Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Is the 33rd Parallel Important?

Co-ordinatesCountry, territory or seaNotes
33°0′N 0°0′E / 33.000°N 0.000°E / 33.000; 0.000 Algeria
33°0′N 8°11′E / 33.000°N 8.183°E / 33.000; 8.183 Tunisia
33°0′N 11°31′E / 33.000°N 11.517°E / 33.000; 11.517 Libya
33°0′N 35°5′E / 33.000°N 35.083°E / 33.000; 35.083 Israel
33°0′N 35°37′E / 33.000°N 35.617°E / 33.000; 35.617Golan HeightsTerritory controlled by  Israel, claimed by  Syria
33°0′N 35°53′E / 33.000°N 35.883°E / 33.000; 35.883 Syria
33°0′N 38°5′E / 33.000°N 38.083°E / 33.000; 38.083 Jordan
33°0′N 39°3′E / 33.000°N 39.050°E / 33.000; 39.050 Iraq
33°0′N 46°6′E / 33.000°N 46.100°E / 33.000; 46.100 Iran
33°0′N 60°38′E / 33.000°N 60.633°E / 33.000; 60.633 Afghanistan
33°0′N 69°30′E / 33.000°N 69.500°E / 33.000; 69.500 PakistanFederally Administered Tribal Areas
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Punjab
Azad Kashmir - claimed by 
 India
33°0′N 74°21′E / 33.000°N 74.350°E / 33.000; 74.350 IndiaJammu and Kashmir - claimed by  Pakistan
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir - claimed by 
 Pakistan
33°0′N 79°14′E / 33.000°N 79.233°E / 33.000; 79.233Aksai ChinDisputed by India and  People's Republic of China
33°0′N 79°21′E / 33.000°N 79.350°E / 33.000; 79.350 People's Republic of ChinaTibet
Qinghai
Sichuan
Qinghai
Sichuan
Gansu
Shaanxi
Hubei
Henan
Anhui
Jiangsu
Anhui (for about 12km)
Jiangsu
33°0′N 129°2′E / 33.000°N 129.033°E / 33.000; 129.033 JapanIsland of Nakadori:
Nagasaki Prefecture
Island of Kyūshū:
Nagasaki Prefecture
Saga Prefecture
Kumamoto Prefecture
Ōita Prefecture
Island of Shikoku:
Ehime Prefecture
Kōchi Prefecture
33°0′N 118°35′W / 33.000°N 118.583°W / 33.000; -118.583 United StatesCalifornia - San Clemente Island
33°0′N 117°17′W / 33.000°N 117.283°W / 33.000; -117.283 United StatesCalifornia
Arizona
New Mexico
Texas
Louisiana - just south of the border with Arkansas
Mississippi
Alabama
Georgia
South Carolina
33°0′N 16°23′W / 33.000°N 16.383°W / 33.000; -16.383 PortugalCal Islet, south of Porto Santo Island, Madeira
33°0′N 8°45′W / 33.000°N 8.750°W / 33.000; -8.750 Morocco
33°0′N 1°28′W / 33.000°N 1.467°W / 33.000; -1.467 Algeria

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