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Unistats 2017/18 - Location latitude

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Unistats 2017/18

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Location latitude

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Short nameLATITUDE

This field records the latitude reference point for the teaching location.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All providers where Institution.Location entity exists.


The position of any point on the globe can be described by its latitude and longitude. Within this framework, any position can be determined in Britain and Northern Ireland to any level of precision that is required.

Within the KIS return, Latitude and Longitude will be returned as decimal degrees, to 6 decimal places (i.e. Latitude: 51.898517, Longitude: -2.078651).

Below are example websites where you can determine your latitude and longitude:

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Field length9
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
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Data type: LOCType

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