Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas is a rocky headland in , . It is the geographic southern tip of the and the beginning of the dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans according to the International Hydrographic Organization.Historically, the cape has been known to sailors as a major hazard on the traditional clipper route.

Notable Places in the Area

Lighthouse
The is situated at Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa. Photo: Dewet, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a settlement in in the province of . is situated 4½ km northwest of Cape Agulhas.

Cape Agulhas

Latitude
-34.8332° or 34° 49' 59.5" south
Longitude
19.9999° or 19° 59' 59.8" east
Elevation
1 metre (3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 32532727
Geo­Names ID
1023516
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kaap Agulhas
  • Arabic: رأس أقولاس
  • Armenian: Ասեղի հրվանդան
  • Armenian: Քեյփ Ագուլիյաշ
  • Asturian: Cabu de les Aguyes
  • Azerbaijani: İynə burnu
  • Basque: Agulhas lurmuturra
  • Belarusian: Іголкавы мыс
  • Breton: Kab ar Pikernigoù
  • Bulgarian: Иглен нос
  • Catalan: Cap Agulhas
  • Catalan: cap Agulhas
  • Cebuano: Cape Agulhas (punta)
  • Cebuano: Cape Agulhas
  • Chinese: 厄加勒斯角
  • Chinese: 阿加勒斯角
  • Croatian: Agulhaški rt
  • Czech: Střelkový mys
  • Danish: Kap Agulhas
  • Dutch: Kaap Agulhas
  • English: Agulhas
  • English: Cape L'Agulhas
  • Esperanto: Kabo Aguljas
  • Estonian: Nõelaneem
  • Finnish: Cape Agulhas
  • French: Cap des Aiguilles
  • French: cap des Aiguilles
  • Galician: Cabo Agullas
  • Georgian: ნემსის კონცხი
  • German: Kap Agulhas
  • German: Nadelkap
  • Hebrew: כף אגוליאש
  • Hindi: एगुलस अन्तरीप
  • Hungarian: Tű-fok
  • Ido: Kabo Agulhas
  • Indonesian: Tanjung Agulhas
  • Italian: Cape Agulhas
  • Italian: Cape l'Agulhas
  • Italian: Capo Agulhas
  • Italian: Kaap Agulhas
  • Japanese: アガラス岬
  • Kabardian: Агулас
  • Komi-Permyak: Игольнӧй
  • Korean: 아굴라스곶
  • Lithuanian: Adatos kyšulys
  • Luxembourgish: Kap Agulhas
  • Marathi: केप अगुल्हास
  • Norwegian: Kapp Agulhas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kapp Agulhas
  • Persian: دماغه آگولاس
  • Polish: Agulhas
  • Polish: Przylądek Igielny
  • Portuguese: Cabo das Agulhas
  • Russian: Игольный
  • Russian: Игольный мыс
  • Scots: Cape Agulhas
  • Serbian: Иглени рт
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aguljaski rt
  • Slovak: Strelkový mys
  • Spanish: Cabo de las Agujas
  • Swedish: Agulhas
  • Swedish: Kap Agulhas
  • Tamil: அகுல்யாசு முனை
  • Thai: แหลมอะกะลัส
  • Turkish: Agulhas Burnu
  • Ukrainian: Мис Голковий
  • Uzbek: Agulyas
  • Yue Chinese: 阿加勒斯角

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