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Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names

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Name

Entry in The World Factbook

Latitude
(deg min)

Longitude
(deg min)

Saar (region)

Germany

49 25 N

7 00 E

Saaremaa (island)

Estonia

58 25 N

22 30 E

Saba (island)

Netherlands Antilles

17 38 N

63 10 W

Sabah (state)

Malaysia

5 20 N

117 10 E

Sable Island

Canada

43 55 N

59 50 W

Safety Islands (Iles du Salut)

French Guiana

5 20 N

52 37 W

Sahara Occidental (former name for Western Sahara)

Western Sahara

24 30 N

13 00 W

Sahel (region)

Burkina Faso, Chad, The Gambia, Guinea- Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal

15 00 N

8 00 W

Saigon (city; former name for Ho Chi Minh City)

Vietnam

10 45 N

106 40 E

Saint Barthelemy (Saint Bartís) (island)

Guadeloupe

17 55 N

62 52 W

Saint Brandon (Cargados Carajos Shoals)

Mauritius

16 25 S

59 38 E

Saint Christopher (island)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

17 20 N

62 45 W

Saint Christopher and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis

17 20 N

62 45 W

Saint Eustatius (island)

Netherlands Antilles

17 30 N

63 00 W

Saint George's (capital)

Grenada

12 03 N

61 45 W

Saint George's Channel

Atlantic Ocean

52 00 N

6 00 W

Saint Helens, Mount (volcano)

United States

46 15 N

122 12 W

Saint Helier (capital)

Jersey

49 12 N

2 37 W

Saint John (city)

Canada (New Brunswick)

45 16 N

66 04 W

Saint John's (capital)

Antigua and Barbuda

17 06 N

61 51 W

Saint Lawrence Island

United States

49 30 N

67 00 W

Saint Lawrence Seaway

Atlantic Ocean

49 15 N

67 00 W

Saint Lawrence, Gulf of

Atlantic Ocean

48 00 N

62 00 W

Saint Paul Island

Canada

47 12 N

60 09 W

Saint Paul Island

United States

57 11 N

170 16 W

Saint Paul Island (Ile Saint-Paul)

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

38 43 S

77 29 E

Saint Peter and Saint Paul Rocks (Penedos de Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo)

Brazil

0 23 N

29 23 W

Saint Peter Port (capital)

Guernsey

49 27 N

2 32 W

Saint Petersburg (city; former capital)

Russia

59 55 N

30 15 E

Saint Thomas (island)

Virgin Islands

18 21 N

64 55 W

Saint Vincent Passage

Atlantic Ocean

13 30 N

61 00 W

Saint-Denis (capital)

Reunion

20 52 S

55 28 E

Saint-Martin (Sint Maarten) (island)

Guadeloupe

18 04 N

63 04 W

Saint-Pierre (capital)

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

46 46 N

56 11 W

Saipan (island)

Northern Mariana Islands

15 12 N

145 45 E

Sakíartívelo (local name for Georgia)

Georgia

42 00 N

43 30 E

Sakhalin Island (Ostrov Sakhalin)

Russia

51 00 N

143 00 E

Sakishima Islands

Japan

24 30 N

124 00 E

Sala y Gomez, Isla (island)

Chile

26 28 S

105 00 W

Salisbury (city; former name for Harare)

Zimbabwe

17 50 S

105 00 W

Salzburg (city)

Austria

47 48 N

13 02 E

Samar (island)

Philippines

12 00 N

125 00 E

Samaria (region)

West Bank

32 15 N

35 10 E

Samoa Islands

American Samoa, Samoa

14 00 S

171 00 W

Samos (island)

Greece

37 48 N

26 44 E

San Ambrosio, Isla (island)

Chile

26 21 S

79 52 W

San Andres y Providencia, Archipielago (island group)

Colombia

13 00 N

81 30 W

San Bernardino Strait

Pacific Ocean

12 32 N

124 10 E

San Felix, Isla (island)

Chile

26 17 S

80 05 W

San Jose (capital)

Costa Rica

9 56 N

84 05 W

San Juan (capital)

Puerto Rico

18 28 N

66 07 W

San Marino (capital)

San Marino

43 56 N

12 25 E

San Salvador (capital)

El Salvador

13 42 N

89 12 W

Sanaa (capital)

Yemen

15 21 N

44 12 E

Sandzak (region)

Serbia and Montenegro

43 05 N

19 45 E

Santa Cruz (city)

Bolivia

17 48 S

63 10 W

Santa Cruz Islands

Solomon Islands

11 00 S

166 15 E

Santa Sede (local name for the Holy See)

Holy See

41 54 N

12 27 E

Santiago (capital)

Chile

33 27 S

70 40 W

Santo Antao (island)

Cape Verde

17 05 N

25 10 W

Santo Domingo (capital)

Dominican Republic

18 28 N

69 54 W

Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo, Penedos de (rocks)

Brazil

0 23 N

29 23 W

Sao Tiago (island)

Cape Verde

15 05 N

23 40 W

Sao Tome (island)

Sao Tome and Principe

0 12 N

6 39 E

Sapudi Strait

Pacific Ocean

7 05 S

114 10 E

Sarajevo (capital)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

43 52 N

18 25 E

Sarawak (state)

Malaysia

2 30 N

113 30 E

Sardinia (island)

Italy

40 00 N

9 00 E

Sargasso Sea (region)

Atlantic Ocean

30 00 N

55 00 W

Sark (island)

Guernsey

49 26 N

2 21 W

Savage Island (former name for Niue)

Niue

19 02 S

169 52 W

Savu Sea

Pacific Ocean

9 30 S

122 00 E

Saxony (region)

Germany

51 00 N

13 00 E

Schleswig-Holstein (region)

Germany

54 31 N

9 33 E

Schweiz (local German name for Switzerland)

Switzerland

47 00 N

8 00 E

Scopus, Mount

Israel, West Bank

31 48 N

35 14 E

Scotia Sea

Atlantic Ocean, Southern Ocean

56 00 S

40 00 W

Scotland (region)

United Kingdom

57 00 N

4 00 W

Scott Island

Antarctica

67 24 S

179 55 W

Senegambia (region; former name of confederation of Senegal and The Gambia)

The Gambia, Senegal

13 50 N

15 25 W

Senyavin Islands

Federated States of Micronesia

6 55 N

158 00 E

Seoul (capital)

South Korea

37 34 N

127 00 E

Serbia and Montenegro

Yugoslavia

43 00 N

21 00 E

Serendib (former name for Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka

7 00 N

81 00 E

Serrana Bank (shoal)

Colombia

14 25 N

80 16 W

Serranilla Bank (shoal)

Colombia

15 51 N

79 46 W

Settlement, The (capital)

Christmas Island

18 44 N

64 19 W

Severnaya Zemlya (Northland) (island group)

Russia

79 30 N

98 00 E

Shaba (region)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

8 00 S

27 00 E

Shag Island

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

53 00 S

72 30 E

Shag Rocks

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

53 33 S

42 02 W

Shetland Islands

United Kingdom

60 30 N

1 30 W

Shikoku (island)

Japan

33 45 N

133 30 E

Shikotan (island)

Russia (de facto)

43 47 N

146 45 E

Shqiperia (local name for Albania)

Albania

41 00 N

20 00 E

Siam (former name for Thailand)

Thailand

15 00 N

100 00 E

Siberia (region)

Russia

60 00 N

100 00 E

Sibutu Passage

Pacific Ocean

4 50 N

119 35 E

Sicily (island)

Italy

37 30 N

14 00 E

Sicily, Strait of

Atlantic Ocean

37 20 N

11 20 E

Sidra, Gulf of

Atlantic Ocean

31 30 N

18 00 E

Sikkim (state)

India

27 50 N

88 30 E

Silesia (region)

Czech Republic, Germany, Poland

51 00 N

17 00 E

Sinai Peninsula

Egypt

29 30 N

34 00 E

Singapore (capital)

Singapore

1 17 N

103 51 E

Singapore Strait

Pacific Ocean

1 15 N

104 00 E

Sinkiang (Xinjiang) (autonomous region)

China

42 00 N

86 00 E

Sint Eustatius (island)

Netherlands Antilles

17 29 N

62 58 W

Sint Maarten (Saint-Martin) (island)

Netherlands Antilles

18 04 N

63 04 W

Sjaelland (island)

Denmark

55 30 N

12 00 E

Skagerrak (strait)

Atlantic Ocean

57 45 N

9 00 E

Skopje (capital)

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

41 59 N

21 26 E

Slavonia (region)

Croatia

45 27 N

18 00 E

Slovenija (local name for Slovenia)

Slovenia

46 00 N

15 00 E

Slovensko (local name for Slovakia)

Slovakia

48 40 N

19 30 E

Smyrna (region; former name for Izmir)

Turkey

38 25 N

27 10 E

Society Islands (Iles de la Societe)

French Polynesia

17 00 S

150 00 W

Socotra (island)

Yemen

12 30 N

54 00 E

Sofia (capital)

Bulgaria

42 41 N

23 19 E

Solomon Islands, northern

Papua New Guinea

6 00 S

155 00 E

Solomon Islands, southern

Solomon Islands

8 00 S

159 00 E

Solomon Sea

Pacific Ocean

8 00 S

153 00 E

Somaliland (region)

Somalia

9 30 N

46 00 E

Somers Islands (former name for Bermuda)

Bermuda

32 20 N

64 45 W

Songkhla (city)

Thailand

7 12 N

100 36 E

Sound, The (Oresund) (strait)

Atlantic Ocean

55 50 N

12 40 E

South Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

30 00 S

15 00 W

South China Sea

Pacific Ocean

10 00 N

113 00 E

South Georgia (island)

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

54 15 S

36 45 W

South Island

New Zealand

43 00 S

171 00 E

South Korea

South Korea

37 00 N

127 30 E

South Orkney Islands

Antarctica

61 00 S

45 00 W

South Ossetia (region)

Georgia

42 20 N

44 00 E

South Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean

30 00 S

130 00 W

South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

57 45 S

26 30 W

South Shetland Islands

Antarctica

62 00 S

59 00 W

South Tyrol (region)

Italy

46 30 N

10 30 E

South Vietnam (former name for the southern portion of Vietnam)

Vietnam

12 00 N

108 00 E

South Yemen (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen)

Yemen

14 00 N

48 00 E

Southern Grenadines (island group)

Grenada

12 20 N

61 30 W

Southern Rhodesia (former name for Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwe

20 00 S

30 00 E

South-West Africa (former name for Namibia)

Namibia

22 00 S

17 00 E

Soviet Union (former name of a large Eurasian empire, roughly coequal with the former Russian Empire)

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

   

Spanish Guinea (former name for Equatorial Guinea)

Equatorial Guinea

2 00 N

10 00 E

Spanish Morocco (former name for northern Morocco)

Morocco

32 00 N

7 00 W

Spanish North Africa (exclaves)

Spain (Ceuta, Islas Chafarinas, Melilla, Penon de Alhucemas, Penon de Velez de la Gomera)

35 15 N

4 00 W

Spanish Sahara (former name)

Western Sahara

24 30 N

13 00 W

Spanish West Africa (former name for Ifni and Spanish Sahara)

Morocco, Western Sahara

25 00 N

13 00 W

Spice Islands (Moluccas)

Indonesia

2 00 S

28 00 E

Spitsbergen (island)

Svalbard

78 00 N

20 00 E

Srbija-Crna Gora (local name for Serbia and Montenegro)

Serbia and Montenegro

44 00 N

21 00 E

St. Johnís (city)

Canada (Newfoundland)

47 34 N

52 43 W

Stanley (capital)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

51 42 S

57 41 W

Stockholm (capital)

Sweden

59 20 N

18 03 E

Stuttgart (city)

Germany

48 46 N

9 11 E

Sucre (city)

Bolivia

19 02 S

65 17 W

Suez Canal

Egypt

29 55 N

32 33 E

Suez, Gulf of

Indian Ocean

28 10 N

33 27 E

Suisse (local French name for Switzerland)

Switzerland

47 00 N

8 00 E

Sulawesi (Celebes) (island)

Indonesia

2 00 S

121 00 E

Sulawesi Sea

Pacific Ocean

3 00 N

122 00 E

Sulu Archipelago (island group)

Philippines

6 00 N

121 00 E

Sulu Sea

Pacific Ocean

8 00 N

120 00 E

Sumatra (island)

Indonesia

0 00 N

102 00 E

Sumba (island)

Indonesia

10 00 S

120 00 E

Sumba Strait

Pacific Ocean

9 10 S

120 00 E

Sumbawa (island)

Indonesia

8 30 S

118 00 E

Sunda Islands (Soenda Isles)

Indonesia, Malaysia

2 00 S

110 00 E

Sunda Strait

Indian Ocean

6 00 S

105 45 E

Suomi (local name for Finland)

Finland

64 00 N

26 00 E

Surigao Strait

Pacific Ocean

10 15 N

125 23 E

Surinam (former name for Suriname)

Suriname

4 00 N

56 00 W

Suriyah (local name for Syria)

Syria

35 00 N

38 00 E

Surtsey (volcanic island)

Iceland

63 17 N

20 40 W

Suva (capital)

Fiji

18 08 S

178 25 E

Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg) (city)

Russia

56 50 N

60 39 E

Sverige (local name for Sweden)

Sweden

62 00 N

15 00 E

Svizzera (local Italian name for Switzerland)

Switzerland

47 00 N

8 00 E

Swains Island

American Samoa

11 03 S

171 15 W

Swan Islands

Honduras

17 25 S

83 56 W

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