Articles in Namibia ( 225 )

225 Articles of interest in Namibia

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  • Mudumu National Park

    Mudumu is a National Park in Caprivi Region in north-eastern Namibia. The Park was established in 1990. It covers an area of 737 square kilometres (285 sq mi). Botswana borders it to the west and is surrounded by communal area conservancies. The Kwa…

  • Hardap Dam

    Hardap Dam is a dam close to Mariental, Hardap Region, Namibia. Created in 1962 while Namibia was under South African occupation, Hardap Dam is the largest dam in the country. The reservoir dams the Fish River and has a surface area of 25 km².

  • Duwisib Castle

    Duwisib Castle, sometimes spelt Duwiseb or Duweseb, is a grand pseudo-medieval looking fortress in the hills of the semi-arid Southern Namib region of Namibia. It was built by 'Baron' Captain Hans Heinrich von Wolf (born in Dresden, 1873), who was p…

  • Bethanie, Namibia

    Bethanie (often in German: Bethanien, and in English: Bethany, previously Klipfontein, Khoekhoegowab: ǀUiǂgandes) is a village in southern Namibia, and is ranked as one of the oldest settlements in the country.

  • 2009 Angola, Namibia and Zambia floods

    The 2009 Angola, Namibia and Zambia floods was a natural disaster which began in early March 2009 and resulted in the deaths of at least 131 people and otherwise affected around 445,000 people. The floods affected seven regions of Namibia, three pro…

  • Sandwich Harbour

    Sandwich Harbour (Portuguese: Porto d'Ilheo) is a lagoon on the Atlantic coast of Namibia, lying south of Walvis Bay, within the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Formerly a moderately-sized commercial port based around whaling and small-scale fishing, …

  • Sanderburg

    Sanderburg (Sander's castle) is the smallest of three castles in Windhoek, Namibia. It was built between 1917 and 1919 by architect Wilhelm Sander who designed it as his own place of residence.

  • Roter Kamm crater

    Roter Kamm (German: Red Ridge) is a meteorite crater, located within the Namibian section of the Namib Desert approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Oranjemund in the ǁKaras Region. It is 2.5 km in diameter and is 130 metres (430 ft) deep. The…

  • Okahao

    Okahao is a town in the Omusati Region of northern Namibia and the district capital of the Okahao electoral constituency.

  • Noordoewer

    Noordoewer is a town in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Its name means 'North Bank' in Afrikaans, in reference to the north bank of the Orange River, on which it is located.

  • Naulila

    Naulila is a town in Cunene Province in southern Angola, located on the Cunene River which separates Angola and Namibia.

  • Naukluft Mountains

    The Naukluft Mountains (Afrikaans and German: Naukluftberge) are a mountain range in central Namibia. The southern part of the mountain range forms the easternmost part of the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The northern mountains are occupied by priv…

  • NamibRand Nature Reserve

    The NamibRand Nature Reserve is a private nature reserve in Southwestern Namibia on the Namib Desert. Founded in 1984 by J.A. (Albi) Brückner, it is 202,00 hectares (2,020 km²) and shares a 100 km border with Namib-Naukluft National Park to the west…

  • Nkasa Rupara National Park

    Nkasa Rupara National Park, also Nkasa Lupala National Park, formerly Mamili National Park, is a national park in Namibia. It is centered on the Nkasa and Rupara islands on the Kwando/Linyanti River in the south-western corner of East Caprivi. Botsw…

  • Maltahöhe

    Maltahöhe is a village in southern central Namibia close to the Swartrand escarpment, about 110 km west of Mariental in the Hardap Region. It has about 6,000 inhabitants and owns about 17,000 hectares of land. Maltahöhe has two suburbs, the Andrevil…

  • Khaudom National Park

    Khaudum National Park is an isolated Nature Reserve situated in the Kalahari Desert at the west of the Caprivi Strip in northeast of Namibia. It is a very remote and inaccessible reserve but is home to some magnificent animals such as the lion and t…

  • Keetmanshoop Airport

    Keetmanshoop Airport (IATA: KMP, ICAO: FYKT) is an airport serving Keetmanshoop, a city in the Karas Region of Namibia. The airport is located about 5 km (3 mi) northwest of the town.

  • Daan Viljoen Game Reserve

    Daan Viljoen Game Reserve is a game reserve near Windhoek, Namibia. It is situated in the hill area of Khomas Hochland. The park has many walking paths and allows tourists to travel around by themselves.

  • Brukkaros Mountain

    Brukkaros Mountain is an extinct volcano in Karas Region, Namibia. Measuring 1,590 metres at its peak, Brukkaros is located about 15 kilometres northeast of the primarily Nama town of Berseba.

  • Bogenfels

    Bogenfels is a location in the coastal Namib Desert of Namibia, noted for its natural rock formations (hence the name, which means "arch rock" in German). The main formation is a 55 metre high rock arch close to the coast.

  • ǁKhauxaǃnas

    ǁKhauxaǃnas (Khoekhoegowab: passively defend people from an enemy, Afrikaans / Dutch name Schans Vlakte: sconce valley) is an uninhabited village with an ancient ruined fortress in south-eastern Namibia, east of the Great Karas Mountains. It is the …

  • Tses

    Tses is a village in ǁKaras Region, Namibia with a population of approximately 1000; probably 1000 more live in the surrounding semi-desert farming hinterland. It is situated one kilometre off the main B1 highway from Windhoek to Cape Town and Johan…

  • Swakoppoort Dam

    Swakoppoort Dam is a dam 50 kilometres (31 mi) outside of Okahandja, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Completed in 1978, it supplies water to the Navachab mine and the town of Karibib.

  • Seeheim

    Seeheim is a settlement in ǁKaras Region, southern Namibia. The only notable structures in Seeheim today are the hotel and the railway station; only a handful of people live there. Seeheim belongs to the Keetmanshoop Rural electoral constituency.

  • Pioneers Park

    Pioneers Park (also Pionierspark) is a suburb in the south of Windhoek, Namibia, in the Windhoek West parliamentary constituency. It was developed in the second half of the 20th century as a white community, with the previous black residents being e…