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45th meridian east

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

From Pole to PoleEdit

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 / 90.000°N 45.000°E / 90.000; 45.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°37′N 45°0′E / 80.617°N 45.000°E / 80.617; 45.000 (Russia)   Russia Island of Alexandra Land
80°35′N 45°0′E / 80.583°N 45.000°E / 80.583; 45.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
68°32′N 45°0′E / 68.533°N 45.000°E / 68.533; 45.000 (Russia)   Russia Kanin Peninsula
67°30′N 45°0′E / 67.500°N 45.000°E / 67.500; 45.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Chesha Bay
67°18′N 45°0′E / 67.300°N 45.000°E / 67.300; 45.000 (Russia)   Russia Passing through Penza
42°43′N 45°0′E / 42.717°N 45.000°E / 42.717; 45.000 (Georgia)   Georgia
41°18′N 45°0′E / 41.300°N 45.000°E / 41.300; 45.000 (Armenia)   Armenia
41°3′N 45°0′E / 41.050°N 45.000°E / 41.050; 45.000 (Azerbaijan)   Azerbaijan Yukhari Askipara exclave surrounded by   Armenia
41°0′N 45°0′E / 41.000°N 45.000°E / 41.000; 45.000 (Armenia)   Armenia Passing through Lake Sevan
39°44′N 45°0′E / 39.733°N 45.000°E / 39.733; 45.000 (Azerbaijan)   Azerbaijan Nakhchivan exclave
39°25′N 45°0′E / 39.417°N 45.000°E / 39.417; 45.000 (Iran)   Iran
36°45′N 45°0′E / 36.750°N 45.000°E / 36.750; 45.000 (Iraq)   Iraq
29°10′N 45°0′E / 29.167°N 45.000°E / 29.167; 45.000 (Saudi Arabia)   Saudi Arabia
17°24′N 45°0′E / 17.400°N 45.000°E / 17.400; 45.000 (Yemen)   Yemen Passing just west of Aden (at 12°48′N 45°2′E / 12.800°N 45.033°E / 12.800; 45.033 (Aden))
12°46′N 45°0′E / 12.767°N 45.000°E / 12.767; 45.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
10°27′N 45°0′E / 10.450°N 45.000°E / 10.450; 45.000 (Somalia)   Somalia Somaliland
8°40′N 45°0′E / 8.667°N 45.000°E / 8.667; 45.000 (Ethiopia)   Ethiopia
4°56′N 45°0′E / 4.933°N 45.000°E / 4.933; 45.000 (Somalia)   Somalia
1°51′N 45°0′E / 1.850°N 45.000°E / 1.850; 45.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of Mayotte, an overseas department of   France
16°8′S 45°0′E / 16.133°S 45.000°E / -16.133; 45.000 (Madagascar)   Madagascar
25°30′S 45°0′E / 25.500°S 45.000°E / -25.500; 45.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 45°0′E / 60.000°S 45.000°E / -60.000; 45.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°46′S 45°0′E / 67.767°S 45.000°E / -67.767; 45.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by   Australia

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