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Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names

B

Name

Entry in The World Factbook

Latitude
(deg min)

Longitude
(deg min)

Bab el Mandeb (strait)

Indian Ocean

12 40 N

43 20 E

Babuyan Channel

Pacific Ocean

18 44 N

121 40 E

Babuyan Islands

Philippines

19 10 N

121 40 E

Baffin Bay

Arctic Ocean

73 00 N

66 00 W

Baffin Island

Canada

68 00 N

70 00 W

Baghdad (capital)

Iraq

33 21 N

44 25 E

Baki (see Baku)

Azerbaijan

40 23 N

49 51 E

Baku (capital)

Azerbaijan

40 23 N

49 51 E

Baky (see Baku)

Azerbaijan

40 23 N

49 51 E

Balabac Strait

Pacific Ocean

7 35 N

117 00 E

Balearic Islands

Spain

39 30 N

3 00 E

Balearic Sea (Iberian Sea)

Atlantic Ocean

40 30 N

2 00 E

Bali (island)

Indonesia

8 20 S

115 00 E

Bali Sea

Indian Ocean

7 45 S

115 30 E

Balintang Channel

Pacific Ocean

19 49 N

121 40 E

Balintang Islands

Philippines

19 55 N

122 10 E

Balkan Peninsula

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey (European part)

42 00 N

23 00 E

Balleny Islands

Antarctica

67 00 S

163 00 E

Balochistan (region)

Pakistan

28 00 N

63 00 E

Baltic Sea

Atlantic Ocean

57 00 N

19 00 E

Bamako (capital)

Mali

12 39 N

8 00 W

Banaba (Ocean Island)

Kiribati

0 52 S

169 35 E

Banat (region)

Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro

45 30 N

21 00 E

Banda Sea

Pacific Ocean

5 00 S

128 00 E

Bandar Seri Begawan (capital)

Brunei

4 52 S

114 55 E

Bangka (island)

Indonesia

2 30 S

106 00 E

Bangkok (capital)

Thailand

13 45 N

100 31 E

Bangui (capital)

Central African Republic

4 22 N

18 35 E

Banjul (capital)

The Gambia

13 28 N

16 39 W

Banks Island

Australia

10 12 S

142 16 E

Banks Island

Canada

75 15 N

121 30 W

Banks Islands (Iles Banks)

Vanuatu

14 00 S

167 30 E

Barbuda (island)

Antigua and Barbuda

17 38 N

61 48 W

Barents Sea

Arctic Ocean

74 00 N

36 00 E

Barranquilla (city)

Colombia

10 59 N

74 48 W

Bashi Channel

Pacific Ocean

22 00 N

121 00 E

Basilan Strait

Pacific Ocean

6 49 N

122 05 E

Basque Provinces

Spain

43 00 N

2 30 W

Bass Strait

Pacific Ocean

39 20 S

145 30 E

Basse-Terre (capital)

Guadeloupe

16 00 N

61 44 W

Basseterre (capital)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

17 18 N

62 43 W

Bastia (city)

France (Corsica)

42 42 N

9 27 E

Basutoland (former name for Lesotho)

Lesotho

29 30 S

28 30 E

Batan Islands

Philippines

20 30 N

121 50 E

Bavaria (Bayern) (region)

Germany

48 30 N

11 30 E

Beagle Channel

Atlantic Ocean

54 53 S

68 10 W

Bear Island (see Bjornoya)

Svalbard

74 26 N

19 05 E

Beaufort Sea

Arctic Ocean

73 00 N

140 00 W

Bechuanaland (former name for Botswana)

Botswana

22 00 S

24 00 E

Beijing (capital)

China

39 56 N

116 24 E

Beirut (capital)

Lebanon

33 53 N

35 30 E

Bekaa Valley

Lebanon

34 00 N

36 05 E

Belau (Palau Islands)

Palau

7 30 N

134 30 E

Belep Islands (Iles Belep)

New Caledonia

19 45 S

163 40 E

Belgian Congo (former name for Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

0 00 N

25 00 E

Belgie (local name for Belgium)

Belgium

50 50 N

4 00 E

Belgique (local name for Belgium)

Belgium

50 50 N

4 00 E

Belgrade (capital)

Serbia and Montenegro

44 50 N

20 30 E

Belize City (capital)

Belize

17 30 N

88 12 W

Belle Isle, Strait of

Atlantic Ocean

51 35 N

56 30 W

Bellingshausen Sea

Southern Ocean

71 00 S

85 00 W

Belmopan (capital)

Belize

17 15 N

88 46 W

Belorussia (former name for Belarus)

Belarus

53 00 N

28 00 E

Benadir (region; former name of Italian Somaliland)

Somalia

4 00 N

46 00 E

Bengal, Bay of

Indian Ocean

15 00 N

90 00 E

Berau, Gulf of

Pacific Ocean

2 30 S

132 30 E

Bering Island

Russia

55 00 N

166 30 E

Bering Sea

Pacific Ocean

60 00 N

175 00 W

Bering Strait

Pacific Ocean

65 30 N

169 00 W

Berkner Island

Antarctica

79 30 S

49 30 W

Berlin (capital)

Germany

52 31 N

13 24 E

Berlin, East (former name for eastern sector of Berlin)

Germany

52 30 N

13 33 E

Berlin, West (former name for western sector of Berlin)

Germany

52 30 N

12 20 E

Bern (capital)

Switzerland

46 57 N

7 26 E

Bessarabia (region)

Moldova, Romania, Ukraine

47 00 N

28 30 E

Bharat (local name for India)

India

20 00 N

77 00 E

Bhopal (city)

India

23 16 N

77 24 E

Biafra (region)

Nigeria

5 30 N

7 30 E

Big Diomede Island

Russia

65 46 N

169 06 W

Bijagos, Arquipelago dos (island group)

Guinea-Bissau

11 25 N

16 20 W

Bikini Atoll

Marshall Islands

11 35 N

165 23 E

Bilbao (city)

Spain

43 15 N

2 58 W

Bioko (island)

Equatorial Guinea

3 30 N

8 42 E

Biscay, Bay of

Atlantic Ocean

44 00 N

4 00 W

Bishkek (capital)

Kyrgyzstan

42 54 N

74 36 E

Bishop Rock

United Kingdom

49 52 N

6 27 W

Bismarck Archipelago (island group)

Papua New Guinea

5 00 S

150 00 E

Bismarck Sea

Pacific Ocean

4 00 S

148 00 E

Bissau (capital)

Guinea-Bissau

11 51 N

15 35 W

Bjornoya (Bear Island)

Svalbard

74 26 N

19 05 E

Black Forest (region)

Germany

48 00 N

8 15 E

Black Rock (island)

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

53 39 S

41 48 W

Black Sea

Atlantic Ocean

43 00 N

35 00 E

Bloemfontein (city, judicial center)

South Africa

29 12 S

26 07 E

Bo Hai (gulf)

Pacific Ocean

38 00 N

120 00 E

Boa Vista (island)

Cape Verde

16 05 N

22 50 W

Bogota (capital)

Colombia

4 36 N

74 05 W

Bohemia (region)

Czech Republic

50 00 N

14 30 E

Bombay (see Mumbai)

India

18 58 N

72 50 E

Bonaire (island)

Netherlands Antilles

12 10 N

68 15 W

Bonifacio, Strait of

Atlantic Ocean

41 01 N

14 00 E

Bonin Islands

Japan

27 00 N

140 10 E

Bonn (capital)

Germany

50 44 N

7 05 E

Bophuthatswana (enclave region)

South Africa

26 30 S

25 30 E

Bora-Bora (island)

French Polynesia

16 30 S

151 45 W

Bordeaux (city)

France

44 50 N

0 34 W

Borneo (island)

Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia

0 30 N

114 00 E

Bornholm (island)

Denmark

55 10 N

15 00 E

Bosna i Hercegovina (local name for Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

44 00 N

18 00 E

Bosnia (political region)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

44 00 N

18 00 E

Bosporus (strait)

Atlantic Ocean

41 00 N

29 00 E

Bothnia, Gulf of

Atlantic Ocean

63 00 N

20 00 E

Bougainville (island)

Papua New Guinea

6 00 S

155 00 E

Bougainville Strait

Pacific Ocean

6 40 S

156 10 E

Bounty Islands

New Zealand

47 43 S

174 00 E

Bourbon Island (former name of Reunion)

Reunion

21 06 S

55 36 E

Brasilia (capital)

Brazil

15 47 S

47 55 W

Bratislava (capital)

Slovakia

48 09 N

17 07 E

Brazzaville (capital)

Republic of the Congo

4 16 S

15 17 E

Bridgetown (capital)

Barbados

13 06 N

59 37 W

Brisbane (city)

Australia

27 28 S

153 02 E

Bristol Bay

Pacific Ocean

57 00 N

160 00 W

Bristol Channel

Atlantic Ocean

51 18 N

3 30 W

Britain (see Great Britain)

United Kingdom

54 00 N

2 00 W

British Bechuanaland (region; former name for northwest South Africa)

South Africa

27 30 S

23 30 E

British Central African Protectorate (former name of  Nyasaland)

Malawi

13 30 S

34 00 E

British East Africa (former name for British possessions in eastern Africa)

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

1 00 N

38 00 E

British Guiana (former name for Guyana)

Guyana

5 00 N

59 00 W

British Honduras (former name for Belize)

Belize

17 15 N

88 45 W

British Solomon Islands (former name for Solomon Islands)

Solomon Islands

8 00 S

159 00 E

British Somaliland (former name for northern Somalia)

Somalia

10 00 N

49 00 E

Brussels (capital)

Belgium

50 50 N

4 20 E

Bubiyan (island)

Kuwait

29 47 N

48 10 E

Bucharest (capital)

Romania

44 26 N

26 06 E

Budapest (capital)

Hungary

47 30 N

19 05 E

Buenos Aires (capital)

Argentina

34 36 S

58 27 W

Bujumbura (capital)

Burundi

3 23 S

29 22 E

Bukovina (region)

Romania, Ukraine

48 00 N

26 00 E

Byelarus (local name for Belarus)

Belarus

53 00 N

28 00 E

Byelorussia (former name for Belarus)

Belarus

53 00 N

28 00 E

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