Cardiff Geographic coordinates

Cardiff is located at latitude 51.48 and longitude -3.18. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

51.48, -3.18

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

51.48° N 3.18° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

51°28'48'' N 3°10.8' 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 Cardiff have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Cardiff with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of United Kingdom

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 51.48 -3.18
Decimal Degrees (DD) 51.48° N 3.18° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 51°28.8' N 3°10.8' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 51°28'48'' N 3°10'48'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Cardiff

City Coordinates
London, United Kingdom 51.50853, -0.12574
Saratov, Russia 51.54056, 46.00861
Voronezh, Russia 51.67204, 39.1843
Łódź, Poland 51.77058, 19.47395
Bristol, United Kingdom 51.45523, -2.59665

Cities at the same longitude as Cardiff

City Coordinates
Madrid, Spain 40.4165, -3.70256
Latina, Spain 40.38897, -3.74569
Granada, Spain 37.18817, -3.60667
Móstoles, Spain 40.32234, -3.86496
Alcalá de Henares, Spain 40.48205, -3.35996