Southern hemisphere

part of Earth that lies south of the equator

The Southern hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the equator.

Southern Hemisphere: Antarctica (center), South America (upper left), Africa (upper right), and Australia and Oceania (lower right)
Poster with the legend "Ushuaia, end of the world" in Spanish. Ushuaia in Argentina is the southernmost city in the world.

It has about 10 percent of world's population and only a small part of the world's land. A very small part of Asia, one-third of Africa, 90 percent of South America, and all of Australia and Antarctica are in this hemisphere.

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