47th parallel north
At this latitude the sun is visible for 15 hours, 54 minutes during the summer solstice and 8 hours, 31 minutes during the winter solstice. This is the northern limit of the visibility of the star θ Scorpii and thus of the 'tail' of the constellation Scorpius.
Around the world
Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 47° north passes through: