Anse aux Anglais

Anse aux Anglais or English Bay is a small coastal village located in the north of the island of Rodrigues in the . Its name, French for "English Bay," is apparently linked with the fact that English troops landed on its beach in 1809 during the Napoleonic Wars between France and Great Britain.

Landmarks in the Area

Rodrigues is a 108-square-kilometre autonomous outer island of the in the Indian Ocean, about 560 kilometres east of Mauritius. is situated 4 km south of Anse aux Anglais. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The St. Gabriel Cathedral is a religious building that serves as a cathedral of the 's Apostolic Vicariate of Rodrigues and is located in the town of St. is situated 5 km south of Anse aux Anglais. Photo: B.navez, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hermitage Island is a small island lying south west of Port Sud-Est in Rodrigues, . is situated 9 km south of Anse aux Anglais. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

The village of Port Mathurin serves as the capital of the island of Rodrigues, a dependency of . is situated 1½ km southwest of Anse aux Anglais. Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.

Anse aux Anglais

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