Signal Hill

Signal Hill, or Lion's Rump, is a landmark flat-topped hill located in , next to and . The hill was also known as "The Lion's Flank", a term now obsolete. Together with Lion's Head, Signal Hill looks like a lion sphinx.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a football and Rugby union stadium in , , that was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. is situated 1½ km northeast of Signal Hill. Photo: Arne mueseler, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Manor estate
The is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. is situated 1 km southeast of Signal Hill. Photo: PZFUN, CC BY 2.0.

Public aquarium
The dive site Two Oceans Aquariumis an inland confined water site in the V&A Waterfront area of the City Bowl, in in the province of . is situated 1½ km northeast of Signal Hill. Photo: Pbsouthwood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a South African national museum located in . is situated 1½ km southeast of Signal Hill. Photo: Discott, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Bo-Kaap is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, situated between the and Granger Bay to the east, to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west. Photo: Hilton1949, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second most populous city in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Signal Hill

-33.917° or 33° 55' 1.2" south
18.4039° or 18° 24' 14.1" east
350 metres (1148 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 287092475
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Seinheuwel
  • Asturian: Signal Hill
  • Cebuano: Signal Hill (tumoy sa bukid)
  • Cebuano: Signal Hill
  • Chinese: 信号山
  • Dutch: Seinheuwel
  • Egyptian Arabic: جبل سيجنال هيل
  • English: Lion's Rump
  • Finnish: Signal Hill
  • French: Signal Hill
  • German: Signal Hill
  • Italian: Signal Hill
  • Japanese: シグナルヒル
  • Japanese: シグナル・ヒル
  • Norwegian: Signal Hill
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Signal Hill
  • Persian: تپه سیگنال (کیپ‌تاون)
  • Persian: تپه سیگنال
  • Russian: Сигнал-Хилл
  • Swedish: Signal Hill, Kapstaden

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