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9th Parallel South

Line across the Earth
9th parallel south

The 9th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 9 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Pacific Ocean and South America.

Around the world

Starting at the Prime Meridian and heading eastwards, the parallel 9° south passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Atlantic Ocean
 Angola
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lake Mweru
 Zambia
 Tanzania Mainland and island of Kilwa Kisiwani
Indian Ocean Passing just north of Providence Atoll,  Seychelles
Passing just south of the islands of Java, Bali, Nusa Penida and Lombok,  Indonesia
 Indonesia Island of Sumbawa
Indian Ocean Sumba Strait
Savu Sea - passing just south of the island of Flores,  Indonesia
 Indonesia Island of Timor - for about 16 km
 Timor-Leste Island of Timor - for about 14 km
 Indonesia Island of Timor - for about 6 km
 Timor-Leste Island of Timor
Timor Sea
Arafura Sea
 Indonesia Island of New Guinea
 Papua New Guinea Islands of New Guinea and Parama
Coral Sea Gulf of Papua
 Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
Solomon Sea Oro Bay
 Papua New Guinea Island of New Guinea
Solomon Sea Passing between the D'Entrecasteaux and Trobriand Islands,  Papua New Guinea
 Papua New Guinea Islands of Nusam and Woodlark
Solomon Sea Passing just south of the islands of Tetepare, Vangunu and Nggatokae,  Solomon Islands
 Solomon Islands Russell Islands
New Georgia Sound Passing just north of Savo Island,  Solomon Islands
 Solomon Islands Florida Islands
Indispensable Strait
 Solomon Islands Island of Malaita
Pacific Ocean Passing between the Funafuti and Nukulaelae atolls,  Tuvalu
Passing just north of Nukunonu atoll,  Tokelau
 Cook Islands Penrhyn Island
Pacific Ocean Passing just south of Nuku Hiva and Ua Huka islands,  French Polynesia
 Peru
 Brazil Acre
Amazonas
Rondônia - for about 8 km
Amazonas - for about 20 km
Rondônia
Mato Grosso
Pará
Tocantins
Maranhão
Piauí
Bahia
Pernambuco
Bahia
Pernambuco - for about 13 km
Bahia - for about 5 km
Pernambuco
Alagoas - for about 20 km
Pernambuco - for about 8 km
Alagoas - for about 15 km
Pernambuco
Alagoas
Atlantic Ocean

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