Shanghai Geographic coordinates

Shanghai is located at latitude 31.22222 and longitude 121.45806. It is part of Asia and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

31.22222, 121.45806

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

31.2222° N 121.4581° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

31°13'20'' N 121°27.484' 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 Shanghai have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Shanghai 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 31.22222 121.45806
Decimal Degrees (DD) 31.2222° N 121.4581° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 31°13.333' N 121°27.484' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 31°13'20'' N 121°27'29'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Shanghai

City Coordinates
Lahore, Pakistan 31.558, 74.35071
El Paso, United States 31.75872, -106.48693
Suzhou, China 31.30408, 120.59538
Paso del Norte, Mexico 31.72024, -106.46084
Alexandria, Egypt 31.20176, 29.91582

Cities at the same longitude as Shanghai

City Coordinates
Taipei, Taiwan 25.04776, 121.53185
Dalian, China 38.91222, 121.60222
Ningbo, China 29.87819, 121.54945
Quezon City, Philippines 14.6488, 121.0509
Yantai, China 37.47649, 121.44081