36th meridian east

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36th meridian east

The meridian 36° 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.

The 36th meridian east forms a great circle with the 144th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 36th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 36°0′E / 90.000°N 36.000°E / 90.000; 36.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°19′N 36°0′E / 80.317°N 36.000°E / 80.317; 36.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Passing just west of Victoria Island,  Russia
69°7′N 36°0′E / 69.117°N 36.000°E / 69.117; 36.000 (Russia)  Russia Kola Peninsula
66°20′N 36°0′E / 66.333°N 36.000°E / 66.333; 36.000 (White Sea) White Sea
65°11′N 36°0′E / 65.183°N 36.000°E / 65.183; 36.000 (Russia)  Russia Solovetsky Islands
64°59′N 36°0′E / 64.983°N 36.000°E / 64.983; 36.000 (White Sea) White Sea
64°11′N 36°0′E / 64.183°N 36.000°E / 64.183; 36.000 (Russia)  Russia Passing through Lake Onega
50°27′N 36°0′E / 50.450°N 36.000°E / 50.450; 36.000 (Ukraine)  Ukraine
46°39′N 36°0′E / 46.650°N 36.000°E / 46.650; 36.000 (Sea of Azov) Sea of Azov
45°22′N 36°0′E / 45.367°N 36.000°E / 45.367; 36.000 (Ukraine)  Ukraine Crimea (claimed and controlled by  Russia)
45°2′N 36°0′E / 45.033°N 36.000°E / 45.033; 36.000 (Black Sea) Black Sea
41°43′N 36°0′E / 41.717°N 36.000°E / 41.717; 36.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
36°55′N 36°0′E / 36.917°N 36.000°E / 36.917; 36.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Gulf of İskenderun
36°29′N 36°0′E / 36.483°N 36.000°E / 36.483; 36.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
35°56′N 36°0′E / 35.933°N 36.000°E / 35.933; 36.000 (Syria)  Syria
34°39′N 36°0′E / 34.650°N 36.000°E / 34.650; 36.000 (Lebanon)  Lebanon
33°43′N 36°0′E / 33.717°N 36.000°E / 33.717; 36.000 (Syria)  Syria For about 11km
33°37′N 36°0′E / 33.617°N 36.000°E / 33.617; 36.000 (Lebanon)  Lebanon For about 10km
33°32′N 36°0′E / 33.533°N 36.000°E / 33.533; 36.000 (Syria)  Syria
32°40′N 36°0′E / 32.667°N 36.000°E / 32.667; 36.000 (Jordan)  Jordan Passing just east of Amman
29°12′N 36°0′E / 29.200°N 36.000°E / 29.200; 36.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
26°56′N 36°0′E / 26.933°N 36.000°E / 26.933; 36.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea Passing just west of Rocky Island,  Egypt
22°41′N 36°0′E / 22.683°N 36.000°E / 22.683; 36.000 (Hala'ib Triangle) Hala'ib Triangle Disputed territory, controlled by Egypt and claimed by Sudan
22°0′N 36°0′E / 22.000°N 36.000°E / 22.000; 36.000 (Sudan)  Sudan
12°43′N 36°0′E / 12.717°N 36.000°E / 12.717; 36.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia The border with Kenya is in Lake Turkana
4°29′N 36°0′E / 4.483°N 36.000°E / 4.483; 36.000 (Kenya)  Kenya
2°5′S 36°0′E / 2.083°S 36.000°E / -2.083; 36.000 (Tanzania)  Tanzania
11°30′S 36°0′E / 11.500°S 36.000°E / -11.500; 36.000 (Mozambique)  Mozambique
18°56′S 36°0′E / 18.933°S 36.000°E / -18.933; 36.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 36°0′E / 60.000°S 36.000°E / -60.000; 36.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°24′S 36°0′E / 69.400°S 36.000°E / -69.400; 36.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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