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
 Greenland (Denmark) Kaffeklubben Island
Cape Morris Jesup (mainland)
83°40'N
83°39'N
1  Canada Cape Columbia, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut
Zenith Point (mainland)
83°06'N
72°00'N
2  Russia Cape Fligely, Rudolf Island, Franz Josef Land
Cape Chelyuskin (mainland)
81°51'N
77°43'N
3  Norway Rossøya, Svalbard
Cape Nordkinn (mainland)
80°49'N
71°08'N
4  United States Point Barrow, Alaska
Northwest Angle (contiguous 48 States)
71°23'N
49°23'N
5  Finland Nuorgam, Utsjoki, Lapland 70°05'N
6  Sweden Treriksröset, Kiruna, Lapland 69°04'N
7  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
8  United Kingdom Out Stack, Shetland Islands
Dunnet Head (mainland)
60°51'N
58°40'N
 Åland (Finland) 60°40'N
9  Estonia Vaindloo island, Vainupea village, Vihula Parish
Cape Purekkari, Pärispea village, Kuusalu Parish (mainland)
59°48'N
59°40'N
10  Latvia Ipiķi parish 58°05'N
11  Denmark Grenen, Skagen, North Jutland 57°45'N
12  Lithuania Aspariškiai 56°27'N
13  Belarus Proshki, Verkhnyadzvinsk Raion, Vitebsk Region 56°08'N
14  Kazakhstan border with Russia 55°43'N
15  Ireland Inishtrahull Island, County Donegal
Malin Head (mainland)
55°26'N
55°23'N
16  Germany List, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein
Aventoft (mainland)
55°03'N
54°54'N
17  Poland Cape Rozewie, Pomorskie 54°50'N
18  China Mohe, Heilong Jiang 53°34'N
19  Netherlands Rottumerplaat, Groningen
Roodeschool (mainland)
53°32'N
53°27'N
20  Ukraine Hremyach (Грем'яч) 52º22'N
21  Mongolia border with Russia 52º09'N
22  Belgium Dreef, Antwerp 51°30'N
23  France Bray-Dunes, Nord 51°05'N
24  Czech Republic Severní 51°02'N
25  Luxembourg Gouvy 50°11'N
26  Slovakia Beskydok 49°36'N
27  Austria Neumühlbach, Lower Austria 49°01'N
28  Hungary border with Slovakia, near Nagy-Milic 48°35'N
29  Moldova Naslavcea 48°28'N
30  Romania Horodiştea, Botoşani 48°15'N
31   Switzerland Bargen, Canton of Schaffhausen 47°48'N
32  Liechtenstein Ruggell 47°14'N
33  Italy Zwillingsköpfl, Alto Adige South Tyrol 47°05'N
34  Slovenia Budinci 46°52'N
35  Croatia Žabnik, Sveti Martin na Muri, Međimurje County 46°33'N
36  Serbia Hajdukovo 46°11'N
37  Uzbekistan border with Kazakhstan 45°36'N
38  Japan Cape Soya, Hokkaidō 45°31'N
39  Bosnia and Herzegovina a village in the municipality of Kozarska Dubica Gradina Donja 45°16'N
40  Bulgaria Timok Mouth, Vidin Province 44°13'N
41  San Marino Falciano, Serravalle 43°59'N
42  Spain Punta de Estaca de Bares, Galicia 43º47'N
43  Monaco Avenue Varavilla 43°45'N
44  Georgia South of Aibga 43°35'N
45  Montenegro Mocevici, Pljevlja municipality 43°32'N
46  Kyrgyzstan border with Kazakhstan 43°16'N
47  North Korea P'ungsŏ-ri, Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province 43°00'N
48  Turkmenistan North of Arychagyl 42°50'N
49  Andorra Pic du Port 42°39'N
50  Albania West of Kuti 42°30'N
51  Macedonia Boskovci 42°21'N
52  Portugal Cevide, Cristoval, Melgaço 42°07'N
53  Turkey Cape İnceburun, by Sinop 42°06'N
54   Vatican City Corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Leone IV 41°54'N
55  Azerbaijan Northernmost point alongside border with Georgia 41°53'N
56  Greece Ormenio, Evros prefecture 41°43'N
57  Armenia Mamai 41°17'N
58  Tajikistan North of Punuk 41°02'N
59  Iran North of Kukh[disambiguation needed], West Azarbaijan Region 39°47'N
60  South Korea North of Daegang-ri, Goseong, Gangwon Province 38°36'N
61  Afghanistan South of Qal'Aikhum 38°22'N
62  Tunisia Galite Islands
Ras ben Sakka ( the northernmost point of mainland Africa)
37°31'N
37°21'N
63  Iraq North of Sanat 37°23'N
64  Syria Tigris south of Cizre 37°19'N
65  Pakistan Kilik Pass 37°06'N
66  Algeria Cap Bougaroûn, Skikda 37°05'N
67  Malta Xwieni Bay, Marsalforn Żebbuġ, Gozo 36°05'N
68  Morocco Cape Spartel 35°55'N
69  Cyprus Cape Apostolos Andreas 35°42'N
70  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 Irrawaddy 28°32'N
81  Bhutan North of Lunana 28°20'N
Western Sahara border with Morocco 27°40'N [5]
82  Mauritania Tiris Zemmour Region 27°19'N
83  Bahamas Walker's Cay, Abaco Islands 27°16'N
84  Bangladesh Tetulia, Panchgar 26°38'N
85  Oman As Salamah 26°30'N
86  Taiwan Dongyin, Matsu Islands 26°23'N
87  Bahrain Muharraq Island 26°17'N [6]
88  Qatar Ras Rakan 26°09'N [7]
89  United Arab Emirates Wadi Shaam 26°05'N
90  Mali border with Mauritania 25°00'N [8]
91  Niger Tripoint with Algeria and Libya 23°31'N [9]
92  Cuba Cayo Cruz del Padre
Punta Hicacos (mainland)
23°27'N
23°20'N
Tropic of Cancer 23°26′21″N
93  Chad Tibesti Massif 23°26'N [10]
94  Vietnam Lung Cu 23°22'N
95  Laos Ban Lengsuchai 22°29'N
96  Sudan Wadi Halfa 22°12'N [11]
97  Philippines Mavudis (Yami) Island, Batan Islands 21°07'N
98  Thailand Mae Sai 20°27'N
99  Haiti Pointe Tete de Chien 20°04'N
100  Dominican Republic Cabo Isabela 19°55'N
101  Yemen border with Saudi Arabia 18°59'N
102  Jamaica Half Moon Point 18°31'N
103  Belize Subteniente Lopez 18°29'N
 Anguilla (United Kingdom) 18°18'N
104  Eritrea Ras Kasar 18°00'N
105  Guatemala border with Mexico 17°49'N [12]
106  Antigua and Barbuda Goat Point, Barbuda 17°44'N
107  Saint Kitts and Nevis Dieppe Bay Town, Saint Kitts 17°26'N
108  Honduras Great Swan Island, Swan Islands
Puerto Castilla (mainland)
17°24′38″N
16°01′N
109  Cape Verde Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão Island 17°12'N
110  Senegal Podor, Morfil Island 16°41'N
111  Colombia Serranilla Bank
Punta Gallinas (mainland)
15°50'N
12°27'N
112  Venezuela Isla Aves
Cabo San Roman (mainland)
15º40'N
12º11'N
112  Dominica Carib Point 15°38'N
114  Burkina Faso Oudalan Province 15°05'N
115  Nicaragua North of Liwa Sirpe 15°01'N
116  Ethiopia border with Eritrea 14°53'N
117  Marshall Islands Bokak Atoll 14°32'N
118  Cambodia border with Laos and Vietnam 14°30'N
119  El Salvador North of El Limo 14°26'N
120  Saint Lucia Pointe du Cap 14°07'N
121  Nigeria border with Niger 13°50'N
122  The Gambia Ker Maka Tukulor 13°49'N
123  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Porter Point 13°22'N
124  Barbados North Point 13°20'N
125  Cameroon border with Chad 13°05'N
126  Djibouti Doumeira Island
border with Eritrea (mainland)
12°43'N
12°41'N
127  Guinea border with Senegal 12°41'N [13]
128  Guinea-Bissau border with Senegal 12°41'N [14]
 Aruba (Netherlands) 12°37'N
129  Grenada Gun Point, Carriacou 12°31'N
130  Benin Atakora River, on the border with Niger 12°25'N
131  South Sudan Border with Sudan, Upper Nile Province 12°14'N
132  Somalia Caluula 11°59'N
133  Trinidad and Tobago Marble Island, Tobago 11º21'N
134  Costa Rica Peñas Blancas 11º13'N
135  Ghana Border with Burkina Faso 11°10'N
136  Togo Tripoint with Ghana and Burkina Faso 11°08'N
137  Central African Republic border with Chad 11°01'N
138  Cote d'Ivoire border with Mali 10°44'N
139  Federated States of Micronesia Mogmog, Ulithi 10°05'N
140  Sierra Leone Border with Guinea 09°59'N
141  Panama Point Manzanillo 09°38'N
142  Sri Lanka Point Pedro 09°30'N
143  Liberia border with Guinea 08°33'N
144  Guyana Waini Peninsula 08°24'N
145  Palau Ngeruangel 08°10'N
146  Malaysia Banggi Island 07°15'N
147  Maldives Thuraakunu, Ihavandhippolhu Atoll 07°07'N
148  Indonesia Rondo Island 06°04'N
149  Suriname Oostelijke Polders 06°01'N
 French Guiana (France) Pointe Isère 05°48'N
150  Kenya Disputed border with South Sudan, Ilemi Trangle de facto controlled by Kenya 05°35'N
151  Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbomou River, south of Aminagou 05°22'N
152  Brazil Mount Caburaí 05°15'N
153  Brunei Pekan Muara 05°04'N
154  Uganda West of Lokichokio 04°14'N
155  Equatorial Guinea Punta Europa, Bioko 03°47'N
156  Republic of the Congo North of Motala 03°43'N
157  Kiribati Makin, Gilbert Islands 03°23'N
158  Gabon Kom River 02°19'N
159  Sao Tome and Principe Ilheu Bombom 01°42'N
160  Ecuador Darwin Island
Esmeraldas Province (mainland)
01°41'N
01°40'N
161  Singapore Sembawang 01°28'N
Equator 00°00′00″
162  Peru Putumayo River 00°01'S
163  Nauru Anna Point 00°30'S
164  Papua New Guinea Suf Island
Sandaun Province (mainland)
00°52'S
02°35'S
165  Tanzania Kagera River, south west of Burumba 00°59'S
166  Rwanda South of Kagitumba 01°03'S
167  Burundi Colline Kigali 02°18'S
168  Seychelles Bird Island 03°43'S
169  Angola Caio Bemba 04°24'S
170  Solomon Islands Pelau, Ontong Java 05°13'S
171  Tuvalu Lakena, Nanumea 05°39'S
172  Zambia Lake Tanganyika 08°14'S
173  Timor-Leste Lautém District 08°19'S
 Tokelau (New Zealand) Atafu Atoll 08°31'S
174  Australia Moimi Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland
Cape York (mainland)
09°16'S
10°41'S
175  Malawi South of Ngomba 09°22'S
176  Bolivia Manoa 09°40'S
177  Mauritius Tappe a Terre, Agaléga Islands 10°25'S
178  Mozambique Cape Delgado 10°27'S
179  Comoros Pointe Nord, Grande Comore 11°22'S
180  Madagascar Cap D'Ambre 11°57'S
181  Fiji Elsee, Rotuma 12°30'S
182  Vanuatu Hiw, Torres Islands, Torba Province 13°07'S
183  Samoa Fagamalo, Savai'i 13°25'S
184  Tonga Niuafo'ou 15°36'S
185  Zimbabwe Zambezi River east of Jeki 15°37'S
186  Namibia Kunene River north of Otjivakuanda 16°56'S
187  Chile Near Visviri, Arica y Parinacota Region 17°19'S
188  Botswana Kasane 17°46'S
189  Paraguay San Antonio, border with Bolivia 19°33'S
190  Argentina La Quiaca, Jujuy Province 21°48'S
191  South Africa Beit Bridge, Limpopo Province 22°20'S
Tropic of Capricorn 23°26′21″S
192  Swaziland Horo 25°44'S
193  Lesotho Monantsa 28°34'S
194  New Zealand Nugent Island
North Cape (North Island)
29°13'S
34°41'S
195  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.