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All Countries of the World from Closest to Furthest from Equator

Countries are list from closest to furthest from the Equator! The ones that touch the equator are sorted in alphabetical order and highlighted in green. The ones highlighted in purple have land above and below the equator. As a hint you are shown the initial letter and the latitude of the closest point, which is also converted in km.
Links to Wikipedia pages with coordinate of extreme country points: Countries by southernmost point and Countries by Northernmost point
Territories and French Guiana not considered
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Last updated: January 4, 2016
First submittedJanuary 4, 2016
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DIST - LAT
I
COUNTRY
Equator
B
Brazil
Equator
C
Colombia
Equator
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Equator
E
Ecuador
Equator
G
Gabon
Equator
I
Indonesia
Equator
K
Kenya
Equator
R
Republic of the Congo
Equator
S
São Tomé and Príncipe
Equator
S
Somalia
Equator
U
Uganda
4 - 00°02'S
P
Peru
13 - 00°07'N
K
Kiribati
20 - 00°10'S
M
Maldives
55 - 00°30'S
N
Nauru
73 - 00°40'N
V
Venezuela
93 - 00°51'N
M
Malaysia
98 - 00°53'N
E
Equatorial Guinea
108 - 00°59'S
T
Tanzania
112 - 01°01'N
F
Federated States of Micronesia
116 - 01°03'S
R
Rwanda
127 - 01°09'N
S
Singapore
130 - 01°11'N
G
Guyana
138 - 01°15'S
P
Papua New Guinea
182 - 01°39'N
C
Cameroon
202 - 01°50'N
S
Suriname
245 - 02°13'N
C
Central African Republic
254 - 02°18'S
B
Burundi
331 - 03°00'N
P
Palau
375 - 03°24'N
E
Ethiopia
385 - 03°29'N
S
South Sudan
410 - 03°43'S
S
Seychelles
438 - 03°58'N
C
China
442 - 04°00'N
B
Brunei
473 - 04°17'N
N
Nigeria
480 - 04°21'N
L
Liberia
481 - 04°21'N
C
Côte d'Ivoire
486 - 04°24'S
A
Angola
488 - 04°25'N
P
Philippines
504 - 04°34'N
M
Marshall Islands
523 - 04°44'N
G
Ghana
576 - 05°13'S
S
Solomon Islands
621 - 05°37'N
T
Thailand
624 - 05°39'S
T
Tuvalu
654 - 05°55'N
S
Sri Lanka
676 - 06°07'N
T
Togo
689 - 06°14'N
B
Benin
744 - 06°44'N
I
India
766 - 06°56'N
S
Sierra Leone
794 - 07°11'N
P
Panama
796 - 07°12'N
G
Guinea
823 - 07°27'N
C
Chad
888 - 08°02'N
C
Costa Rica
910 - 08°14'S
Z
Zambia
919 - 08°19'S
E
East Timor
930 - 08°25'N
V
Vietnam
1024 - 09°16'S
A
Australia
1035 - 09°22'S
M
Malawi
1039 - 09°24'N
B
Burkina Faso
1061 - 09°36'N
B
Burma
1068 - 09°40'S
B
Bolivia
1109 - 10°02'N
T
Trinidad and Tobago
1124 - 10°10'N
M
Mali
1144 - 10°21'N
C
Cambodia
1148 - 10°23'N
T
Taiwan
1151 - 10°25'S
M
Mauritius
DIST - LAT
I
COUNTRY
1155 - 10°27'S
M
Mozambique
1185 - 10°43'N
N
Nicaragua
1201 - 10°52'N
G
Guinea-Bissau
1207 - 10°55'N
D
Djibouti
1257 - 11°22'S
C
Comoros
1273 - 11°31'N
S
Sudan
1293 - 11°42'N
N
Niger
1325 - 11°59'N
G
Grenada
1339 - 12°07'N
Y
Yemen
1341 - 12°08'S
M
Madagascar
1360 - 12°18'N
S
Senegal
1367 - 12°22'N
E
Eritrea
1382 - 12°30'S
F
Fiji
1386 - 12°32'N
S
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1435 - 12°59'N
H
Honduras
1441 - 13°02'N
B
Barbados
1445 - 13°04'N
G
Gambia
1450 - 13°07'S
V
Vanuatu
1454 - 13°09'N
E
El Salvador
1483 - 13°25'S
S
Samoa
1515 - 13°42'N
S
Saint Lucia
1518 - 13°44'N
G
Guatemala
1539 - 13°55'N
L
Laos
1607 - 14°32'N
M
Mexico
1627 - 14°43'N
M
Mauritania
1636 - 14°48'N
C
Cape Verde
1681 - 15°12'N
D
Dominica
1725 - 15°36'S
T
Tonga
1727 - 15°37'S
Z
Zimbabwe
1756 - 15°53'N
B
Belize
1778 - 16°05'N
S
Saudi Arabia
1841 - 16°39'N
O
Oman
1871 - 16°55'N
A
Antigua and Barbuda
1872 - 16°56'S
N
Namibia
1891 - 17°06'N
S
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1915 - 17°19'S
C
Chile
1931 - 17°28'N
D
Dominican Republic
1957 - 17°42'N
J
Jamaica
1965 - 17°46'S
B
Botswana
1992 - 18°01'N
H
Haiti
2091 - 18°54'N
U
United States
2097 - 18°58'N
A
Algeria
2157 - 19°30'N
L
Libya
2162 - 19°33'S
P
Paraguay
2193 - 19°50'N
C
Cuba
2258 - 20°25'N
J
Japan
2275 - 20°34'N
B
Bangladesh
2299 - 20°47'N
M
Morocco
2313 - 20°55'N
B
Bahamas
2404 - 21°44'N
E
Egypt
2411 - 21°48'S
A
Argentina
2470 - 22°20'S
S
South Africa
2503 - 22°38'N
U
United Arab Emirates
2622 - 23°42'N
P
Pakistan
2708 - 24°29'N
Q
Qatar
2771 - 25°03'35"N
I
Iran
2828 - 25°34"N
B
Bahrain
2847 - 25°44'S
S
Swaziland
2917 - 26°22'N
N
Nepal
2956 - 26°43'N
B
Bhutan
3057 - 27°38'N
S
Spain
3157 - 28°32'N
K
Kuwait
3161 - 28°34'S
L
Lesotho
3216 - 29°04'N
I
Iraq
3229 - 29°11'N
J
Jordan
3233 - 29°13'S
N
New Zealand
DIST - LAT
I
COUNTRY
3251 - 29°23'N
A
Afghanistan
3264 - 29°30'N
I
Israel
3329 - 30°05'S
U
Uruguay
3347 - 30°15'N
T
Tunisia
3576 - 32°19'N
S
Syria
3586 - 32°24'N
P
Portugal
3658 - 33°03'N
L
Lebanon
3663 - 33°06'N
S
South Korea
3826 - 34°34'N
C
Cyprus
3854 - 34°49'N
G
Greece
3891 - 35°09'N
T
Turkmenistan
3930 - 35°30'N
I
Italy
3961 - 35°47'N
M
Malta
3965 - 35°49'N
T
Turkey
4059 - 36°40'N
T
Tajikistan
4116 - 37°11'N
U
Uzbekistan
4181 - 37°46'N
N
North Korea
4251 - 38°24'N
A
Azerbaijan
4300 - 38°50'N
A
Armenia
4337 - 39°10'N
K
Kyrgyzstan
4390 - 39°39'N
A
Albania
4492 - 40°34'N
K
Kazakhstan
4525 - 40°52'N
M
Macedonia
4546 - 41°03'N
G
Georgia
4560 - 41°11'N
R
Russia
4568 - 41°15'N
B
Bulgaria
4577 - 41°20'N
F
France
4603 - 41°34'N
M
Mongolia
4616 - 41°41'N
C
Canada
4634 - 41°51'N
M
Montenegro
4640 - 41°54'N
V
Vatican City
4679 - 42°15'N
S
Serbia
4694 - 42°23'N
C
Croatia
4697 - 41°85'N
K
Kosovo
4699 - 42°26'N
A
Andorra
4714 - 42°34'N
B
Bosnia and Herzegovina
4833 - 43°38'N
R
Romania
4844 - 43°44'N
M
Monaco
4862 - 43°54'N
S
San Marino
4916 - 44°23'N
U
Ukraine
5031 - 45°25'N
S
Slovenia
5036 - 45°28'N
M
Moldova
5068 - 45°45'N
H
Hungary
5077 - 45°50'N
S
Switzerland
5138 - 46°23'N
A
Austria
5212 - 47°03'N
L
Liechtenstein
5238 - 47°17'N
G
Germany
5288 - 47°44'N
S
Slovakia
5379 - 48°33'N
C
Czech Republic
5429 - 49°00'N
P
Poland
5479 - 49°27'N
L
Luxembourg
5485 - 49°30'N
B
Belgium
5524 - 49°51'N
U
United Kingdom
5679 - 51°15'N
B
Belarus
5611 - 50°45'N
N
Netherlands
5694 - 51°23'N
I
Ireland
5974 - 53°54'N
L
Lithuania
6048 - 54°34'N
D
Denmark
6134 - 55°20'N
S
Sweden
6171 - 55°40'N
L
Latvia
6377 - 57°31'N
E
Estonia
6425 - 57°57'N
N
Norway
6598 - 59°30'N
F
Finland
7019 - 63°17'N
I
Iceland
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