28th meridian east

28th meridian east

Line across the Earth
28th meridian east

The meridian 28° 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 28th meridian east forms a great circle with the 152nd meridian west.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 28th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
Arctic Ocean
 Norway Island of Storøya, Svalbard
Barents Sea
 Norway Island of Kongsøya, Svalbard
Barents Sea
 Russia Leningrad Oblast
Baltic Sea Gulf of Finland
 Russia Leningrad Oblast
Pskov Oblast — from , passing through Lake Peipsi-Pihkva
Black Sea
 Bulgaria For about 8 km
 Turkey 109 km Thrace
Sea of Marmara 61 km.
 Turkey 385 km. Anatolia
Mediterranean Sea 18 km.Aegean Sea
 Turkey 10 km. Datça Peninsula
Mediterranean Sea 43 km Aegean Sea
 Greece Island of Rhodes
Mediterranean Sea
Abyei Area controlled by  Sudan, and claimed by  South Sudan
 South Sudan
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Zambia The border with Zimbabwe is in Lake Kariba
 South Africa Limpopo
North West
Gauteng - passing through Johannesburg, west of the city centre
Free State
 South Africa Eastern Cape
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

See also