39th meridian east

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39th meridian east

The meridian 39° 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 39th meridian east forms a great circle with the 141st meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 39th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 39°0′E / 90.000°N 39.000°E / 90.000; 39.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°23′N 39°0′E / 80.383°N 39.000°E / 80.383; 39.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
68°33′N 39°0′E / 68.550°N 39.000°E / 68.550; 39.000 (Russia)  Russia Kola Peninsula
68°6′N 39°0′E / 68.100°N 39.000°E / 68.100; 39.000 (White Sea) White Sea
64°43′N 39°0′E / 64.717°N 39.000°E / 64.717; 39.000 (Russia)  Russia
49°48′N 39°0′E / 49.800°N 39.000°E / 49.800; 39.000 (Ukraine)  Ukraine
47°52′N 39°0′E / 47.867°N 39.000°E / 47.867; 39.000 (Russia)  Russia
47°16′N 39°0′E / 47.267°N 39.000°E / 47.267; 39.000 (Sea of Azov) Sea of Azov Taganrog Bay
46°59′N 39°0′E / 46.983°N 39.000°E / 46.983; 39.000 (Russia)  Russia
44°9′N 39°0′E / 44.150°N 39.000°E / 44.150; 39.000 (Black Sea) Black Sea
41°2′N 39°0′E / 41.033°N 39.000°E / 41.033; 39.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
36°42′N 39°0′E / 36.700°N 39.000°E / 36.700; 39.000 (Syria)  Syria
33°28′N 39°0′E / 33.467°N 39.000°E / 33.467; 39.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
33°9′N 39°0′E / 33.150°N 39.000°E / 33.150; 39.000 (Jordan)  Jordan
32°0′N 39°0′E / 32.000°N 39.000°E / 32.000; 39.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
22°42′N 39°0′E / 22.700°N 39.000°E / 22.700; 39.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
21°59′N 39°0′E / 21.983°N 39.000°E / 21.983; 39.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
21°50′N 39°0′E / 21.833°N 39.000°E / 21.833; 39.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
17°7′N 39°0′E / 17.117°N 39.000°E / 17.117; 39.000 (Eritrea)  Eritrea Passing just east of Asmara
14°35′N 39°0′E / 14.583°N 39.000°E / 14.583; 39.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
3°32′N 39°0′E / 3.533°N 39.000°E / 3.533; 39.000 (Kenya)  Kenya
4°31′S 39°0′E / 4.517°S 39.000°E / -4.517; 39.000 (Tanzania)  Tanzania
5°27′S 39°0′E / 5.450°S 39.000°E / -5.450; 39.000 (Zanzibar Channel) Zanzibar Channel Between the Tanzania mainland, and the island of Zanzibar
6°27′S 39°0′E / 6.450°S 39.000°E / -6.450; 39.000 (Tanzania)  Tanzania
11°10′S 39°0′E / 11.167°S 39.000°E / -11.167; 39.000 (Mozambique)  Mozambique
17°0′S 39°0′E / 17.000°S 39.000°E / -17.000; 39.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 39°0′E / 60.000°S 39.000°E / -60.000; 39.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°55′S 39°0′E / 69.917°S 39.000°E / -69.917; 39.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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