Freetown Geographic coordinates

Freetown is located at latitude 8.48714 and longitude -13.2356. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

8.48714, -13.2356

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

8.4871° N 13.2356° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

8°29'13.7'' N 13°14.136' 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 Freetown have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Freetown with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Sierra Leone

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 8.48714 -13.2356
Decimal Degrees (DD) 8.4871° N 13.2356° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 8°29.228' N 13°14.136' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 8°29'13.7'' N 13°14'8.2'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Freetown

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
Panamá, Panama 8.9936, -79.51973

Cities at the same longitude as Freetown

City Coordinates
Conakry, Guinea 9.53795, -13.67729
Camayenne, Guinea 9.535, -13.68778
Corralejo, Spain 28.73079, -13.86749
Soo, Spain 29.09915, -13.62231
Mala, Spain 29.09653, -13.47206