Svalbard and Jan Mayen Geographic coordinates

Svalbard and Jan Mayen is located at latitude 77.553604 and longitude 23.670272. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

77.553604, 23.670272

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

77.5536° N 23.6703° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

77°33'13'' N 23°40.216' 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 Svalbard and Jan Mayen have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Svalbard and Jan Mayen with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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 77.553604 23.670272
Decimal Degrees (DD) 77.5536° N 23.6703° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 77°33.216' N 23°40.216' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 77°33'13'' N 23°40'13'' E

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