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Countries Closest to the Middle of the Indian Ocean

From a point in the Indian Ocean equidistant from mainland Africa, mainland Asia, and Australia, what are the nearest countries?
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Last updated: January 20, 2024
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First submittedSeptember 28, 2014
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Average score80.0%
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km
country
miles
1372
Mauritius
853
2776
Madagascar
1725
2792
Maldives
1735
3121
Seychelles
1939
3539
Comoros
2199
3568
Sri Lanka
2217
3650
Indonesia
2268
3769
Australia
2342
3769
Mozambique
2342
3769
India
2342
km
country
miles
4033
Tanzania
2506
4205
South Africa
2613
4219
Malawi
2621
4244
Malaysia
2637
4279
Eswatini
2659
4283
Singapore
2661
4353
Zimbabwe
2705
4426
Thailand
2750
4437
Somalia
2757
4475
Kenya
2781
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Level 76
Sep 28, 2014
Nearest misses: Lesotho, Zambia, Botswana.
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Level 76
Sep 28, 2014
Great quiz!
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Level 39
May 31, 2017
17/20 missed Somalia, Thailand, and Zimbabwe, they were so easy though...
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Level 40
Jul 19, 2017
I missed only zimbabwe
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Level 50
Nov 10, 2017
Why not UK? (British Indian ocean territory-BIOT), French reunion?
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Level 50
Apr 8, 2020
He probably forgot to say that oversea territories don't count here
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Level 44
Feb 20, 2018
That moment when you only miss your own country out of sheer ignorance and 90% of players get it
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Level 50
Jul 20, 2018
Reunion ofnfrance making France a candidate?

Also British Indian Ocean Territory?

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Level 60
Jun 21, 2020
Please change the name from Swaziland to Eswatini.
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Level 56
Mar 17, 2021
swaziland is not swaziland anymore. you might consider updated your quiz.
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Level 75
Mar 2, 2022
came to comments to say same as above - this needs to be updated to Eswatini
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Level 65
Nov 2, 2022
Would've gotten all if only Eswatini was updated
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Level 50
Nov 8, 2023
Agree. I wrote down "Eswatini" and nothing happened. They wouldn't accept my answer.
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Level 42
Jan 19, 2024
Could You Please Update Eswatini?
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Level 76
Jan 20, 2024
Done :)