EPSG:4326

Geodetic coordinate system

WGS 84 -- WGS84 - World Geodetic System 1984, used in GPS

Covered area

Center coordinates
0.00000000 0.00000000

WGS84 bounds:
-180.0 -90.0
180.0 90.0

Attributes

Unit: degree (supplier to define representation)

Geodetic CRS: WGS 84

Datum: World Geodetic System 1984

Ellipsoid: WGS 84

Prime meridian: Greenwich

Data source: OGP

Information source: EPSG. See 3D CRS for original information source.

Revision date: 2007-08-27

Scope: Horizontal component of 3D system. Used by the GPS satellite navigation system and for NATO military geodetic surveying.

Area of use: World.

Coordinate system: Ellipsoidal 2D CS. Axes: latitude, longitude. Orientations: north, east. UoM: degree

Definition: Well Known Text (WKT)

GEOGCS["WGS 84",
    DATUM["WGS_1984",
        SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]
GEOGCS["WGS 84",
    DATUM["WGS_1984",
        SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
            AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],
    PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
    UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
        AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]

Definition: ESRI WKT

GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]]

Definition: PROJ.4

+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs 

Definition: JavaScript (Proj4js)

proj4.defs("EPSG:4326","+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs");

Definition: OGC GML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeodeticCRS xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="epsg-crs-4326">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:type>geographic 2D</epsg:type>
         <epsg:informationSource>EPSG. See 3D CRS for original information source.</epsg:informationSource>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2007-08-27</epsg:revisionDate>
         <epsg:changes>
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2002.151" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2003.370" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2006.810" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2007.079" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CRSMetaData>
         <epsg:projectionConversion xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:coordinateOperation:EPSG::15593" />
         <epsg:sourceGeographicCRS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4979" />
      </epsg:CRSMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>WGS 84</gml:name>
   <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262" />
   <gml:scope>Horizontal component of 3D system. Used by the GPS satellite navigation system and for NATO military geodetic surveying.</gml:scope>
   <gml:ellipsoidalCS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::6422" />
   <gml:geodeticDatum xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6326" />
</gml:GeodeticCRS>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeodeticCRS xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="epsg-crs-4326">
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CommonMetaData>
         <epsg:type>geographic 2D</epsg:type>
         <epsg:informationSource>EPSG. See 3D CRS for original information source.</epsg:informationSource>
         <epsg:revisionDate>2007-08-27</epsg:revisionDate>
         <epsg:changes>
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2002.151" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2003.370" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2006.810" />
            <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2007.079" />
         </epsg:changes>
         <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
         <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
      </epsg:CommonMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:metaDataProperty>
      <epsg:CRSMetaData>
         <epsg:projectionConversion xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:coordinateOperation:EPSG::15593" />
         <epsg:sourceGeographicCRS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4979" />
      </epsg:CRSMetaData>
   </gml:metaDataProperty>
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="OGP">urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326</gml:identifier>
   <gml:name>WGS 84</gml:name>
   <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262" />
   <gml:scope>Horizontal component of 3D system. Used by the GPS satellite navigation system and for NATO military geodetic surveying.</gml:scope>
   <gml:ellipsoidalCS xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::6422" />
   <gml:geodeticDatum xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::6326" />
</gml:GeodeticCRS>

Definition: XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeographicCRS gml:id="ogrcrs2946" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2">
  <gml:srsName>WGS 84</gml:srsName>
  <gml:srsID>
    <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::">4326</gml:name>
  </gml:srsID>
  <gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
    <gml:EllipsoidalCS gml:id="ogrcrs2947">
      <gml:csName>ellipsoidal</gml:csName>
      <gml:csID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::">6402</gml:name>
      </gml:csID>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs2948" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic latitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9901</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lat</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>north</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs2949" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic longitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9902</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lon</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>east</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
    </gml:EllipsoidalCS>
  </gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
  <gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
    <gml:GeodeticDatum gml:id="ogrcrs2950">
      <gml:datumName>WGS_1984</gml:datumName>
      <gml:datumID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::">6326</gml:name>
      </gml:datumID>
      <gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
        <gml:PrimeMeridian gml:id="ogrcrs2951">
          <gml:meridianName>Greenwich</gml:meridianName>
          <gml:meridianID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::">8901</gml:name>
          </gml:meridianID>
          <gml:greenwichLongitude>
            <gml:angle gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">0</gml:angle>
          </gml:greenwichLongitude>
        </gml:PrimeMeridian>
      </gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
      <gml:usesEllipsoid>
        <gml:Ellipsoid gml:id="ogrcrs2952">
          <gml:ellipsoidName>WGS 84</gml:ellipsoidName>
          <gml:ellipsoidID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::">7030</gml:name>
          </gml:ellipsoidID>
          <gml:semiMajorAxis gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378137</gml:semiMajorAxis>
          <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
            <gml:inverseFlattening gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9201">298.257223563</gml:inverseFlattening>
          </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
        </gml:Ellipsoid>
      </gml:usesEllipsoid>
    </gml:GeodeticDatum>
  </gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
</gml:GeographicCRS>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:GeographicCRS gml:id="ogrcrs2946" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2">
  <gml:srsName>WGS 84</gml:srsName>
  <gml:srsID>
    <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::">4326</gml:name>
  </gml:srsID>
  <gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
    <gml:EllipsoidalCS gml:id="ogrcrs2947">
      <gml:csName>ellipsoidal</gml:csName>
      <gml:csID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:cs:EPSG::">6402</gml:name>
      </gml:csID>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs2948" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic latitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9901</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lat</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>north</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
      <gml:usesAxis>
        <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ogrcrs2949" gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">
          <gml:name>Geodetic longitude</gml:name>
          <gml:axisID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:axis:EPSG::">9902</gml:name>
          </gml:axisID>
          <gml:axisAbbrev>Lon</gml:axisAbbrev>
          <gml:axisDirection>east</gml:axisDirection>
        </gml:CoordinateSystemAxis>
      </gml:usesAxis>
    </gml:EllipsoidalCS>
  </gml:usesEllipsoidalCS>
  <gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
    <gml:GeodeticDatum gml:id="ogrcrs2950">
      <gml:datumName>WGS_1984</gml:datumName>
      <gml:datumID>
        <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::">6326</gml:name>
      </gml:datumID>
      <gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
        <gml:PrimeMeridian gml:id="ogrcrs2951">
          <gml:meridianName>Greenwich</gml:meridianName>
          <gml:meridianID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:meridian:EPSG::">8901</gml:name>
          </gml:meridianID>
          <gml:greenwichLongitude>
            <gml:angle gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9102">0</gml:angle>
          </gml:greenwichLongitude>
        </gml:PrimeMeridian>
      </gml:usesPrimeMeridian>
      <gml:usesEllipsoid>
        <gml:Ellipsoid gml:id="ogrcrs2952">
          <gml:ellipsoidName>WGS 84</gml:ellipsoidName>
          <gml:ellipsoidID>
            <gml:name gml:codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::">7030</gml:name>
          </gml:ellipsoidID>
          <gml:semiMajorAxis gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9001">6378137</gml:semiMajorAxis>
          <gml:secondDefiningParameter>
            <gml:inverseFlattening gml:uom="urn:ogc:def:uom:EPSG::9201">298.257223563</gml:inverseFlattening>
          </gml:secondDefiningParameter>
        </gml:Ellipsoid>
      </gml:usesEllipsoid>
    </gml:GeodeticDatum>
  </gml:usesGeodeticDatum>
</gml:GeographicCRS>

Definition: GeoServer

4326=GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]

Definition: MapServer - MAPfile

PROJECTION
	"proj=longlat"
	"datum=WGS84"
	"no_defs"
END

Definition: MapServer - Python

wkt = '''GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]'''
m = mapObj('')
m.setWKTProjection(ref.ExportToWkt())
lyr = layerObj(m)
lyr.setWKTProjection(ref.ExportToWkt())

Definition: Mapnik

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Map srs="+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs">
	<Layer srs="+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs">
	</Layer>
</Map>

Definition: Mapnik - Python

proj4 = '+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs'
m = Map(256,256,proj4)
lyr = Layer('Name',proj4)

Definition: SQL (PostGIS)

INSERT into spatial_ref_sys (srid, auth_name, auth_srid, proj4text, srtext) values ( 4326, 'EPSG', 4326, '+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs ', 'GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]');

Definition: OGC WKT

GEOGCS["WGS 84",DATUM["WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]]