Panamá Geographic coordinates

Panamá is located at latitude 8.9936 and longitude -79.51973. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

8.9936, -79.51973

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

8.9936° N 79.5197° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

8°59'37'' N 79°31.184' 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 Panamá have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Panamá with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Panama

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 8.9936 -79.51973
Decimal Degrees (DD) 8.9936° N 79.5197° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 8°59.616' N 79°31.184' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 8°59'37'' N 79°31'11'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Panamá

City Coordinates
Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela 8.35122, -62.64102
Barinas, Venezuela 8.62261, -70.20749
Mérida, Venezuela 8.58972, -71.15611
Montería, Colombia 8.74798, -75.88143
Tirunelveli, India 8.72742, 77.6838

Cities at the same longitude as Panamá

City Coordinates
Guayaquil, Ecuador -2.19616, -79.88621
Toronto, Canada 43.70011, -79.4163
Trujillo, Peru -8.11599, -79.02998
Chiclayo, Peru -6.77137, -79.84088
Mississauga, Canada 43.5789, -79.6583