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

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

Alexander Bay

Latitude
-28.5948° or 28° 35' 41.2" south
Longitude
16.4826° or 16° 28' 57.5" east
Open Location Code
5F3RCF4M+33
IATA airport code
ALJ
United Nations Location Code
ZA ALJ
Elevation
14 metres (46 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 262694682
Geo­Names ID
3370511
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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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