Nouakchott Geographic coordinates

Nouakchott is located at latitude 18.08581 and longitude -15.9785. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

18.08581, -15.9785

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

18.0858° N 15.9785° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

18°5'8.9'' N 15°58.71' 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 Nouakchott have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Nouakchott 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 18.08581 -15.9785
Decimal Degrees (DD) 18.0858° N 15.9785° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 18°5.149' N 15°58.71' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 18°5'8.9'' N 15°58'42.6'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Nouakchott

City Coordinates
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 18.47186, -69.89232
Port-au-Prince, Haiti 18.54349, -72.33881
San Juan, Puerto Rico 18.46633, -66.10572
Pune, India 18.51957, 73.85535
Santo Domingo Oeste, Dominican Republic 18.5, -70

Cities at the same longitude as Nouakchott

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
Touba, Senegal 14.85, -15.88333
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau 11.86357, -15.59767