Category: Geographical centres

Geographical centre of Switzerland
The geographical centre of Switzerland has the coordinates 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″E / 46.80111°N 8.22667°E (Swiss Grid: 660158/183641). It is located at Älggi-Alp in the municipality of Sachseln, Obwalde
Geographical centre
In geography, the centroid of the two-dimensional shape of a region of the Earth's surface (projected radially to sea level or onto a geoid surface) is known as its geographic centre or geographical c
Geometric centre of Slovenia
The Geometric Centre of Slovenia (Slovene: Geometrično središče Slovenije, GEOSS) is the geometric centre of the country. Its geographic coordinates are 46°07′11.8″N 14°48′55.2″E / 46.119944°N 14.81
Axis mundi
In astronomy, axis mundi is the Latin term for the axis of Earth between the celestial poles. In a geocentric coordinate system, this is the axis of rotation of the celestial sphere. Consequently, in
Central Germany (geography)
Central Germany (Zentraldeutschland/Mitteldeutschland), in geography, describes the areas surrounding the geographical centre of Germany. Hesse, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia are the only landlocked Ger
Pusztavacs is a village in Dabas district, Pest county, Hungary, about 54 km south-east of the capital Budapest. Its population consists of 1530 inhabitants. Pusztavacs was first mentioned in records
Nil-Saint-Vincent-Saint-Martin (Walloon: Nî) is a Belgian village and district of the municipality of Walhain, Wallonia in the province of Walloon Brabant. The villages of Nil-Saint-Vincent and Nil-Sa
Făgăraș (Romanian pronunciation: [fəɡəˈraʃ]; German: Fogarasch, Fugreschmarkt, Hungarian: Fogaras) is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. It lies on the Olt River and has a population
Centre of Canada
There are several ways of determining the centre of Canada giving different locations.
Lake Vivi
Lake Vivi (Russian language: о́зеро Ви́ви) is a lake in Evenkia, Siberia, Russia. The area of the lake is 229 square kilometres (88 sq mi). The lake is located in a remote area and has no permanent se
Geographical centre of Ireland
The Geographical Centre of Ireland, according to an investigation and calculation carried out by the Official Irish Government Mapping Agency, Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) published on the official O
Geographical centre of Earth
The geographical center of Earth is the geometric center of all land surfaces on Earth. Geometrically defined it is the Centroid of all land surfaces within the two dimensions of the Geoid surface whi
Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson (Māori: Whakatū) is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay / Te Tai-o-Aorere. Nelson is the oldest city in the South Island and the second-oldest settled city in New Zealand – it was establ
List of geographic centers of the United States
This is a list of geographic centers of each U.S. state and inhabited territory. The geographic center of the United States is northeast of Belle Fourche in Butte County, South Dakota 44°58′N 103°46′W
Geographical midpoint of Asia
The location of the geographical centre of Asia (Russian: Центр Азии; Tuvan: Азияның Төвү; Chinese: 亚洲地理中心) depends on the definition of the borders of Asia, mainly whether remote islands are included
Barsali is a village located in Betul tehsil, in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the location of the geographical centre of India.
Cwmystwyth (also Cwm Ystwyth, Welsh pronunciation: [kʊmˈəstʊɨθ]; English: "valley of the River Ystwyth") is a village in Ceredigion, Wales near Devil's Bridge, and Pont-rhyd-y-groes. The Ordnance Surv
Geographic center of the United States
The geographic center of the United States is a point approximately 20 mi (32 km) north of Belle Fourche, South Dakota at 44°58′2.07622″N 103°46′17.60283″W / 44.9672433944°N 103.7715563417°W. It has
Geographic center of Taiwan
Geographic center of Taiwan is the center point of Taiwan Island. It is located at (t 虎頭山, s 虎头山, Hutoushan, "Tiger Head Mountain") in the township of Puli in Nantou County, Taiwan.
Geographical centre of Norway
The geographical centre of Norway has been identified as a spot in the Ogndalsfjella in the southeastern part of the municipality of Steinkjer in Trøndelag county, located at 63°59′26″N 12°18′28″E /
Geographic center of Belarus
The geographical center of Belarus (Belarusian: Геаграфічны цэнтр Беларусі) is at the geographical coordinates of latitude 53°31'44.54", longitude 28°02'41.90". It is located 70-km south-east of Minsk
Niederdorla is a village and a former municipality in the Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis district of Thuringia, Germany. It is the geographical center of Germany. Its nearest main city is Erfurt, which also is
Cuiabá (Portuguese pronunciation: [kujaˈba]) is the capital city of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. It is located near the geographical centre of South America. Also, it forms the metropolitan are
Rugby, North Dakota
Rugby is a city in, and the county seat of, Pierce County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 2,509 at the 2020 census, making it the 19th largest city in North Dakota. Rugby was founded
Geographical midpoint of Europe
The location of the geographical centre of Europe depends on the definition of the borders of Europe, mainly whether remote islands are included to define the extreme points of Europe, and on the meth
Omphalos of Delphi
The Omphalos of Delphi is an ancient marble monument that was found at the archaeological site of Delphi, Greece. According to the Ancient Greek myths regarding the founding of the Delphic Oracle, the
Geographical centre of Scotland
There is some debate as to the location of the geographical centre of Scotland. This is due to different methods of calculating the centre, and whether surrounding islands are included.
Markar Clock Tower
The Markar Clock Tower also known as Borj-e Sa'at-e Markar (Persian: برج ساعت مارکار) is the historical clock tower in Yazd, Iran.
Paenasti is a village in Põhja-Sakala Parish, Viljandi County, in central Estonia. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 31.
Centre points of the United Kingdom
There has long been debate over the exact location of the geographical centre of the United Kingdom, and its constituent countries, due to the complexity and method of the calculation, such as whether
Ruoščiai is a small village in Kėdainiai district municipality, Lithuania. Located about 3 km from Dotnuva, it had 37 residents according to the 2011 census. The settlement is known as the geographica
Centre points of Australia
Centre points of Australia are those geographical locations that have been considered to be centre of Australia, as distinct from the extreme points of Australia.
Drača (Serbian: Драча) is a village in the municipality of Stanovo, Serbia. According to the preliminary results of the 2011 census, the village has a population of 911 people. In the domain of the vi
Brennand Farm
Brennand Farm is often claimed to be the true centre of Great Britain. This is about seven kilometres north-west of Dunsop Bridge - which has the nearest BT phone box to the 'true centre'. A plaque re
Geographic centre of Uganda
The geographic centre of Uganda is north of Lake Kyoga in Olyaka village, Olyaka parish in sub-county in Amolatar District, Northern Uganda. The point is marked by the Amolatar Monument which displays
Zero Mile Stone (Nagpur)
Zero Mile Stone is a monument built by British during the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India in 1907 in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone consists of a pillar made up of sandstone and anothe
Geographical center of Sweden
The geographical center of Sweden is contested amongst at least four locations.
Yanggu County, Gangwon
Yanggu County (Yanggu-gun) is a county in Gangwon Province, South Korea. The northern part of Yanggu County was part of the front line for much of the Korean War, and now borders the Demilitarized Zon
Centre points of counties of the United Kingdom
The following is a list of geographical centre points of counties of the United Kingdom. The data has been taken from the Ordnance Survey's "GB Counties - Past and Present" dataset, under an Open Gove
Central Iran
Central Iran consists of the southern slopes of the Alborz Mountains in the north, the Zagros Mountains in south, the Central Iranian Range, and the desert of Dasht-e Kavir. It includes the provinces