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Which comes first, latitude or longitude

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looking on the globe, when you write down a place, which comes first latitude or longitude?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
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Expert:  John D replied 9 years ago.


The convention is latitude first then longitude. In most cases a letter will follow the numbers, i.e. the first number which is the latitude is followed by N or S, while the second number which is the longitude is followed by E or W.

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