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Major World Cities Closest to the Equator

Can you name the cities with an urban area population greater than 2 million that lie closest to the Equator?
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Last updated: August 25, 2019
First submittedDecember 26, 2017
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Latitude
Continent
City
0°11' S
South America
Quito
0°19' N
Africa
Kampala
1°17' N
Asia
Singapore
1°17' S
Africa
Nairobi
1°27' S
South America
Belém
2°09' S
South America
Guayaquil
3°07' S
South America
Manaus
3°09' N
Asia
Kuala Lumpur
3°27' N
South America
Cali
3°36' N
Asia
Medan
Latitude
Continent
City
3°44' S
South America
Fortaleza
3°52' N
Africa
Yaoundé
4°03' N
Africa
Douala
4°18' S
Africa
Kinshasa
4°36' N
South America
Bogotá
4°47' N
Africa
Port Harcourt
5°20' N
Africa
Abidjan
5°33' N
Africa
Accra
6°10' S
Asia
Jakarta
6°15' N
South America
Medellín
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level 60
Jun 14, 2019
Great quiz! What source did you use?
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level 68
Jun 15, 2019
Thanks! I used citypopulation.de for the population cutoff, then I drew a few circles at different latitudes using tools on Google Earth (e.g. 5, 6 and 7 degrees N and S) and visually checked which of the shortlisted tropical cities fall within that range.