47th meridian east

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47th meridian east

The meridian 47° 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 47th meridian east forms a great circle with the 133rd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 47th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 47°0′E / 90.000°N 47.000°E / 90.000; 47.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°46′N 47°0′E / 80.767°N 47.000°E / 80.767; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Alexandra Land, Franz Josef Land
80°35′N 47°0′E / 80.583°N 47.000°E / 80.583; 47.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Cambridge Channel
80°21′N 47°0′E / 80.350°N 47.000°E / 80.350; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia Island of Zemlya Georga, Franz Josef Land
80°10′N 47°0′E / 80.167°N 47.000°E / 80.167; 47.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea
66°51′N 47°0′E / 66.850°N 47.000°E / 66.850; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia
49°52′N 47°0′E / 49.867°N 47.000°E / 49.867; 47.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
49°13′N 47°0′E / 49.217°N 47.000°E / 49.217; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia For about 18km
49°3′N 47°0′E / 49.050°N 47.000°E / 49.050; 47.000 (Kazakhstan)  Kazakhstan
48°16′N 47°0′E / 48.267°N 47.000°E / 48.267; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia
44°48′N 47°0′E / 44.800°N 47.000°E / 44.800; 47.000 (Caspian Sea) Caspian Sea Kizlyar Bay
44°21′N 47°0′E / 44.350°N 47.000°E / 44.350; 47.000 (Russia)  Russia
41°34′N 47°0′E / 41.567°N 47.000°E / 41.567; 47.000 (Azerbaijan)  Azerbaijan Passing through Nagorno-Karabakh
39°10′N 47°0′E / 39.167°N 47.000°E / 39.167; 47.000 (Iran)  Iran
32°34′N 47°0′E / 32.567°N 47.000°E / 32.567; 47.000 (Iraq)  Iraq
29°41′N 47°0′E / 29.683°N 47.000°E / 29.683; 47.000 (Kuwait)  Kuwait
29°3′N 47°0′E / 29.050°N 47.000°E / 29.050; 47.000 (Saudi Arabia)  Saudi Arabia Passing just east of Riyadh
16°55′N 47°0′E / 16.917°N 47.000°E / 16.917; 47.000 (Yemen)  Yemen
13°33′N 47°0′E / 13.550°N 47.000°E / 13.550; 47.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Gulf of Aden
10°56′N 47°0′E / 10.933°N 47.000°E / 10.933; 47.000 (Somalia)  Somalia Somaliland
8°0′N 47°0′E / 8.000°N 47.000°E / 8.000; 47.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
6°59′N 47°0′E / 6.983°N 47.000°E / 6.983; 47.000 (Somalia)  Somalia
3°26′N 47°0′E / 3.433°N 47.000°E / 3.433; 47.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of the Glorioso Islands atoll,  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
15°18′S 47°0′E / 15.300°S 47.000°E / -15.300; 47.000 (Madagascar)  Madagascar
25°2′S 47°0′E / 25.033°S 47.000°E / -25.033; 47.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 47°0′E / 60.000°S 47.000°E / -60.000; 47.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
67°17′S 47°0′E / 67.283°S 47.000°E / -67.283; 47.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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