14th parallel south

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14th parallel south

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

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
14°0′S 0°0′E / 14.000°S 0.000°E / -14.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
14°0′S 12°24′E / 14.000°S 12.400°E / -14.000; 12.400 (Angola)  Angola
14°0′S 22°0′E / 14.000°S 22.000°E / -14.000; 22.000 (Zambia)  Zambia
14°0′S 32°59′E / 14.000°S 32.983°E / -14.000; 32.983 (Malawi)  Malawi For about 8 km
14°0′S 33°4′E / 14.000°S 33.067°E / -14.000; 33.067 (Zambia)  Zambia For about 15 km
14°0′S 33°13′E / 14.000°S 33.217°E / -14.000; 33.217 (Malawi)  Malawi Passing just south of Lilongwe
Passing through Lake Malawi
14°0′S 35°20′E / 14.000°S 35.333°E / -14.000; 35.333 (Mozambique)  Mozambique
14°0′S 40°38′E / 14.000°S 40.633°E / -14.000; 40.633 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Mozambique Channel
14°0′S 47°46′E / 14.000°S 47.767°E / -14.000; 47.767 (Madagascar)  Madagascar Island of Nosy Berafia
14°0′S 47°48′E / 14.000°S 47.800°E / -14.000; 47.800 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Mozambique Channel
14°0′S 47°58′E / 14.000°S 47.967°E / -14.000; 47.967 (Madagascar)  Madagascar
14°0′S 50°8′E / 14.000°S 50.133°E / -14.000; 50.133 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
14°0′S 125°58′E / 14.000°S 125.967°E / -14.000; 125.967 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia - passing through Vansittart Bay and Napier Broome Bay
14°0′S 127°28′E / 14.000°S 127.467°E / -14.000; 127.467 (Joseph Bonaparte Gulf) Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
14°0′S 129°43′E / 14.000°S 129.717°E / -14.000; 129.717 (Australia)  Australia Northern Territory
14°0′S 135°54′E / 14.000°S 135.900°E / -14.000; 135.900 (Gulf of Carpenteria) Gulf of Carpentaria
14°0′S 136°25′E / 14.000°S 136.417°E / -14.000; 136.417 (Australia)  Australia Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory
14°0′S 136°45′E / 14.000°S 136.750°E / -14.000; 136.750 (Gulf of Carpenteria) Gulf of Carpentaria
14°0′S 141°31′E / 14.000°S 141.517°E / -14.000; 141.517 (Australia)  Australia Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
14°0′S 143°40′E / 14.000°S 143.667°E / -14.000; 143.667 (Coral Sea) Coral Sea Passing just south of Osprey Reef,  Australia's Coral Sea Islands Territory
Passing between the islands of Vanua Lava and Gaua,  Vanuatu
14°0′S 167°58′E / 14.000°S 167.967°E / -14.000; 167.967 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Futuna Island,  Wallis and Futuna
14°0′S 171°50′W / 14.000°S 171.833°W / -14.000; -171.833 (Samoa)  Samoa Island of Upolu
14°0′S 171°25′W / 14.000°S 171.417°W / -14.000; -171.417 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Tutuila island,  American Samoa
Passing just north of the Ofu-Olosega islands,  American Samoa
Passing just north of the Disappointment Islands,  French Polynesia
14°0′S 76°17′W / 14.000°S 76.283°W / -14.000; -76.283 (Peru)  Peru
14°0′S 68°57′W / 14.000°S 68.950°W / -14.000; -68.950 (Bolivia)  Bolivia
14°0′S 60°24′W / 14.000°S 60.400°W / -14.000; -60.400 (Brazil)  Brazil Mato Grosso
Goiás
Bahia
14°0′S 38°55′W / 14.000°S 38.917°W / -14.000; -38.917 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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