List of countries by westernmost point

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This is a list of countries by westernmost point on land (dependent territories included). A selection of dependent territories are listed in italics and are not ranked.

The order doesn't always reflect the proximity of the country's territory to the 180th meridian. In such a case there would be three both the very westernmost and the very easternmost countries, territories, or continents Russia, Fiji and Antarctica, since the End Meridian passes through them on land. Instead for the number of countries, namely Russia, New Zealand, Fiji, United States, and Kiribati that have territory on both sides of the 180th meridian, the given westernmost point of the country is the westernmost point in the direction of travel. Russia, New Zealand, and Fiji have most of their territories west of the 180th meridian, in the Eastern Hemisphere, so they are considered to belong to the easternmost countries with their territory stretching as far to the east as beyond the 180th meridian into the Western Hemisphere. Conversely, the United States and Kiribati have most of their territories east of the 180th meridian, in the Western Hemisphere, so they are considered to belong to the westernmost countries with their territory stretching as far to the west as beyond the 180th meridian into the Eastern Hemisphere.

Rank Country Westernmost point Longitude
1  United States Orote Point, Guam
Peaked Island, Alaska (westernmost point in the 50 states)
Cape Alava (contiguous states)
144°37'5.5"E
172°26'E
124°43'W
2  Kiribati Banaba Island 169°32'13"E
3  Tonga Niuafo'ou, Tongatapu administrative area 175°38'W
4  Samoa cape to the southwest of Falealupo, Gaga'ifomauga district 172°48'W
5  Canada YukonAlaska border 141°00'W
6  Mexico Roca Elefante at Guadalupe Island, in the Pacific Ocean
near Tijuana (mainland)
118°22'00"W
117°02'W
7  Chile Motu Nui, off Easter Island
Taitao Peninsula (mainland)
109°27'10"
75°38'W
8  Guatemala border with Mexico on Pacific coast, San Marcos Department 92°15'W
9  Ecuador Galápagos Islands, Fernandina Island
Cabo Pasado (mainland)
92°01'W
80°05'W
10  El Salvador border with Guatemala, Ahuachapán Department 90°15'W
11  Belize border with Guatemala, at Sarstoon River 89°12'W
12  Honduras border with El Salvador and Guatemala, Ocotepeque Department 88°43'W
13  Nicaragua Pacific coast at Gulf of Fonseca, Chinandega Department 87°40'W
14  Costa Rica Cocos Island
Santa Elena Peninsula (mainland)
87°05'W
85°50'W
15  Cuba Cape San Antonio on Guanahacabibes Peninsula, Pinar del Río Province 84°58'W
16  Panama border with Costa Rica, Chiriquí Province 83°04'W
17  Colombia West of San Andrés island
Nariño Department (mainland)
81°44'W
79°00'W
18  Peru Punta Pariñas in the La Brea District, Talara Province, Piura Region 81°19'35"W
19  Bahamas Alice Town, Bimini 79°15'W
20  Jamaica South Negril Point, Westmoreland Parish 78°22'W
21  Haiti cape near Anse-d'Hainault, Grand'Anse Department 74°28'W
22  Brazil Serra do Divisor, Acre 73°59'04"W
23  Argentina Cerro Agasiz, Santa Cruz Province 73°30'00"W
24  Venezuela border with Colombia, Zulia State 73°20'W
25  Denmark Carey Islands, Greenland
Blåvandshuk (Ribe County)
73°14'W
8°5'E
26  Greenland Carey Islands 73°14'W
27  Dominican Republic Las Lajas, border with Haiti, Independencia Province 72°00'W
28  Netherlands Aruba
Sint Anna ter Muiden ( European part)
70°01'W
3°21'E
29  Bolivia border with Peru 69°40'W
30  Saint Kitts and Nevis western cape of Saint Kitts, Saint Anne Sandy Point Parish 62°51'W
31  Paraguay border with Bolivia and Argentina, Boquerón department 62°35'W
32  Trinidad and Tobago westernmost cape of Trinidad, near Fullaron 61°56'W
33  Antigua and Barbuda Antigua 61°55'W
34  France La Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe
Isle of Ushant (Metropolitan France)
Pointe de Corsen (mainland)
61°48'W
5°08'W
4°47'W
35  Grenada Point Salines, Saint George Parish, Grenada island 61°48'W
36  Dominica cape in the southwest of Saint John Parish 61°30'W
37  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Union Island, Grenadines Parish 61°26'W
38  Guyana Mount Venamo, on border with Venezuela, Cuyuni-Mazaruni 61°25'W
39  Saint Lucia western coast, Soufrière, Saint Lucia 61°04'W
40  Barbados Harrison's Point, Saint Lucy 59°40'W
41  Uruguay border with Argentina on Uruguay River, Soriano Department 58°25'W
42  Suriname border with Guyana, Sipaliwini District 58°5'W
43  Portugal Monchique Islet, freguesia of Fajã Grande, municipality of Lajes das Flores (Azores)
Cabo da Roca (mainland)
31°16'8"W
9°50'W
44  Cape Verde cape near Tarrafal do Monte Trigo, Santo Antão Island 25°25'W
45  Iceland Bjargtangar, Vestur-Barðastrandarsýsla 24°32'W
46  Spain Punta de la Orchilla, El Hierro, Canary Islands
Cape Touriñán (mainland)
18°09'W
9°18'W
47  Senegal Dakar city, Dakar Region 17°27'W
48  Mauritania Ras Nouadhibou peninsula, Dakhlet Nouadhibou Region 17°3'W
49  Western Sahara Nouadhibou 17°3'W
50  Gambia Atlantic coast, West Coast Division 16°45'W
51  Guinea-Bissau Cape Roxo, border with Senegal on Atlantic coast, Cacheu Region 16°42'W
52  Guinea border with Guinea-Bissau on Atlantic coast, Boké Region 15°3'W
53  United Kingdom Rockall
Bradoge Bridge (proper in United Kingdom)
13°41'W
08°10'W
54  Sierra Leone border with Guinea at Atlantic coast, Northern Province 13°18'W
55  Morocco border with Western Sahara on Atlantic coast, Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira region 13°15'W
56  Mali border with Senegal and Mauritania, Kayes Region 12°00'W
57  Liberia border with Sierra Leone on Atlantic coast, Grand Cape Mount County 11°30'W
58  Ireland Tearaght Island, County Kerry
Dunmore Head (mainland)
10°28'W
10°28'W
59  Norway Høybergodden, Jan Mayen
Vardetangen (mainland)
9°04'39"W
4°56'E
60  Algeria border with Morocco and Western Sahara 8°40'W
61  Côte d'Ivoire border with Liberia 8°35'W
 Faroe Islands rock to the west of Mykines 7°47'W
62  Burkina Faso Cascades Region, border with Mali and Côte d'Ivoire 5°30'W
63  Ghana border with Côte d'Ivoire, Western Region 3°15'W
64  Togo border with Ghana and Burkina Faso, Savanes Region 0°09'W
65  Niger border with Mali and Burkina Faso, Tillabéri Region 0°07'E
66  Benin border with Togo 0°50'E
67  Andorra Coll de l'Aquell, Sant Julià de Lòria 1°24'32"E
68  Belgium De Panne, West Flanders 2°35'E
69  Nigeria border with Benin, Ogun State 2°45'E
70  Equatorial Guinea Annobón island 5°37'E
71  Luxembourg near Surré 5°44'E
72  Germany Isenbruch, near Millen, North Rhine-Westphalia 5°53'E
73   Switzerland Chancy, Geneva 5°57'22.69"E
74  São Tomé and Príncipe Neves, São Tomé Island 6°33'E
75  Italy Rocca Bernauda, Piedmont 6°37'E
76  Monaco near the southern end of the Boulevard du Jardin Exotique 07°24'33"E
77  Tunisia border with Algeria, Tozeur Governorate 7°35'E
78  Gabon Cape Lopez, Ogooué-Maritime Province 8°42' E
79  Cameroon Southwest Region, border with Nigeria 8°45'E
80  Libya border with Algeria, Ghat District 9°20'E
81  Liechtenstein River Rhine 9°28'18"E
82  Austria River Rhine near Bangs, Vorarlberg 9°31'51"E
83  Sweden Stora Drammen, Stromstad, Västra Götaland County (in the province of Bohuslän) 10°57'27"E
84  Republic of the Congo border with Gabon at Atlantic coast 11°10'E
85  Angola Baia dos Tigres island, Namibe Province 11°40'E
86  Namibia Atlantic coast, Kunene Region 11°45'E
87  Czech Republic Krásná (Cheb District) near , Karlovy Vary Region 12°05'29"E
88  Democratic Republic of the Congo border with Angola at Atlantic coast 12°20'E
89  San Marino Acquaviva 12°24'30"E
90   Vatican City at the intersection of the Viale Vaticano and the Via Aurelia 12°26'44.62"E
91  Slovenia Municipality of Kobarid - Breginj 13°23'E
92  Croatia Cape Lako (rt Lako), Basanija (administratively part of the city of Umag, Istria County) 13°30'E
93  Chad border with Niger 13°40'E
94  Poland Oder river, near Osinów Dolny, West Pomeranian Voivodeship 14°07'E
95  Malta San Dimitri Point, Gozo 14°12'E
96  Central African Republic Nana-Mambéré, border with Cameroon 14°20'E
97  Bosnia and Herzegovina border with Croatia near Bihać 15°50'E
98  Hungary border with Austria and Slovenia, Vas County 16°8'E
99  South Africa Alexander Bay, border with Namibia at Atlantic coast, Northern Cape province 16°30'E
100  Slovakia border with Austria, Bratislava Region 16°50'E
101  Montenegro Prijevor, Herceg Novi municipality 18°26'E
102  Serbia Bezdan 18°51'E
103  Finland Märket, Eckerö, Åland Islands
Kolttapahta (mainland)
19°8'22" E
20°32'E
104  Albania Sazan Island, Vlorë 19°16'32"E
105  Greece Othonas, off Corfu
Sagiada (mainland)
19°23'E
19°59'E
106  Russia Narmeln, Vistula Spit, Kaliningrad Oblast 19°38'E
107  Botswana border with Namibia 20°00'E
108  Romania Beba Veche, a village in Timiș County, on the border with Hungary and Serbia 20°19'E
109  Macedonia border with Albania, Southwestern Statistical Region 20°30'E
110  Lithuania border with Russia on Curonian Spit, Neringa municipality 20°58'E
111  Latvia Baltic Sea coast, Liepāja District 21°00'E
112  Estonia Nootamaa island, Atla village, Lääne-Saare Parish, Saare County
Cape Ramsi, Einbi/Enby village, Noarootsi Parish, Lääne County
21°45'51"E
23°24'15"E
113  Sudan border with Chad, West Darfur 21°50'E
114  Zambia border with Angola 22°00'E
115  Ukraine border with Slovakia near Uzhhorod, Zakarpattia Oblast 22°15'E
116  Bulgaria Mount Vrashka Chuka near Kireevo, Vidin Province 22°21'E
117  Belarus Brest oblast 23°10'E
118  South Sudan Radom National Park 23°23'E
119  Egypt border with Libya, Matrouh Governorate 24°40'E
120  Zimbabwe border with Zambia and Botswana, Matabeleland North Province 25°20'E
121  Turkey Cape Avlaka, Gokceada (Imbros Island), Çanakkale
Cape Baba (mainland)
25°39'56"E
26°03'E
122  Moldova Criva, Briceni 26°40'E
123  Lesotho border with South Africa west of Mabotse, Mafeteng District 27°00'E
124  Rwanda border with Democratic Republic of the Congo, Western Province 28°52'E
125  Burundi Cibitoke Province, border with Democratic Republic of the Congo 28°59'E
126  Tanzania border with Democratic Republic of the Congo amid Lake Tanganyika, Kigoma Region 29°10'E
127  Uganda border with Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kisoro District 29°34'E
128  Mozambique border with Zambia, Tete Province 30°15'E
129  Swaziland border with South Africa, Manzini District 30°48'E
130  Cyprus Cape Arnauti 32°16'E
131  Malawi border with Mozambique, Mchinji District 32°40'E
132  Ethiopia border with Sudan, Gambela Region 33°00'E
133  Israel border with Egypt and Gaza Strip 34°15'E
134  Saudi Arabia Tiran Island, Tabuk Province
Ras al Alsheikh (mainland)
34°33'E
34°50'E
135  Jordan border with Saudi Arabia at the Gulf of Aqaba, Aqaba Governorate 34°55'E
136  Kenya border with Uganda at Lake Victoria, Western Province 35°00'E
137  Lebanon Mediterranean coast near border with Israel, Tyre District 35°06'E
138  Syria border with Israel in Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Quneitra Governorate 35°30'E
139  Eritrea border with Sudan, west of Teseney, Gash-Barka Region 36°50'E
140  Iraq Al Anbar Governorate 38°50'E
141  Somalia border with Kenya 41°00'E
142  Georgia Adjara 41°30'E
143  Yemen Jabal al-Tair Island 41°49'E
144  Djibouti border with Ethiopia, Dikhil Region 41°46'E
145  Comoros Moroni, Grande Comore island 43°12'E
146  Armenia Shirak 43°27'E
147  Madagascar Cape Ankaboa on Mozambique Channel coast, Toliara Province 43°30'E
148  Iran Sufi Ali, West Azerbaijan Province 44°02'50"E
149  Azerbaijan Sadarak, Nakhchivan 44°46'E
150  Seychelles Assumption Island 46°29'E
151  Kuwait border with Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Al Jahra Governorate 46°34'E
152  Kazakhstan border with Russia, West Kazakhstan Province 50°00'E
153  Bahrain Umm an Nasan island 50°23'E
154  Qatar coast west of Dukhan, Al-Jamiliyah municipality 50°45'E
155  United Arab Emirates small island to the northwest of the border with Saudi Arabia at the Persian Gulf coast, Abu Dhabi emirate 51°33'E
156  Oman border with Saudi Arabia, Dhofar Governorate 52°00'E
157  Turkmenistan border with Kazakhstan at Caspian Sea shore, Balkan Province 52°25'E
158  Uzbekistan border with Kazakhstan, Karakalpakstan autonomous republic 56°00'E
159  Mauritius North Island of Agaléga Islands 56°35'E
160  Afghanistan border with Iran, Herat 60°30'E
161  Pakistan border with Iran and Afghanistan, Balochistan province 61°00'E
162  Tajikistan border with Uzbekistan, Sughd Province 67°25'E
163  India West of Guhar Moti, Gujarat 68°30'E
164  Kyrgyzstan border with Tajikistan, Batken Province 69°20'E
165  Australia McDonald Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Steep Point (mainland)
72°35'E
113°09'E
166  Maldives Makunudhoo (Haa Dhaalu Atoll) 72°42'E
167  China not to a hundred km in the South-west of Wuqia, Xinjiang 73°33'29"E
168  Sri Lanka Kachchatheevu island, Northern Province 79°31'E
169    Nepal border with India, Mahakali Zone 80°03'E
170  Mongolia border with Russia and China, Bayan-Ölgii Province 88°00'E
171  Bangladesh Rajshahi Division, border with India 88°03'E
172  Bhutan border with India 88°45'E
173  Myanmar Rakhine State, border with Bangladesh 92°15'E
174  Indonesia Sabang 94°45'E
175  Thailand border with Burma, Mae Hong Son Province 97°20'E
176  Malaysia western coast of Langkawi island, Kedah state 99°37'E
177  Laos border with Burma and Thailand, Bokeo Province 100°08'E
178  Vietnam Border with Laos and China, Điện Biên Province 102°08'E
179  Cambodia Battambang Province, border with Thailand 102°25'E
180  Singapore western tip of Singapore island, West Region 103°36'E
181  Brunei border with Malaysia near Kuala Belait 114°05'E
182  Philippines Kalayaan, Palawan 114°17'E
183  Japan Cape Irizaki, Yonaguni Island
Kōzakihana (four main islands)
122°56'01"E
129°43'E
184  Timor-Leste border with Indonesia west of Citrana, Oecusse District 124°00'E
185  North Korea border with China at Yellow Sea coast 124°10'E
186  South Korea Baengnyeongdo Island, Incheon 124°39'E
187  Palau Tobi Island 131°07'26"E
188  Micronesia Ngulu Atoll, Yap state 137°30'E
189  Papua New Guinea border with Indonesia, Western Province 140°55'E
190  Solomon Islands Treasury Islands, Western Province 155°33'30"E
191  Marshall Islands Ujelang Atoll 160°54'E
192  New Zealand Cape Lovitt, Auckland Islands
West Cape (South Island)
166°42'E
165°50'E
193  Nauru west coast of Nauru island 166°53'E
194  Vanuatu Hiw Island 166°33'E
195  Tuvalu Lakena 176°03'E
196  Fiji Viwa Island 176°53'E

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