Largest cities straddling the Equator


Source: earthpm.com

Quito – Source: earthpm.com

Each of the following cities straddles/abuts the Equator, as the coordinates for each are less than one degree latitude from the Equator. Only the core city population is provided, so there may be some suburbs that could have been part of this list, as well.

  1. Quito, Ecuador: 2,671,191 (2011)
  2. Kampala, Uganda: 1,659,600 (2012)
  3. Pekanbaru, Indonesia: 1,093,416 (2014)
  4. Padang, Indonesia: 1,024,906 (2014)
  5. Libreville, Gabon: 797,003 (2012)
  6. Pontianak, Indonesia: 573,751 (2014)
  7. Kisumu, Kenya: 409,928 (2009)
  8. Macapa, Brazil: 397,913 (2010)
  9. Mbandaka, Dem. Republic of Congo: 345,663 (2012)
  10. Manta, Ecuador: 217,553 (2010)
  11. Kismayo, Somalia: 183,300 (2011)
  12. Entebbe, Uganda: 69,958 (2014)
  13. Nuevo Loja, Ecuador: 57,527 (2010)
  14. Sao Tome, Sao Tome: 56,945 (2008)

SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org

 

 

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