South Pole

The Geographic South Pole is the point where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the surface of the southern hemisphere, in the remote, bleak interior of .
Photo: H Debussy-Jones, CC BY-SA 3.0.

South Pole

Latitude of center
-90° or 90° south
Longitude of center
0° or 0°
Open­Street­Map ID
node 436012592
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Suidpool
  • Albanian: Poli i Jugut
  • Amharic: ደቡብ ዋልታ
  • Arabic: Katungtungan Salatan
  • Arabic: القطب الجنوبي
  • Aragonese: Polo Sud
  • Armenian: Հարավային բևեռ
  • Assamese: কুমেৰু
  • Asturian: Polu Sur
  • Azerbaijani: Cənub qütbü
  • Banjar: Kutub Salatan
  • Bashkir: Көньяҡ полюс
  • Basque: Hegoburua
  • Basque: Hego poloa
  • Basque: hegoburua
  • Bavarian: Siidpoi
  • Belarusian: Паўднёвае канцавосьсе
  • Belarusian: Паўднёвы полюс
  • Bengali: দক্ষিণ মেরু
  • Bosnian: Južni pol
  • Breton: Pennahel ar Su
  • Bulgarian: Южен полюс
  • Burmese: တောင်ဝင်ရိုးစွန်း
  • Catalan: Pol Sud
  • Catalan: South Pole
  • Catalan: pol Sud
  • Cebuano: South Pole
  • Central Kurdish: جەمسەری باشوور
  • Chechen: Къилба полюс
  • Chechen: Къилбера полюс
  • Cherokee: ᏧᎦᎾᏩ ᏩᏍᏛ
  • Chinese: Lâm-ke̍k
  • Chinese: 南极
  • Chinese: 南极点/南極點
  • Chinese: 南极点
  • Chinese: 南極
  • Chinese: 南極點
  • Chuvash: Кăнтăр полюсĕ
  • Cornish: Pennaghel an Soth
  • Croatian: Polovi južne polutke
  • Czech: Jižní pól
  • Danish: Sydpolen
  • Dimli (individual language): Poley Veroci
  • Dutch: Zuidpool
  • Dutch: geografische Zuidpool
  • Egyptian Arabic: قطب جنوبى
  • English: Geographic South Pole
  • English: Terrestrial South Pole
  • Esperanto: Suda poluso
  • Estonian: Lõunapoolus
  • Fiji Hindi: South Pole
  • Finnish: Etelänapa
  • Finnish: maantieteellinen etelänapa
  • French: Pôle Sud
  • French: pôle Sud
  • Galician: Polo Sur
  • Gan Chinese: 南極點
  • Georgian: სამხრეთი პოლუსი
  • German: Südpol
  • German: geographischer Südpol
  • Greek: Νότιος Πόλος
  • Hebrew: הקוטב הדרומי
  • Hindi: दक्षिणी ध्रुव
  • Hungarian: Déli-pólus
  • Hungarian: Déli-sark
  • Hungarian: Déli Sark
  • Icelandic: Suðurheimskautið
  • Iloko: Abagatan nga Ungto
  • Inari Sami: maadânääpi
  • Indonesian: Kutub Selatan
  • Ingush: ЗIилбухера дунен шод
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Polo Sud
  • Irish: An Pol Theas
  • Italian: Polo antartico
  • Italian: polo sud
  • Japanese: 南極点
  • Javanese: Kutub Kidul
  • Kannada: ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಧ್ರುವ
  • Karachay-Balkar: Къыбыла полюс
  • Kazakh: Оңтүстік полюс
  • Kirghiz: Түштүк уюл
  • Korean: 남극점
  • Kurdish: Cemsera başûr
  • Lao: Abagatan nga Ungto
  • Latin: Polus Australis
  • Latin: Polus australis
  • Latvian: Dienvidpols
  • Limburgan: Zuudpoeal
  • Literary Chinese: 南極
  • Lithuanian: Pietų ašigalis
  • Macedonian: јужен пол
  • Malagasy: Tendrontany Atsimo
  • Malay: Kutub Selatan
  • Malayalam: ദക്ഷിണധ്രുവം
  • Maori: Hauta Pōra
  • Maori: Pou Tonga
  • Maori: Te Pito Tonga
  • Maori: Te Pito Whakarunga o te Ao
  • Maori: Tōpito Whakarunga
  • Marathi: दक्षिण ध्रुव
  • Mazanderani: جنوبگان قاره
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lâm-ke̍k
  • Mingrelian: ობჟათე პოლუსი
  • Mongolian: Өмнөд туйл
  • Nepali: दक्षिणी ध्रुव
  • Northern Sami: lullipola
  • Northern Sami: máttapola
  • Norwegian: Sydpolen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sydpolen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sørpolen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sørpolen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Pòl Sud
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sūþende þǣre eaxe
  • Panjabi: ਦੱਖਣੀ ਧਰੁਵ
  • Persian: قطب جنوب
  • Piemontese: Pòl Sud
  • Polish: Biegun południowy
  • Polish: biegun południowy
  • Portuguese: Polo Sul
  • Portuguese: Pólo Sul
  • Quechua: Urin qhipa
  • Romanian: Polul Sud
  • Russian: Южный полюс
  • Rusyn: Южный пол
  • Samogitian: Pėitū puolios
  • Sardinian: Polu sud
  • Scots: Sooth Pole
  • Scots: Sooth Powl
  • Serbian: Јужни пол
  • Serbian: јужни пол
  • Serbo-Croatian: Južni pol
  • Sicilian: Polu Sud
  • Sindhi: اتر قطب
  • Skolt Sami: saujjnääʹpp
  • Slovak: Južný pól
  • Slovenian: Južni tečaj
  • Somali: Cirifka Koonfur
  • South Azerbaijani: جنوب قوطبو
  • South Azerbaijani: گونئی قوطبی
  • Spanish: Polo Sur
  • Spanish: Polo Sur Geografico
  • Spanish: Polo Sur Geográfico
  • Spanish: Polo sur
  • Spanish: el Antártico
  • Swahili: Ncha ya kusini
  • Swedish: South Pole
  • Swedish: Sydpolen
  • Swiss German: Sidpol
  • Swiss German: Südpol
  • Tagalog: Polong Timog
  • Tamil: தென் துருவம்
  • Tatar: Көньяк котып
  • Telugu: దక్షిణ దృవం
  • Thai: ขั้วโลกใต้
  • Tosk Albanian: Südpol
  • Turkish: Güney Kutbu
  • Turkmen: Günorta polýus
  • Uighur: جەنۇبى قۇتۇپ
  • Ukrainian: Південний бігун
  • Ukrainian: Південний полюс
  • Urdu: قطب جنوبی
  • Uzbek: Janubiy qutb
  • Veps: Suvinaba
  • Vietnamese: Nam Cực
  • Võro: Lõunõnaba
  • Waray (Philippines): Katungtungan Salatan
  • Welsh: Pegwn y De
  • Western Frisian: Súdpoal
  • Western Frisian: geografyske Súdpoal
  • Western Panjabi: دکھنی قطب
  • Wolof: Dottub Bëj-saalum
  • Wu Chinese: 南极
  • Xhosa: I-South Pole
  • Yakut: Соҕуруу полюс
  • Yiddish: דרום פאלוס
  • Yue Chinese: 南極
  • Pole sud
  • Polo sud
  • Suðurpóllinn
  • Јужен Пол
  • ЗӀилбухера дунен шод

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