Anse aux Anglais

Anse aux Anglais or English Bay is a small coastal village located in the north of the island of Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean. Its name, French for "English Bay," is apparently linked with the fact that English troops landed on its beach in 1809 during the Napoleonic Wars between France and Great Britain.

Notable Places in the Area

is an island which is part of the Republic of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

The village of serves as the capital of the island of Rodrigues, a dependency of . Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.

is a coastal village located on the island of Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean. is situated 3½ km southwest of Anse aux Anglais.

Anse aux Anglais

-19.6751° or 19° 40' 30.3" south
63.433° or 63° 25' 58.9" east
Open Location Code
114 metres (374 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2261656143
Geo­Names ID
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