Montevideo Geographic coordinates

Montevideo is located at latitude -34.90328 and longitude -56.18816. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-34.90328, -56.18816

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

34.9033° S 56.1882° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

34°54'11.8'' S 56°11.29' 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 Montevideo have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Montevideo with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Uruguay

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 -34.90328 -56.18816
Decimal Degrees (DD) 34.9033° S 56.1882° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 34°54.197' S 56°11.29' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 34°54'11.8'' S 56°11'17.4'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Montevideo

City Coordinates
Buenos Aires, Argentina -34.61315, -58.37723
Adelaide, Australia -34.92866, 138.59863
Merlo, Argentina -34.66536, -58.72744
Quilmes, Argentina -34.72065, -58.25454
Wollongong, Australia -34.424, 150.89345

Cities at the same longitude as Montevideo

City Coordinates
Cuiabá, Brazil -15.59611, -56.09667
Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon 46.77914, -56.1773
Várzea Grande, Brazil -15.64667, -56.1325
Parintins, Brazil -2.62833, -56.73583
Artigas, Uruguay -30.4, -56.46667