San Francisco Geographic coordinates

San Francisco is located at latitude 37.77493 and longitude -122.41942. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

37.77493, -122.41942

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

37.7749° N 122.4194° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

37°46'29.7'' N 122°25.165' 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 San Francisco have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of San Francisco 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 37.77493 -122.41942
Decimal Degrees (DD) 37.7749° N 122.4194° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 37°46.496' N 122°25.165' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 37°46'29.7'' N 122°25'9.9'' W

Cities at the same latitude as San Francisco

City Coordinates
Seoul, South Korea 37.566, 126.9784
San Jose, United States 37.33939, -121.89496
Murcia, Spain 37.98704, -1.13004
Sevilla, Spain 37.38283, -5.97317
Taiyuan, China 37.86944, 112.56028

Cities at the same longitude as San Francisco

City Coordinates
Seattle, United States 47.60621, -122.33207
Portland, United States 45.52345, -122.67621
Tacoma, United States 47.25288, -122.44429
Surrey, Canada 49.10635, -122.82509
Santa Rosa, United States 38.44047, -122.71443