Is Lisbon on the Meridian?

System Latitude Longitude
Simple decimal standard 38.71667 -9.13333
Decimal Degrees (DD) 38.7167° N 9.1333° W

What hemisphere is Lisbon?

Distances from Lisbon

Lisbon is 2,674.41 mi (4,304.05 km) north of the equator, so it is located in the northern hemisphere.

Is Portugal east or west of the prime meridian?

Only a handful of European countries completely lie outside the Eastern hemisphere, such as Ireland and Portugal. Additionally, the prime meridian passes through three European nations, which means they are in both the Eastern and Western Hemisphere: the United Kingdom, France, and Spain.

What line of latitude is Lisbon on?

The 39th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 39 degrees north of the Earth’s equatorial plane.

Around the world.

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
39°0′N 9°25′W Portugal Passing about 30km north of Lisbon
39°0′N 6°58′W Spain Passing through Ciudad Real and Albacete
39°0′N 0°9′W Mediterranean Sea

Does the Prime Meridian passes through Portugal?

The Prime Meridian is 0°. All the other lines of longitude are east or west of the Prime Meridian. … You can see that Portugal and Spain are between 4º E and 10° W. The Prime Meridian runs through the eastern part of Spain.

Where is 180 degrees longitude?

The meridian that runs through Greenwich, England, is internationally accepted as the line of 0 degrees longitude, or prime meridian. The antimeridian is halfway around the world, at 180 degrees. It is the basis for the International Date Line.

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What countries does the prime meridian run through in Africa?

The Prime Meridian crosses through five African countries. Starting from north to south, these countries are: Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Tongo, and Ghana.

What is the prime meridian in Africa?

Africa is the most centrally located of all the continents. The prime meridian (the Greenwich meridian) o 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.

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