Riga Geographic coordinates

Riga is located at latitude 56.946 and longitude 24.10589. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

56.946, 24.10589

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

56.946° N 24.1059° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

56°56'45.6'' N 24°6.353' 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 Riga have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Riga with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Latvia

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 56.946 24.10589
Decimal Degrees (DD) 56.946° N 24.1059° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 56°56.76' N 24°6.353' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 56°56'45.6'' N 24°6'21.2'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Riga

City Coordinates
Yekaterinburg, Russia 56.8519, 60.6122
Krasnoyarsk, Russia 56.01839, 92.86717
Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia 56.32867, 44.00205
Izhevsk, Russia 56.84976, 53.20448
Tomsk, Russia 56.49771, 84.97437

Cities at the same longitude as Riga

City Coordinates
Lviv, Ukraine 49.83826, 24.02324
Helsinki, Finland 60.16952, 24.93545
Tallinn, Estonia 59.43696, 24.75353
Plovdiv, Bulgaria 42.15, 24.75
Espoo, Finland 60.2052, 24.6522