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The meridian 95° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 95th meridian east forms a great circle with the 85th meridian west.
Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 95th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 95°0′E / 90°N 95°E / 90; 95 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
81°8′N 95°0′E / 81.133°N 95°E / 81.133; 95 (Russia)  Russia Komsomolets Island and October Revolution Island, Severnaya Zemlya
79°2′N 95°0′E / 79.033°N 95°E / 79.033; 95 (Kara Sea) Kara Sea
76°40′N 95°0′E / 76.667°N 95°E / 76.667; 95 (Russia)  Russia The Nordenskiöld Archipelago and the mainland
50°3′N 95°0′E / 50.05°N 95°E / 50.05; 95 (Mongolia)  Mongolia
44°15′N 95°0′E / 44.25°N 95°E / 44.25; 95 (China)  People's Republic of China
29°8′N 95°0′E / 29.133°N 95°E / 29.133; 95 (India)  India Passing through Arunachal Pradesh, part of which is claimed by  People's Republic of China
25°43′N 95°0′E / 25.717°N 95°E / 25.717; 95 (Myanmar)  Myanmar (Burma)
15°47′N 95°0′E / 15.783°N 95°E / 15.783; 95 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean Passing just west of the islands of Breueh and Sumatra,  Indonesia
60°0′S 95°0′E / 60°S 95°E / -60; 95 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
66°14′S 95°0′E / 66.233°S 95°E / -66.233; 95 (Antarctica) Antarctica Australian Antarctic Territory, claimed by  Australia

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