Antipode of Koror Town, Palau

The opposite side of the world to Koror Town is São Raimundo das Mangabeiras, Maranhão, Brazil.

Koror Town


Continent: Oceania

Coordinates: 7.343, 134.479

Antipodal point

Opposite side in the world

Continent: Oceania

Coordinates: -7.343, -45.521

São Raimundo das Mangabeiras


São Raimundo das Mangabeiras is the closest city to Koror Town' antipodal point (36 km).

The antipodal city to Koror Town is São Raimundo das Mangabeiras. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Koror Town is São Raimundo das Mangabeiras.

The distance from Koror Town to São Raimundo das Mangabeiras 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 Koror Town

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

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
São Raimundo das Mangabeiras, MA Brazil 36 km (-7.022, -45.481)
Balsas, MA Brazil 61 km (-7.533, -46.036)
Uruçuí, PI Brazil 107 km (-7.229, -44.556)
Bom Jardim, MA Brazil 112 km (-7.017, -46.483)
Riachão, MA Brazil 121 km (-7.362, -46.617)
Mirador, MA Brazil 167 km (-6.371, -44.363)
Raposa, MA Brazil 174 km (-6.517, -44.183)
Pastos Bons, MA Brazil 179 km (-6.602, -44.077)
Grajaú, MA Brazil 182 km (-5.819, -46.139)
Santa Luzia, MA Brazil 190 km (-7.643, -47.217)

Koror Town, Palau

Local time:

Coordinates: 7.3426° N 134.4789° E

São Raimundo das Mangabeiras, Brazil

Local time:

Coordinates: 7.0219° S 45.4811° 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 Koror Town

The DMS coordinates are: 7°20'33.3'' N 134°28'44'' E .

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 7.34257°

LngO = 134.47888°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -7.34257°

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

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = 134.47888 - 180° = -45.52112°

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 Koror Town is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-7.34257, -45.52112)

In DMS format: 7°20'33.3'' N 134°28'44'' E .

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