Des Moines Geographic coordinates

Des Moines is located at latitude 41.60054 and longitude -93.60911. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

41.60054, -93.60911

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

41.6005° N 93.6091° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

41°36'1.9'' N 93°36.547' 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 Des Moines have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Des Moines 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 41.60054 -93.60911
Decimal Degrees (DD) 41.6005° N 93.6091° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 41°36.032' N 93°36.547' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 41°36'1.9'' N 93°36'32.8'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Des Moines

City Coordinates
Chicago, United States 41.85003, -87.65005
Barcelona, Spain 41.38879, 2.15899
Istanbul, Turkey 41.01384, 28.94966
Rome, Italy 41.89193, 12.51133
Zaragoza, Spain 41.65606, -0.87734

Cities at the same longitude as Des Moines

City Coordinates
Minneapolis, United States 44.97997, -93.26384
Saint Paul, United States 44.94441, -93.09327
Tuxtla, Mexico 16.75973, -93.11308
Shreveport, United States 32.52515, -93.75018
Springfield, United States 37.21533, -93.29824