Which country has a shorter coastline? (This or That)

[2-24-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage “This or That” Quiz Question: Which country has a shorter coastline?

The correct answers (1-10) are in bold (blue):

  • Suriname | Nauru
  • Kuwait | Iraq
  • Albania | Guinea
  • Cambodia | Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Liberia | Djibouti
  • Sierra Leone | Belgium
  • Guinea-Bissau | Tuvalu
  • Guyana | Guatemala
  • Comoros | Togo
  • Ivory Coast | El Salvador

If your quiz has different county names, you can look into the following table of countries ranked by the length of the coastline in increasing order. You can check the rank of countries given in your quiz and select the correct answer. (source)

For example: Suppose you are given two countries ‘X’ and ‘Y’. If the rank of country ‘X’ is 14 and the rank of country ‘Y’ is 123, the correct answer is ‘X’.

Ranking of countries by length of coastline (sorted in ascending order):
RankCountryLength of coastline (in KM)
1 Monaco4
2 Navassa Island8
3 Clipperton Island11
4 Gibraltar12
5 Wake Island19
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina20
7 Tuvalu24
8 Cocos (Keeling) Islands26
9 Jordan26
10 Nauru30
11 Bouvet Island30
12 Norfolk Island32
13Democratic Republic of the  Congo37
14 Gaza Strip (Palestine)40
15 Montserrat40
16 Macau41
17 Slovenia47
18 Guernsey50
19 Pitcairn Islands51
20 Togo56
21 Iraq58
22 Saint Martin59
23 Anguilla61
24 Niue64
25 Belgium67
26 Aruba69
27 Jersey70
28 Ashmore and Cartier Islands74
29 British Virgin Islands80
30 Gambia80
31 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines84
32 Akrotiri and Dhekelia84
33 United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges86
34 Lithuania90
35 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha94
36 Barbados97
37 Tokelau101
38 Heard Island and McDonald Islands102
39 Bermuda103
40 American Samoa116
41 Cook Islands120
42 Saint Pierre and Miquelon120
43 Benin121
44 Grenada121
45 Jan Mayen124
46 Guam126
47 Wallis and Futuna129
48 Saint Kitts and Nevis135
49 Christmas Island139
50 Dominica148
51 Antigua and Barbuda153
52 Saint Lucia158
53 Cayman Islands160
54 Isle of Man160
55 Bahrain161
56 Brunei161
57 Congo, Republic of the169
58 Mauritius177
59 U.S. Virgin Islands188
60 Singapore193
61 Syria193
62 São Tomé and Príncipe209
63 Lebanon225
64 Romania225
65 Malta253
66 Israel273
67 Montenegro294
68 Equatorial Guinea296
69 El Salvador307
70 Georgia310
71 Djibouti314
72 Guinea320
73 Comoros340
74 Guinea-Bissau350
75 Bulgaria354
76 Albania362
77 Trinidad and Tobago362
78 Curaçao364
79 Marshall Islands370
80 Belize386
81 Suriname386
82 Turks and Caicos Islands389
83 Guatemala400
84 Cameroon402
85 Sierra Leone402
86 Samoa403
87 Tonga419
88 Poland440
89 Cambodia443
90 Netherlands451
91 Guyana459
92 Seychelles491
93 Latvia498
94 Kuwait499
95 Puerto Rico501
96 Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)515
97  Paracel Islands518
98 Senegal531
99 Kenya536
100 Ghana539
101 Qatar563
102 Liberia579
103 Bangladesh580
104 Maldives644
105 Cyprus648
106 Uruguay660
107 British Indian Ocean Territory698
108 Timor-Leste706
109 Hong Kong733
110 Mauritania754
111 Honduras832
112 Nigeria853
113 Sudan853
114 Gabon885
115 Nicaragua910
116  Spratly Islands926
117 Cape Verde965
118 Algeria998
119 Jamaica1,022
120 Pakistan1,046
121 Faroe Islands1,117
122 Fiji1,129
123 Kiribati1,143
124 Tunisia1,148
125 Finland1,250
126 Dominican Republic1,288
127 Falkland Islands1,288
128 Costa Rica1,290
129 United Arab Emirates1,318
130 Sri Lanka1,340
131 Tanzania1,424
132 Republic of Ireland1,448
133 Northern Mariana Islands1,482
134 Palau1,519
135 Republic of China (Taiwan)1,566
136 Namibia1,572
137 Angola1,600
138 Libya1,770
139 Haiti1,771
140 Portugal1,793
141 Yemen1,906
142 Myanmar1,930
143 Oman2,092
144 Eritrea2,234
145 Ecuador2,237
146 New Caledonia2,254
147 Germany2,389
148 Korea, South2,413
149 Peru2,414
150 Iran2,440
151 Egypt2,450
152 Mozambique2,470
153 Panama2,490
154 Korea, North2,495
155 French Polynesia2,525
156 Vanuatu2,528
157 Saudi Arabia2,640
158 Ukraine2,782
159 South Africa2,798
160 Venezuela2,800
161 Morocco2,945
162 French Southern and Antarctic Lands2,948
163 Coral Sea Islands3,095
164 Colombia3,208
165 Sweden3,218
166 Thailand3,219
167 Somalia3,333
168 Vietnam3,444
169 Bahamas3,542
170 Svalbard3,587
171 Cuba3,735
172 Estonia3,794
173 Malaysia4,675
174 Madagascar4,828
175 France4,853
176 Spain4,964
177 Iceland4,970
178 Argentina4,989
179 Papua New Guinea5,152
180 Solomon Islands5,313
181 Croatia5,835
182Federated States of Micronesia6,112
183 Chile6,435
184 India7,000
185 Turkey7,200
186 Denmark7,314
187 Brazil7,491
188 Italy7,600
189 Mexico9,330
190 United Kingdom12,429
191 Greece13,676
192 China14,500
193 New Zealand15,134
194 Antarctica17,968
195 United States19,924
196 Australia25,760
197 Japan29,751
198 Philippines36,289
199 Russia37,653
200 Greenland44,087
201 Indonesia54,716
202 Norway83,281
203 Canada202,080

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