Accra Geographic coordinates

Accra is located at latitude 5.55602 and longitude -0.1969. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

5.55602, -0.1969

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

5.556° N 0.1969° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

5°33'21.7'' N 0°11.814' 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 Accra have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Accra with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Ghana

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 5.55602 -0.1969
Decimal Degrees (DD) 5.556° N 0.1969° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 5°33.361' N 0°11.814' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 5°33'21.7'' N 0°11'48.8'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Accra

City Coordinates
Abidjan, Ivory Coast 5.35444, -4.00167
Manizales, Colombia 5.06889, -75.51738
Abobo, Ivory Coast 5.41613, -4.0159
Aba, Nigeria 5.10658, 7.36667
Duitama, Colombia 5.8245, -73.03408

Cities at the same longitude as Accra

City Coordinates
London, United Kingdom 51.50853, -0.12574
Valencia, Spain 39.46975, -0.37739
Zaragoza, Spain 41.65606, -0.87734
Cartagena, Spain 37.60512, -0.98623
Alicante, Spain 38.34517, -0.48149