which is the closest US state to Africa ?


edit. Thanks folks, like many people here I was pretty sure it was Florida, but indeed like some of you confirmed, it is really Maine.


8 Answers

  • Rain
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago
    Best Answer

    Closest US state to Africa" is Maine, a peninsula called Quoddy Head.

  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Just off of the top of my head without looking at a Map - Florida.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Florida.......I can see you are going to have a tough future.

    • Phil4 weeks agoReport

      What do you mean about a tough future ?
      I was unsure, asked and was told by another it was Maine. I Googled to confirm and yes indeed it is Maine that is the closest state to Africa.
      ps, I am not totally dismissive of your answer. I sure some of your answers are correct.

  • 4 weeks ago

    That would be Florida of course

    • Phil4 weeks agoReport

      No, I thought it may be Florida but I can confirm after being told here that it was Maine.
      Of course you should Google so you can see you are wrong.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Right -- Maine. Susan Collins says she can see Africa from her back porch.

  • 4 weeks ago

    It appears to be Maine. Open google earth and measure using a circle.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, geographically speaking, Maine wins the designation of closest US state to Africa. A small peninsula off the coast of Maine, known as Quoddy Head, is a mere 3,154 miles from El Beddouza, Moroccan island,Africa

  • Maine ..................

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