35th parallel north

The 35th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 35 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America and the Atlantic Ocean.

35th parallel north

In the United States, the parallel defines the southern border of Tennessee, and the border between North Carolina and Georgia, as well as the tripoint of ArizonaCaliforniaNevada.

At this northern latitude, the Sun is visible for 14 hours, 31 minutes on its summer solstice (in June) and for 9 hours, 48 minutes on its winter solstice (in December).[1]

This parallel is sometimes used to define the northern boundary of the subtropics.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 35° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
35°0′N 0°0′E  Algeria
35°0′N 8°19′E  Tunisia
35°0′N 10°58′E Mediterranean Sea
35°0′N 24°45′E  Greece Island of Crete
35°0′N 25°34′E Mediterranean Sea
35°0′N 32°18′E  Cyprus Including, for a short distance, the United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus
35°0′N 33°43′E Dhekelia  United Kingdom Sovereign Base Area (not part of the territory of the Republic of Cyprus)
35°0′N 33°51′E  Cyprus
35°0′N 34°4′E Mediterranean Sea
35°0′N 35°54′E  Syria
35°0′N 41°14′E  Iraq
35°0′N 45°53′E  Iran Passing through Saveh
35°0′N 61°7′E  Afghanistan
35°0′N 71°31′E  Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Azad Kashmir – claimed by  India
Gilgit-Baltistan – claimed by  India
35°0′N 77°1′E  India Ladakh – claimed by  Pakistan
35°0′N 78°7′E Aksai Chin Disputed between  India and  People's Republic of China
35°0′N 80°11′E  People's Republic of China Tibet
35°0′N 119°12′E Yellow Sea
35°0′N 126°6′E  South Korea South Jeolla Province
South Gyeongsang Province
passing just south of Busan
35°0′N 128°50′E Sea of Japan
35°0′N 132°12′E  Japan Island of Honshu:
Shimane Prefecture
Hiroshima Prefecture
Okayama Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture
Osaka Prefecture
Kyoto Prefecture – passing through central Kyoto city
Shiga Prefecture – passing through central Ōtsu city
Mie Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
Shizuoka Prefecture – passing just north of Shizuoka city
35°0′N 139°6′E Pacific Ocean Sagami Bay
35°0′N 139°51′E  Japan Island of Honshu:
Chiba Prefecture – the southern tip of the Bōsō Peninsula
35°0′N 139°59′E Pacific Ocean
35°0′N 120°38′W  United States
In the United States the 35th parallel defines the southern border of Tennessee, part of the southern border of North Carolina, and the northern borders of Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.
California – passing just north of Santa Maria
ArizonaCaliforniaNevada tripoint
New Mexico – passing just south of Albuquerque
Tennessee / Mississippi border
Tennessee / Alabama border
Tennessee / Georgia border
North Carolina / Georgia border
South Carolina
North Carolina – passing through Fayetteville
35°0′N 76°8′W Atlantic Ocean
35°0′N 6°15′W  Morocco Passing through Ksar el-Kebir
35°0′N 2°8′W  Algeria

See also


  1. "Duration of Daylight/Darkness Table for One Year". U.S. Naval Observatory. 2019-09-24. Archived from the original on 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.