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  • Last Updated : 10 Aug, 2022

The Navigator geolocation property is used to return a geolocation object by the browser which can be used to locate a user’s position. 
It is a read-only property and is only available on the approval of the user since it can compromise the user’s privacy.

Syntax: 

navigator.geolocation

Below program illustrates the Navigator geolocation Property :
Checking the user’s geolocation. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Navigator geolocation Property in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Navigator geolocation Property</h2>
     
<p>For checking your coordinates,
      double click the "Get Coordinates" button : </p>
 
    <button ondblclick="getCoordinates()">Get Coordinates</button>
    <p id="loc"></p>
 
    <script>
        var x = document.getElementById("loc");
 
        function getCoordinates() {
            if (navigator.geolocation) {
                navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(showcoordinates);
            } else {
                x.innerHTML = "The browser doesn't support Geolocation.";
            }
        }
 
        function showcoordinates(myposition) {
            x.innerHTML = "Your Latitude is: " + myposition.coords.latitude +
                "<br>Your Longitude is: " + myposition.coords.longitude;
        }
    </script>
</body>
</html>

Output: 
Before clicking the button:

After clicking the button: 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Navigator geolocation are listed below:  

  • Google Chrome 5
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Opera 10.6
  • Safari 5

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