Boston Geographic coordinates

Boston is located at latitude 42.35843 and longitude -71.05977. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

42.35843, -71.05977

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

42.3584° N 71.0598° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

42°21'30.3'' N 71°3.586' 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 Boston have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Boston with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of United States

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 42.35843 -71.05977
Decimal Degrees (DD) 42.3584° N 71.0598° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 42°21.506' N 71°3.586' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 42°21'30.3'' N 71°3'35.2'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Boston

City Coordinates
Sofia, Bulgaria 42.69751, 23.32415
Detroit, United States 42.33143, -83.04575
South Boston, United States 42.33343, -71.04949
Vigo, Spain 42.23282, -8.72264
Pristina, Kosovo 42.67272, 21.16688

Cities at the same longitude as Boston

City Coordinates
Maracaibo, Venezuela 10.66663, -71.61245
Arequipa, Peru -16.39889, -71.535
Mérida, Venezuela 8.58972, -71.15611
Viña del Mar, Chile -33.02457, -71.55183
Valparaíso, Chile -33.036, -71.62963