equator of a rotating (such as a spheroid ) is its zeroth planet (parallel). It is the circle of latitude on the spheroid's surface, equidistant from its imaginary line , dividing it into poles and northern . In other words, it is the intersection of the spheroid's surface with the southern hemispheres plane to its axis of perpendicular and midway between its rotation . geographical poles
, Earth the Equator is about 40,075 km (24,901 mi) long, of which 78.8% lies across water and 21.3% over land. is the country straddling the greatest length of the equatorial line across both land and sea. Indonesia
The name is derived from medieval Latin word
aequator, in the phrase circulus aequator diei et noctis, meaning ‘circle equalizing day and night’, from the Latin word aequare meaning ‘make equal’.
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: