Bissau Geographic coordinates

Bissau is located at latitude 11.86357 and longitude -15.59767. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

11.86357, -15.59767

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

11.8636° N 15.5977° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

11°51'48.9'' N 15°35.86' 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 Bissau have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Bissau with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Guinea-Bissau

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 11.86357 -15.59767
Decimal Degrees (DD) 11.8636° N 15.5977° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 11°51.814' N 15°35.86' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 11°51'48.9'' N 15°35'51.6'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Bissau

City Coordinates
Santa Marta, Colombia 11.24079, -74.19904
Phnom Penh, Cambodia 11.56245, 104.91601
Maiduguri, Nigeria 11.84692, 13.15712
Granada, Nicaragua 11.92988, -85.95602
Masaya, Nicaragua 11.97444, -86.09417

Cities at the same longitude as Bissau

City Coordinates
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain 28.09973, -15.41343
Telde, Spain 27.99243, -15.41915
Santa Lucía, Spain 27.91174, -15.54071
Nouakchott, Mauritania 18.08581, -15.9785
Touba, Senegal 14.85, -15.88333