There are six countries where the Equator crosses Africa. These are Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Somalia.
What 1 countries in Africa does the Equator go through?
The equator is the only line of latitude which is a great circle. The lucky countries being crossed by the imaginary line in Africa include; Gabon, Democratic republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, Principe and Sao Tome.
Where is the prime meridian in Africa?
Africa is the most centrally located of all the continents. The prime meridian (the Greenwich meridian) 0o passes through the Atlas Mountains and cuts through the coast of West Africa close to Accra, while the Equator (latitude 0 degrees) also divides the continent into 2 equal parts North and South.
Which country is closest to the equator?
13 Countries That Lie on the Equator
- São Tomé and Principe.
- Republic of the Congo.
- The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Which country in Africa is not located on the Equator?
Out of the choices given, the country that is NOT located on the Equator is going to be South Africa.
What African country is not on the Prime Meridian?
Which countries does the Prime Meridian pass through? In the Northern Hemisphere, the Prime Meridian passes through the UK, France and Spain in Europe and Algeria, Mali, Burkina, Faso, Tongo and Ghana in Africa. The only landmass crossed by the Meridian in the Southern Hemisphere is Antarctica.
What African countries are on the Prime Meridian?
The Prime Meridian crosses through five African countries. Starting from north to south, these countries are: Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Tongo, and Ghana.