Beijing Geographic coordinates

Beijing is located at latitude 39.9075 and longitude 116.39723. It is part of Asia and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

39.9075, 116.39723

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

39.9075° N 116.3972° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

39°54'27'' N 116°23.834' 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 Beijing have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Beijing with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of China

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 39.9075 116.39723
Decimal Degrees (DD) 39.9075° N 116.3972° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 39°54.45' N 116°23.834' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 39°54'27'' N 116°23'50'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Beijing

City Coordinates
Philadelphia, United States 39.95233, -75.16379
Tianjin, China 39.14222, 117.17667
Valencia, Spain 39.46975, -0.37739
Columbus, United States 39.96118, -82.99879
Indianapolis, United States 39.76838, -86.15804

Cities at the same longitude as Beijing

City Coordinates
Shantou, China 23.36814, 116.71479
Jinan, China 36.66833, 116.99722
Huainan, China 32.62639, 116.99694
Jieyang, China 23.5418, 116.36581
Huaibei, China 33.97444, 116.79167