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What country is at 60 degrees north latitude?

Last Updated: 5th April, 2020

List of countries by latitude
Latitude Locations
60° N Oslo, Norway; Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; major parts of Nordic countries in EU; St. Petersburg, Russia; southern Alaska; southern border of the Yukon and the Northwest territories in Canada; Shetland, UK

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Similarly, you may ask, what cities are at 60 degrees north latitude?

World's largest cities above 60 degrees north latitude – UPDATED

  • Helsinki, Finland 626,305 (2015)
  • Arkhangelsk, Russia 350,985 (2013)
  • Murmansk, Russia 307,257 (2010)
  • Surgut, Russia 306,675 (2010) – Thank you, English Grammar!
  • Anchorage, Alaska, USA 300,950 (2013)
  • Bergen, Norway 277,378 (2015)
  • Yakutsk, Russia 269,601 (2010)
  • Espoo, Finland 267,906 (2015)

Similarly, where is 60 degrees south latitude? The Southern Ocean extends from the coast of Antarctica north to 60 degrees south latitude, which coincides with the Antarctic Treaty region and which approximates the extent of the Antarctic Convergence.

In respect to this, where is 60 degrees north latitude Canada?

In Canada, the 60th parallel constitutes the mainland boundary between the northern territories of Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut to the north, and the western provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba to the south.

What cities are at 32 degrees latitude?

  • Latitude line.
  • Dallas, Texas.
  • Macon, GA.
  • Tripoli, Libya.
  • Charleston, SC.

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