Orientation & Geography

Africa, South Africa, Overberg District Municipality

L'Agulhas (or Agulhas) is a coastal village in the Western Cape province of South Africa, and the southernmost settlement on the mainland of Africa. It is situated just northeast of Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa. The Agulhas Lighthouse, the second-oldest in the country, is located at the southern end of the town. The lighthouse was designed as a homage to the Pharos of Alexandria.