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1st Parallel South

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1st parallel south

The 1st parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 1 degree south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

The parallel defines most of the border between Uganda and Tanzania, and a very short section of the border between Kenya and Tanzania.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 1° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
1°0′S 0°0′E / 1.000°S 0.000°E / -1.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian)

Atlantic Ocean
0|S|8|52|E|type:country name=Gabon

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 Gabon
0|S|14|25|E|type:country name=Republic of the Congo

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 Republic of the Congo
0|S|17|20|E|type:country name=Democratic Republic of the Congo

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
0|S|29|35|E|type:country name=Uganda

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 Uganda
0|S|30|45|E|type:country name=Uganda / Tanzania Border

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 Uganda /  Tanzania border Mostly in Lake Victoria
0|S|30|55|E|type:country name=Kenya / Tanzania Border

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 Kenya /  Tanzania border A short section of the border (about 11 km), entirely within Lake Victoria
0|S|34|1|E|type:country name=Kenya

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 Kenya Passing about 30 km north of the capital, Nairobi
0|S|41|7|E|type:country name=Somalia

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 Somalia
1°0′S 42°2′E / 1.000°S 42.033°E / -1.000; 42.033 (Indian Ocean)

Indian Ocean Passing just south of Addu Atoll,  Maldives
0|S|98|39|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Siberut
1°0′S 98°56′E / 1.000°S 98.933°E / -1.000; 98.933 (Mentawai Strait)

Mentawai Strait
0|S|100|21|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Sumatra
1°0′S 103°59′E / 1.000°S 103.983°E / -1.000; 103.983 (Karimata Strait)

Karimata Strait
0|S|109|27|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Islands of Maya Karimata and Borneo
1°0′S 117°8′E / 1.000°S 117.133°E / -1.000; 117.133 (Makassar Strait)

Makassar Strait
0|S|119|28|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
1°0′S 120°30′E / 1.000°S 120.500°E / -1.000; 120.500 (Gulf of Tomini)

Gulf of Tomini
0|S|121|23|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
1°0′S 122°47′E / 1.000°S 122.783°E / -1.000; 122.783 (Banda Sea)

Banda Sea
0|S|123|12|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
1°0′S 123°22′E / 1.000°S 123.367°E / -1.000; 123.367 (Molucca Sea)

Molucca Sea
0|S|128|19|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Damar
1°0′S 128°24′E / 1.000°S 128.400°E / -1.000; 128.400 (Halmahera Sea)

Halmahera Sea
0|S|130|38|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Islands of Salawati and New Guinea
1°0′S 134°3′E / 1.000°S 134.050°E / -1.000; 134.050 (Cenderawasih Bay)

Cenderawasih Bay
0|S|134|48|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Noemfoor
1°0′S 134°57′E / 1.000°S 134.950°E / -1.000; 134.950 (Cenderawasih Bay)

Cenderawasih Bay
0|S|135|48|E|type:country name=Indonesia

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 Indonesia Island of Biak
1°0′S 136°8′E / 1.000°S 136.133°E / -1.000; 136.133 (Pacific Ocean)

Pacific Ocean Passing just north of the atolls of Pelleluhu and Heina,  Papua New Guinea
Passing just south of the Kaniet Islands,  Papua New Guinea
Passing just south of Banaba Island,  Kiribati
Passing between the atolls of Nonouti and Tabiteuea,  Kiribati
0|S|91|26|W|type:country name=Ecuador

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 Ecuador Island of Isabela
1°0′S 91°4′W / 1.000°S 91.067°W / -1.000; -91.067 (Pacific Ocean)

Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the island of San Cristóbal,  Ecuador
0|S|80|51|W|type:country name=Ecuador

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 Ecuador
0|S|75|23|W|type:country name=Peru

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 Peru
0|S|74|16|W|type:country name=Colombia

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 Colombia
0|S|69|25|W|type:country name=Brazil

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 Brazil Amazonas
Roraima
Amazonas
Pará
Amapá
Maranhão
Pará - islands of Grande do Gurupá and Marajó, and the mainland
1°0′S 46°11′W / 1.000°S 46.183°W / -1.000; -46.183 (Atlantic Ocean)

Atlantic Ocean

See also


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