Washington Geographic coordinates

Washington is located at latitude 38.89511 and longitude -77.03637. It is part of America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

38.89511, -77.03637

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

38.8951° N 77.0364° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

38°53'42.4'' N 77°2.182' 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 Washington have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Washington 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 38.89511 -77.03637
Decimal Degrees (DD) 38.8951° N 77.0364° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 38°53.707' N 77°2.182' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 38°53'42.4'' N 77°2'10.9'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Washington

City Coordinates
Dalian, China 38.91222, 121.60222
Sacramento, United States 38.58157, -121.4944
Colorado Springs, United States 38.83388, -104.82136
Palermo, Italy 38.13205, 13.33561
Shijiazhuang, China 38.04139, 114.47861

Cities at the same longitude as Washington

City Coordinates
Lima, Peru -12.04318, -77.02824
Callao, Peru -12.05659, -77.11814
Pasto, Colombia 1.21361, -77.28111
Richmond, United States 37.55376, -77.46026
Rochester, United States 43.15478, -77.61556