# Explain why 0 degrees longitude and 180 degrees longitude are not designated east or west?

0 degrees longitude does not have a designation of east or west because it behaves like a mathematical zero. It is neither positive nor negative. It is simply the start. Longitudes run through the north and south poles. Therefore, 0 degrees longitude is actually on the same line of longitude on the other side of the world which is 180 degrees longitude. Since all the longitude lines work like this, 180 degrees is the highest degree of longitude that you can have. Here is where it behaves just like 0 degrees because it cannot be any larger than 180 degrees. There is no need to say whether it is east or west then.
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# Why does 0 degrees longitude and 180 degrees longitude are not designated east or west?

Because if you are at 0 degrees at one point, you haven't gone either way so on a map you would still be at zero therefore you are not at a desegnated east or west you are sti… Continue reading

# What are the lines of longitude at 180 and 0 degrees?

-- The "Prime Meridian" marks zero longitude. -- The "180th meridian" marks 180Â° longitude. The International Dateline is either on or relatively near the 180th meridian a… Continue reading

# Is Kyrgyzstan east or west of 90 degrees east longitude?

Kyrgyzstan extends in longitude from about 69.27Â° east to about 80.29Â° east.So it's entirely west of the 90Â° east meridian.

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# Why is 0 degrees longitude not designated east or west?

Because it is where east and west are measured from. Sort of like zero is neither positive nor negative.:)

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# What place is designated as 0 degrees longitude?

0 degrees longitude, known as the Prime Meridian is a line running from the North Pole to the South Pole that passes through Greenwich England.

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# Are points east of the prime meridian between 0 and 180 degrees longitude?

Yes, all points east and west of the Prime Meridian are both between 0 and 180 degrees longitude because there are a total of 360 degrees of longitude on a globe divided into … Continue reading

# Why does 0 longitude and 180 longitude not go east or west?

Because 0 degrees longitude is the Prime Meridian. The Prime Meridian is a line that goes around the entire globe on longitude 0. [The Prime Meridian is the exact same thing a… Continue reading

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