9th meridian east

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9th meridian east

The meridian 9° 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 9th meridian east forms a great circle with the 171st meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 9th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 9°0′E / 90.000°N 9.000°E / 90.000; 9.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°9′N 9°0′E / 81.150°N 9.000°E / 81.150; 9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
63°39′N 9°0′E / 63.650°N 9.000°E / 63.650; 9.000 (Norway)  Norway Entering at Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag. Exiting at Tverrdalsøya in Aust-Agder.
58°34′N 9°0′E / 58.567°N 9.000°E / 58.567; 9.000 (Skagerrak) Skagerrak
57°9′N 9°0′E / 57.150°N 9.000°E / 57.150; 9.000 (Denmark)  Denmark North Jutlandic Island
57°1′N 9°0′E / 57.017°N 9.000°E / 57.017; 9.000 (Limfjord) Limfjord
56°50′N 9°0′E / 56.833°N 9.000°E / 56.833; 9.000 (Denmark)  Denmark Jutland mainland
54°53′N 9°0′E / 54.883°N 9.000°E / 54.883; 9.000 (Germany)  Germany
47°41′N 9°0′E / 47.683°N 9.000°E / 47.683; 9.000 (Switzerland)   Switzerland
45°59′N 9°0′E / 45.983°N 9.000°E / 45.983; 9.000 (Italy)  Italy For about 2km
45°58′N 9°0′E / 45.967°N 9.000°E / 45.967; 9.000 (Switzerland)   Switzerland For about 16km
45°50′N 9°0′E / 45.833°N 9.000°E / 45.833; 9.000 (Italy)  Italy
44°23′N 9°0′E / 44.383°N 9.000°E / 44.383; 9.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Ligurian Sea
42°39′N 9°0′E / 42.650°N 9.000°E / 42.650; 9.000 (France)  France Island of Corsica
41°29′N 9°0′E / 41.483°N 9.000°E / 41.483; 9.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Strait of Bonifacio
41°7′N 9°0′E / 41.117°N 9.000°E / 41.117; 9.000 (Italy)  Italy Island of Sardinia
39°0′N 9°0′E / 39.000°N 9.000°E / 39.000; 9.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Passing just east of the Galite Islands,  Tunisia
37°7′N 9°0′E / 37.117°N 9.000°E / 37.117; 9.000 (Tunisia)  Tunisia
32°8′N 9°0′E / 32.133°N 9.000°E / 32.133; 9.000 (Algeria)  Algeria
21°47′N 9°0′E / 21.783°N 9.000°E / 21.783; 9.000 (Niger)  Niger
12°50′N 9°0′E / 12.833°N 9.000°E / 12.833; 9.000 (Nigeria)  Nigeria
5°57′N 9°0′E / 5.950°N 9.000°E / 5.950; 9.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
4°5′N 9°0′E / 4.083°N 9.000°E / 4.083; 9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Guinea - passing just east of the island of Bioko,  Equatorial Guinea
0°39′S 9°0′E / 0.650°S 9.000°E / -0.650; 9.000 (Gabon)  Gabon
1°19′S 9°0′E / 1.317°S 9.000°E / -1.317; 9.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 9°0′E / 60.000°S 9.000°E / -60.000; 9.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°55′S 9°0′E / 69.917°S 9.000°E / -69.917; 9.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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