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15th meridian east

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The meridian 15° 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.

Line across the Earth
15th meridian east
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Monument marking the meridian in Stargard, Poland
Monument marking the meridian in Stargard, Poland
Monument marking the meridian in Görlitz, most eastern town of Germany
Monument marking the meridian in Görlitz, most eastern town of Germany
Mark of the 15th meridian in the pavement in Jindřichův Hradec, Czech Republic
Mark of the 15th meridian in the pavement in Jindřichův Hradec, Czech Republic

The 15th meridian east forms a great circle with the 165th meridian west.

The meridian is the central axis of Central European Time.[1]

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 15th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 15°0′E / 90.000°N 15.000°E / 90.000; 15.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
79°42′N 15°0′E / 79.700°N 15.000°E / 79.700; 15.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Spitsbergen, Svalbard
79°8′N 15°0′E / 79.133°N 15.000°E / 79.133; 15.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean Greenland Sea
Norwegian Sea
68°51′N 15°0′E / 68.850°N 15.000°E / 68.850; 15.000 (Norway)  Norway Islands of Langøya, Austvågøy and Hinnøya
68°16′N 15°0′E / 68.267°N 15.000°E / 68.267; 15.000 (Vestfjord) Vestfjorden
67°59′N 15°0′E / 67.983°N 15.000°E / 67.983; 15.000 (Norway)  Norway Island of Engeløya and the mainland
66°9′N 15°0′E / 66.150°N 15.000°E / 66.150; 15.000 (Sweden)  Sweden for about 1111 km
56°9′N 15°0′E / 56.150°N 15.000°E / 56.150; 15.000 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea
55°11′N 15°0′E / 55.183°N 15.000°E / 55.183; 15.000 (Denmark)  Denmark Island of Bornholm, for about 21 km. There is a small memorial at 55°N 15°E / 55°N 15°E / 55; 15
55°0′N 15°0′E / 55.000°N 15.000°E / 55.000; 15.000 (Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea
54°5′N 15°0′E / 54.083°N 15.000°E / 54.083; 15.000 (Poland)  Poland
51°19′N 15°0′E / 51.317°N 15.000°E / 51.317; 15.000 (Germany)  Germany For about 16 km near Görlitz
51°10′N 15°0′E / 51.167°N 15.000°E / 51.167; 15.000 (Poland)  Poland
51°1′N 15°0′E / 51.017°N 15.000°E / 51.017; 15.000 (Czech Republic)  Czech Republic For about 3 km
50°59′N 15°0′E / 50.983°N 15.000°E / 50.983; 15.000 (Poland)  Poland For about 6 km
50°56′N 15°0′E / 50.933°N 15.000°E / 50.933; 15.000 (Czech Republic)  Czech Republic A mark in the pavement is found in Jindřichův Hradec, but the precise place is 100m to the West.[2]
49°1′N 15°0′E / 49.017°N 15.000°E / 49.017; 15.000 (Austria)  Austria
46°37′N 15°0′E / 46.617°N 15.000°E / 46.617; 15.000 (Slovenia)  Slovenia Almost corresponds to the middle line of the country in the direction west-east. A memorial has been set up in the village of Vrhtrebnje.[3]
45°30′N 15°0′E / 45.500°N 15.000°E / 45.500; 15.000 (Croatia)  Croatia Mainland, and the islands of Pag, Sestrunj and Dugi otok
44°2′N 15°0′E / 44.033°N 15.000°E / 44.033; 15.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Sea
42°0′N 15°0′E / 42.000°N 15.000°E / 42.000; 15.000 (Italy)  Italy On the beach of Termoli; a 7-metre monument marks the 42°N 15°E / 42°N 15°E / 42; 15 point[4]
40°12′N 15°0′E / 40.200°N 15.000°E / 40.200; 15.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Tyrrhenian Sea
38°23′N 15°0′E / 38.383°N 15.000°E / 38.383; 15.000 (Italy)  Italy Island of Vulcano
38°22′N 15°0′E / 38.367°N 15.000°E / 38.367; 15.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Tyrrhenian Sea
38°9′N 15°0′E / 38.150°N 15.000°E / 38.150; 15.000 (Italy)  Italy Island of Sicily, across the Etna volcano
36°42′N 15°0′E / 36.700°N 15.000°E / 36.700; 15.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
32°25′N 15°0′E / 32.417°N 15.000°E / 32.417; 15.000 (Libya)  Libya
23°0′N 15°0′E / 23.000°N 15.000°E / 23.000; 15.000 (Chad)  Chad For about 1 km - the meridian just passes through the country's most north-westerly point
22°59′N 15°0′E / 22.983°N 15.000°E / 22.983; 15.000 (Niger)  Niger
16°22′N 15°0′E / 16.367°N 15.000°E / 16.367; 15.000 (Chad)  Chad Passing through Lake Chad
Passing just west of N'Djamena
12°7′N 15°0′E / 12.117°N 15.000°E / 12.117; 15.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
10°0′N 15°0′E / 10.000°N 15.000°E / 10.000; 15.000 (Chad)  Chad
8°41′N 15°0′E / 8.683°N 15.000°E / 8.683; 15.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
6°45′N 15°0′E / 6.750°N 15.000°E / 6.750; 15.000 (Central African Republic)  Central African Republic
4°25′N 15°0′E / 4.417°N 15.000°E / 4.417; 15.000 (Cameroon)  Cameroon
2°1′N 15°0′E / 2.017°N 15.000°E / 2.017; 15.000 (Republic of the Congo)  Republic of the Congo
4°35′S 15°0′E / 4.583°S 15.000°E / -4.583; 15.000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)  Democratic Republic of the Congo
5°52′S 15°0′E / 5.867°S 15.000°E / -5.867; 15.000 (Angola)  Angola
17°23′S 15°0′E / 17.383°S 15.000°E / -17.383; 15.000 (Namibia)  Namibia
23°21′S 15°0′E / 23.350°S 15.000°E / -23.350; 15.000 (Atlantic Ocean) Atlantic Ocean
60°0′S 15°0′E / 60.000°S 15.000°E / -60.000; 15.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
69°15′S 15°0′E / 69.250°S 15.000°E / -69.250; 15.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by


Wooden mark of the 15th meridian east passing through the Ještěd-Kozákov Ridge. Made by local group called Ještěďáci.
Wooden mark of the 15th meridian east passing through the Ještěd-Kozákov Ridge. Made by local group called Ještěďáci.


  1. ^ "Stargard Szczecinski". Archived from the original on 2009-09-03. Retrieved 2009-08-31.
  2. ^ The confusion over the 15th meridian in Jindřichův Hradec. Accessed 2014-12-29. Archived 2014-12-31.
  3. ^ Jenko, Marjan (2005). "O pomenu meridiana 15° vzhodno od Greenwicha" [About the Significance of the 15th Degree to the East of Greenwich Meridian] (PDF). Geodetski vestnik (in Slovenian). 49 (4). pp. 637–638. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Non dite l'ora 'esatta' se non siete a Termoli. Per l'Italia e tutta l'Europa centrale!Moliseinvita". (in Italian). 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2017-12-29.

See also

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