27th meridian east

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27th meridian east

The meridian 27° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 27th meridian east forms a great circle with the 153rd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 27th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 27°0′E / 90.000°N 27.000°E / 90.000; 27.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°6′N 27°0′E / 80.100°N 27.000°E / 80.100; 27.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard
79°52′N 27°0′E / 79.867°N 27.000°E / 79.867; 27.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
78°42′N 27°0′E / 78.700°N 27.000°E / 78.700; 27.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Svenskøya, Svalbard
78°41′N 27°0′E / 78.683°N 27.000°E / 78.683; 27.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
70°36′N 27°0′E / 70.600°N 27.000°E / 70.600; 27.000 (Norway)  Norway
69°55′N 27°0′E / 69.917°N 27.000°E / 69.917; 27.000 (Finland)  Finland
60°25′N 27°0′E / 60.417°N 27.000°E / 60.417; 27.000 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
60°4′N 27°0′E / 60.067°N 27.000°E / 60.067; 27.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Gogland
60°1′N 27°0′E / 60.017°N 27.000°E / 60.017; 27.000 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
59°26′N 27°0′E / 59.433°N 27.000°E / 59.433; 27.000 (Estonia)  Estonia Passing through Lake Peipsi-Pihkva
57°37′N 27°0′E / 57.617°N 27.000°E / 57.617; 27.000 (Latvia)  Latvia
55°49′N 27°0′E / 55.817°N 27.000°E / 55.817; 27.000 (Belarus)  Belarus
51°47′N 27°0′E / 51.783°N 27.000°E / 51.783; 27.000 (Ukraine)  Ukraine
48°22′N 27°0′E / 48.367°N 27.000°E / 48.367; 27.000 (Moldova)  Moldova
48°8′N 27°0′E / 48.133°N 27.000°E / 48.133; 27.000 (Romania)  Romania
44°8′N 27°0′E / 44.133°N 27.000°E / 44.133; 27.000 (Bulgaria)  Bulgaria
42°2′N 27°0′E / 42.033°N 27.000°E / 42.033; 27.000 (Turkey)  Turkey 165 km. Thrace
40°34′N 27°0′E / 40.567°N 27.000°E / 40.567; 27.000 (Sea of Marmara) Sea of Marmara 16 km.
40°23′N 27°0′E / 40.383°N 27.000°E / 40.383; 27.000 (Turkey)  Turkey 257 km. Anatolia
38°4′N 27°0′E / 38.067°N 27.000°E / 38.067; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
37°47′N 27°0′E / 37.783°N 27.000°E / 37.783; 27.000 (Greece)  Greece Island of Samos
37°42′N 27°0′E / 37.700°N 27.000°E / 37.700; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
37°28′N 27°0′E / 37.467°N 27.000°E / 37.467; 27.000 (Greece)  Greece Island of Agathonisi
37°27′N 27°0′E / 37.450°N 27.000°E / 37.450; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
37°1′N 27°0′E / 37.017°N 27.000°E / 37.017; 27.000 (Greece)  Greece Island of Kalymnos
36°57′N 27°0′E / 36.950°N 27.000°E / 36.950; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
36°47′N 27°0′E / 36.783°N 27.000°E / 36.783; 27.000 (Greece)  Greece Island of Kos
36°45′N 27°0′E / 36.750°N 27.000°E / 36.750; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
35°26′N 27°0′E / 35.433°N 27.000°E / 35.433; 27.000 (Greece)  Greece Island of Kasos
35°24′N 27°0′E / 35.400°N 27.000°E / 35.400; 27.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
31°26′N 27°0′E / 31.433°N 27.000°E / 31.433; 27.000 (Egypt)  Egypt
22°0′N 27°0′E / 22.000°N 27.000°E / 22.000; 27.000 (Sudan)  Sudan
9°35′N 27°0′E / 9.583°N 27.000°E / 9.583; 27.000 (South Sudan)  South Sudan
5°51′N 27°0′E / 5.850°N 27.000°E / 5.850; 27.000 (Central African Republic)  Central African Republic
5°10′N 27°0′E / 5.167°N 27.000°E / 5.167; 27.000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  Democratic Republic of the Congo
11°51′S 27°0′E / 11.850°S 27.000°E / -11.850; 27.000 (Zambia)  Zambia
17°57′S 27°0′E / 17.950°S 27.000°E / -17.950; 27.000 (Zimbabwe)  Zimbabwe
20°1′S 27°0′E / 20.017°S 27.000°E / -20.017; 27.000 (Botswana)  Botswana
23°41′S 27°0′E / 23.683°S 27.000°E / -23.683; 27.000 (South Africa)  South Africa Limpopo
North West
Free State
Eastern Cape
33°35′S 27°0′E / 33.583°S 27.000°E / -33.583; 27.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 27°0′E / 60.000°S 27.000°E / -60.000; 27.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°58′S 27°0′E / 69.967°S 27.000°E / -69.967; 27.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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