Lion's Head

Lion's Head is a mountain in , , between and . Lion's Head peaks at 669 metres above sea level. The peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop to the city of and is part of the .

Notable Places in the Area

Manor estate
The is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. is situated 3 km northeast of Lion's Head. Photo: PZFUN, CC BY 2.0.

, or Lion's Rump, is a landmark flat-topped hill located in , next to Lion's Head and . is situated 2½ km northeast of Lion's Head. Photo: Zaian, Public domain.

The is a South African national museum located in . is situated 2½ km east of Lion's Head. Photo: Discott, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is located north of Camps Bay Beach in , . is situated 1½ km southwest of Lion's Head. Photo: Wacqy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb in on the of . Photo: Octagon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is a small residential suburb on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, in the southwest of Camps Bay. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lion's Head

-33.9348° or 33° 56' 5.2" south
18.3892° or 18° 23' 21.1" east
Open Location Code
669 metres (2,195 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 48944401
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Leeukop
  • Asturian: Lion's Head
  • Cebuano: Leeukop (bukid sa Habagatang Aprika, Province of the Western Cape, City of Cape Town)
  • Cebuano: Leeukop
  • Dutch: Leeukop
  • Dutch: Leeuwenkop
  • Egyptian Arabic: جبل ليونس هياد
  • French: Lion's Head
  • German: Lion’s Head
  • German: Löwenkopf
  • Italian: Testa di Leone
  • Norwegian: Lion's Head
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lion's Head
  • Polish: Lion's Head
  • Polish: Lion’s Head
  • Russian: Лайонс-Хед
  • Russian: Львиная Голова
  • Spanish: Cabeza de Leon
  • Spanish: Cabeza de León
  • Swedish: Lion's Head
  • Xhosa: INtloko yeNgonyama
  • Zulu: Ikhanda leNgonyama
  • Lions Head

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