Western Sahara Geographic coordinates

Western Sahara is located at latitude 24.215527 and longitude -12.885834. It is part of Africa and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

24.215527, -12.885834

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

24.2155° N 12.8858° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

24°12'55.9'' N 12°53.15' 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 Western Sahara have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Western Sahara with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Western Sahara

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 24.215527 -12.885834
Decimal Degrees (DD) 24.2155° N 12.8858° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 24°12.932' N 12°53.15' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 24°12'55.9'' N 12°53'9'' W

Geographic coordinates - Cities of Western Sahara

City Coordinates
Laayoune 27.1418, -13.18797
Dakhla 23.68477, -15.95798
Laayoune Plage 27.09611, -13.41583
Daoura 27.46175, -12.99412

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