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The Equator The Equator is a line of latitude that bisects the globe at its widest point, and wright here the hours of light and also darkness are equal throughout the year. The Equator passes via 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and also Kiribati. At leastern half of these countries rank among the poorest in the human being.
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