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# What country is at 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude?

No country is at 0deg lat and 0deg long. Those coordinates fall in the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Guinea, off the west coast of Africa.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude?

The equator is considered to be 0 degrees latitude. It intersectswith the prime meridian, 0 degrees longitude, in the Gulf of Guineain the Atlantic Ocean.

# What is the parallel for 0 degrees 00'00 latitude?

The parallel for 0 degrees 00'00 latitude is called the Equator. It is actually a place in Quite, Ecuador. A tourist trap, where you can visit the "middle" of the world. It has a huge sign telling you that this is Latitude 00Â° 00' 00"

# Where is 40 degrees north latitude and 0 degrees Longitude?

That point is just outside of CastellÃ³n de la Plana, a town on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

# What is at 0 degrees latitude?

The equator. . Lines of latitude are measured north (Â°N) and south (Â°S) of the equator. . The maximum latitude is 90Â°N = North Pole, 90Â°S = South Pole.

# The name giving to 0 degrees latitude?

ANSWER :) . The answer is simple. It's called the equator, for the longitude it is called prime meridian.

# You are on a boat which is crossing the Prime Meradian The altitude of polaris is 50 degrees Explain how you know the boat's location is 50 degrees north latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian is by definition 0 degrees longitude. So that part is a given simply because you're at the PrimeMeridian. Polaris is directly over the North axial pole. If you were at theequator, Polaris would be right at the horizon (zero degrees abovethe horizon). If you moved 10 degrees north, (MORE)

# What is the name of 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

the is no name it is just a set of coordinates it juts happens they fall in the atlantic

# What is at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

Not much! It's a point south of Ghana in the Gulf of Guinea, where the Equator and the Prime Meridian meet.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and 27 degrees west longitude?

0 degrees latitude is the equator. So 0 latitude and 27 west longitude is on the equator and right in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, between Brazil and Africa.

# Where on Earth is the place with a 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the Prime Meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significane but it is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 380 miles (611 kilometers) south of Ghana and 670 miles (1078 km) west of Gabon.. http://geography.about.com/library/faq/blqzzerozero.htm (MORE)

# Is there a town at 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude?

No there is not, it is in the middle of the ocean. If you go to Google Earth and enter 0.0N, 0.0W you will be taken to a part of the Gulf of Guinea that is west of the island of Sao Tome and south of Accra (the capital of Ghana). I.e. it is in the ocean just off the west coast of Africa (West of (MORE)

# If you are at 0 degrees latitude and 140 degrees e longitude where are you?

0 degrees latitude and 140 degrees east longitude is a location in the western Pacific Ocean just to the north of New Guinea.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the Prime Meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significance, but it's in the Gulf of Guinea, about 380 miles (611 kilometers) south of Accra, Ghana and 670 miles (1078 km) west of the coast of Gabon.

# Where are you when you are at 0 degree longitude and 0 degree latitude?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the Prime Meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significane but it is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 380 miles (611 kilometers) south of Ghana and 670 miles (1078 km) west of Gabon.

# If you were at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude where would you be?

If you were on foot you would need to be a good swimmer, because you would be In the Atlantic Ocean, or more specifically, in the Gulf of Guinea, due south of Accra, Ghana, and due west of Libreville, Gabon. It is where the Prime Meridian crosses the Equator. However, hopefully you would be on (MORE)

# What is 0 degrees latitude and 27 degrees west longitude?

\nGenerally, that is an example of the most common way of specifying the location of a point on the Earth's surface.\n. \nSpecifically, it specifies a point on the Equator in the Atlantic Ocean about 685 miles ENE of the coast of Brasil. (There is no land at the point specified, if you go there, l (MORE)

# Where is 0 degrees latitude plus 0 degrees longitude?

Zero degrees Latitude and zero degrees Longitude is in the water! The body of water is called the Gulf of Guinea and the "absolute location" is off the west coast of Africa. Some people may say the Atlantic Ocean and I would not disagree. I am sure the fish can't tell if they are in the Gulf or the (MORE)

# What country is 90 degrees west and 0 degrees latitude?

That's a point in the Pacific Ocean among the Galapagos Islands, about 800 miles west of Quito, Ecuador.

# When is the subsolar point at 0 degrees latitude?

When the sun reaches either of the equinoxes, on March 21 and September 21 or 22.

# What is 0 degrees longitude and 50 degrees latitude?

It's a set of geographic coordinates that's missing an important piece of information. In order to locate the point, it's essential to know whether the 50 degrees is 'north' or 'south' latitude. If it's 50 degrees north, then the point is in the English Channel, about 3/4 of the way from the north (MORE)

# What is located at 0 degrees latitude and 140 degrees latitude?

There is no such location. Firstly, you have provided two latitude measurements and no longitude measurements. Secondly, the maximum degree of latitude is 90, which makes 140 degrees latitude non-existent. If you meant 0 degrees latitude and 140 degrees east longitude: Pacific Ocean If you meant 0 (MORE)

# What country is 10 degrees north latitude and 0 degrees longitude 0 d?

That point is in northeastern Ghana . It's about 22 miles west of the border with Togo, 70 miles northeast of Tamale, and 80 miles southeast of Bolgatanga.

# In what area do the 0 degree line of latitude and 0 degree line of longitude cross?

The prime meridian ( 0 longitude) crosses the equator (0 latitude) in the Gulf of Guinea, about 300 miles south of Accra, the capital of Ghana.

# What is the location of 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian crosses the equator in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of west Africa, about 300 miles south of Accra, Ghana.

# What lies at 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?

The Equator and Prime Meridian meet at this point. It is in the Atlantic Ocean off the southern coast of west Africa, the closest country is Ghana.

# What does 0 degrees latitude mean?

Lines of latitude go round the Earth in an east west direction and the line of 0 degrees latitude is the Equator.

# Would you be walking or swimming at 0 degrees longitude or 0 degrees latitude?

Personally, I would be sinking, as there is no solid ground to stand on at that location.

# Where are you at 0 degrees longitude and latitude?

You are at sea in the Gulf of Guinea, roughly 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana. Hopefully in a boat.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longetude?

The point with coordinates zero-zero is in the sea off the coast of west Africa, south of Accra, Ghana.

# What body of water is located at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude?

That point is in the Gulf of Guinea, about 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana.

# What is 0 degrees latitude and longitude called?

It's called the intersection of the Equator and the Prime Meridian, at a point in the Gulf of Guinea, south of Accra, Ghana, and west of Libreville, Gabon. If it has any special name, we're not aware of it.

# What location is 0 degrees latitude and 75 degrees west?

That point is in southern Colombia, but not by much. It's no more than 8 miles from the border with Peru, 22 miles from the border with Ecuador, and about 240 miles east of the center of Quito.

# What continent is 0 degrees latitude and 120East degrees longitude?

That point is about 60 miles north of the town of Palu on a northern isthmus of Sulawesi, one of the larger islands of Indonesia. Indonesia is part of the Asian continent.

# What is the weather like at 0 degrees latitude?

0 degrees of Latitude is the Equator. The weather is mostly hot and wet, although obviously it depends wherebouts you are - Kenya, say, or Ecuador...

# What area do the 0 degree line of latitude and 0 degree line of longitude cross?

The point at which the equator (0Â° latitude) and the prime meridian (0Â° longitude) intersect has no real significane but it is in the Atlantic Ocean.

# Which country is near 0 degrees latitude?

Another name for 0 degrees latitude is "The Equator". It crosses the countries of Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Indonesia, and Nauru.

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and longitude?

The equator goes all around the Earth, it's almost 25,000 miles long, and every point on it has zero latitude. The Prime Meridian goes halfway around the Earth. It's over 12,000 miles long, and every point on it has zero longitude. There's one point on Earth that has both zero lati (MORE)

# Where is 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude at 0 altitude?

Zero longitude / Zero latitude is a point offshore of west Africa in the Gulf of Guinea, about 380 miles south of Accra, Ghana. Altitude is typically measured relative to Mean Sea Level. Since your point is well out in the open ocean, it's probably best to simply say that zero altitude at tha (MORE)

# What place is at 0 degrees latitude?

Every point on the equator is at zero latitude. In addition to all the oceans and seas that the equator crosses, that also means plenty of land, in the countries of Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Columbia, and Brazil.

# What is 0 degrees latitude in Africa?

The Equator runs through Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, theDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia inAfrica.

# What country is 0 degrees latitude and 110 degrees longitude?

Latitude can be either north or south latitude, so there are two different latitudes for each number. But zero is OK, because zero north and zero south are actually the same place ... the equator ... so that part of the question is no problem. Now, longitude can be either east or west longitude, so (MORE)

# Where is 0 degrees latitude and 140 E degrees longitude?

That point is in the sea, about 180 miles north-northwest of the city of Jayapura, on the Indonesian half of the island of New Guinea.

# What is the name of the point at 0 degrees latitude?

There are an infinite number of points at zero latitude. Altogether, the points blend to appear as a line, called the "Equator".

# What location is 0 degrees latitude and 75 degrees W?

That point is in southern Colombia, but not by much. It's no more than 8 miles from the border with Peru, 22 miles from the border with Ecuador, and about 240 miles east of the center of Quito.

# What is 0 degrees longitude and 60 degrees east latitude?

It's a point at sea in the Indian Ocean that's at least 400 miles from the nearest island (Seychelles) and almost 900 miles from the nearest continental coast (Somalia in Africa).

# Is the equator 0 degrees in latitude?

Yes cause the equator and prime meridian meet at every angle there because the earth is a sphere but that doesn't mean it is 0 degrees every were in the world

# What is the line of latitude at 0 degrees of latitude is location?

Line of latitude- Equator. "Location"? Um...around the circumference of the earth. If you cross the prime meridian and the equator, the location will be around western Africa.

# Where is latitude 0 degrees and longitude 171 degrees west?

That point is on the equator (zero latitude) in the western Pacific ocean. -- just east of the Marshall Islands -- about 1,450 miles north-northeast of Suva, the capital of Fiji -- about 1,720 miles southwest of Honolulu -- about 3,390 miles northeast of Sydney, Australia -- about 4,0 (MORE)

# What is the name of the line of latitude at 0 degrees latitude?

It's the equator - a line of zero degrees latitude going all the way round the earth.