Longyearbyen Geographic coordinates

Longyearbyen is located at latitude 78.22334 and longitude 15.64689. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

78.22334, 15.64689

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

78.2233° N 15.6469° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

78°13'24'' N 15°38.813' 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 Longyearbyen have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Longyearbyen 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 78.22334 15.64689
Decimal Degrees (DD) 78.2233° N 15.6469° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 78°13.4' N 15°38.813' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 78°13'24'' N 15°38'48.8'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Longyearbyen

City Coordinates
Barentsburg, Svalbard and Jan Mayen 78.06435, 14.21169

Cities at the same longitude as Longyearbyen

City Coordinates
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo -4.32758, 15.31357
Zagreb, Croatia 45.81444, 15.97798
Catania, Italy 37.49223, 15.07041
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo -4.26613, 15.28318
Graz, Austria 47.06667, 15.45