Namibia

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Additional Information
Capital Windhoek
Currency NAD
Timezone Africa/Windhoek
Total States 14
Airport City Arandis Airport, Bethanien Airport, Eenhana Airport, Grootfontein Air Force Base, Kamanjab Airport
Ruling Type Government
Offical Languages English, German,
National Animal Oryx
Food BILTONG, POTJIEKOS, KAPANA & FAT CAKES
Seasons Autumn  : Mar - Jun
Summer : Dec - Mar
Winter     : Jun - Aug
Sprint      : Sep - Dec


Destination



1 ) Windhoek
Popular - Temple / Church / Mosque     Location - Windhoek, -Khomas, -Namibia

Windhoek is the capital of Namibia, in the country’s central highlands. South of the city, the sprawling Heroes’ Acre war memorial commemorates Namibia’s 1990 independence. On a hilltop in the city center are the 1890s Alte Feste, a former military headquarters with historical exhibits, and Independence Memorial Museum. Colonial influences are visible in nearby buildings like the sandstone Lutheran Christus Church.


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2 ) Swakopmund
Popular - Beach     Location - Swakopmund, -Erongo, -Namibia

Swakopmund is a coastal city in Namibia, west of the capital, Windhoek. Its sandy beaches face the Atlantic Ocean. Established by German colonists in 1892, the city’s colonial landmarks include the Swakopmund Lighthouse and the Mole, an old sea wall. Next to the lighthouse, the Swakopmund Museum documents Namibian history. Inland, the elegant Swakopmund Railway Station, now a hotel, also dates to the colonial era.


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3 ) Otjiwarongo
Popular - Financial Hub     Location - Otjiwarongo, -Otjozondjupa, -Namibia

Otjiwarongo is a city of 28,000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It is the district capital of the Otjiwarongo electoral constituency and also the capital of Otjozondjupa. Otjiwarongo is situated in central-north Namibia on the TransNamib railway


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4 ) Walvis Bay
Popular - Beach     Location - Walvis Bay, -Erongo, -Namibia

Walvis Bay is a port town on the coast of Namibia. Sheltered by the Pelican Point sand spit, its tidal lagoon is home to abundant birdlife including flamingos, pelicans and Damara terns. The harbor is busy with fishing boats and ships. Dolphins, whales and Cape fur seals inhabit the Atlantic waters around the Pelican Point Lighthouse. East of the bay, coastal sand dunes like Dune 7 mark the start of the Namib Desert.


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Festival

1 ) Enjando Street Festival

Festival Month - March

Also known as Mbapira, the Enjando Street Festival is a loud display of traditional dance, complete with live music and national costumes that is held in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, every March.


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2 ) Kuste Karneval

Festival Month - August

Yet another remnant of German occupation in Namibia, the Kuste Karneval, held every August, is Swakopmund’s version of a street party. The festivities in this coastal city take the form of parades, food stalls and all-night ragers.


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3 ) Heroes’ Day (Maharero Day)

Festival Month - August

One very traditional festival that visitors to Namibia may want to check out is Heroes’ Day, or Maharero Day. Celebrated every August in the town of Okahandaja, this loud and colorful festival commemorates the efforts of Namibia’s war heroes with military processions and traditional costumes.


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