Chicago Geographic coordinates

Chicago is located at latitude 41.85003 and longitude -87.65005. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

41.85003, -87.65005

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

41.85° N 87.6501° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

41°51'0.1'' N 87°39.003' 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 Chicago have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Chicago 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 41.85003 -87.65005
Decimal Degrees (DD) 41.85° N 87.6501° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 41°51.002' N 87°39.003' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 41°51'0.1'' N 87°39'0.2'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Chicago

City Coordinates
Rome, Italy 41.89193, 12.51133
Barcelona, Spain 41.38879, 2.15899
Istanbul, Turkey 41.01384, 28.94966
Skopje, North Macedonia 41.99646, 21.43141
Shenyang, China 41.79222, 123.43278

Cities at the same longitude as Chicago

City Coordinates
Tegucigalpa, Honduras 14.0818, -87.20681
Milwaukee, United States 43.0389, -87.90647
Washington, United States 38.65922, -87.17279
Clarksville, United States 36.52977, -87.35945
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 20.6274, -87.07987