West Coast

The West Coast Region, located along the South-West Coast of , skirts the Atlantic ocean from Bloubergstrand in the Cape Metropolitan Area in the south, to the provincial border in Namaqualand in the north, all within the .

Popular Destinations

The is a region of Western Cape Province that begins some 50 kilometres north… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a fishing village on 's , which typifies the natural beauty and simplicity of the area. Photo: Mike Taljaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a rural town situated about 90 kilometres north of , in the province of . Photo: Andre Kritzinger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 1,100 people in the province of . Photo: Amrum, CC BY-SA 2.5.


is a small, traditional fishing village turned holiday destination. Photo: Pbsouthwood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 8,300 people on the west coast of . Photo: Pipples91, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in 's .

West Coast

Latitude of center
-32.0951° or 32° 5' 42.2" south
Longitude of center
18.627° or 18° 37' 37" east
259 metres (850 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Weskus-distriksmunisipaliteit
  • Bulgarian: Западен Коуст
  • Cebuano: West Coast District Municipality
  • Chinese: West Coast Khu-he̍k Chū-tī-thé
  • Chinese: 西海岸
  • Chinese: 西海岸區自治市
  • Dutch: Weskus
  • Dutch: Westkust
  • English: West Coast District Municipality
  • Estonian: West Coasti ringkond
  • French: District de West Coast
  • French: West Coast
  • German: West Coast
  • German: West Coast (Südafrika)
  • Italian: Municipalità distrettuale di West Coast
  • Japanese: ウェストコースト郡
  • Min Nan Chinese: West Coast Khu-he̍k Chū-tī-thé
  • Novial: West Mare-borde
  • Polish: West Coast
  • Sotho, Northern: Mmasepala Setereke tša West Coast
  • Spanish: Distrito Municipal de West Coast
  • Zulu: West Coast District Municipality

Popular Destinations in Western Cape

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