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30th Meridian East

Line across the Earth
30°
30th meridian east

The meridian 30° 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 30th meridian east forms a great circle with the 150th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 30th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
Barents Sea Passing between the islands of Kongsøya and Abeløya, Svalbard,  Norway
 Norway
Varangerfjord
 Norway Passing just west of Kirkenes
 Russia
 Finland For about 8 km
 Russia
 Finland
 Russia
 Finland
 Russia For about 2 km
 Finland
 Russia
Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
 Russia Passing just west of Saint Petersburg
 Belarus
 Ukraine
 Moldova For about 12 km
 Ukraine
Black Sea
 Turkey
Mediterranean Sea
 Egypt
 Sudan
 South Sudan
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Uganda
 Rwanda Passing just west of Kigali
 Burundi
 Tanzania
Lake Tanganyika
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Zambia
 Zimbabwe
 South Africa Limpopo
Mpumalanga
KwaZulu-Natal
Eastern Cape
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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