How to find out the latitude and longitude of location

If you are collecting latitude and longitude of various places then you can use Google Maps or Bing maps to determine lat/long co-ordinates.

Google Map

Step 1: Open maps.google.com in a Internet browser.

Step 2: Type in the location in Google Search field.

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In the above example, we are trying to locate Chennai Egmore using Google Maps.

Step 3: Right click on the location and select What’s here? from the menu list.

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This should display the latitude and longitude in the search text box as shown below.

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Bing Map

Step 1: Open Bing Maps in Internet Browser.

Step 2: Type the location in Search Text box.

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Step 3: Navigate to that location on the Map then right click on the location. This should display the latitude and longitude of the selected location as shown below.

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