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19th Parallel North

Line across the Earth
19°
19th parallel north

The 19th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 19 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, North America, the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 13 hours, 17 minutes during the summer solstice and 10 hours, 59 minutes during the winter solstice.[1]

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 19° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
 Mali
 Algeria
 Mali
 Niger
 Chad
 Sudan
Red Sea
 Saudi Arabia The parallel touches on the northernmost point of  Yemen at the border with  Oman
 Oman
Indian Ocean Arabian Sea
 India Maharashtra - passing through Mumbai
Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra
Chhattisgarh
Orissa
Andhra Pradesh
Orissa
Andhra Pradesh
Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
 Burma (Burma)
 Thailand
 Laos
 Vietnam For about 5 km
 Laos For about 2 km
 Vietnam
South China Sea Gulf of Tonkin
 People's Republic of China Island of Hainan
South China Sea Passing between Dalupiri Island and Fuga Island,  Philippines
 Philippines Camiguin Island
Pacific Ocean Philippine Sea
Passing just north of Agrihan island,  Northern Mariana Islands
into an unnamed part of the Ocean
Passing just south of Wake Island,  United States Minor Outlying Islands
 United States Hawaii island, Hawaii
Pacific Ocean
 Mexico Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands
Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands,  Mexico
 Mexico
Gulf of Mexico Bay of Campeche
 Mexico Yucatán Peninsula
Caribbean Sea Passing just north of Gonâve Island,  Haiti
 Haiti
 Dominican Republic
Atlantic Ocean Passing just north of Anegada island,  British Virgin Islands
 Mauritania
 Mali

See also

References

  1. ^ http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/Dur_OneYear.php


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