Jersey City Geographic coordinates

Jersey City is located at latitude 40.72816 and longitude -74.07764. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

40.72816, -74.07764

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

40.7282° N 74.0776° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

40°43'41.4'' N 74°4.658' 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 Jersey City have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Jersey City 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 40.72816 -74.07764
Decimal Degrees (DD) 40.7282° N 74.0776° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 40°43.69' N 74°4.658' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 40°43'41.4'' N 74°4'39.5'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Jersey City

City Coordinates
Madrid, Spain 40.4165, -3.70256
New York City, United States 40.71427, -74.00597
Brooklyn, United States 40.6501, -73.94958
Queens, United States 40.68149, -73.83652
Manhattan, United States 40.78343, -73.96625

Cities at the same longitude as Jersey City

City Coordinates
Bogotá, Colombia 4.60971, -74.08175
Barranquilla, Colombia 10.96854, -74.78132
Santa Marta, Colombia 11.24079, -74.19904
Soledad, Colombia 10.91843, -74.76459
Pucallpa, Peru -8.37915, -74.55387