Brasília Geographic coordinates

Brasília is located at latitude -15.77972 and longitude -47.92972. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-15.77972, -47.92972

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

15.7797° S 47.9297° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

15°46'47'' S 47°55.783' 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 Brasília have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Brasília with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Brazil

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 -15.77972 -47.92972
Decimal Degrees (DD) 15.7797° S 47.9297° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 15°46.783' S 47°55.783' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 15°46'47'' S 47°55'47'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Brasília

City Coordinates
Cuiabá, Brazil -15.59611, -56.09667
Várzea Grande, Brazil -15.64667, -56.1325
Juliaca, Peru -15.5, -70.13333
Lusaka, Zambia -15.40669, 28.28713
Planaltina, Brazil -15.61791, -47.64874

Cities at the same longitude as Brasília

City Coordinates
Campinas, Brazil -22.90556, -47.06083
Ribeirão Preto, Brazil -21.1775, -47.81028
Sorocaba, Brazil -23.50167, -47.45806
Piracicaba, Brazil -22.72528, -47.64917
Franca, Brazil -20.53861, -47.40083