Philadelphia Geographic coordinates

Philadelphia is located at latitude 39.95233 and longitude -75.16379. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

39.95233, -75.16379

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

39.9523° N 75.1638° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

39°57'8.4'' N 75°9.827' 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 Philadelphia have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Philadelphia 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 39.95233 -75.16379
Decimal Degrees (DD) 39.9523° N 75.1638° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 39°57.14' N 75°9.827' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 39°57'8.4'' N 75°9'49.6'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Philadelphia

City Coordinates
Beijing, China 39.9075, 116.39723
Tianjin, China 39.14222, 117.17667
Valencia, Spain 39.46975, -0.37739
Columbus, United States 39.96118, -82.99879
Indianapolis, United States 39.76838, -86.15804

Cities at the same longitude as Philadelphia

City Coordinates
Medellín, Colombia 6.25184, -75.56359
Cartagena, Colombia 10.39972, -75.51444
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba 20.02083, -75.82667
Ottawa, Canada 45.41117, -75.69812
Pereira, Colombia 4.81333, -75.69611