14th parallel north

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14th parallel north

The 14th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 14 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Africa, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, Central America, the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 12 hours, 57 minutes during the summer solstice and 11 hours, 18 minutes during the winter solstice.[1]

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 14° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
14°0′N 0°0′E / 14.000°N 0.000°E / 14.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian)  Burkina Faso
14°0′N 0°25′E / 14.000°N 0.417°E / 14.000; 0.417 (Niger)  Niger The border with Chad is in Lake Chad
14°0′N 13°34′E / 14.000°N 13.567°E / 14.000; 13.567 (Chad)  Chad
14°0′N 22°19′E / 14.000°N 22.317°E / 14.000; 22.317 (Sudan)  Sudan
14°0′N 36°28′E / 14.000°N 36.467°E / 14.000; 36.467 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
14°0′N 40°57′E / 14.000°N 40.950°E / 14.000; 40.950 (Eritrea)  Eritrea
14°0′N 41°39′E / 14.000°N 41.650°E / 14.000; 41.650 (Red Sea) Red Sea
14°0′N 42°41′E / 14.000°N 42.683°E / 14.000; 42.683 (Yemen)  Yemen Zuqar Island
14°0′N 42°47′E / 14.000°N 42.783°E / 14.000; 42.783 (Red Sea) Red Sea
14°0′N 43°9′E / 14.000°N 43.150°E / 14.000; 43.150 (Yemen)  Yemen
14°0′N 47°54′E / 14.000°N 47.900°E / 14.000; 47.900 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Arabian Sea
14°0′N 48°10′E / 14.000°N 48.167°E / 14.000; 48.167 (Yemen)  Yemen
14°0′N 48°28′E / 14.000°N 48.467°E / 14.000; 48.467 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Arabian Sea
14°0′N 74°30′E / 14.000°N 74.500°E / 14.000; 74.500 (India)  India Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka - for about 3 km
Andhra Pradesh
14°0′N 80°9′E / 14.000°N 80.150°E / 14.000; 80.150 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
14°0′N 93°13′E / 14.000°N 93.217°E / 14.000; 93.217 (Myanmar)  Burma (Burma) Little Coco Island
14°0′N 93°14′E / 14.000°N 93.233°E / 14.000; 93.233 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Andaman Sea - passing just south of Great Coco Island,  Burma
14°0′N 98°3′E / 14.000°N 98.050°E / 14.000; 98.050 (Myanmar)  Burma (Burma)
14°0′N 99°0′E / 14.000°N 99.000°E / 14.000; 99.000 (Thailand)  Thailand
14°0′N 102°52′E / 14.000°N 102.867°E / 14.000; 102.867 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
14°0′N 105°50′E / 14.000°N 105.833°E / 14.000; 105.833 (Laos)  Laos
14°0′N 106°8′E / 14.000°N 106.133°E / 14.000; 106.133 (Cambodia)  Cambodia
14°0′N 107°23′E / 14.000°N 107.383°E / 14.000; 107.383 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
14°0′N 109°15′E / 14.000°N 109.250°E / 14.000; 109.250 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing just north of Lubang Island,  Philippines
14°0′N 120°37′E / 14.000°N 120.617°E / 14.000; 120.617 (Philippines)  Philippines Island of Luzon - passing through Taal Lake, and Taal Volcano on an island in the lake
14°0′N 121°56′E / 14.000°N 121.933°E / 14.000; 121.933 (Lamon Bay) Lamon Bay Passing by the southernmost tip of Alabat Island,  Philippines
14°0′N 122°19′E / 14.000°N 122.317°E / 14.000; 122.317 (Philippines)  Philippines Island of Luzon
14°0′N 123°3′E / 14.000°N 123.050°E / 14.000; 123.050 (San Miguel Bay) San Miguel Bay
14°0′N 123°13′E / 14.000°N 123.217°E / 14.000; 123.217 (Philippines)  Philippines Island of Luzon
14°0′N 123°24′E / 14.000°N 123.400°E / 14.000; 123.400 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Philippine Sea
14°0′N 124°7′E / 14.000°N 124.117°E / 14.000; 124.117 (Philippines)  Philippines Island of Catanduanes
14°0′N 124°17′E / 14.000°N 124.283°E / 14.000; 124.283 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Philippine Sea
passing just south of Rota,  Northern Mariana Islands
and into an unnamed part of the ocean
14°0′N 91°26′W / 14.000°N 91.433°W / 14.000; -91.433 (Guatemala)  Guatemala
14°0′N 89°56′W / 14.000°N 89.933°W / 14.000; -89.933 (El Salvador)  El Salvador
14°0′N 88°35′W / 14.000°N 88.583°W / 14.000; -88.583 (Honduras)  Honduras Passing just south of Tegucigalpa
14°0′N 86°8′W / 14.000°N 86.133°W / 14.000; -86.133 (Nicaragua)  Nicaragua
14°0′N 86°1′W / 14.000°N 86.017°W / 14.000; -86.017 (Honduras)  Honduras
14°0′N 85°40′W / 14.000°N 85.667°W / 14.000; -85.667 (Nicaragua)  Nicaragua
14°0′N 83°25′W / 14.000°N 83.417°W / 14.000; -83.417 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea
14°0′N 61°1′W / 14.000°N 61.017°W / 14.000; -61.017 (St Lucia)  Saint Lucia Passing just south of Castries
14°0′N 60°53′W / 14.000°N 60.883°W / 14.000; -60.883 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
14°0′N 16°47′W / 14.000°N 16.783°W / 14.000; -16.783 (Senegal)  Senegal
14°0′N 12°1′W / 14.000°N 12.017°W / 14.000; -12.017 (Mali)  Mali
14°0′N 2°51′W / 14.000°N 2.850°W / 14.000; -2.850 (Burkina Faso)  Burkina Faso

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