44th meridian east

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44th meridian east

The meridian 44° 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 44th meridian east forms a great circle with the 136th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 44th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 44°0′E / 90.000°N 44.000°E / 90.000; 44.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°34′N 44°0′E / 80.567°N 44.000°E / 80.567; 44.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
68°33′N 44°0′E / 68.550°N 44.000°E / 68.550; 44.000 (Russia)  Russia Kanin Peninsula
68°23′N 44°0′E / 68.383°N 44.000°E / 68.383; 44.000 (White Sea) White Sea
67°34′N 44°0′E / 67.567°N 44.000°E / 67.567; 44.000 (Russia)  Russia Kanin Peninsula
67°10′N 44°0′E / 67.167°N 44.000°E / 67.167; 44.000 (White Sea) White Sea Mezen Bay
66°5′N 44°0′E / 66.083°N 44.000°E / 66.083; 44.000 (Russia)  Russia Passing through Nizhny Novgorod
42°35′N 44°0′E / 42.583°N 44.000°E / 42.583; 44.000 (South Ossetia/Georgia)  South Ossetia or  Georgia South Ossetia is a partially recognised state. Most nations consider its territory to be part of Georgia.
42°11′N 44°0′E / 42.183°N 44.000°E / 42.183; 44.000 (Georgia)  Georgia
41°10′N 44°0′E / 41.167°N 44.000°E / 41.167; 44.000 (Armenia)  Armenia
40°1′N 44°0′E / 40.017°N 44.000°E / 40.017; 44.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
37°18′N 44°0′E / 37.300°N 44.000°E / 37.300; 44.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
29°44′N 44°0′E / 29.733°N 44.000°E / 29.733; 44.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia
17°22′N 44°0′E / 17.367°N 44.000°E / 17.367; 44.000 (Yemen)  Yemen
12°36′N 44°0′E / 12.600°N 44.000°E / 12.600; 44.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
10°39′N 44°0′E / 10.650°N 44.000°E / 10.650; 44.000 (Somalia)  Somalia Somaliland
9°0′N 44°0′E / 9.000°N 44.000°E / 9.000; 44.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
4°57′N 44°0′E / 4.950°N 44.000°E / 4.950; 44.000 (Somalia)  Somalia
1°5′N 44°0′E / 1.083°N 44.000°E / 1.083; 44.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing between the islands of Mohéli and Anjouan,  Comoros
17°21′S 44°0′E / 17.350°S 44.000°E / -17.350; 44.000 (Madagascar)  Madagascar
17°44′S 44°0′E / 17.733°S 44.000°E / -17.733; 44.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
20°45′S 44°0′E / 20.750°S 44.000°E / -20.750; 44.000 (Madagascar)  Madagascar
24°51′S 44°0′E / 24.850°S 44.000°E / -24.850; 44.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 44°0′E / 60.000°S 44.000°E / -60.000; 44.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°2′S 44°0′E / 68.033°S 44.000°E / -68.033; 44.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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