Cotonou Geographic coordinates

Cotonou is located at latitude 6.36536 and longitude 2.41833. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

6.36536, 2.41833

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

6.3654° N 2.4183° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

6°21'55.3'' N 2°25.1' 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 Cotonou have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Cotonou with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Benin

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 6.36536 2.41833
Decimal Degrees (DD) 6.3654° N 2.4183° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 6°21.922' N 2°25.1' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 6°21'55.3'' N 2°25'6'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Cotonou

City Coordinates
Medellín, Colombia 6.25184, -75.56359
Lagos, Nigeria 6.45407, 3.39467
Bello, Colombia 6.33732, -75.55795
Itagüí, Colombia 6.18461, -75.59913
Kumasi, Ghana 6.68848, -1.62443

Cities at the same longitude as Cotonou

City Coordinates
Barcelona, Spain 41.38879, 2.15899
Paris, France 48.85341, 2.3488
Palma, Spain 39.56939, 2.65024
Badalona, Spain 41.45004, 2.24741
Terrassa, Spain 41.56667, 2.01667