Prime Meridian (Greenwich)
Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 51.477928, -0.001545.
The Meridian Line, or Prime Meridian in Greenwich, an imaginary line used to indicate 0° longitude, is the dividing point between the eastern and western hemispheres. You can stand on the Line at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park with one foot in each half of the earth as well as you can see the laser projected from the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, marking the Prime meridian. The Greenwich Meridian was selected as an international standard in 1884 by forty-one delegates from 25 nations. In addition, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is used as standard time in several countries such as the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Portugal, Canary Islands (Spain), Ghana, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Senegal, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, etc.
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Prime Meridian (Greenwich) Lat Long Coordinates Info
The latitude of Prime Meridian (Greenwich) is 51.477928, and the longitude is -0.001545. Prime Meridian (Greenwich) is located at United Kingdom country in the Notable Buildings place category with the gps coordinates of 51° 28' 40.5408'' N and 0° 0' 5.5620'' W.
|DMS Lat||51° 28' 40.5408'' N|
|DMS Long||0° 0' 5.5620'' W|
Coordinates of Prime Meridian (Greenwich) is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.
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