You need to know the Countries In Northern Hemisphere, we have provided you with information on this hemisphere which includes the continents in Northern Hemisphere, Climate, and all you need to know about the Northern hemisphere.
Though the world Atlas is divided into 4 hemispheres, the Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere. We will focus our attention basically on the northern hemisphere countries in this content.
List Of Countries In Northern Hemisphere, 10 Facts You Should Know.
About 67.3% of the world’s landmass is found in the northern hemisphere. The whole 23 countries of North America are part of the northern hemisphere, entire Europe, 32 countries in Africa, major parts of west indies, and major parts of Asia and others.
The countries in Northern Hemisphere are countries that are found in the north of the equator, some countries shared a line with both the northern and southern hemispheres, shortly, we will be listing countries that are found in the northern hemisphere.
Total Numbers Of Countries In Northern Hemisphere.
In total, there are over 180 countries that made up the northern hemisphere, about 5 continents that make this up.
Following is the list of Countries in the northern hemisphere.
North America Countries In Northern Hemisphere.
- The United Kingdom.
- The Netherlands.
- Czech Republic (Czechia).
- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- North Macedonia.
- San Marino.
- Holy City
- The Channel Islands.
- The Isle of Man.
- Faeroe Islands.
- Dominica (Caribbean).
- Dominican Republic (Caribbean).
- El Salvador (Central America).
- Antigua and Barbuda (Caribbean).
- Bahamas (Caribbean).
- Barbados (Caribbean).
- Belize (Central America).
- Saint Lucia (Caribbean).
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Caribbean).
- Trinidad and Tobago (Caribbean).
- The United States of America.
- Costa Rica (Central America).
- Grenada (Caribbean).
- Guatemala (Central America).
- Haiti (Caribbean).
- Honduras (Central America).
- Jamaica (Caribbean).
- Nicaragua (Central America).
- Saint Kitts and Nevis (Caribbean).
- Panama (Central America).
South America Countries In North Hemisphere.
- French Guiana.
African Countries In Northern Hemisphere.
- Western Sahara.
- Ivory Coast.
- Sierra Leone.
- Burkina Faso.
- Equatorial Guinea.
- Sao Tome and Principe.
- the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- Congo Brazzaville.
West Indies Countries In Northern Hemisphere.
- The Dominican Republic.
- Puerto Rico.
- Trinidad And Tobago.
Asia Countries In Northern Hemisphere.
- The Philippines.
- South Korea.
- Saudi Arabia.
- North Korea.
- Sri Lanka.
- The United Arab Emirates.
- The state of Palestine.
- The Maldives.
Other countries include.
- Sri Lanka.
- North Korea.
- South Korea.
- the Philippines.
- parts of Indonesia.
The Coriolis EffectIin Northern Hemisphere.
One critical phenomenon that happens or common with the northern hemisphere countries is the Coriolis effect, which means, an object is deflected in the northern half of the globe. Any object moving over the earth’s surface in the northern hemisphere will deflect in the right direction.
This phenomenon is responsible for the large pattern in water or air to move clockwise north of the equator. All of these effects are in the opposite direction in the southern hemisphere.
Climate And Geography.
Here in this region, there are various climates and topography. Nevertheless, because there is more land in the northern hemisphere, it witnesses winter that starts from late December, known as the Winter Solstice to late March known as the vernal equinox.
The summer solstice starts from late June to later December known as the Autumnal equinox. This variation is due to the earth’s axial tilt. The northern hemisphere is tilted away from the sun starting from later December (21) to around 20 of March. And it is titled towards the sun around June 21 to around 21 of September.
Climatic Region In Northern Hemisphere.
The northern hemisphere is categorized into different climatic regions and they include the following;
This area is about 66.5-degrees north of the Arctic circle. This region experiences a very chill winter and a cool summer.
During the winter, the region experiences total darkness for 24hrs in a day and during the summer the region experience 24hrs sunlight all through, this phenomenon is often referred to as the longest and shortest days in the northern hemisphere.
South OF Arctic.
This region is close to the Tropic of Cancer which is known to be the northern temperate zone. This area experiences mild winters and summers, however, some area has specific climate condition.
Take, for instance, the united states which is the southwestern regions experience a very hot summer and an arid desert climate.
While the state of Florida which is the southeastern part of the united states experiences a rainy season with a mild winter, the climatic condition experience here is equivalent to that of a humid subtropical climate.
Other regions that include the region between the equator and Tropic of Cancer experience hot weather all year and have a rainy summer season.
Continents In Northern Hemisphere.
Following are the Continents located in the Northern Hemisphere;
- North America
- Central America
- Asia (Excerpt few areas in Maritime Southeast Asia)
- About two-thirds of Africa
- one-tenth of South America
We have discussed one part of the 4 hemispheres of the earth which is the northern hemisphere, we will be updating you with the other hemisphere shortly.
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