Dakar Geographic coordinates

Dakar is located at latitude 14.6937 and longitude -17.44406. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

14.6937, -17.44406

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

14.6937° N 17.4441° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

14°41'37.3'' N 17°26.644' 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 Dakar have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Dakar with coordinates

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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 14.6937 -17.44406
Decimal Degrees (DD) 14.6937° N 17.4441° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 14°41.622' N 17°26.644' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 14°41'37.3'' N 17°26'38.6'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Dakar

City Coordinates
Guatemala City, Guatemala 14.64072, -90.51327
Tegucigalpa, Honduras 14.0818, -87.20681
Mixco, Guatemala 14.63077, -90.60711
Villa Nueva, Guatemala 14.52512, -90.58544
Quezon City, Philippines 14.6488, 121.0509

Cities at the same longitude as Dakar

City Coordinates
El Paso, Spain 28.65007, -17.88274
São Vicente, Portugal 32.79673, -17.04323
Nouadhibou, Mauritania 20.94188, -17.03842
Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain 28.65851, -17.91821
Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain 28.68351, -17.76421