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 are listed in italics and are not ranked.

Rank Country Northernmost point Latitude
1  Greenland Kaffeklubben Island
Cape Morris Jesup (mainland)
83°40'N
83°39'N
2  Canada Cape Columbia, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut
Zenith Point (mainland)
83°06'N
72°00'N
3  Russia Cape Fligely, Rudolf Island, Franz Josef Land
Cape Chelyuskin (mainland)
81°51'N
77°43'N
4  Norway Rossøya, Svalbard
Cape Nordkinn (mainland)
80°49'N
71°08'N
5  United States Point Barrow, Alaska
Northwest Angle (contiguous 48 States)
71°23'N
49°23'N
6  Finland Nuorgam, Utsjoki, Lapland 70°05'N
7  Sweden Treriksröset, Kiruna, Lapland 69°04'N
8  Iceland Kolbeinsey, Eyjafjarðarsýsla
Rifstangi Peninsula (mainland)
67°08'N
66°32'N
Arctic Circle 66°33′39″N
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) Cape Enniberg 62°23'N
9  United Kingdom Out Stack, Shetland Islands
Dunnet Head (mainland)
60°51'N
58°40'N
 Åland (Finland) 60°40'N
10  Estonia Vaindloo island, Vainupea village, Vihula Parish
Cape Purekkari, Pärispea village, Kuusalu Parish (mainland)
59°48'N
59°40'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, Verkhnyadzvinsk Raion, Vitebsk Region 56°08'N
15  Kazakhstan Border with Russia 55°43'N
16  Ireland Inishtrahull Island, County Donegal
Malin Head (mainland)
55°26'N
55°23'N
17  Germany List, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
Aventoft (mainland)
55°03'N
54°54'N
18  Poland Cape Rozewie, Pomorskie 54°50'N
19  China Mohe, Heilong Jiang 53°34'N
20  Netherlands Rottumerplaat, Groningen
Roodeschool (mainland)
53°32'N
53°27'N
21  Ukraine Hremyach (Грем'яч) 52º22'N
22  Mongolia Border with Russia 52º09'N
23  Belgium Dreef, Antwerp 51°30'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, Alto Adige 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  Uzbekistan Border with Kazakhstan 45°36'N
39  Japan Cape Soya, Hokkaidō 45°31'N
40  Bosnia and Herzegovina A village in the municipality of Kozarska Dubica Gradina Donja 45°16'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  Kyrgyzstan border with Kazakhstan 43°16'N
48  North Korea P'ungsŏ-ri, Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province 43°00'N
49  Turkmenistan North of Arychagyl 42°50'N
50  Andorra Pic du Port 42°39'N
51  Albania West of Kuti 42°30'N
52  Macedonia Boskovci 42°21'N
53  Portugal Cevide, Cristoval, Melgaço 42°07'N
54  Turkey Cape İnceburun, by Sinop 42°06'N
55   Vatican City Corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Leone IV 41°54'N
56  Azerbaijan Northernmost point alongside border with Georgia 41°53'N
57  Greece Ormenio, Evros prefecture 41°43'N
58  Armenia Mamai 41°17'N
59  Tajikistan North of Punuk 41°02'N
60  Iran North of Kukh[disambiguation needed], West Azarbaijan Region 39°47'N
61  South Korea North of Daegang-ri, Goseong, Gangwon Province 38°36'N
62  Afghanistan South of Qal'Aikhum 38°22'N
63  Tunisia Galite Islands
Ras ben Sakka ( the northernmost point of mainland Africa)
37°31'N
37°21'N
64  Iraq North of Sanat 37°23'N
65  Syria Tigris south of Cizre 37°19'N
66  Pakistan Kilik Pass 37°06'N
67  Algeria Cap Bougaroûn, Skikda 37°05'N
68  Malta Xwieni Bay, Marsalforn Żebbuġ, Gozo 36°05'N
69  Morocco Cape Spartel 35°55'N
70  Cyprus Cape Apostolos Andreas 35°42'N
71  India Siachen Glacier 35°30'N
72  Lebanon North of An Nasiriyah 34°43'N
73  Jordan Tripoint with Syria and Iraq 33°22'N [1]
74  Israel 10 km north of Qiryat Shemona, or Mount Hermon[1] 33°17'N
75  Libya Ras Ajdir 33°10'N
76  Mexico Monumento 206 in Los Algodones, municipality of Mexicali, Baja California 32°43'N
77  Saudi Arabia Jabal Anaiza 32°14'N [2]
78  Egypt Sidi Barrani 31°36'N
79    Nepal Lapche Pass 30°26'N [3]
80  Kuwait Border with Iraq 30°06'N [4]
81  Myanmar Watershed of the Irrawaddy 28°32'N
82  Bhutan North of Lunana 28°20'N
Western Sahara Border with Morocco 27°40'N [5]
83  Mauritania Tiris Zemmour Region 27°19'N
84  Bahamas Walker's Cay, Abaco Islands 27°16'N
85  Bangladesh Tetulia, Panchgar 26°38'N
86  Oman As Salamah 26°30'N
87  Taiwan Dongyin, Matsu Islands 26°23'N
88  Bahrain Muharraq Island 26°17'N [6]
89  Qatar Ras Rakan 26°09'N [7]
90  United Arab Emirates Wadi Shaam 26°05'N
91  Mali Border with Mauritania 25°00'N [8]
92  Niger Tripoint with Algeria and Libya 23°31'N [9]
93  Cuba Cayo Cruz del Padre
Punta Hicacos (mainland)
23°27'N
23°20'N
Tropic of Cancer 23°26′21″N
94  Chad Tibesti Massif 23°26'N [10]
95  Vietnam Lung Cu 23°22'N
96  Laos Ban Lengsuchai 22°29'N
97  Sudan Wadi Halfa 22°12'N [11]
98  Philippines Mavudis (Yami) Island, Batan Islands 21°07'N
99  Thailand Mae Sai 20°27'N
100  Haiti Pointe Tete de Chien 20°04'N
101  Dominican Republic Cabo Isabela 19°55'N
102  Yemen Border with Saudi Arabia 18°59'N
103  Jamaica Half Moon Point 18°31'N
104  Belize Subteniente Lopez 18°29'N
 Anguilla (United Kingdom) 18°18'N
105  Eritrea Ras Kasar 18°00'N
106  Guatemala Border with Mexico 17°49'N [12]
107  Antigua and Barbuda Goat Point, Barbuda 17°44'N
108  Saint Kitts and Nevis Dieppe Bay Town, Saint Kitts 17°26'N
109  Honduras Great Swan Island, Swan Islands
Puerto Castilla (mainland)
17°24′38″N
16°01′N
110  Cape Verde Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão Island 17°12'N
111  Senegal Podor, Morfil Island 16°41'N
112  Colombia Serranilla Bank
Punta Gallinas (mainland)
15°50'N
12°27'N
113  Venezuela Isla Aves
Cabo San Roman (mainland)
15º40'N
12º11'N
114  Dominica Carib Point 15°38'N
115  Burkina Faso Oudalan Province 15°05'N
116  Nicaragua North of Liwa Sirpe 15°01'N
117  Ethiopia Border with Eritrea 14°53'N
118  Marshall Islands Bokak Atoll 14°32'N
119  Cambodia Border with Laos and Vietnam 14°30'N
120  El Salvador North of El Limo 14°26'N
121  Saint Lucia Pointe du Cap 14°07'N
122  Nigeria Border with Niger 13°50'N
123  The Gambia Ker Maka Tukulor 13°49'N
124  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Porter Point 13°22'N
125  Barbados North Point 13°20'N
126  Cameroon Border with Chad 13°05'N
127  Djibouti Doumeira Island
border with Eritrea (mainland)
12°43'N
12°41'N
128  Guinea Border with Senegal 12°41'N [13]
129  Guinea-Bissau Border with Senegal 12°41'N [14]
 Aruba (Netherlands) 12°37'N
130  Grenada Gun Point, Carriacou 12°31'N
131  Benin Atakora River, on the border with Niger 12°25'N
132  South Sudan Border with Sudan, Upper Nile Province 12°14'N
133  Somalia Caluula 11°59'N
134  Trinidad and Tobago Marble Island, Tobago 11º21'N
135  Costa Rica Peñas Blancas 11º13'N
136  Ghana Border with Burkina Faso 11°10'N
137  Togo Tripoint with Ghana and Burkina Faso 11°08'N
138  Central African Republic Border with Chad 11°01'N
139  Cote d'Ivoire Border with Mali 10°44'N
140  Federated States of Micronesia Mogmog, Ulithi 10°05'N
141  Sierra Leone Border with Guinea 09°59'N
142  Panama Point Manzanillo 09°38'N
143  Sri Lanka Point Pedro 09°30'N
144  Liberia Border with Guinea 08°33'N
145  Guyana Waini Peninsula 08°24'N
146  Palau Ngeruangel 08°10'N
147  Malaysia Banggi Island 07°15'N
148  Maldives Thuraakunu, Ihavandhippolhu Atoll 07°07'N
149  Indonesia Rondo Island 06°04'N
150  Suriname Oostelijke Polders 06°01'N
 French Guiana (France) Pointe Isère 05°48'N
151  Kenya Disputed border with South Sudan, Ilemi Trangle de facto controlled by Kenya 05°35'N
152  Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbomou River, south of Aminagou 05°22'N
153  Brazil Mount Caburaí 05°15'N
154  Brunei Pekan Muara 05°04'N
155  Uganda West of Lokichokio 04°14'N
156  Equatorial Guinea Punta Europa, Bioko 03°47'N
157  Republic of the Congo North of Motala 03°43'N
158  Kiribati Makin, Gilbert Islands 03°23'N
159  Gabon Kom River 02°19'N
160  Sao Tome and Principe Ilheu Bombom 01°42'N
161  Ecuador Darwin Island
Esmeraldas Province (mainland)
01°41'N
01°40'N
162  Singapore Sembawang 01°28'N
Equator 00°00′00″
163  Peru Putumayo River 00°01'S
164  Nauru Anna Point 00°30'S
165  Papua New Guinea Suf Island
Sandaun Province (mainland)
00°52'S
02°35'S
166  Tanzania Kagera River, southwest of Burumba 00°59'S
167  Rwanda South of Kagitumba 01°03'S
168  Burundi Colline Kigali 02°18'S
169  Seychelles Bird Island 03°43'S
170  Angola Caio Bemba 04°24'S
171  Solomon Islands Pelau, Ontong Java 05°13'S
172  Tuvalu Lakena, Nanumea 05°39'S
173  Zambia Lake Tanganyika 08°14'S
174  Timor-Leste Lautém District 08°19'S
 Tokelau (New Zealand) Atafu Atoll 08°31'S
175  Australia Moimi Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland
Cape York (mainland)
09°16'S
10°41'S
176  Malawi South of Ngomba 09°22'S
177  Bolivia Manoa 09°40'S
178  Mauritius Tappe a Terre, Agaléga Islands 10°25'S
179  Mozambique Cape Delgado 10°27'S
180  Comoros Pointe Nord, Grande Comore 11°22'S
181  Madagascar Cap D'Ambre 11°57'S
182  Fiji Elsee, Rotuma 12°30'S
183  Vanuatu Hiw, Torres Islands, Torba Province 13°07'S
184  Samoa Fagamalo, Savai'i 13°25'S
185  Tonga Niuafo'ou 15°36'S
186  Zimbabwe Zambezi River east of Jeki 15°37'S
187  Namibia Kunene River north of Otjivakuanda 16°56'S
188  Chile Near Visviri, Arica y Parinacota Region 17°19'S
189  Botswana Kasane 17°46'S
190  Paraguay San Antonio, border with Bolivia 19°33'S
191  Argentina La Quiaca, Jujuy Province 21°48'S
192  South Africa Beit Bridge, Limpopo Province 22°20'S
Tropic of Capricorn 23°26′21″S
193  Swaziland Horo 25°44'S
194  Lesotho Monantsa 28°34'S
195  New Zealand Nugent Island
North Cape (North Island)
29°13'S
34°41'S
196  Uruguay Quarai River south of Dirceu Barcelos 30°05'S
 Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) Steeple Island 51°00'S
 Antarctica Hope Bay, Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Zone (South Orkney Islands)
63°23'S
60°35'S
Antarctic Circle 66°33′39″S

Notes[edit]

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 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.