19th parallel north

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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[edit]

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
19°0′N 0°0′E / 19.000°N 0.000°E / 19.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian)  Mali
19°0′N 3°16′E / 19.000°N 3.267°E / 19.000; 3.267 (Algeria)  Algeria
19°0′N 3°32′E / 19.000°N 3.533°E / 19.000; 3.533 (Mali)  Mali
19°0′N 4°14′E / 19.000°N 4.233°E / 19.000; 4.233 (Niger)  Niger
19°0′N 15°38′E / 19.000°N 15.633°E / 19.000; 15.633 (Chad)  Chad
19°0′N 24°0′E / 19.000°N 24.000°E / 19.000; 24.000 (Sudan)  Sudan
19°0′N 37°24′E / 19.000°N 37.400°E / 19.000; 37.400 (Red Sea) Red Sea
19°0′N 41°9′E / 19.000°N 41.150°E / 19.000; 41.150 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia The parallel touches on the northernmost point of  Yemen at the border with  Oman
19°0′N 52°0′E / 19.000°N 52.000°E / 19.000; 52.000 (Oman)  Oman
19°0′N 57°50′E / 19.000°N 57.833°E / 19.000; 57.833 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Arabian Sea
19°0′N 72°49′E / 19.000°N 72.817°E / 19.000; 72.817 (India)  India Maharashtra - passing through Mumbai
Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra
Chhattisgarh
Orissa
Andhra Pradesh
Orissa
Andhra Pradesh
19°0′N 84°43′E / 19.000°N 84.717°E / 19.000; 84.717 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
19°0′N 93°43′E / 19.000°N 93.717°E / 19.000; 93.717 (Myanmar)  Burma (Burma)
19°0′N 97°44′E / 19.000°N 97.733°E / 19.000; 97.733 (Thailand)  Thailand
19°0′N 101°19′E / 19.000°N 101.317°E / 19.000; 101.317 (Laos)  Laos
19°0′N 104°26′E / 19.000°N 104.433°E / 19.000; 104.433 (Vietnam)  Vietnam For about 5 km
19°0′N 104°29′E / 19.000°N 104.483°E / 19.000; 104.483 (Laos)  Laos For about 2 km
19°0′N 104°30′E / 19.000°N 104.500°E / 19.000; 104.500 (Vietnam)  Vietnam
19°0′N 105°37′E / 19.000°N 105.617°E / 19.000; 105.617 (South China Sea) South China Sea Gulf of Tonkin
19°0′N 108°39′E / 19.000°N 108.650°E / 19.000; 108.650 (People's Republic of China)  People's Republic of China Island of Hainan
19°0′N 110°31′E / 19.000°N 110.517°E / 19.000; 110.517 (South China Sea) South China Sea Passing between Dalupiri Island and Fuga Island,  Philippines
19°0′N 121°54′E / 19.000°N 121.900°E / 19.000; 121.900 (Philippines)  Philippines Camiguin Island
19°0′N 121°57′E / 19.000°N 121.950°E / 19.000; 121.950 (Pacific Ocean) 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
19°0′N 155°47′W / 19.000°N 155.783°W / 19.000; -155.783 (United States)  United States Hawaii island, Hawaii
19°0′N 155°35′W / 19.000°N 155.583°W / 19.000; -155.583 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
19°0′N 112°4′W / 19.000°N 112.067°W / 19.000; -112.067 (Mexico)  Mexico Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands
19°0′N 112°3′W / 19.000°N 112.050°W / 19.000; -112.050 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands,  Mexico
19°0′N 104°17′W / 19.000°N 104.283°W / 19.000; -104.283 (Mexico)  Mexico
19°0′N 95°58′W / 19.000°N 95.967°W / 19.000; -95.967 (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf of Mexico Bay of Campeche
19°0′N 91°11′W / 19.000°N 91.183°W / 19.000; -91.183 (Mexico)  Mexico Yucatán Peninsula
19°0′N 87°36′W / 19.000°N 87.600°W / 19.000; -87.600 (Caribbean Sea) Caribbean Sea Passing just north of Gonâve Island,  Haiti
19°0′N 72°45′W / 19.000°N 72.750°W / 19.000; -72.750 (Haiti)  Haiti
19°0′N 71°47′W / 19.000°N 71.783°W / 19.000; -71.783 (Dominican Republic)  Dominican Republic
19°0′N 68°52′W / 19.000°N 68.867°W / 19.000; -68.867 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Passing just north of Anegada island,  British Virgin Islands
19°0′N 16°13′W / 19.000°N 16.217°W / 19.000; -16.217 (Mauritania)  Mauritania
19°0′N 5°53′W / 19.000°N 5.883°W / 19.000; -5.883 (Mali)  Mali

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