Countries with the Southernmost Northernmost Point

Can you name the countries whose northernmost point is the southernmost in latitude?
Not counting minor outlying islands
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Last updated: August 27, 2020
First submittedDecember 12, 2019
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Latitude
Country
34 41' S
New Zealand
30 05' S
Uruguay
28 34' S
Lesotho
25 44' S
Eswatini
22 20' S
South Africa
21 48' S
Argentina
19 17' S
Paraguay
17 46' S
Botswana
17 19' S
Chile
17 10' S
Mauritius
Latitude
Country
16 56' S
Namibia
15 37' S
Zimbabwe
15 36' S
Tonga
13 07' S
Vanuatu
12 30' S
Fiji
11 57' S
Madagascar
11 22' S
Comoros
10 52' S
Samoa
10 27' S
Mozambique
9 40' S
Bolivia
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Level 53
Mar 27, 2020
Wow awesome quiz! Suprisingly got 100% first try.
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Level 66
Mar 27, 2020
Thanks you! A few more nominations and this will go on the nomination page!
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Level 66
Apr 5, 2020
Yay! It made it!
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Level 51
Apr 30, 2020
100% first try as well.
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Level 66
Jul 6, 2020
Mauritius's northernmost point is actually farther north than Madagascar and Comoros, because of the South Agalega Islands
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Level 66
Jul 7, 2020
Only counting countries' mainlands as it says in the caveats
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Level 47
Aug 5, 2020
Tonga ftw with 0.04 left. I always forget about Tonga...
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Level 70
Aug 24, 2020
When remembering Oceania countries I use a pairs system.

Starts With M: Marshall Islands, Micronesia

Starts With P: Palau, Papua New Guinea

Starts With S: Samoa, Solomon Islands

Starts With T: Tonga Tuvalu

Ends With I: Fiji Kiribati

Ends With U: Nauru Vanuatu

The Major 2: New Zealand and Australia

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Level 57
Aug 25, 2020
I use the grouping system: 4 5-letter words: Palau, Nauru, Samoa and Tonga, 2 XXX islands: Marshall Islands and Solomen Islands, and the rest are easy
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Level 72
Oct 28, 2020
After the three big ones, I first use ending letters, then name lengths: Tonga and Samoa, Fiji and Kiribati, Palau and Nauru, Vanuatu and Tuvalu (which are almost anagrams of each other), Marshall/Solomon Islands, with Micronesia the third big island group.
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Level 56
Oct 28, 2020
I do Fiji+Kiribati, Tonga+Samoa, Solomon Islands+Marshall Islands, Nauru+Tuvalu+Vanuatu+Palau, Micronesia.
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Level 53
Oct 28, 2020
I do PNG Australia New Zealand (big 3) then I do Fiji Samoa Tonga (3 off to the side) then Tuvalu Vanuatu Nauru (3 that rhyme) followed by Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands (both names have islands) and lastly Kiribati FSM Palau (3 stretching east west) It might sound complicated but for me it works!
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Level 62
Oct 28, 2020
I just remember them in groups of four

The first group is: Fiji, Tonga, Samoa

Second group is: Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Kiribati

Third group is: Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Micronesia

Fourth group is: Nauru, Palau

PNG is easy to remember

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Level 65
Nov 2, 2020
lol some truly horrendous "systems" here!
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Level 58
Jan 5, 2021
I think about location on a map
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Level 57
Aug 25, 2020
Nice quiz, got 100% on my first try. I also tried Australia, Tuvalu, Malawi and Zambia. Turns out they are the near misses.
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Level 74
Aug 26, 2020
Nice quiz, but shouldn't the instructions say "most southerly in latitude" rather than "lowest in latitude"? "Lowest" means closest to zero, ie closest to the equator, like Singapore.
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Level 66
Aug 27, 2020
It has been edited and the changes are pending
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Level 75
Oct 28, 2020
Fun quiz. I always enjoy the Southern Hemisphere getting some attention.
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Level 58
Oct 28, 2020
Awful quiz. Confusing, has no objective, simply awful.
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Level 63
Oct 28, 2020
I disagree.
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Level 43
Oct 28, 2020
Can anyone please explain what this means? how can it be the northernmost AND southernmost?
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Level 66
Oct 29, 2020
Just read the instructions
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Level 26
Oct 30, 2020
where is australia ?
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Level 66
Oct 30, 2020
Australia's northernmost point is actually higher north than all of these countries. Remember it's about the northernmost point not southernmost
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Level 68
Apr 8, 2021
Nice idea for a quiz - I missed just one on both quizzes.
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Level 66
Apr 8, 2021
Thanks! There is more to the series if you want to check it out!