Precision

The number of digits of the values in coordinate positions must not be interpreted as an indication to the level of uncertainty.

Decimal PlacesDegreesRecognized ObjectDistance At Equator
01.0country or large region111.32 km
10.1large city or district11.132 km
20.01town or village1.1132 km
30.001neighborhood, street111.32 m
40.0001individual street, land parcel11.132 m
50.00001individual trees, door entrance1.1132 m
60.000001individual humans111.32 mm
70.0000001practical limit of commercial surveying11.132 mm
80.00000001specialized surveying (e.g. tectonic plate mapping)1.1132 mm