Cape Town Geographic coordinates

Cape Town is located at latitude -33.92584 and longitude 18.42322. It is part of Africa and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-33.92584, 18.42322

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

33.9258° S 18.4232° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

33°55'33'' S 18°25.393' 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 Cape Town have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Cape Town with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of South Africa

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 -33.92584 18.42322
Decimal Degrees (DD) 33.9258° S 18.4232° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 33°55.55' S 18°25.393' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 33°55'33'' S 18°25'23.6'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Cape Town

City Coordinates
Santiago, Chile -33.45694, -70.64827
Sydney, Australia -33.86785, 151.20732
Puente Alto, Chile -33.61169, -70.57577
Viña del Mar, Chile -33.02457, -71.55183
Valparaíso, Chile -33.036, -71.62963

Cities at the same longitude as Cape Town

City Coordinates
Stockholm, Sweden 59.32938, 18.06871
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 43.84864, 18.35644
Gdańsk, Poland 54.35227, 18.64912
Bydgoszcz, Poland 53.1235, 18.00762
Ostrava, Czechia 49.83465, 18.28204