Glasgow Geographic coordinates

Glasgow is located at latitude 55.86515 and longitude -4.25763. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

55.86515, -4.25763

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

55.8652° N 4.2576° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

55°51'54.5'' N 4°15.458' 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 Glasgow have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Glasgow 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 55.86515 -4.25763
Decimal Degrees (DD) 55.8652° N 4.2576° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 55°51.909' N 4°15.458' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 55°51'54.5'' N 4°15'27.5'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Glasgow

City Coordinates
Moscow, Russia 55.75222, 37.61556
Copenhagen, Denmark 55.67594, 12.56553
Kazan, Russia 55.78874, 49.12214
Chelyabinsk, Russia 55.15402, 61.42915
Novosibirsk, Russia 55.0415, 82.9346

Cities at the same longitude as Glasgow

City Coordinates
Málaga, Spain 36.72016, -4.42034
Abidjan, Ivory Coast 5.35444, -4.00167
Valladolid, Spain 41.65518, -4.72372
Corduba, Spain 37.89155, -4.77275
Marbella, Spain 36.51543, -4.88583