There are six countries where the Equator crosses Africa. These are Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Somalia.
Which African countries does the Equator go through?
The equator is the only line of latitude which is a great circle. The lucky countries being crossed by the imaginary line in Africa include; Gabon, Democratic republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, Principe and Sao Tome.
What six African countries does the Equator pass?
The seven countries in Africa the equator does run through include: Gabon, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Sao Torne and Principe.
Does the Equator run through the continent of Africa?
The equator passes through the continents of South America, Africa and Asia.
Which country is closest to the Equator?
The countries through which the equator runs are:
- São Tomé and Principe.
- Republic of the Congo.
- The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
What countries sit on the Equator?
The Equator passes through 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati.
Which three African countries are on the Equator?
Africa straddles the Equator which passes through 6 countries: Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia.