27th parallel south

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27th parallel south

The 27th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 27 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 27° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
27°0′S 0°0′E / 27.000°S 0.000°E / -27.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
27°0′S 15°14′E / 27.000°S 15.233°E / -27.000; 15.233 (Namibia)  Namibia
27°0′S 20°0′E / 27.000°S 20.000°E / -27.000; 20.000 (South Africa)  South Africa Northern Cape
North West
Free State
Mpumalanga
Free State
Mpumalanga
27°0′S 30°58′E / 27.000°S 30.967°E / -27.000; 30.967 (Swaziland)  Swaziland
27°0′S 31°59′E / 27.000°S 31.983°E / -27.000; 31.983 (South Africa)  South Africa
27°0′S 32°52′E / 27.000°S 32.867°E / -27.000; 32.867 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
27°0′S 113°49′E / 27.000°S 113.817°E / -27.000; 113.817 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland - mainland and Bribie Island
27°0′S 153°10′E / 27.000°S 153.167°E / -27.000; 153.167 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Moreton Island, Queensland,  Australia
Passing just north of Easter Island,  Chile
27°0′S 70°47′W / 27.000°S 70.783°W / -27.000; -70.783 (Chile)  Chile
27°0′S 68°18′W / 27.000°S 68.300°W / -27.000; -68.300 (Argentina)  Argentina
27°0′S 58°30′W / 27.000°S 58.500°W / -27.000; -58.500 (Paraguay)  Paraguay
27°0′S 55°25′W / 27.000°S 55.417°W / -27.000; -55.417 (Argentina)  Argentina
27°0′S 53°44′W / 27.000°S 53.733°W / -27.000; -53.733 (Brazil)  Brazil Santa Catarina
27°0′S 48°35′W / 27.000°S 48.583°W / -27.000; -48.583 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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