Alexander Bay

Alexander Bay is a town of 1,700 people in the province of , close to the border with and the Orange River mouth. It is near the southern end of the Namib desert, and is officially also the driest town in South Africa with an average annual rainfall of less than 51 millimetres.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport serving , a town in the of . is situated 4 km west of Alexander Bay.

Alexander Bay

-28.5948° or 28° 35' 41.2" south
16.4826° or 16° 28' 57.5" east
Open Location Code
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
14 metres (46 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 262694682
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Alexanderbaai
  • Cebuano: Alexander Bay
  • Chinese: 亞歷山大灣 (北開普省)
  • Dutch: Alexanderbaai
  • English: Alexander Bay, Northern Cape
  • Estonian: Alexander Bay
  • French: Alexander Bay
  • German: Alexander Bay
  • German: Alexanderbaai
  • Italian: Alexander Bay
  • Japanese: アレキサンダー・ベイ
  • Japanese: アレクサンダー・ベイ
  • Malayalam: അലക്സാണ്ടർ ബേ, വടക്കൻ കേപ്
  • Norwegian: Alexander Bay
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Alexander Bay
  • Persian: الکساندر بای، کیپ شمالی
  • Portuguese: Alexander Bay
  • Portuguese: Alexanderbaai
  • Romanian: Alexanderbaai
  • Russian: Александер-Бей
  • Sotho, Northern: Alexander Bay
  • Spanish: Alexander Bay
  • Zulu: I-Alexander Bay, INyakatho Kapa

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