Olympic Games Host City Location

Listed here some Summer Olympic Games host cities and their location relative to the equator. Thanks to Hank Wisniewski of Austin, Texas, U.S.A for providing the data. See a similar list for the Winter Olympics. See the full list of host cities.

SUMMER OLYMPICS HOST CITIES FARTHEST from the EQUATOR:

  1. Helsinki, Finland (1952; 60.17° N)
  2. Stockholm, Sweden (1912 (& 1956 equestrian events); 59.33° N)
  3. Moscow, Soviet Union (1980; 55.75° N)
  4. Berlin, Germany (1936; 52.52° N)
  5. Amsterdam, Netherlands (1928; 52.37° N)

SUMMER OLYMPICS HOST CITIES CLOSEST to the EQUATOR:

  1.  Mexico City, Mexico (1968; 19.43° N)
  2. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016; 22.91° S)
  3. Atlanta, United States (1996; 33.76° N)
  4. Sydney, Australia (2000; 33.86° S)
  5.  Los Angeles, United States (1932 & 1984; 34.05° N)

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