Mauritania Geographic coordinates

Mauritania is located at latitude 21.00789 and longitude -10.940835. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

21.00789, -10.940835

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

21.0079° N 10.9408° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

21°0'28.4'' N 10°56.45' 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 Mauritania have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Mauritania with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Mauritania

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 21.00789 -10.940835
Decimal Degrees (DD) 21.0079° N 10.9408° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 21°0.473' N 10°56.45' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 21°0'28.4'' N 10°56'27'' W

Geographic coordinates - Cities of Mauritania

City Coordinates
Nouakchott 18.08581, -15.9785
Nouadhibou 20.94188, -17.03842
Kiffa 16.62073, -11.40208
Atar 20.5177, -13.04857
Aleg 17.05314, -13.91312
Néma 16.61702, -7.25649
Kaédi 16.15027, -13.5037
Rosso 16.51378, -15.80503
Zouerate 22.73542, -12.47134
Tékane 16.60175, -15.34866
Sélibaby 15.15846, -12.1843
Aioun 16.6614, -9.6149
Akjoujt 19.74657, -14.38531
Tidjikja 18.55644, -11.42715
Chingueṭṭi 20.463, -12.362
’Elb el Jmel 17.0105, -13.97102
Barkéwol 16.64039, -12.49849
Arafat 18.04639, -15.97194
Tevragh Zeina 18.09894, -15.98848
Dar Naim 18.10808, -15.92666

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