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The opposite side of the world to Luang Namtha is **San Juan, Ica, Peru**.

Laos

Continent: Asia

Coordinates: 20.949, 101.402

Opposite side in the world

Continent: Asia

Coordinates: -20.949, -78.598

Peru

San Juan is the closest city to Luang Namtha's antipodal point (717 km).

The antipodal city to Luang Namtha is San Juan. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Luang Namtha is San Juan.

The distance from Luang Namtha to San Juan is about **19,000 kilometers**. A direct flight would take around **21 hours**, but there aren't commercial routes between these cities.

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

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

San Juan, Ica | Peru | 717 km | (-15.365, -75.162) |

Atiquipa, Arequipa | Peru | 725 km | (-15.796, -74.364) |

Chala, Arequipa | Peru | 726 km | (-15.866, -74.247) |

Yauca, Arequipa | Peru | 726 km | (-15.661, -74.527) |

Minas de Marcona, Ica | Peru | 734 km | (-15.212, -75.110) |

Atico, Arequipa | Peru | 742 km | (-16.209, -73.622) |

Acarí, Arequipa | Peru | 743 km | (-15.424, -74.614) |

Achanizo, Arequipa | Peru | 751 km | (-15.806, -73.967) |

Tocota, Arequipa | Peru | 755 km | (-15.659, -74.091) |

La Planchada, Arequipa | Peru | 758 km | (-16.401, -73.222) |

Local time:

Coordinates: 20.9486° N 101.4019° E

Local time:

Coordinates: 15.3653° S 75.1622° 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 Luang Namtha

The DMS coordinates are: 20°56'55'' N 101°24'6.8'' 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 positive (north direction), the antipode must be negative (south 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 Luang Namtha is located on coordinates: (*Lat _{A}*,

In DMS format: 20°56'55'' N 101°24'6.8'' E .