and Morocco where the USA would recognize their invasion of western Sahara and in return they would recognize Israel.
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Level 37
Aug 29, 2019
San Marino, Italy, VC, France and Monaco are closer than Egypt and Ethiopia?
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Level 62
Jun 17, 2021
Yes, they are. It’s all to do with how far north Algeria goes into the Mediterranean, and the fact that Egypt and Ethiopia both have quite large countries between them and Algeria.
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Level 61
Feb 24, 2020
add uk becuz of gibraltar
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Level 76
Feb 24, 2020
Territories of the UK, such as Gibraltar, do not form part of the UK (despite being subject to its jurisdiction).
+1
Level 21
Aug 10, 2021
egypt too
+2
Level 59
Aug 23, 2021
Me trying to write Occidental Sahara like a dumass
+2
Level 69
Oct 11, 2023
"West Sahara" should count for "Western Sahara"
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Level 48
Mar 13, 2024
100%

I read the description so I didn't struggle with it.

btw please accept SADR for Western Sahara.

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Level 76
Mar 13, 2024
SADR also works now.