Cairo Geographic coordinates

Cairo is located at latitude 30.06263 and longitude 31.24967. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

30.06263, 31.24967

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

30.0626° N 31.2497° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

30°3'45.5'' N 31°14.98' 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 Cairo have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Cairo with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Egypt

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 30.06263 31.24967
Decimal Degrees (DD) 30.0626° N 31.2497° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 30°3.758' N 31°14.98' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 30°3'45.5'' N 31°14'58.8'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Cairo

City Coordinates
Wuhan, China 30.58333, 114.26667
Austin, United States 30.26715, -97.74306
Chengdu, China 30.66667, 104.06667
Nanchong, China 30.79508, 106.08473
Jacksonville, United States 30.33218, -81.65565

Cities at the same longitude as Cairo

City Coordinates
Durban, South Africa -29.8579, 31.0292
Harare, Zimbabwe -17.82772, 31.05337
Chernihiv, Ukraine 51.50551, 31.28487
Mykolayiv, Ukraine 46.97625, 31.99296
Velikiy Novgorod, Russia 58.52131, 31.27104