Medan Geographic coordinates

Medan is located at latitude 3.58333 and longitude 98.66667. It is part of Asia and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

3.58333, 98.66667

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

3.5833° N 98.6667° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

3°34'60'' N 98°40' 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 Medan have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Medan with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Indonesia

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 3.58333 98.66667
Decimal Degrees (DD) 3.5833° N 98.6667° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 3°35' N 98°40' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 3°34'60'' N 98°40'0'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Medan

City Coordinates
Cali, Colombia 3.43722, -76.5225
Buenaventura, Colombia 3.8801, -77.03116
Kampung Baru Subang, Malaysia 3.15, 101.53333
Palmira, Colombia 3.53944, -76.30361
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3.1412, 101.68653

Cities at the same longitude as Medan

City Coordinates
Chiang Mai, Thailand 18.79038, 98.98468
Myeik, Myanmar 12.43954, 98.60028
Dawei, Myanmar 14.0823, 98.19151
Phuket, Thailand 7.89059, 98.3981
Kyain Seikgyi Township, Myanmar 15.82288, 98.25257