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The opposite side of the world to Ba is **Gourma Rharous, Tombouctou, Mali**.

Fiji

Continent: Oceania

Coordinates: -17.534, 177.674

Mali

Continent: Africa

Coordinates: 17.534, -2.326

Mali

Gourma Rharous is the closest city to Ba' antipodal point (84 km).

The antipodal city to Ba is Gourma Rharous. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Ba is Gourma Rharous.

The distance from Ba to Gourma Rharous is about **20,000 kilometers**. A direct flight would take around **22 hours**, but there aren't commercial routes between these cities.

This table contains the populated locations that are closest to Ba's antipode. These are the farthest cities in the world from Ba.

City | Country | Distance from antipode | Coordinates |
---|---|---|---|

Gourma Rharous, Tombouctou | Mali | 84 km | (16.878, -1.923) |

Timbuktu, Tombouctou | Mali | 111 km | (16.773, -3.007) |

Diré, Tombouctou | Mali | 182 km | (16.257, -3.401) |

Goundam, Tombouctou | Mali | 189 km | (16.415, -3.671) |

Araouane, Tombouctou | Mali | 198 km | (18.905, -3.526) |

Bourem, Gao | Mali | 220 km | (16.955, -0.349) |

Niafunké, Tombouctou | Mali | 251 km | (15.932, -3.991) |

Gao | Mali | 280 km | (16.272, -0.045) |

Douentza, Mopti | Mali | 288 km | (15.002, -2.950) |

Youwarou, Mopti | Mali | 317 km | (15.368, -4.263) |

Local time:

Coordinates: 17.5343° S 177.6741° E

Local time:

Coordinates: 16.8778° N 1.9231° W

The antipode can be calculated by understanding the geographic coordinates and applying simple formulas. We will use the following variables:

*Lat*: Latitude at the origin point._{O}*Lng*: Longitude at the origin point._{O}*Lat*: Latitude at the antipodal point._{A}*Lng*: Longitude at the antipodal point._{A}

Step 1: Obtain the geographic coordinates of Ba

The DMS coordinates are: 17°32'3.5'' S 177°40'26.7'' E .

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

*Lat _{O}*

*Lng _{O}*

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

*Lat _{A}*

Since the latitude is negative (south direction), the antipode must be positive (north direction).

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

*Lng _{A}*

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.

Result:

The antipode of Ba is located on coordinates: (*Lat _{A}*,

In DMS format: 17°32'3.5'' S 177°40'26.7'' E .