Sydney Geographic coordinates

Sydney is located at latitude -33.86785 and longitude 151.20732. It is part of Oceania and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-33.86785, 151.20732

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

33.8679° S 151.2073° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

33°52'4.3'' S 151°12.439' E

The geographic coordinate system enables any place in the world to be located using its latitude and longitude. The latitude is the position relative to the equator, specifying the north-south position. The longitude specifies the east-west position measured from a reference meridian (usually the Greenwich Prime Meridian). The latitude and longitude of Sydney have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Sydney with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Australia

There are many systems and formats to represent geographic coordinates. The following table matches the equivalence between the most common formats:

System Latitude Longitude
Simple decimal standard -33.86785 151.20732
Decimal Degrees (DD) 33.8679° S 151.2073° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 33°52.071' S 151°12.439' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 33°52'4.3'' S 151°12'26.4'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Sydney

City Coordinates
Santiago, Chile -33.45694, -70.64827
Cape Town, South Africa -33.92584, 18.42322
Puente Alto, Chile -33.61169, -70.57577
Viña del Mar, Chile -33.02457, -71.55183
Valparaíso, Chile -33.036, -71.62963

Cities at the same longitude as Sydney

City Coordinates
Newcastle, Australia -32.92953, 151.7801
Toowoomba, Australia -27.56056, 151.95386
Gladstone, Australia -23.84852, 151.25775
Armidale, Australia -30.50123, 151.66553
Cessnock, Australia -32.83211, 151.35623