1st parallel north

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1st parallel north
The 1st parallel north defines most of Equatorial Guinea's southern border with Gabon.

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

The parallel defines part of the border between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

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

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
1°0′N 0°0′E / 1.000°N 0.000°E / 1.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean Passing just north of the island of Corisco,  Equatorial Guinea
Passing just north of the island of Elobey Grande,  Equatorial Guinea
1°0′N 9°31′E / 1.000°N 9.517°E / 1.000; 9.517 (Equatorial Guinea)  Equatorial Guinea Island of Elobey Chico
1°0′N 9°31′E / 1.000°N 9.517°E / 1.000; 9.517 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
1°0′N 9°35′E / 1.000°N 9.583°E / 1.000; 9.583 (Gabon)  Gabon
1°0′N 9°47′E / 1.000°N 9.783°E / 1.000; 9.783 (Equatorial Guinea)  Equatorial Guinea
1°0′N 10°0′E / 1.000°N 10.000°E / 1.000; 10.000 (Equatorial Guinea / Gabon border)  Equatorial Guinea /  Gabon border
1°0′N 11°20′E / 1.000°N 11.333°E / 1.000; 11.333 (Gabon)  Gabon
1°0′N 14°25′E / 1.000°N 14.417°E / 1.000; 14.417 (Republic of the Congo)  Republic of the Congo
1°0′N 17°51′E / 1.000°N 17.850°E / 1.000; 17.850 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  Democratic Republic of the Congo
1°0′N 30°13′E / 1.000°N 30.217°E / 1.000; 30.217 (Uganda)  Uganda
1°0′N 34°29′E / 1.000°N 34.483°E / 1.000; 34.483 (Kenya)  Kenya
1°0′N 41°0′E / 1.000°N 41.000°E / 1.000; 41.000 (Somalia)  Somalia
1°0′N 43°54′E / 1.000°N 43.900°E / 1.000; 43.900 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just north of Huvadhu Atoll,  Maldives
1°0′N 97°23′E / 1.000°N 97.383°E / 1.000; 97.383 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Nias
1°0′N 97°55′E / 1.000°N 97.917°E / 1.000; 97.917 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
1°0′N 98°56′E / 1.000°N 98.933°E / 1.000; 98.933 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands of Sumatra, Padang, Rantau and Rangsang
1°0′N 103°4′E / 1.000°N 103.067°E / 1.000; 103.067 (Strait of Malacca) Strait of Malacca
1°0′N 103°21′E / 1.000°N 103.350°E / 1.000; 103.350 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Great Karimun
1°0′N 103°27′E / 1.000°N 103.450°E / 1.000; 103.450 (Singapore Strait) Singapore Strait
1°0′N 103°47′E / 1.000°N 103.783°E / 1.000; 103.783 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands including Kapaladjernih, Bulan, Batam, Bintan and Mapur
1°0′N 104°51′E / 1.000°N 104.850°E / 1.000; 104.850 (South China Sea) South China Sea
1°0′N 107°23′E / 1.000°N 107.383°E / 1.000; 107.383 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Tambelan archipelago
1°0′N 107°36′E / 1.000°N 107.600°E / 1.000; 107.600 (South China Sea) South China Sea
1°0′N 108°58′E / 1.000°N 108.967°E / 1.000; 108.967 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Kalimantan
1°0′N 110°16′E / 1.000°N 110.267°E / 1.000; 110.267 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak - for about 3 km
1°0′N 110°18′E / 1.000°N 110.300°E / 1.000; 110.300 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Kalimantan - for about 4 km
1°0′N 110°20′E / 1.000°N 110.333°E / 1.000; 110.333 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak
1°0′N 110°53′E / 1.000°N 110.883°E / 1.000; 110.883 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Kalimantan
1°0′N 111°31′E / 1.000°N 111.517°E / 1.000; 111.517 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak - for about 8 km
1°0′N 111°35′E / 1.000°N 111.583°E / 1.000; 111.583 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Kalimantan
1°0′N 110°46′E / 1.000°N 110.767°E / 1.000; 110.767 (Malaysia)  Malaysia Sarawak - for about 8 km
1°0′N 111°51′E / 1.000°N 111.850°E / 1.000; 111.850 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Kalimantan
1°0′N 118°59′E / 1.000°N 118.983°E / 1.000; 118.983 (Makassar Strait) Makassar Strait
1°0′N 120°44′E / 1.000°N 120.733°E / 1.000; 120.733 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
1°0′N 122°28′E / 1.000°N 122.467°E / 1.000; 122.467 (Celebes Sea) Celebes Sea
1°0′N 124°14′E / 1.000°N 124.233°E / 1.000; 124.233 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
1°0′N 124°54′E / 1.000°N 124.900°E / 1.000; 124.900 (Molucca Sea) Molucca Sea Passing just north of the island of Gureda,  Indonesia
1°0′N 127°28′E / 1.000°N 127.467°E / 1.000; 127.467 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Halmahera
1°0′N 127°38′E / 1.000°N 127.633°E / 1.000; 127.633 (Kao Bay) Kao Bay
1°0′N 127°56′E / 1.000°N 127.933°E / 1.000; 127.933 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Halmahera
1°0′N 128°33′E / 1.000°N 128.550°E / 1.000; 128.550 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the island of Fani,  Indonesia
Passing just north of the Mapia Islands,  Indonesia
Passing just south of Kapingamarangi atoll,  Federated States of Micronesia
1°0′N 173°0′E / 1.000°N 173.000°E / 1.000; 173.000 (Kiribati)  Kiribati Maiana atoll
1°0′N 173°3′E / 1.000°N 173.050°E / 1.000; 173.050 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Howland Island,  United States Minor Outlying Islands
Passing between Wolf Island and Pinta Island in the Galápagos Islands,  Ecuador
1°0′N 79°31′W / 1.000°N 79.517°W / 1.000; -79.517 (Ecuador)  Ecuador
1°0′N 78°13′W / 1.000°N 78.217°W / 1.000; -78.217 (Colombia)  Colombia
1°0′N 69°13′W / 1.000°N 69.217°W / 1.000; -69.217 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
1°0′N 66°36′W / 1.000°N 66.600°W / 1.000; -66.600 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
1°0′N 65°41′W / 1.000°N 65.683°W / 1.000; -65.683 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas - for about 11 km
1°0′N 65°36′W / 1.000°N 65.600°W / 1.000; -65.600 (Venezuela)  Venezuela
1°0′N 65°10′W / 1.000°N 65.167°W / 1.000; -65.167 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
Roraima
Pará
Amapá
Pará - an island in the mouth of the Amazon River
1°0′N 49°56′W / 1.000°N 49.933°W / 1.000; -49.933 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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