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The Mediterranean Sea

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 34.553127, 18.048012.

The Mediterranean Sea is a large water body located between the regions of Southern Europe and Northern Africa. It is one of the largest and the most navigated seas on the planet which unites the shores of about two dozens of the countries like Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, and a number of smaller ones. The Mediterranean Sea is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Gibraltar Strait and a few other seas like the Aegean Sea, the Adriatic Sea, the Marmara Sea (via the Dardanelles), the Tyrrhenian Sea, as well as the Black Sea via the Marmara Sea. The total area of the Mediterranean Sea is estimated to be about 970,000 square miles and the maximum depth of the sea is about 4,900 feet.

The Mediterranean Sea has about 0.7 percent of water of the world ocean, and it is also the sea where the large islands like Sicily, Crete, Cyprus, Sardinia, and others are located. The total number of islands which can be found in the Mediterranean Sea is exceeding 33 hundred ones. The sea played a very important role in numerous historic and global events throughout the last dozen of centuries. Known also as the Eurafrican Mediterranean Sea, it has the name which can be interpreted from a Latin expression meaning 'between the lands'. The largest cities located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea include such important ports and commercial centers as Alexandria, Tel Aviv, Athens, Izmir, Naples, Tunis, Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga, and so on.

Where is The Mediterranean Sea on Map?

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Satellite Map of The Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of The Mediterranean Sea is 34.553127, and the longitude is 18.048012. The Mediterranean Sea is located at Italy country in the Seas place category with the gps coordinates of 34° 33' 11.2572'' N and 18° 2' 52.8432'' E.

The Mediterranean Sea Geographic Information
DMS Lat34° 33' 11.2572'' N
DMS Long18° 2' 52.8432'' E
UTM Easting229,126.87
UTM Northing3,827,448.14
Country CodeIT
Zoom Level3

Coordinates of The Mediterranean Sea is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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