Dungonab Bay

Dungonab Bay
Dungunāb Bay
Coordinates 21°0′N 37°11′E / 21.000°N 37.183°E / 21.000; 37.183Coordinates: 21°0′N 37°11′E / 21.000°N 37.183°E / 21.000; 37.183
Ocean/sea sources Red Sea
Basin countries Sudan
Max. length 33 km (21 mi)
Max. width 12 km (7.5 mi)
Islands Numerous[1]

Dungonab Bay[2] or Dongonab Bay[3] a body of water on the coastline of Sudan on the Red Sea.


The Dungonab Bay is south-facing and is located 130 km to the north of Port Sudan. Its mid part, the Rawayah Lagoon, is surrounded by coral reefs. Together with Mukkawar Island and Sanganeb —an isolated coral reef, the area was declared the Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park in 2016.[4]

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