Lagos Geographic coordinates

Lagos is located at latitude 6.45407 and longitude 3.39467. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

6.45407, 3.39467

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

6.4541° N 3.3947° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

6°27'14.7'' N 3°23.68' 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 Lagos have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Lagos 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 6.45407 3.39467
Decimal Degrees (DD) 6.4541° N 3.3947° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 6°27.244' N 3°23.68' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 6°27'14.7'' N 3°23'40.8'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Lagos

City Coordinates
Medellín, Colombia 6.25184, -75.56359
Bello, Colombia 6.33732, -75.55795
Itagüí, Colombia 6.18461, -75.59913
Kumasi, Ghana 6.68848, -1.62443
Benin City, Nigeria 6.33815, 5.62575

Cities at the same longitude as Lagos

City Coordinates
Algiers, Algeria 36.73225, 3.08746
Ibadan, Nigeria 7.37756, 3.90591
Montpellier, France 43.61093, 3.87635
Lille, France 50.63297, 3.05858
Oyo, Nigeria 7.85257, 3.93125