León Geographic coordinates

León is located at latitude 12.43787 and longitude -86.87804. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

12.43787, -86.87804

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.4379° N 86.878° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°26'16.3'' N 86°52.682' 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 León have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of León with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Nicaragua

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 12.43787 -86.87804
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.4379° N 86.878° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°26.272' N 86°52.682' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°26'16.3'' N 86°52'40.9'' W

Cities at the same latitude as León

City Coordinates
Managua, Nicaragua 12.13282, -86.2504
Bamako, Mali 12.65, -8
Bengaluru, India 12.97194, 77.59369
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 12.36566, -1.53388
Kano, Nigeria 12.00012, 8.51672

Cities at the same longitude as León

City Coordinates
Indianapolis, United States 39.76838, -86.15804
Nashville, United States 36.16589, -86.78444
Cancún, Mexico 21.17429, -86.84656
Washington, United States 45.3947, -86.93151
La Ceiba, Honduras 15.75971, -86.78221