-5

I have coordinates of a landed property somewhere near Benin city, Nigeria. Coordinates are given as:

248 600.773 mN 347 786.232 mE

Where is this location in Google maps?

closed as unclear what you're asking by whyzar, tinlyx, Mark Ireland, MaryBeth, xunilk Mar 12 '18 at 17:22

Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it’s hard to tell exactly what you're asking. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • It should be somewhere in the "Evbovbioba" area, postal code 300102. Approximate location of this postal code is lat 6.21839, lon 5.5269. Still, I would like to know the exact location of the property as indicated by the unknown coordinates above. – ursohaha Mar 25 '17 at 15:14
2

Using my projection guesser the closest answer I can find is:

EPSG:26391

WKT:

PROJCS["Minna / Nigeria West Belt", 
  GEOGCS["Minna", 
    DATUM["Minna", 
      SPHEROID["Clarke 1880 (RGS)", 6378249.145, 293.465, AUTHORITY["EPSG","7012"]], 
      TOWGS84[-111.92, -87.85, 114.5, 1.875, 0.202, 0.219, 0.032], 
      AUTHORITY["EPSG","6263"]], 
    PRIMEM["Greenwich", 0.0, AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]], 
    UNIT["degree", 0.017453292519943295], 
    AXIS["Geodetic latitude", NORTH], 
    AXIS["Geodetic longitude", EAST], 
    AUTHORITY["EPSG","4263"]], 
  PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator", AUTHORITY["EPSG","9807"]], 
  PARAMETER["central_meridian", 4.5], 
  PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin", 4.0], 
  PARAMETER["scale_factor", 0.99975], 
  PARAMETER["false_easting", 230738.26], 
  PARAMETER["false_northing", 0.0], 
  UNIT["m", 1.0], 
  AXIS["Easting", EAST], 
  AXIS["Northing", NORTH], 
  AUTHORITY["EPSG","26391"]]
  • The property should be somewhere in the proximity of Benin city. Few kilometers south of city centre. This one is way off from where it should be. – ursohaha Mar 25 '17 at 18:25

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.