I am using QGIS V 3.2 and I need to create an area to form a polygon shapefile using a latitude and a longitude, not using python as I am just a beginner. Does anyone know how to do this?
To give an example according to @geom recommendation. You must use the syntax to define polygons in WKT format, here an example in CSV:
Finally use add delimited text data source:
With the following result:
To edit the question to provide an example of where I need to create a polygon via distances.
I need to create a polygon to represent a survey area. The survey area required is 3.58km x 3.0km. I have used the
v.buffer GRASS tool and the
Buffer tool. Which I select a certain point to buffer Around to create the survey area. However I cant find any input within these tools where I can enter such distances. Do you know how to fix this?