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What countries border the Mediterranean Sea?

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Some countries that border the Mediterranean Sea include Egypt and Algeria. Gibraltar, Albania and Spain also border the Mediterranean Sea.

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What countries border the Mediterranean Sea?
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In total, 21 countries share coasting with the Mediterranean Sea:

  • France
  • Monaco
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Croatia
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  • Greece
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  • Turkey
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  • Cyprus
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  • Syria
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  • Israel
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  • Lebanon
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  • Lybia
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  • Matla
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  • Tunisia
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  • Morocco
 

In total, the Mediterranean Sea covers more than 1 million square miles. This is equivalent to approximately 1 percent of the Earth's entire surface. At its widest point, the sea spans 990 miles, though most areas are narrower. The average depth of the sea is 4,921 feet, although some small areas reach massive depths of more than 16,000 feet.

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