Benin City Geographic coordinates

Benin City is located at latitude 6.33815 and longitude 5.62575. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

6.33815, 5.62575

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

6.3382° N 5.6258° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

6°20'17.3'' N 5°37.545' 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 Benin City have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Benin City with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Nigeria

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 6.33815 5.62575
Decimal Degrees (DD) 6.3382° N 5.6258° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 6°20.289' N 5°37.545' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 6°20'17.3'' N 5°37'32.7'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Benin City

City Coordinates
Medellín, Colombia 6.25184, -75.56359
Lagos, Nigeria 6.45407, 3.39467
Bello, Colombia 6.33732, -75.55795
Itagüí, Colombia 6.18461, -75.59913
Kumasi, Ghana 6.68848, -1.62443

Cities at the same longitude as Benin City

City Coordinates
Marseille, France 43.29695, 5.38107
Utrecht, Netherlands 52.09083, 5.12222
Bergen, Norway 60.39299, 5.32415
Eindhoven, Netherlands 51.44083, 5.47778
Tilburg, Netherlands 51.55551, 5.0913