45th meridian east

The meridian 45° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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45th meridian east

The 45th meridian east forms a great circle with the 135th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 45th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 45°0′E Arctic Ocean
80°37′N 45°0′E  Russia Island of Alexandra Land
80°35′N 45°0′E Barents Sea
68°32′N 45°0′E  Russia Kanin Peninsula
67°30′N 45°0′E Barents Sea Chesha Bay
67°18′N 45°0′E  Russia Passing through Penza
42°43′N 45°0′E  Georgia
41°18′N 45°0′E  Armenia
41°3′N 45°0′E  Azerbaijan Yukhari Askipara exclave surrounded by  Armenia
41°0′N 45°0′E  Armenia Passing through Lake Sevan
39°44′N 45°0′E  Azerbaijan Nakhchivan exclave
39°25′N 45°0′E  Iran
36°45′N 45°0′E  Iraq
29°10′N 45°0′E  Saudi Arabia
17°24′N 45°0′E  Yemen Passing just west of Aden (at 12°48′N 45°2′E)
12°46′N 45°0′E Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
10°27′N 45°0′E  Somalia Somaliland
8°40′N 45°0′E  Ethiopia
4°56′N 45°0′E  Somalia
1°51′N 45°0′E Indian Ocean Passing just west of Mayotte, an overseas department of  France
16°8′S 45°0′E  Madagascar
25°30′S 45°0′E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 45°0′E Southern Ocean
67°46′S 45°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

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