Is Africa south or north of the Equator?

Is Africa south or north of the Equator?

Most of Africa is north of the equator, though on many mental maps it is mostly in the southern hemisphere directly across the Atlantic from South America.

What hemisphere is Africa in north or South?

Northern Hemisphere
The Northern Hemisphere contains North America, the northern part of South America, Europe, the northern two-thirds of Africa, and most of Asia. The Southern Hemisphere contains most of South America, one-third of Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and some Asian islands.

Which continent does the equator not go through?

The equator passes through the continents named Asia, Africa, South America and oceans as Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. It does not pass through the continents named as Antarctica, Europe, North America and Australia.

How hot is it at the equator?

Average annual temperatures in equatorial lowlands are around 31 °C (88 °F) during the afternoon and 23 °C (73 °F) around sunrise. Rainfall is very high away from cold ocean current upwelling zones, from 2,500 to 3,500 mm (100 to 140 in) per year.

What has 180 degrees in each hemisphere?

Which of the above terms has 180 degree in each hemisphere? A globe.

What African capital is closest to the equator?

In Africa, the equator cuts through close to the center of the continent, north to south. It crosses Gabon near the capital, Libreville, about one third of the way through the country from the northernmost border. The line also runs through Republic of the Congo, with a similar division of territory to that in Gabon.

What is the distance across Africa at the equator?

In Africa, the equator runs for almost 2,500 miles/ 4,020 kilometers through seven West, Central and East African countries just south of the Sahara Desert. Ironically, the list of African countries bisected by the equator does not include Equatorial Guinea.

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