Johannesburg Geographic coordinates

Johannesburg is located at latitude -26.20227 and longitude 28.04363. It is part of Africa and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-26.20227, 28.04363

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

26.2023° S 28.0436° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

26°12'8.2'' S 28°2.618' 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 Johannesburg have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Johannesburg 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 -26.20227 28.04363
Decimal Degrees (DD) 26.2023° S 28.0436° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 26°12.136' S 28°2.618' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 26°12'8.2'' S 28°2'37.1'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Johannesburg

City Coordinates
San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina -26.82414, -65.2226
Joinville, Brazil -26.30444, -48.84556
Blumenau, Brazil -26.91944, -49.06611
Soweto, South Africa -26.26781, 27.85849
Formosa, Argentina -26.18489, -58.17313

Cities at the same longitude as Johannesburg

City Coordinates
Istanbul, Turkey 41.01384, 28.94966
Pretoria, South Africa -25.74486, 28.18783
Chisinau, Moldova 47.00556, 28.8575
Zhytomyr, Ukraine 50.26487, 28.67669
Lusaka, Zambia -15.40669, 28.28713