Brussels Geographic coordinates

Brussels is located at latitude 50.85045 and longitude 4.34878. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

50.85045, 4.34878

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

50.8505° N 4.3488° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

50°51'1.6'' N 4°20.927' 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 Brussels have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Brussels with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Belgium

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 50.85045 4.34878
Decimal Degrees (DD) 50.8505° N 4.3488° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 50°51.027' N 4°20.927' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 50°51'1.6'' N 4°20'55.6'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Brussels

City Coordinates
Kyiv, Ukraine 50.45466, 30.5238
Prague, Czechia 50.08804, 14.42076
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 50.11552, 8.68417
Köln, Germany 50.93333, 6.95
Kraków, Poland 50.06143, 19.93658

Cities at the same longitude as Brussels

City Coordinates
Amsterdam, Netherlands 52.37403, 4.88969
Rotterdam, Netherlands 51.9225, 4.47917
The Hague, Netherlands 52.07667, 4.29861
Lyon, France 45.74846, 4.84671
Antwerpen, Belgium 51.22047, 4.40026