I am using shapefiles to draw a custom map. They were created successfully with the help of ArcGIS Desktop.

Now I need to draw a marker on shapefile based on an existing tuple of lat, lng.

How can I do that?

I am not using any map service for this.

I need to place a marker on given lat, lng.

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    Hi, welcome to GIS SE. Your question is a bit unclear, do you want to add a label showing the latitude and longitude or do you need to add a point at a specific coordinate? Please edit your question to clarify. Thanks. EDIT: Nevermind, thanks @Taras – TeddyTedTed Dec 17 '18 at 11:18
  • Hello @TeddyTedTed, i need to add a point at specific lat/lng coordinate in shape file. – Akash1221 Dec 17 '18 at 11:20
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    You had a tag for QGIS but made no mention of it in your question body so I've removed it. If you want to ask a similar question about QGIS then please do that in a separate question – PolyGeo Dec 17 '18 at 11:25
  • @Taras can i do this without using the tool, because i have to integrate it with my system? – Akash1221 Dec 17 '18 at 11:26

The simplest method would be to save your data as a .csv and open it into your map using the Add Data button, right-click the table and select the Display XY data option. Depending on where your data came from the projection will vary but remember that WGS84 is the standard for handheld GPS and Google Maps among other things.

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