Ouagadougou Geographic coordinates

Ouagadougou is located at latitude 12.36566 and longitude -1.53388. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

12.36566, -1.53388

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.3657° N 1.5339° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°21'56.4'' N 1°32.033' 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 Ouagadougou have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Ouagadougou with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Burkina Faso

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 12.36566 -1.53388
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.3657° N 1.5339° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°21.94' N 1°32.033' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°21'56.4'' N 1°32'2'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Ouagadougou

City Coordinates
Managua, Nicaragua 12.13282, -86.2504
Bengaluru, India 12.97194, 77.59369
Kano, Nigeria 12.00012, 8.51672
Bamako, Mali 12.65, -8
León, Nicaragua 12.43787, -86.87804

Cities at the same longitude as Ouagadougou

City Coordinates
Birmingham, United Kingdom 52.48142, -1.89983
Murcia, Spain 37.98704, -1.13004
Nottingham, United Kingdom 52.9536, -1.15047
Sheffield, United Kingdom 53.38297, -1.4659
Leicester, United Kingdom 52.6386, -1.13169