115th meridian east

The meridian 115° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, Australasia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

115th meridian east

The 115th meridian east forms a great circle with the 65th meridian west.

Between Australia and the 60th parallel south it forms the western boundary of the South Pacific Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone.

From Pole to Pole

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 115th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 115°0′E Arctic Ocean
78°56′N 115°0′E Laptev Sea
73°38′N 115°0′E  Russia Sakha Republic
Irkutsk Oblast — from 60°14′N 115°0′E
Republic of Buryatia — from 56°58′N 115°0′E
Zabaykalsky Krai — from 54°2′N 115°0′E
50°11′N 115°0′E  Mongolia
45°24′N 115°0′E  People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia
Hebei – from 41°34′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 36°3′N 115°0′E
Shandong – from 35°16′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 34°57′N 115°0′E
Anhui – for about 18 km from 33°3′N 115°0′E
Henan – from 32°52′N 115°0′E
Hubei – from 31°28′N 115°0′E
Jiangxi – from 29°32′N 115°0′E
Guangdong – from 24°41′N 115°0′E
22°42′N 115°0′E South China Sea Passing through the disputed Spratly Islands
5°2′N 115°0′E  Brunei On the island of Borneo
4°53′N 115°0′E  Malaysia Sarawak - on the island of Borneo
2°22′N 115°0′E  Indonesia On the island of Borneo
North Kalimantan
East Kalimantan
Central Kalimantan
South Kalimantan
4°1′S 115°0′E Java Sea
7°17′S 115°0′E Bali Sea
8°10′S 115°0′E  Indonesia Island of Bali
8°32′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
21°27′S 115°0′E  Australia Western Australia – Thevenard Island
21°28′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
21°41′S 115°0′E  Australia Western Australia
30°14′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
33°40′S 115°0′E  Australia Western Australia
34°6′S 115°0′E Indian Ocean
60°0′S 115°0′E Southern Ocean
66°28′S 115°0′E Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

See also

  • 114th meridian east
  • 116th meridian east
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