Bamako Geographic coordinates

Bamako is located at latitude 12.65 and longitude -8. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

12.65, -8

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.65° N 8° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°39'0'' N 8°0' 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 Bamako have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Bamako with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Mali

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 12.65 -8
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.65° N 8° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°39' N 8°0' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°39'0'' N 8°0'0'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Bamako

City Coordinates
Managua, Nicaragua 12.13282, -86.2504
Bengaluru, India 12.97194, 77.59369
Kano, Nigeria 12.00012, 8.51672
León, Nicaragua 12.43787, -86.87804
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 12.36566, -1.53388

Cities at the same longitude as Bamako

City Coordinates
Casablanca, Morocco 33.58831, -7.61138
Lugo, Spain 43.00992, -7.55602
Ourense, Spain 42.33669, -7.86407
Marrakesh, Morocco 31.63416, -7.99994
Castro, Spain 42.76667, -7.58333