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33rd Meridian East

Line across the Earth
33°
33rd meridian east

The meridian 33° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 33rd meridian east forms a great circle with the 147th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 33rd meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Norway Island of Kvitøya, Svalbard
Barents Sea
 Russia Rybachy Peninsula
Barents Sea Motovsky Gulf
 Russia Kola Peninsula
White Sea Kandalaksha Gulf
 Russia
 Ukraine
Black Sea Karkinit Bay
 Ukraine Crimea (claimed and controlled by  Russia)
Black Sea
 Turkey Passing just east of Ankara
Mediterranean Sea
 Cyprus Area controlled by  Northern Cyprus (claimed by the Republic of Cyprus)
The United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus
Area controlled by the Republic of Cyprus
Akrotiri  United Kingdom Sovereign Base Area (not part of the territory of the Republic of Cyprus)
Mediterranean Sea
 Egypt Sinai Peninsula
Gulf of Suez
 Egypt
 Sudan
 South Sudan
 Uganda
Lake Victoria Passing just west of Ukara Island,  Tanzania
 Tanzania Ukerewe Island
Lake Victoria
 Tanzania
 Malawi For about 14 km
 Zambia
 Malawi For about 18 km
 Zambia For about 14 km
 Malawi For about 19 km
 Zambia For about 5 km
 Malawi
 Zambia For about 3 km
 Malawi For about 5 km
 Zambia For about 6 km
 Mozambique
 Zimbabwe For about 13 km
 Mozambique For about 16 km
 Zimbabwe
 Mozambique
 Zimbabwe
 Mozambique
 Zimbabwe
 Mozambique
Indian Ocean Passing just east of Inhaca Island and the mainland,  Mozambique
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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