Kano Geographic coordinates

Kano is located at latitude 12.00012 and longitude 8.51672. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

12.00012, 8.51672

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.0001° N 8.5167° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°0'0.4'' N 8°31.003' 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 Kano have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Kano 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 12.00012 8.51672
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.0001° N 8.5167° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°0.007' N 8°31.003' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°0'0.4'' N 8°31'0.2'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Kano

City Coordinates
Managua, Nicaragua 12.13282, -86.2504
Bengaluru, India 12.97194, 77.59369
Bamako, Mali 12.65, -8
León, Nicaragua 12.43787, -86.87804
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 12.36566, -1.53388

Cities at the same longitude as Kano

City Coordinates
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 50.11552, 8.68417
Genoa, Italy 44.40478, 8.94439
Bremen, Germany 53.07582, 8.80717
Bielefeld, Germany 52.03333, 8.53333
Mannheim, Germany 49.4891, 8.46694