Latitudes are the imaginary lines that run from east to west on a globe or map. These lines run parallel to the equator. The Latitudes range from 0o to 90o. The equator is the most extended latitude, which is at 0o. At the same time, longitudes are the imaginary lines that run from north to south. These lines run parallel to the Prime Meridian. The lines of longitude range from 0o to 180o. The largest longitude being the Prime Meridian which is at 180o. The combination of latitude and longitudes help in locating places on a map.