La Paz Geographic coordinates

La Paz is located at latitude -16.5 and longitude -68.15. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-16.5, -68.15

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

16.5° S 68.15° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

16°30'0'' S 68°9' W

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 La Paz have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of La Paz with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Bolivia

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 -16.5 -68.15
Decimal Degrees (DD) 16.5° S 68.15° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 16°30' S 68°9' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 16°30'0'' S 68°9'0'' W

Cities at the same latitude as La Paz

City Coordinates
Goiânia, Brazil -16.67861, -49.25389
Arequipa, Peru -16.39889, -71.535
Aparecida de Goiânia, Brazil -16.82333, -49.24389
Montes Claros, Brazil -16.735, -43.86167
Anápolis, Brazil -16.32667, -48.95278

Cities at the same longitude as La Paz

City Coordinates
Valencia, Venezuela 10.16202, -68.00765
Mendoza, Argentina -32.89084, -68.82717
San Juan, Argentina -31.5375, -68.53639
La Romana, Dominican Republic 18.42733, -68.97285
Puerto Cabello, Venezuela 10.47306, -68.0125