2nd parallel south

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2nd parallel south
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The 2nd parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 2 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

Around the world

Starting at the prime meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 2° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
2°0′S 0°0′E / 2.000°S 0.000°E / -2.000; 0.000 (Prime Meridian) Atlantic Ocean
2°0′S 9°21′E / 2.000°S 9.350°E / -2.000; 9.350 (Gabon)  Gabon
2°0′S 12°28′E / 2.000°S 12.467°E / -2.000; 12.467 (Republic of the Congo)  Republic of the Congo
2°0′S 12°52′E / 2.000°S 12.867°E / -2.000; 12.867 (Gabon)  Gabon
2°0′S 14°15′E / 2.000°S 14.250°E / -2.000; 14.250 (Republic of the Congo)  Republic of the Congo
2°0′S 16°24′E / 2.000°S 16.400°E / -2.000; 16.400 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  Democratic Republic of the Congo The border with Rwanda is in Lake Kivu
2°0′S 29°9′E / 2.000°S 29.150°E / -2.000; 29.150 (Rwanda)  Rwanda Passing just south of Kigali
2°0′S 30°51′E / 2.000°S 30.850°E / -2.000; 30.850 (Tanzania)  Tanzania Passing through Lake Victoria, including Ukerewe Island
2°0′S 35°50′E / 2.000°S 35.833°E / -2.000; 35.833 (Kenya)  Kenya
2°0′S 41°17′E / 2.000°S 41.283°E / -2.000; 41.283 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
2°0′S 99°33′E / 2.000°S 99.550°E / -2.000; 99.550 (Indonesia)  Indonesia A small island just north of the island of Sipura
2°0′S 99°34′E / 2.000°S 99.567°E / -2.000; 99.567 (Mantawai Strait) Mentawai Strait
2°0′S 100°52′E / 2.000°S 100.867°E / -2.000; 100.867 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sumatra
2°0′S 104°47′E / 2.000°S 104.783°E / -2.000; 104.783 (Bangka Strait) Bangka Strait
2°0′S 105°7′E / 2.000°S 105.117°E / -2.000; 105.117 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Bangka
2°0′S 106°8′E / 2.000°S 106.133°E / -2.000; 106.133 (Karimata Strait) Karimata Strait
2°0′S 110°6′E / 2.000°S 110.100°E / -2.000; 110.100 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Borneo
West Kalimantan
Central Kalimantan
South Kalimantan
East Kalimantan
2°0′S 116°27′E / 2.000°S 116.450°E / -2.000; 116.450 (Makassar Strait) Makassar Strait
2°0′S 119°13′E / 2.000°S 119.217°E / -2.000; 119.217 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sulawesi
2°0′S 121°27′E / 2.000°S 121.450°E / -2.000; 121.450 (Banda Sea) Banda Sea
2°0′S 123°48′E / 2.000°S 123.800°E / -2.000; 123.800 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Salue Besar in the Banggai archipelago
2°0′S 123°51′E / 2.000°S 123.850°E / -2.000; 123.850 (Banda Sea) Banda Sea
2°0′S 124°18′E / 2.000°S 124.300°E / -2.000; 124.300 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands of Seho and Taliabu
2°0′S 124°33′E / 2.000°S 124.550°E / -2.000; 124.550 (Banda Sea) Banda Sea Passing just south of the island of Mangole,  Indonesia
2°0′S 125°53′E / 2.000°S 125.883°E / -2.000; 125.883 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Sanana
2°0′S 125°58′E / 2.000°S 125.967°E / -2.000; 125.967 (Ceram Sea) Ceram Sea Passing just south of the island of Gomumu,  Indonesia
2°0′S 129°54′E / 2.000°S 129.900°E / -2.000; 129.900 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of Misool
2°0′S 130°23′E / 2.000°S 130.383°E / -2.000; 130.383 (Ceram Sea) Ceram Sea
2°0′S 132°0′E / 2.000°S 132.000°E / -2.000; 132.000 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Islands of New Guinea and Meos Waar
2°0′S 134°25′E / 2.000°S 134.417°E / -2.000; 134.417 (Cenderawasih Bay) Cenderawasih Bay Passing just south of the island of Yapen,  Indonesia
2°0′S 137°12′E / 2.000°S 137.200°E / -2.000; 137.200 (Indonesia)  Indonesia Island of New Guinea
2°0′S 139°3′E / 2.000°S 139.050°E / -2.000; 139.050 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just south of the Ninigo Islands,  Papua New Guinea
2°0′S 146°34′E / 2.000°S 146.567°E / -2.000; 146.567 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Island of Manus
2°0′S 147°11′E / 2.000°S 147.183°E / -2.000; 147.183 (Seeadler Harbour) Seeadler Harbour
2°0′S 147°23′E / 2.000°S 147.383°E / -2.000; 147.383 (Papua New Guinea)  Papua New Guinea Los Negros Island
2°0′S 147°24′E / 2.000°S 147.400°E / -2.000; 147.400 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Tong Island,  Papua New Guinea
Passing just south of Onotoa atoll,  Kiribati
2°0′S 80°45′W / 2.000°S 80.750°W / -2.000; -80.750 (Ecuador)  Ecuador Passing just north of Guayaquil
2°0′S 75°57′W / 2.000°S 75.950°W / -2.000; -75.950 (Peru)  Peru
2°0′S 73°6′W / 2.000°S 73.100°W / -2.000; -73.100 (Colombia)  Colombia
2°0′S 69°32′W / 2.000°S 69.533°W / -2.000; -69.533 (Brazil)  Brazil Amazonas
Pará
Maranhão
2°0′S 44°29′W / 2.000°S 44.483°W / -2.000; -44.483 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean

See also