Antipode of Choiseul, Saint Lucia

The opposite side of the world to Choiseul is Lailunggi, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.


Saint Lucia

Continent: America

Coordinates: 13.773, -61.049

Antipodal point

Opposite side in the world

Continent: America

Coordinates: -13.773, 118.951



Lailunggi is the closest city to Choiseul's antipodal point (418 km).

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

The distance from Choiseul to Lailunggi 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 Choiseul

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

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
Lailunggi, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 418 km (-10.172, 120.117)
Nggongi Satu, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 420 km (-10.195, 120.231)
Nggongi, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 420 km (-10.194, 120.234)
Tawui, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 420 km (-10.143, 120.073)
Nggai, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 423 km (-10.207, 120.353)
Wahang Dua, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 423 km (-10.095, 120.028)
Maradabangga, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 426 km (-10.177, 120.360)
Kalangga, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 426 km (-10.160, 120.314)
Mbulung, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 429 km (-10.224, 120.540)
Baing, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia 430 km (-10.221, 120.559)

Choiseul, Saint Lucia

Local time:

Coordinates: 13.7727° N 61.0493° W

Lailunggi, Indonesia

Local time:

Coordinates: 10.1716° S 120.1174° 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 Choiseul

The DMS coordinates are: 13°46'21.8'' N 61°2'57.5'' W.

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 13.77273°

LngO = -61.04931°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -13.77273°

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

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = -61.04931 + 180° = 118.95069°

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 Choiseul is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-13.77273, 118.95069)

In DMS format: 13°46'21.8'' N 61°2'57.5'' W.

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