41st meridian east

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41st meridian east

The meridian 41° 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.

Part of the border between Kenya and Somalia runs about 1 km west of the meridian, parallel to it.

The 41st meridian east forms a great circle with the 139th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 41st meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 41°0′E / 90.000°N 41.000°E / 90.000; 41.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°29′N 41°0′E / 80.483°N 41.000°E / 80.483; 41.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
67°40′N 41°0′E / 67.667°N 41.000°E / 67.667; 41.000 (Russia)  Russia Kola Peninsula
66°43′N 41°0′E / 66.717°N 41.000°E / 66.717; 41.000 (Barents Sea) White Sea
66°0′N 41°0′E / 66.000°N 41.000°E / 66.000; 41.000 (Russia)  Russia
43°26′N 41°0′E / 43.433°N 41.000°E / 43.433; 41.000 (Abkhazia/Georgia)  Abkhazia or  Georgia Abkhazia is a partially recognised state. Most nations consider its territory to be part of Georgia.
43°0′N 41°0′E / 43.000°N 41.000°E / 43.000; 41.000 (Black Sea) Black Sea
41°12′N 41°0′E / 41.200°N 41.000°E / 41.200; 41.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
37°7′N 41°0′E / 37.117°N 41.000°E / 37.117; 41.000 (Syria)  Syria
34°25′N 41°0′E / 34.417°N 41.000°E / 34.417; 41.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
31°37′N 41°0′E / 31.617°N 41.000°E / 31.617; 41.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
19°20′N 41°0′E / 19.333°N 41.000°E / 19.333; 41.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
15°34′N 41°0′E / 15.567°N 41.000°E / 15.567; 41.000 (Eritrea)  Eritrea Dahlak Archipelago
15°33′N 41°0′E / 15.550°N 41.000°E / 15.550; 41.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
14°40′N 41°0′E / 14.667°N 41.000°E / 14.667; 41.000 (Eritrea)  Eritrea
13°57′N 41°0′E / 13.950°N 41.000°E / 13.950; 41.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
4°6′N 41°0′E / 4.100°N 41.000°E / 4.100; 41.000 (Kenya)  Kenya
2°50′N 41°0′E / 2.833°N 41.000°E / 2.833; 41.000 (Somalia)  Somalia The meridian runs parallel to the border with Kenya, which is about 1 km to the west
0°50′S 41°0′E / 0.833°S 41.000°E / -0.833; 41.000 (Kenya)  Kenya Mainland and Pate Island
2°12′S 41°0′E / 2.200°S 41.000°E / -2.200; 41.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just east of the  Mozambique coast
60°0′S 41°0′E / 60.000°S 41.000°E / -60.000; 41.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°38′S 41°0′E / 68.633°S 41.000°E / -68.633; 41.000 (Kenya) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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