List of countries by northernmost point

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This is a list of countries by northernmost point on land. Where borders are contested, the northernmost point under the control of a nation is listed. A selection of dependent territories and partly recognized states is listed in italics; those countries are not ranked.

Rank Country Northernmost point Latitude
 Greenland (Denmark) Kaffeklubben Island 83°40'N
1  Canada Cape Columbia, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut 83°06'N
2  Russia Cape Fligeli,
Rudolf Island, Franz Josef Land, Arkhangelsk Oblast
81°51'N
3  Norway Rossøya, Svalbard 80°49'N
4  United States Point Barrow, Alaska 71°23'N
5  Finland Nuorgam, Utsjoki, Lapland 70°05'N
6  Sweden Treriksröset, Kiruna, Lapland 69°04'N
7  Iceland Kolbeinsey, Eyjafjarðarsýsla 67°08'N
Arctic Circle 66°33′39″N
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) Cape Enniberg 62°23'N
9  United Kingdom Out Stack, Shetland Islands 60°51'N
 Åland (Finland) 60°40'N
10  Estonia Vaindloo island, Vainupea village, Vihula Parish, Lääne-Viru County 59°48'N
11  Latvia Ipiķi parish 58°05'N
12  Denmark Grenen, Skagen, North Jutland 57°45'N
13  Lithuania Aspariškiai 56°27'N
14  Belarus Proshki 56°08'N
15  Ireland Inishtrahull Island, County Donegal 55°26'N
16  Kazakhstan Border with Russia 55°06'N
17  Germany List, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein 55°03'N
18  Poland Cape Rozewie, Pomorskie 54°50'N
19  China on the Amur River 53°34'N
20  Netherlands Rottumerplaat, Groningen 53°32'N
21  Ukraine Gremac 52º22'N
22  Mongolia Border with Russia 52º09'N
23  Belgium Dreef, Antwerp 51°50'N
24  France Bray-Dunes, Nord 51°05'N
25  Czech Republic Severní 51°02'N
26  Luxembourg Gouvy 50°11'N
27  Slovakia Beskydok 49°36'N
28  Austria Neumühlbach, Lower Austria 49°01'N
29  Hungary border with Slovakia, near Nagy-Milic 48°35'N
30  Moldova Naslavcea 48°28'N
31  Romania Horodiştea, Botoşani 48°15'N
32   Switzerland Bargen, Canton of Schaffhausen 47°48'N
33  Liechtenstein Ruggell 47°14'N
34  Italy Zwillingsköpfl, South Tyrol 47°05'N
35  Slovenia Budinci 46°52'N
36  Croatia Žabnik, Sveti Martin na Muri, Međimurje County 46°33'N
37  Serbia Hajdukovo 46°11'N
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina East of Jasenovac 45°43'N
39  Uzbekistan 45°36'N
40  Japan Cape Soya, Hokkaidō 45°31'N
41  Bulgaria Timok Mouth, Vidin Province 44°13'N
42  San Marino Falciano, Serravalle 43°59'N
43  Spain Punta de Estaca de Bares, Galicia 43º47'N
44  Monaco Avenue Varavilla 43°45'N
45  Georgia South of Aibga 43°35'N
46  Montenegro Mocevici, Pljevlja municipality 43°32'N
47  Kosovo[a] Border with Serbia 43°25'N
48  Kyrgyzstan 43°16'N
49  North Korea Kuok-tong 43°00'N
50  Turkmenistan North of Arychagyl 42°50'N
51  South Ossetia 42°44'N
52  Andorra Pic du Port 42°39'N
53  Albania West of Kuti 42°30'N
54  Macedonia Boskovci 42°21'N
55  Portugal Cevide, Cristoval, Melgaço 42°07'N
56  Turkey Cape İnceburun, by Sinop 42°06'N
57   Vatican City Corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Leone IV 41°54'N
58  Azerbaijan 41°53'N
59  Greece Ormenio, Evros prefecture 41°43'N
60  Armenia Mamai 41°17'N
61  Tajikistan North of Punuk 41°02'N
62  Iran North of Kukh[disambiguation needed], West Azarbaijan Region 39°47'N
63  South Korea North of Songdojin-ni 38°37'N
64  Afghanistan South of Qal'Aikhum 38°22'N
65  Iraq North of Sanat 37°23'N
66  Tunisia Ras ben Sakka ( the northernmost point in Africa, in Bizerte city) 37°21'N
67  Syria Tigris south of Cizre 37°19'N
68  Pakistan Kilik Pass 37°06'N
69  Algeria Cap Bougaroûn, Skikda 37°05'N
70  Malta Xwieni Bay, Marsalforn Żebbuġ, Gozo 36°05'N
71  Morocco Cape Spartel 35°55'N
72  Cyprus (?) Cape Apostolos Andreas (actually in Northern Cyprus) 35°42'N
 India Siachen Glacier 35°30'N
71  Lebanon North of An Nasiriyah 34°43'N
72  Jordan Tripoint with Syria and Iraq 33°22'N [1]
73  Israel 10 km north of Qiryat Shemona, or Mount Hermon[1] 33°17'N
74  Libya Ras Ajdir 33°10'N
75  Mexico Monumento 206 in Los Algodones, municipality of Mexicali, Baja California 32°43'N
76  Saudi Arabia Jabal Anaiza 32°14'N [2]
77  Egypt Sidi Barrani 31°36'N
78    Nepal Lapche Pass 30°26'N [3]
79  Kuwait Border with Iraq 30°06'N [4]
80  Myanmar Watershed of the Irrawady 28°32'N
81  Bhutan North of Lunana 28°20'N
 Western Sahara Border with Morocco 27°40'N [5]
82  Bahamas Walker's Cay, Abaco Islands 27°16'N
83  Bangladesh Tetulia, Panchgar 26°38'N
84  Oman As Salamah 26°30'N
 Taiwan Dongyin, Matsu Islands 26°23'N
85  Mauritania Tripoint with Algeria and Western Sahara 26°20'N
86  Bahrain Muharraq Island 26°17'N [6]
87  Qatar Ras Rakhan 26°09'N [7]
88  United Arab Emirates West of Chashawfi 26°05'N
89  Mali Border with Mauritania 25°00'N [8]
90  Niger Tripoint with Algeria and Libya 23°31'N [9]
91  Chad Tibesti Massif 23°30'N [10]
Tropic of Cancer 23°26′21″N
92  Vietnam Lung Cu 23°22'N
93  Cuba Cayo Cruz del Padre 23°16'N
 Hong Kong (China) Sham Chun River 22°34′N
94  Laos Ban Lengsuchai 22°29'N
95  Sudan Wadi Halfa 22°12'N [11]
96  Philippines Mavudis (Yami) Island, Batan Islands 21°07'N
97  Thailand Mae Sai 20°27'N
98  Haiti Pointe Tete de Chien 20°04'N
99  Dominican Republic Cabo Isabela 19°55'N
100  Yemen Border with Saudi Arabia 19°00'N
101  Jamaica Half Moon Point 18°31'N
102  Belize Subteniente Lopez 18°29'N
 Anguilla (United Kingdom) 18°18'N
103  Eritrea Ras Kasar 17°59'N
104  Antigua and Barbuda Goat Point, Barbuda 17°44'N
105  Saint Kitts and Nevis Dieppe Bay Town, Saint Kitts 17°26'N
106  Guatemala Border with Mexico 17°15'N [12]
107  Cape Verde Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão Island 17°12'N
108  Senegal Podor, Morfil Island 16°41'N
109  Honduras Great Swan Island, Swan Islands 17°24′38″N
110  Venezuela Isla Aves 15º40'N
111  Dominica Carib Point 15°38'N
112  Burkina Faso 15°05'N
113  Nicaragua North of Liwa Sirpe 15°01'N
114  Ethiopia Border with Eritrea 14°53'N
115  Marshall Islands Bokak Atoll 14°32'N
116  Cambodia Border with Laos and Vietnam 14°30'N
117  El Salvador North of El Limo 14°26'N
118  Saint Lucia Pointe du Cap 14°07'N
119  Nigeria Border with Niger 13°50'N
120  The Gambia Ker Maka Tukulor 13°49'N
121  Colombia Providencia Island 13°23'N
122  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Porter Point 13°22'N
123  Barbados North Point 13°20'N
124  Cameroon Border with Chad 13°05'N
125  Djibouti Doumeira Island 12°43'N
126  Guinea Border with Senegal 12°41'N [13]
127  Guinea-Bissau Border with Senegal 12°41'N [14]
 Aruba (Netherlands) 12°37'N
128  Grenada Gun Point, Carriacou 12°31'N
129  Benin Atakora River, on the border with Niger 12°25'N
130  South Sudan Border with Sudan, Upper Nile Province 12°14'N
131  Somalia Caluula 11°59'N
132  Trinidad and Tobago Marble Island, Tobago 11º21'N
133  Costa Rica Peñas Blancas 11º13'N
134  Ghana Border with Burkina Faso 11°10'N
135  Togo Tripoint with Ghana and Burkina Faso 11°08'N
136  Central African Republic Border with Chad 11°01'N
137  Cote d'Ivoire Border with Mali 10°44'N
138  Federated States of Micronesia Mogmog, Ulithi 10°05'N
139  Sierra Leone Border with Guinea 10°00'N
140  Panama Point Manzanillo 09°38'N
141  Liberia Border with Guinea 08°33'N
142  Sri Lanka Point Pedro 09°30'N
143  Guyana Waini Peninsula 08°24'N
144  Palau Ngeruangel 08°10'N
145  Malaysia Banggi Island 07°15'N
146  Maldives Thuraakunu, Ihavandhippolhu Atoll 07°07'N
147  Suriname 06°01'N
148  Indonesia Pulau Weh 05°49'N
 French Guiana (France) Pointe Isère 05°48'N
149  Kenya Disputed border with South Sudan 05°35'N
150  Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbomou River, south of Aminagou 05°22'N
151  Brazil Mount Caburaí 05°15'N
152  Brunei Pekan Muara 05°04'N
153  Uganda West of Lokichokio 04°14'N
154  Equatorial Guinea Punta Europa, Bioko 03°47'N
155  Republic of the Congo North of Motala 03°43'N
156  Gabon Kom River 02°19'N
157  Kiribati 02°03'N
158  Sao Tome and Principe Ilheu Bombom 01°42'N
159  Singapore Sembawang 01°28'N
160  Ecuador El Brujo 01°27'N
Equator 00°00′00″
161  Peru Putumayo River 00°01'S
162  Nauru Anna Point 00°30'S
163  Tanzania Kagera River, south west of Burumba 00°59'S
164  Rwanda South of Kagitumba 01°03'S
165  Papua New Guinea Mussau Island 01°15'S
166  Burundi Colline Kigali 02°18'S
167  Seychelles Bird Island 03°43'S
168  Angola Caio Bemba 04°24'S
169  Solomon Islands Pelau, Ontong Java 05°13'S
170  Tuvalu Lakena, Nanumea 05°39'S
171  Zambia Lake Tanganyika 08°14'S
172  Timor-Leste 08°19'S
 Tokelau (New Zealand) Atafu Atoll 08°31'S
173  Australia Moimi Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland 09°16'S
174  Malawi South of Ngomba 09°22'S
175  Bolivia Manoa 09°40'S
176  Mauritius Tappe a Terre, Agaléga Islands 10°25'S
177  Mozambique Cape Delgado 10°27'S
178  Comoros Pointe Nord, Grande Comore 11°22'S
179  Madagascar Cap D'Ambre 12°08'S
180  Fiji Elsee, Rotuma 12°30'S
181  Vanuatu Hiw, Torres Islands, Torba Province 13°07'S
182  Samoa Fagamalo, Savai'i 13°25'S
183  Tonga Niuafo'ou 15°36'S
184  Zimbabwe Zambezi River east of Jeki 15°37'S
185  Namibia Kunene River north of Otjivakuanda 16°56'S
186  Chile Near Visviri, Arica y Parinacota Region 17°19'S
187  Botswana Kasane 17°46'S
188  Paraguay San Antonio, Border with Bolivia 19°33'S
189  Argentina La Quiaca, Jujuy Province 21°48'S
190  South Africa Beit Bridge, Limpopo Province 22°20'S
Tropic of Capricorn 23°26′21″S
191  Swaziland Horo 25°44'S
192  Lesotho Monantsa 28°34'S
193  New Zealand Nugent Island 29°13'S
194  Uruguay Quarai River south of Dirceu Barcelos 30°05'S
 Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) Steeple Island 51°00'S
 Antarctica Hope Bay, Antarctic Peninsula 63°23'S
Antarctic Circle 66°33′39″S

Notes[edit]

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.
  1. ^ Israel claims that a point at 33°21', at 2,236m high on the south slopes of Mount Hermon, is its northernmost point. Israel has annexed and administers the relevant Golan Heights territory, but its territorial claim is disputed in international law, and is unrecognised by other countries and most international maps.

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