Istanbul Geographic coordinates

Istanbul is located at latitude 41.01384 and longitude 28.94966. It is part of Asia and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

41.01384, 28.94966

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

41.0138° N 28.9497° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

41°0'49.8'' N 28°56.98' 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 Istanbul have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Istanbul with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Turkey

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 41.01384 28.94966
Decimal Degrees (DD) 41.0138° N 28.9497° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 41°0.83' N 28°56.98' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 41°0'49.8'' N 28°56'58.8'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Istanbul

City Coordinates
Chicago, United States 41.85003, -87.65005
Barcelona, Spain 41.38879, 2.15899
Rome, Italy 41.89193, 12.51133
Zaragoza, Spain 41.65606, -0.87734
Shenyang, China 41.79222, 123.43278

Cities at the same longitude as Istanbul

City Coordinates
Johannesburg, South Africa -26.20227, 28.04363
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