13th meridian east

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13th meridian east

The meridian 13° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 13th meridian east forms a great circle with the 167th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 13th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 13°0′E / 90.000°N 13.000°E / 90.000; 13.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°48′N 13°0′E / 79.800°N 13.000°E / 79.800; 13.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Spitsbergen, Svalbard
78°12′N 13°0′E / 78.200°N 13.000°E / 78.200; 13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
68°3′N 13°0′E / 68.050°N 13.000°E / 68.050; 13.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Moskenesøya
67°53′N 13°0′E / 67.883°N 13.000°E / 67.883; 13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Norwegian Sea
66°41′N 13°0′E / 66.683°N 13.000°E / 66.683; 13.000 (Norway)  Norway Several islands and the mainland
64°4′N 13°0′E / 64.067°N 13.000°E / 64.067; 13.000 (Sweden)  Sweden Passing through Vänern lake
55°44′N 13°0′E / 55.733°N 13.000°E / 55.733; 13.000 (Øresund) Øresund
55°37′N 13°0′E / 55.617°N 13.000°E / 55.617; 13.000 (Sweden)  Sweden Passing through Malmö
55°23′N 13°0′E / 55.383°N 13.000°E / 55.383; 13.000 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea
54°27′N 13°0′E / 54.450°N 13.000°E / 54.450; 13.000 (Germany)  Germany Passing west of Berlin
50°26′N 13°0′E / 50.433°N 13.000°E / 50.433; 13.000 (Czech Republic)  Czech Republic
49°19′N 13°0′E / 49.317°N 13.000°E / 49.317; 13.000 (Germany)  Germany
48°14′N 13°0′E / 48.233°N 13.000°E / 48.233; 13.000 (Austria)  Austria
47°51′N 13°0′E / 47.850°N 13.000°E / 47.850; 13.000 (Germany)  Germany For about 3 km
47°50′N 13°0′E / 47.833°N 13.000°E / 47.833; 13.000 (Austria)  Austria For about 13 km – passing just west of Salzburg
47°43′N 13°0′E / 47.717°N 13.000°E / 47.717; 13.000 (Germany)  Germany
47°28′N 13°0′E / 47.467°N 13.000°E / 47.467; 13.000 (Austria)  Austria
46°36′N 13°0′E / 46.600°N 13.000°E / 46.600; 13.000 (Italy)  Italy
45°38′N 13°0′E / 45.633°N 13.000°E / 45.633; 13.000 (Adriatic Sea) Adriatic Sea
43°52′N 13°0′E / 43.867°N 13.000°E / 43.867; 13.000 (Italy)  Italy
41°18′N 13°0′E / 41.300°N 13.000°E / 41.300; 13.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Passing between the Pontine Islands,  Italy
Passing just west of the island of Ustica,  Italy
38°3′N 13°0′E / 38.050°N 13.000°E / 38.050; 13.000 (Italy)  Italy Island of Sicily
37°31′N 13°0′E / 37.517°N 13.000°E / 37.517; 13.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Passing just east of the island of Linosa,  Italy
32°50′N 13°0′E / 32.833°N 13.000°E / 32.833; 13.000 (Libya)  Libya Passing just west of Tripoli
23°18′N 13°0′E / 23.300°N 13.000°E / 23.300; 13.000 (Niger)  Niger
13°31′N 13°0′E / 13.517°N 13.000°E / 13.517; 13.000 (Nigeria)  Nigeria
9°28′N 13°0′E / 9.467°N 13.000°E / 9.467; 13.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
2°15′N 13°0′E / 2.250°N 13.000°E / 2.250; 13.000 (Gabon)  Gabon
2°12′S 13°0′E / 2.200°S 13.000°E / -2.200; 13.000 (Republic of the Congo)  Republic of the Congo
4°34′S 13°0′E / 4.567°S 13.000°E / -4.567; 13.000 (Angola)  Angola For about 15 km – Cabinda exclave
4°42′S 13°0′E / 4.700°S 13.000°E / -4.700; 13.000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  Democratic Republic of the Congo
5°53′S 13°0′E / 5.883°S 13.000°E / -5.883; 13.000 (Angola)  Angola
7°34′S 13°0′E / 7.567°S 13.000°E / -7.567; 13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
9°1′S 13°0′E / 9.017°S 13.000°E / -9.017; 13.000 (Angola)  Angola For about 7 km – Palmerinhas Point
9°5′S 13°0′E / 9.083°S 13.000°E / -9.083; 13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
12°47′S 13°0′E / 12.783°S 13.000°E / -12.783; 13.000 (Angola)  Angola
16°59′S 13°0′E / 16.983°S 13.000°E / -16.983; 13.000 (Namibia)  Namibia
19°56′S 13°0′E / 19.933°S 13.000°E / -19.933; 13.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 13°0′E / 60.000°S 13.000°E / -60.000; 13.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°46′S 13°0′E / 69.767°S 13.000°E / -69.767; 13.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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