Ras ben Sakka

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Ras ben Sakka is the northernmost point of the African continent, located 15 kilometres from Bizerte, the northernmost city in Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, 22 kilometres to the north-east of the Ichkeul lake World Heritage Site, in Tunisia. It is located at 37.346983N, 9.754608E, just 950 meters west of Ras al-Abyad (Cap Blanc), which is often mentioned as the northern tip of Africa, and reaching more than 30 meters further north than the latter.[1]


  1. ^ "The Land, chapter 1". Africa: Facts and Figures. EBSCO Publishing. January 1, 2005. 

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

Coordinates: 37°21′00″N 9°45′00″E / 37.350°N 9.750°E / 37.350; 9.750