31st parallel south

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31st parallel south
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The 31st parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 31 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 14 hours, 13 minutes during the December solstice and 10 hours, 04 minutes during the June solstice.

Around the world[edit]

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 31° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or ocean Notes
31°0′S 0°0′E / 31.000°S 0.000°E / -31.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
31°0′S 17°40′E / 31.000°S 17.667°E / -31.000; 17.667 (South Africa)  South Africa Northern Cape - for about 20 km
Western Cape
Northern Cape
Eastern Cape
KwaZulu-Natal - for about 13 km
31°0′S 30°16′E / 31.000°S 30.267°E / -31.000; 30.267 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
31°0′S 115°19′E / 31.000°S 115.317°E / -31.000; 115.317 (Australia)  Australia Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
31°0′S 153°2′E / 31.000°S 153.033°E / -31.000; 153.033 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean
31°0′S 71°39′W / 31.000°S 71.650°W / -31.000; -71.650 (Chile)  Chile Coquimbo Region
31°0′S 70°17′W / 31.000°S 70.283°W / -31.000; -70.283 (Argentina)  Argentina San Juan Province
La Rioja Province
Córdoba Province
Santa Fe Province
Entre Ríos Province

Passing near the cities of Paraná (31°44′S 60°32′W) and Santa Fe (31°38′S 60°42′W).

31°0′S 57°52′W / 31.000°S 57.867°W / -31.000; -57.867 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
31°0′S 55°53′W / 31.000°S 55.883°W / -31.000; -55.883 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio Grande do Sul - for about 13 km
31°0′S 55°45′W / 31.000°S 55.750°W / -31.000; -55.750 (Uruguay)  Uruguay
31°0′S 55°26′W / 31.000°S 55.433°W / -31.000; -55.433 (Brazil)  Brazil Rio Grande do Sul
31°0′S 50°41′W / 31.000°S 50.683°W / -31.000; -50.683 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

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