Antipode of Rustaq, Oman

The opposite side of the world to Rustaq is Adamstown, Pitcairn.



Continent: Asia

Coordinates: 23.391, 57.424

Antipodal point

Opposite side in the world

Continent: Asia

Coordinates: -23.391, -122.576



Adamstown is the closest city to Rustaq's antipodal point (786 km).

The antipodal city to Rustaq is Adamstown. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Rustaq is Adamstown.

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

Cities on the other side of the world of Rustaq

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

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
Adamstown Pitcairn 786 km (-25.066, -130.101)
Rikitea, Îles Tuamotu-Gambier French Polynesia 1,268 km (-23.123, -134.969)
Hanga Roa, Valparaíso Chile 1,388 km (-27.153, -109.424)
Tapuarava, Îles Tuamotu-Gambier French Polynesia 1,543 km (-18.466, -136.463)
Atuona, Îles Marquises French Polynesia 2,308 km (-9.803, -139.042)
Taiohae, Îles Marquises French Polynesia 2,461 km (-8.911, -140.100)
Mataura French Polynesia 2,747 km (-23.347, -149.485)
Tautira, Îles du Vent French Polynesia 2,837 km (-17.747, -149.161)
Pueu, Îles du Vent French Polynesia 2,844 km (-17.738, -149.224)
Teahupoo, Îles du Vent French Polynesia 2,844 km (-17.846, -149.267)

Rustaq, Oman

Local time:

Coordinates: 23.3908° N 57.4244° E

Adamstown, Pitcairn

Local time:

Coordinates: 25.066° S 130.1015° 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 Rustaq

The DMS coordinates are: 23°23'27'' N 57°25'28'' E .

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 23.39083°

LngO = 57.42444°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -23.39083°

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

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = 57.42444 - 180° = -122.57556°

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 Rustaq is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-23.39083, -122.57556)

In DMS format: 23°23'27'' N 57°25'28'' E .

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