28th parallel north

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Line across the Earth
28°
28th parallel north
In Mexico the parallel defines the border between the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.

The 28th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 28 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Africa, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America and the Atlantic Ocean.

In Mexico the parallel defines the border between the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.

This parallel also passes through Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on Earth, passing just north of its summit.

At this latitude the sun is visible for 13 hours, 55 minutes during the summer solstice and 10 hours, 22 minutes during the winter solstice.[1]

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 28° north passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Algeria
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Libya
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Egypt
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Red Sea Gulf of Suez
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Egypt Sinai Peninsula
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Red Sea Straits of Tiran
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Saudi Arabia Island of Tiran
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Red Sea
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Saudi Arabia
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Persian Gulf
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Iran
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Pakistan Balochistan
Sindh
Punjab
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  India Rajasthan
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Pakistan Punjab
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  India Rajasthan
Haryana
Rajasthan
Haryana
Uttar Pradesh
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.    Nepal
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet - for about 14 km
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.    Nepal For about 11 km
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet - for about 30 km
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.    Nepal Mount Everest lies on the parallel as it crosses from Nepal to China
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  India Sikkim
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Bhutan
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet - for about 15 km
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Bhutan
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Tibet
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  India Arunachal Pradesh - partly claimed by  People's Republic of China
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Myanmar (Burma)
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  People's Republic of China Yunnan
Sichuan
Yunnan
Sichuan
Yunnan
Sichuan
Guizhou
Hunan
Jiangxi
Fujian
Zhejiang
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. East China Sea
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Pacific Ocean Passing through the Amami Islands,  Japan
Passing just north of the Bonin Islands,  Japan
Passing just south of Midway Atoll,  United States Minor Outlying Islands
Passing just north of Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Hawaii,  United States
Passing just south of Cedros Island,  Mexico
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Mexico Baja California/Baja California Sur border
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Gulf of California
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Mexico
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  United States Texas - mainland and San José Island
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Gulf of Mexico
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  United States Florida - island of Clearwater Beach and the mainland
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Atlantic Ocean Passing just south of the island of La Gomera,  Spain
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Spain Island of Tenerife
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Atlantic Ocean
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Spain Island of Gran Canaria
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Atlantic Ocean Passing just south of the island of Fuerteventura,  Spain
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Morocco
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.  Algeria

28th parallel north in popular culture

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