Countries Closest to the Centre of Africa

Which countries are situated closest to the centre of Africa?
This point was calculated by Garen Evans in 2009; the link to the mapped location is in the comments section.
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Last updated: April 4, 2021
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km
country
miles
0
Cameroon
0
5
Central African Republic
3
22
Republic of the Congo
13
227
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
141
232
Gabon
144
527
Equatorial Guinea
327
563
Chad
350
689
Nigeria
428
839
Angola
529
960
São Tomé and Príncipe
507
km
country
miles
1086
South Sudan
675
1171
Sudan
727
1251
Niger
777
1526
Rwanda
948
1546
Benin
960
1546
Uganda
960
1550
Burundi
963
1640
Togo
1019
1648
Tanzania
1024
1701
Ghana
1057
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Level 42
Apr 26, 2016
Doesn't hurt I have a big map of the world next to my bed
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Level 82
Jun 1, 2016
So the Central African Republic isn't quite in the centre of Africa? What were they thinking?
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Level 63
May 1, 2017
I missed GAbon adn the Sudans
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Level 55
Jul 27, 2017
Searching for "Garen Evans center of Africa" on Google brings us to this page: http://www.ikimap.com/map/geographic-center-africa From there we can find the coordinates: N2.378, E16.063 Plugging these coordinates in Google Maps brings us here: https://www.google.com/maps/place/2%C2%B022'40.8%22N+16%C2%B003'46.8%22E/@2.3778489,13.8236174,1188680m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d2.378!4d16.063 :)
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Level 72
Apr 3, 2021
Thanks! The link given by Jerry at the top is broken now.
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Level 72
Jan 15, 2018
Could you accept Ruanda for Rwanda?
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Level 59
Jul 5, 2019
Why would they?
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Level 63
Jan 26, 2018
How did I forget Ghana...
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Level 40
Apr 19, 2022
Can you add "Equitorial Guinea" as an accepted misspell?
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Level 75
Apr 20, 2022
Now that you know the correct spelling, how about making sure you use that each time from now on?