26th meridian east

The meridian 26° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 26th meridian east forms a great circle with the 154th meridian west.

Line across the Earth
26°
26th meridian east

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 26th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 26°0′E / 90.000°N 26.000°E Arctic Ocean
80°10′N 26°0′E / 80.167°N 26.000°E  Norway Island of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard
79°40′N 26°0′E / 79.667°N 26.000°E Barents Sea
71°8′N 26°0′E / 71.133°N 26.000°E  Norway Island of Magerøya
70°58′N 26°0′E / 70.967°N 26.000°E Porsangerfjorden
70°39′N 26°0′E / 70.650°N 26.000°E  Norway
69°43′N 26°0′E / 69.717°N 26.000°E  Finland
60°16′N 26°0′E / 60.267°N 26.000°E Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
59°37′N 26°0′E / 59.617°N 26.000°E  Estonia
57°52′N 26°0′E / 57.867°N 26.000°E  Latvia
55°58′N 26°0′E / 55.967°N 26.000°E  Lithuania
54°57′N 26°0′E / 54.950°N 26.000°E  Belarus
51°56′N 26°0′E / 51.933°N 26.000°E  Ukraine Rivne Oblast — passing just east of Varash
Volyn Oblast — for about 9 km
Rivne Oblast — for about 6 km
Volyn Oblast — for about 13 km
Rivne Oblast — passing just west of Rivne
Ternopil Oblast — passing just west of Borshchiv
Chernivtsi Oblast — passing through Chernivtsi
47°58′N 26°0′E / 47.967°N 26.000°E  Romania Passing just west of Bucharest
43°53′N 26°0′E / 43.883°N 26.000°E  Bulgaria Passing just east of Ruse
41°20′N 26°0′E / 41.333°N 26.000°E  Greece
40°49′N 26°0′E / 40.817°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
40°9′N 26°0′E / 40.150°N 26.000°E  Turkey Island of Imbros
40°8′N 26°0′E / 40.133°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
39°51′N 26°0′E / 39.850°N 26.000°E  Turkey Island of Bozcaada
39°49′N 26°0′E / 39.817°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
39°17′N 26°0′E / 39.283°N 26.000°E  Greece Island of Lesbos
39°7′N 26°0′E / 39.117°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
38°36′N 26°0′E / 38.600°N 26.000°E  Greece Island of Chios
38°10′N 26°0′E / 38.167°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
37°34′N 26°0′E / 37.567°N 26.000°E  Greece Island of Icaria
37°31′N 26°0′E / 37.517°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
36°56′N 26°0′E / 36.933°N 26.000°E  Greece Island of Amorgos
36°53′N 26°0′E / 36.883°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea
35°12′N 26°0′E / 35.200°N 26.000°E  Greece Island of Crete
35°1′N 26°0′E / 35.017°N 26.000°E Mediterranean Sea
31°36′N 26°0′E / 31.600°N 26.000°E  Egypt
22°0′N 26°0′E / 22.000°N 26.000°E  Sudan
10°9′N 26°0′E / 10.150°N 26.000°E  South Sudan
7°0′N 26°0′E / 7.000°N 26.000°E  Central African Republic
5°14′N 26°0′E / 5.233°N 26.000°E  Democratic Republic of the Congo
11°56′S 26°0′E / 11.933°S 26.000°E  Zambia
17°59′S 26°0′E / 17.983°S 26.000°E  Zimbabwe
19°9′S 26°0′E / 19.150°S 26.000°E  Botswana Passing just east of Gaborone
24°43′S 26°0′E / 24.717°S 26.000°E  South Africa North West
Free State
Eastern Cape
33°43′S 26°0′E / 33.717°S 26.000°E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 26°0′E / 60.000°S 26.000°E Southern Ocean
70°9′S 26°0′E / 70.150°S 26.000°E Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also

154th meridian west

The meridian 154° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 154th meridian west forms a great circle with the 26th meridian east.

25th meridian east

The meridian 25° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 25th meridian east forms a great circle with the 155th meridian west.

Most of the border between Libya and Egypt is defined by the meridian, as is much of the border between Libya and Sudan.

26th meridian

26th meridian may refer to:

26th meridian east, a line of longitude east of the Greenwich Meridian

26th meridian west, a line of longitude west of the Greenwich Meridian

27th meridian east

The meridian 27° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 27th meridian east forms a great circle with the 153rd meridian west.

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