Salvador Geographic coordinates

Salvador is located at latitude -12.97111 and longitude -38.51083. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-12.97111, -38.51083

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.9711° S 38.5108° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°58'16'' S 38°30.65' 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 Salvador have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Salvador 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 -12.97111 -38.51083
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.9711° S 38.5108° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°58.267' S 38°30.65' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°58'16'' S 38°30'39'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Salvador

City Coordinates
Lima, Peru -12.04318, -77.02824
Callao, Peru -12.05659, -77.11814
Feira de Santana, Brazil -12.26667, -38.96667
Huancayo, Peru -12.06513, -75.20486
Camaçari, Brazil -12.6975, -38.32417

Cities at the same longitude as Salvador

City Coordinates
Fortaleza, Brazil -3.71722, -38.54306
Caucaia, Brazil -3.73611, -38.65306
Maracanaú, Brazil -3.87667, -38.62556
Paulo Afonso, Brazil -9.40611, -38.21472
Sousa, Brazil -6.75917, -38.22806