Madrid Geographic coordinates

Madrid is located at latitude 40.4165 and longitude -3.70256. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

40.4165, -3.70256

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

40.4165° N 3.7026° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

40°24'59.4'' N 3°42.154' 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 Madrid have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Madrid with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Spain

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 40.4165 -3.70256
Decimal Degrees (DD) 40.4165° N 3.7026° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 40°24.99' N 3°42.154' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 40°24'59.4'' N 3°42'9.2'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Madrid

City Coordinates
New York City, United States 40.71427, -74.00597
Brooklyn, United States 40.6501, -73.94958
Queens, United States 40.68149, -73.83652
Manhattan, United States 40.78343, -73.96625
The Bronx, United States 40.84985, -73.86641

Cities at the same longitude as Madrid

City Coordinates
Granada, Spain 37.18817, -3.60667
Cardiff, United Kingdom 51.48, -3.18
Santander, Spain 43.46472, -3.80444
Burgos, Spain 42.34106, -3.70184
Swansea, United Kingdom 51.62079, -3.94323