Baía de Namibe

Baia de Namibe
Little Fish Bay
Baía de Moçâmedes
Coordinates 15°9′S 12°7′E / 15.150°S 12.117°E / -15.150; 12.117Coordinates: 15°9′S 12°7′E / 15.150°S 12.117°E / -15.150; 12.117
River sources Bero River
Ocean/sea sources Atlantic Ocean
Basin countries Angola
Max. length 8.3 km (5.2 mi)
Max. width 4 km (2.5 mi)
Settlements Namibe[1]

Baia de Namibe or Little Fish Bay is a bay in Angola.[2] It is located in the Namibe Province.


The Baia de Namibe is a well-sheltered bay of the Atlantic Ocean. The bay is facing west, with a cove at its northern end known as Baía do Saco.[3] It formerly was known as Baía de Moçâmedes. The town of Namibe, capital of Namibe Province and known as Moçâmedes in the past, is located at the southern end of the bay.[1] The northern headland is Ponta do Giraul and the southern one Ponta do Noronha. The Bero River has its mouth in the bay.[2]

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Further reading


  1. 1 2 GoogleEarth
  2. 1 2 "Baia de Namibe". Mapcarta. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  3. "Baía do Saco". Mapcarta. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
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