Río de Oro Peninsula

The Río de Oro or Wad ad-Dahab Peninsula is a peninsula on the Atlantic coast of . The city of lies on the peninsula. It has a northeast-southwest orientation and a length of about 40 km, linked to the mainland at its northeastern end.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport serving , a city in , disputed south province of Morocco. is situated 3½ km northeast of Río de Oro Peninsula.

Localities in the Area

Dakhla is a city in , currently occupied by . Photo: YoTuT, CC BY 2.0.

Río de Oro Peninsula

23.7° or 23° 42' north
-15.95° or 15° 57' west
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9 metres (30 feet)
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