Tokelau Geographic coordinates

Tokelau is located at latitude -8.967363 and longitude -171.855881. It is part of Oceania and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-8.967363, -171.855881

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

8.9674° S 171.8559° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

8°58'2.5'' S 171°51.353' 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 Tokelau have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Tokelau with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Tokelau

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 -8.967363 -171.855881
Decimal Degrees (DD) 8.9674° S 171.8559° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 8°58.042' S 171°51.353' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 8°58'2.5'' S 171°51'21.2'' W

Geographic coordinates - Cities of Tokelau

City Coordinates
Atafu Village -8.54212, -172.51591
Nukunonu -9.20045, -171.84804
Fale old settlement -9.38516, -171.24675