4th meridian east

Line across the Earth
4th meridian east

The meridian 4° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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The 4th meridian east forms a great circle with the 176th meridian west.

From Pole to PoleEdit

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 4th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 4°0′E / 90.000°N 4.000°E / 90.000; 4.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°25′N 4°0′E / 81.417°N 4.000°E / 81.417; 4.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
61°0′N 4°0′E / 61.000°N 4.000°E / 61.000; 4.000 (North Sea) North Sea
51°50′N 4°0′E / 51.833°N 4.000°E / 51.833; 4.000 (Netherlands)   Netherlands Islands of Goeree-Overflakkee and Schouwen-Duiveland
Peninsulas of Tholen and Zuid-Beveland
Zeelandic Flanders
51°14′N 4°0′E / 51.233°N 4.000°E / 51.233; 4.000 (Belgium)   Belgium
50°21′N 4°0′E / 50.350°N 4.000°E / 50.350; 4.000 (France)   France Passing just west of Reims (at 49°16′N 4°2′E / 49.267°N 4.033°E / 49.267; 4.033 (Reims))
43°33′N 4°0′E / 43.550°N 4.000°E / 43.550; 4.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
40°4′N 4°0′E / 40.067°N 4.000°E / 40.067; 4.000 (Spain)   Spain Island of Menorca
39°55′N 4°0′E / 39.917°N 4.000°E / 39.917; 4.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
36°54′N 4°0′E / 36.900°N 4.000°E / 36.900; 4.000 (Algeria)   Algeria
19°5′N 4°0′E / 19.083°N 4.000°E / 19.083; 4.000 (Mali)   Mali
16°6′N 4°0′E / 16.100°N 4.000°E / 16.100; 4.000 (Niger)   Niger For about 8 km
16°1′N 4°0′E / 16.017°N 4.000°E / 16.017; 4.000 (Mali)   Mali For about 5 km
15°59′N 4°0′E / 15.983°N 4.000°E / 15.983; 4.000 (Niger)   Niger
12°51′N 4°0′E / 12.850°N 4.000°E / 12.850; 4.000 (Nigeria)   Nigeria
6°25′N 4°0′E / 6.417°N 4.000°E / 6.417; 4.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 4°0′E / 60.000°S 4.000°E / -60.000; 4.000 (Southern Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
70°3′S 4°0′E / 70.050°S 4.000°E / -70.050; 4.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by   Norway


Preceded by
3rd meridian east
4th meridian east
forms a great circle with
176th meridian west
Succeeded by
5th meridian east