Do You Know This Country's Next-Door Neighbor?

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There are nearly 200 countries on Earth today, each diverse and complex. Check your geography IQ with this quiz and see if you know who your neighbors are with this HowStuffWorksQuiz?

Which country shares a border with Mexico?

Mexico shares its northern border with the southernmost U.S. states. This border is over 1,900 miles long.

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Germany shares a border with:

German is spoken in both Germany and Austria. Austria is landlocked, meaning that it is completely surrounded by other European countries.

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Italy shares a border with:

Italy shares a northern border with Switzerland. The Alps run through both countries.

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Russia and __________ share a border.

Russia and Mongolia share a land border. It's over 2,000 miles long.

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South and North __________ share a border as two distinct countries.

The border between North and South Korea is known as the DMZ, Korean Demilitarized Zone. It's a 160-mile long border that bisects the Korean peninsula.

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Which country shares a border with America?

Canada sits to the north of America. The two countries share a border that is over 8,000 miles long, making it the largest international border on Earth.

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India shares a border with:

The border between India and Pakistan is about 1,800 miles long and one of the most dangerous borders in the world to cross. It is so heavily lit up at night that it can be seen from space.

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Which country borders Spain?

The border between France and Spain is roughly 400 miles long. It is interrupted by the small independent principality of Andorra.

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Portugal shares a border with which country?

Spain and Portugal sit on the Iberian peninsula together. They share a border over 700 miles long, which is the longest uninterrupted border in the European Union.

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Poland shares a border with:

Germany shares a 290-mile border with Poland. However, this border has changed often throughout a volatile history.

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Kenya is neighbors with:

Kenya shares a roughly 480-mile border with Ethiopia. The market town of Moyale sits on this border, split between the two countries.

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Syria and _________ share a border.

Turkey and Syria share a roughly 500-mile border. It touches southern Turkey and northern Syria.

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Romania and _________ share a border.

Romania and Hungary share a border that is over 270 miles long. Migrants are known for going from Romania into Hungary on their way into Germany.

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China shares a border with:

The border between Russia and China is the world's sixth-longest international border. It's over 2,600 miles long.

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Iraq shares a border with which country?

Saudi Arabia takes up much of the Arabian peninsula in the Middle East. This desert border is about 500 miles long.

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South Africa and _________ are neighbors.

This roughly 600-mile border between two of Africa's southernmost countries touches the Orange River. Neither country agrees on whether this border splits the river or is along its north bank.

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Finland shares a border with _________.

The border between Finland and Russia is over 800 miles long. It goes through the largely uninhabited Taiga forests.

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Egypt shares a border with:

Israel built a large border barrier to attempt to stop illegal immigration from Africa. The U.S. and numerous other governments have studied this recently completed project, perhaps to implement it in their own countries.

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Vietnam shares a border with:

Vietnam is located in Asia and shares a border with China. The border is just under 800 miles long.

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Haiti and __________ share a border.

Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. The border is roughly 230 miles long.

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Guatemala and ______ are neighbors.

Southern Mexico shares a border with the country of Guatemala. This partially fenced border is 541 miles in length.

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Which country shares a border with Brazil?

These two countries share a roughly 1,000-mile border. This border has been a key transit point for cocaine.

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Chile shares a border with:

Argentina and Chile share a border over 3,000-miles long. This is the longest international border in South America and one of the longest in the world.

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Iran is neighbors with ____________.

Afghanistan and Iran share a roughly 1,500-mile border. Roughly 1/4 of Iran is desert.

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India shares a border with:

India shares a roughly 1,000-mile border with Nepal. This border runs along the foothills of the Himalayas.

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Bangladesh and _________ share a land border.

India and Bangladesh share a border over 2,500 miles long. This is the fifth-longest land border on Earth.

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Russia and ________ share a border.

Russia and Ukraine have an over 1,200-mile border. Military intervention on the behalf of Russia has led to rising tensions, with part of that border no longer being controlled by Ukraine.

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Greece and which country are neighbors?

Turkey shares a 128-mile land border with Greece. Both touch the Mediterranean Sea.

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Singapore shares a border with ________.

This maritime border is controversial. Malaysia is to the north of the border and Singapore is to the south.

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India and __________ are neighbors.

India and China share an over 4,000-mile border. Tensions are often high between the two countries there.

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Thailand shares a border with:

Cambodia and Thailand share a roughly 760-mile border. There have been disputes surrounding this border for over a century.

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Morocco is neighbors with which country?

Morocco and Algeria are northern African countries that touch the Mediterranean Sea. There have been numerous skirmishes between the countries over the years, and wars over the Western Sahara.

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Costa Rica is neighbors with ___________.

Costa Rica shares a roughly 200-mile border with Panama in Central America. Currently, this border is demarcated.

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Nigeria shares a border with:

Nigeria and Cameroon share a roughly 1,000-mile border. Over the years, tensions have risen between the two countries regarding their border.

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Which country does Norway share a border with?

Norway and Sweden are considered to be amongst Europe's Scandinavian countries. They share a roughly 1,000-mile border.

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