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41st Meridian East

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41st Meridian East

Line across the Earth
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

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
Arctic Ocean
Barents Sea
 Russia Kola Peninsula
White Sea
 Georgia Abkhazia is a partially recognised state. Most nations consider its territory to be part of Georgia.

Passing through Sukhumi.

Black Sea
 Saudi Arabia
Red Sea
 Eritrea Dahlak Archipelago
Red Sea
 Somalia The meridian runs parallel to the border with Kenya, which is about 1 km to the west
 Kenya Mainland and Pate Island
Indian Ocean Passing just east of the  Mozambique coast
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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