Lima Geographic coordinates

Lima is located at latitude -12.04318 and longitude -77.02824. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-12.04318, -77.02824

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

12.0432° S 77.0282° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

12°2'35.4'' S 77°1.694' 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 Lima have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Lima with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Peru

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 -12.04318 -77.02824
Decimal Degrees (DD) 12.0432° S 77.0282° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 12°2.591' S 77°1.694' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 12°2'35.4'' S 77°1'41.7'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Lima

City Coordinates
Salvador, Brazil -12.97111, -38.51083
Callao, Peru -12.05659, -77.11814
Feira de Santana, Brazil -12.26667, -38.96667
Huancayo, Peru -12.06513, -75.20486
Camaçari, Brazil -12.6975, -38.32417

Cities at the same longitude as Lima

City Coordinates
Washington, United States 38.89511, -77.03637
Pasto, Colombia 1.21361, -77.28111
Richmond, United States 37.55376, -77.46026
Rochester, United States 43.15478, -77.61556
Arlington, United States 38.88101, -77.10428