Walvis Bay
geographical name town & port W Namibia on Walvis Bay (inlet of the Atlantic) W of Windhoek; formerly an exclave of Republic of South Africa forming a district area (of district) 434 square miles (1124 square kilometers)

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  • Walvis Bay — [wôl′vis] [< Du walvis, whale < MDu walvisc < wal, WHALE1 + visc, akin to OE fisc, FISH] 1. inlet of the Atlantic, on the coast of Namibia 2. seaport in W Namibia, on this inlet: pop. 21,000: the city & surrounding area were formerly… …   English World dictionary

  • Walvis Bay — ou Walfish Bay ( Baie des baleines ) territoire de la Namibie; 1 124 km²; 25 000 hab. Bien qu englobé dans la Namibie, il appartint à la rép. d Afrique du Sud jusqu en 1994. Port de pêche et de comm. (exportation de minerais). Base militaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Walvis Bay —   [ wɔlvɪs beɪ], Hafenstadt in Namibia, Walfischbai …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Walvis Bay — Details …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Walvis Bay — Infobox Settlement name =Walvis Bay official name = other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = total type = motto = imagesize = image caption = Aerial photo of the harbour area flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size …   Wikipedia

  • Walvis Bay — Coordenadas: 22°57′27″S 14°30′19″E /  22.9575, 14.50528 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Walvis Bay — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Walvis Bay (homonymie). Walvis Bay Walfischbucht (de) / Walvisbaai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Walvis Bay — /wawl vis/ 1. an inlet of the S Atlantic Ocean, on the coast of Namibia, in SW Africa. 2. a seaport on this inlet. 3. an exclave of the Republic of South Africa around this seaport. 42,234; 347 sq. mi. (899 sq. km). Also, Walfish Bay. * * * Town… …   Universalium

  • Walvis Bay — (Walvisbaai) ► Territorio de la República de Sudáfrica, enclave de Namibia en la prov. de El Cabo; 1 124 km2 y 21 725 h. Cap., la c. homónima. * * * Puerto (pob. est., 2001: 40.849 hab.), del centro oeste de Namibia, situado en la bahía del mismo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Walvis Bay — Original name in latin Walvis Bay Name in other language Gorad Uolvis Behj, Uolfish Bej, Uolfish Bej, Valvis Bej, Volfis Bej, Volvis Bejus, Volvis Bjus, WVB, Walfisch Bucht Niederland, Walfischbucht, Walvis Bay, Walvisbaai, jing wan gang, uWalvis …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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