Antipode of Yung Shue Wan, Hong Kong

The opposite side of the world to Yung Shue Wan is La Quiaca, Jujuy, Argentina.

Yung Shue Wan

Hong Kong

Continent: Asia

Coordinates: 22.226, 114.112

Antipodal point

Opposite side in the world

Continent: Asia

Coordinates: -22.226, -65.888

La Quiaca


La Quiaca is the closest city to Yung Shue Wan's antipodal point (33 km).

The antipodal city to Yung Shue Wan is La Quiaca. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Yung Shue Wan is La Quiaca.

The distance from Yung Shue Wan to La Quiaca 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 Yung Shue Wan

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

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
La Quiaca, JY Argentina 33 km (-22.102, -65.593)
Villazón, Potosí Bolivia 34 km (-22.087, -65.594)
Santa Catalina, JY Argentina 36 km (-21.945, -66.052)
Rinconada, JY Argentina 37 km (-22.441, -66.168)
Abra Pampa, JY Argentina 58 km (-22.720, -65.697)
Tupiza, Potosí Bolivia 88 km (-21.443, -65.719)
Iruya, SA Argentina 93 km (-22.792, -65.217)
Santa Victoria, SA Argentina 95 km (-22.251, -64.965)
El Aguilar, JY Argentina 112 km (-23.216, -65.680)
Humahuaca, JY Argentina 122 km (-23.205, -65.350)

Yung Shue Wan, Hong Kong

Local time:

Coordinates: 22.2262° N 114.1124° E

La Quiaca, Argentina

Local time:

Coordinates: 22.1024° S 65.593° W

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 Yung Shue Wan

The DMS coordinates are: 22°13'34.4'' N 114°6'44.7'' E .

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 22.22623°

LngO = 114.11241°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -22.22623°

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

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = 114.11241 - 180° = -65.88759°

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 Yung Shue Wan is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-22.22623, -65.88759)

In DMS format: 22°13'34.4'' N 114°6'44.7'' E .

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