Mérida Geographic coordinates

Mérida is located at latitude 8.58972 and longitude -71.15611. It is part of South America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

8.58972, -71.15611

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

8.5897° N 71.1561° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

8°35'23'' N 71°9.367' 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 Mérida have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Mérida with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Venezuela

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 8.58972 -71.15611
Decimal Degrees (DD) 8.5897° N 71.1561° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 8°35.383' N 71°9.367' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 8°35'23'' N 71°9'22'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Mérida

City Coordinates
Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela 8.35122, -62.64102
Barinas, Venezuela 8.62261, -70.20749
Montería, Colombia 8.74798, -75.88143
Panamá, Panama 8.9936, -79.51973
Tirunelveli, India 8.72742, 77.6838

Cities at the same longitude as Mérida

City Coordinates
Maracaibo, Venezuela 10.66663, -71.61245
Boston, United States 42.35843, -71.05977
Arequipa, Peru -16.39889, -71.535
South Boston, United States 42.33343, -71.04949
Viña del Mar, Chile -33.02457, -71.55183