The opposite side of the world to Brändö is Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
Coordinates: 60.412, 21.045
Opposite side in the world
Coordinates: -60.412, -158.955
Waitangi is the closest city to Brändö's antipodal point (2,176 km).
The antipodal city to Brändö is Waitangi. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Brändö is Waitangi.
The distance from Brändö to Waitangi is about 18,000 kilometers. A direct flight would take around 20 hours, but there aren't commercial routes between these cities.
This table contains the populated locations that are closest to Brändö's antipode. These are the farthest cities in the world from Brändö.
|City||Country||Distance from antipode||Coordinates|
|Waitangi, Chatham Islands||New Zealand||2,176 km||(-43.954, -176.560)|
|McMurdo Station||Antarctica||2,301 km||(-77.846, 166.676)|
|Papatowai, Otago||New Zealand||2,561 km||(-46.561, 169.471)|
|Portobello, Otago||New Zealand||2,562 km||(-45.850, 170.650)|
|Kaitangata, Otago||New Zealand||2,566 km||(-46.275, 169.850)|
|Dunedin, Otago||New Zealand||2,567 km||(-45.874, 170.504)|
|Milton, Otago||New Zealand||2,573 km||(-46.121, 169.969)|
|Balclutha, Otago||New Zealand||2,574 km||(-46.234, 169.750)|
|Waitati, Otago||New Zealand||2,574 km||(-45.750, 170.567)|
|Outram, Otago||New Zealand||2,581 km||(-45.867, 170.233)|
Coordinates: 60.4117° N 21.0453° E
Coordinates: 43.9535° S 176.5597° W
The antipode can be calculated by understanding the geographic coordinates and applying simple formulas. We will use the following variables:
Step 1: Obtain the geographic coordinates of Brändö
The DMS coordinates are: 60°24'41.9'' N 21°2'43.2'' E .
Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:
LatO = 60.41165°
LngO = 21.04534°
Step 2: Calculate the latitude
LatA = - LatO = -60.41165°
Since the latitude is positive (north direction), the antipode must be negative (south direction).
Step 3: Calculate the longitude
LngA = LngO ± 180° = 21.04534 - 180° = -158.95466°
Since the longitude is positive, we subtract 180° to ensure the final value lies between (-180, 180). If it were the other way around, we would sum 180° for the same reason.
The antipode of Brändö is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-60.41165, -158.95466)
In DMS format: 60°24'41.9'' N 21°2'43.2'' E .