Eritrea Geographic coordinates

Eritrea is located at latitude 15.179384 and longitude 39.782334. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

15.179384, 39.782334

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

15.1794° N 39.7823° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

15°10'45.8'' N 39°46.94' 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 Eritrea have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Eritrea with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Eritrea

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 15.179384 39.782334
Decimal Degrees (DD) 15.1794° N 39.7823° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 15°10.763' N 39°46.94' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 15°10'45.8'' N 39°46'56.4'' E

Geographic coordinates - Cities of Eritrea

City Coordinates
Asmara 15.33805, 38.93184
Keren 15.77792, 38.45107
Assab 13.00917, 42.73944
Massawa 15.60811, 39.47455
Mendefera 14.88722, 38.81528
Barentu 15.10582, 37.59067
Adi Keyh 14.84444, 39.37722
Edd 13.93088, 41.6938
Dekemehre 15.07, 39.0475
Figordat 15.54798, 37.88291
Teseney 15.11, 36.6575
Quandeba 15.50914, 38.87825
Mai-Mne 14.55438, 38.50292