Lusaka Geographic coordinates

Lusaka is located at latitude -15.40669 and longitude 28.28713. It is part of Africa and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-15.40669, 28.28713

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

15.4067° S 28.2871° E

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

15°24'24.1'' S 28°17.228' 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 Lusaka have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Lusaka with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Zambia

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 -15.40669 28.28713
Decimal Degrees (DD) 15.4067° S 28.2871° E
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 15°24.401' S 28°17.228' E
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 15°24'24.1'' S 28°17'13.7'' E

Cities at the same latitude as Lusaka

City Coordinates
Brasília, Brazil -15.77972, -47.92972
Cuiabá, Brazil -15.59611, -56.09667
Várzea Grande, Brazil -15.64667, -56.1325
Juliaca, Peru -15.5, -70.13333
Planaltina, Brazil -15.61791, -47.64874

Cities at the same longitude as Lusaka

City Coordinates
Istanbul, Turkey 41.01384, 28.94966
Johannesburg, South Africa -26.20227, 28.04363
Pretoria, South Africa -25.74486, 28.18783
Chisinau, Moldova 47.00556, 28.8575
Zhytomyr, Ukraine 50.26487, 28.67669