Antipode of Skeldon, Guyana

The opposite side of the world to Skeldon is Pasar Wajo, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia.



Continent: South America

Coordinates: 5.870, -57.147

Antipodal point

Banda Sea

Exact location on the other side of the world

Coordinates: -5.870, 122.853

Pasar Wajo


Pasar Wajo is the closest city to Skeldon's antipodal point (41 km).

The antipodal city to Skeldon is Pasar Wajo. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Skeldon is Pasar Wajo.

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

Cities on the other side of the world of Skeldon

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

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
Pasar Wajo, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 41 km (-5.496, 122.845)
Batauga, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 42 km (-5.588, 122.596)
Baubau, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 53 km (-5.463, 122.602)
Labungkari, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 75 km (-5.263, 122.551)
Wanci, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 97 km (-5.327, 123.539)
Lasehao, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 103 km (-5.007, 122.494)
Raha, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 115 km (-4.838, 122.721)
Katobu, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 116 km (-4.830, 122.726)
Buranga, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 119 km (-4.801, 122.983)
Laworo, Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia 126 km (-4.783, 122.525)

Skeldon, Guyana

Local time:

Coordinates: 5.8704° N 57.1468° W

Pasar Wajo, Indonesia

Local time:

Coordinates: 5.4957° S 122.8447° E

How to calculate the antipodal point?

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

  • LatO: Latitude at the origin point.
  • LngO: Longitude at the origin point.
  • LatA: Latitude at the antipodal point.
  • LngA: Longitude at the antipodal point.

Step 1: Obtain the geographic coordinates of Skeldon

The DMS coordinates are: 5°52'13.3'' N 57°8'48.5'' W.

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 5.87035°

LngO = -57.14681°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -5.87035°

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

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = -57.14681 + 180° = 122.85319°

Since the longitude is negative, we sum 180° to ensure the final value lies between (-180, 180). If it were the other way around, we would subtract 180° for the same reason.


The antipode of Skeldon is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-5.87035, 122.85319)

In DMS format: 5°52'13.3'' N 57°8'48.5'' W.

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