Tanjung Tuan / Cape Rachado

Local nameTanjung Tuan
LocationMalacca, Malaysia

Tanjung Tuan or Cape Rachado is an area in Alor Gajah District, Malacca, Malaysia. It is an exclave of Malacca adjacent to Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.

The cape is well known for the Cape Rachado Lighthouse facing the Strait of Malacca. The coastal area off the cape is famous as the site of the naval Battle of Cape Rachado in 1606, between the Dutch VOC and Portuguese fleets. The battle was the opening act for the series of conflicts between the Dutch-Johor coalition and Portuguese Malacca that ultimately ended with the Portuguese surrender of the city and fort of Malacca to the VOC in 1641.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanjung_Tuan

Coordinates 2°24'35.84" N 101°51'14.949" E

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