Vatican City Geographic coordinates

Vatican City is located at latitude 41.90268 and longitude 12.45414. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

41.90268, 12.45414

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

41.9027° N 12.4541° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

41°54'9.6'' N 12°27.248' E

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 Vatican City have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Vatican City with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Vatican

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 41.90268 12.45414
Decimal Degrees (DD) 41.9027° N 12.4541° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 41°54.161' N 12°27.248' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 41°54'9.6'' N 12°27'14.9'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Vatican City

City Coordinates
Chicago, United States 41.85003, -87.65005
Barcelona, Spain 41.38879, 2.15899
Istanbul, Turkey 41.01384, 28.94966
Rome, Italy 41.89193, 12.51133
Zaragoza, Spain 41.65606, -0.87734

Cities at the same longitude as Vatican City

City Coordinates
Copenhagen, Denmark 55.67594, 12.56553
Leipzig, Germany 51.33962, 12.37129
Chemnitz, Germany 50.8357, 12.92922
Rostock, Germany 54.0887, 12.14049
Mestre, Italy 45.49167, 12.24538