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Lüderitz Destination Guide

Delve into Lüderitz in Namibia!

Lüderitz in the region of Karas with it's 15,137 residents is a place located in Namibia - some 307 mi (or 494 km) South-West of Windhoek, the country's capital.

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Local time in Lüderitz is now 10:09 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Windhoek" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Keetmanshoop or Walvis Bay. While being here, you might want to check out and Lüderitz as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

Anders Bringdal broke the windsurf world...

00:20 min ( November 14, 2012 by Wapalatv)
Views: 12,106 - Rating: 5/5

The Swedish Record Holder Anders Bringdal broke the 50 knots barrier with a run at 50.46 knots and improve the speed world record on production board as well ! This video is a run before record

Coffee shop Lüderitz mp4

00:34 min ( December 15, 2008 by John Liao)
Views: 646 - Rating: 0/5

The coffee shop in Lüderitz


Jetty Lüderitz mp4

00:45 min ( December 15, 2008 by John Liao)
Views: 400 - Rating: 0/5

Jetty at Lüderitz, Namibia

Namibia Lüderitz Kolmanskuppe Mai 2011

02:07 min ( September 04, 2011 by sam23514)
Views: 144 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Lüderitz Constituency

Lüderitz is a constituency in the Karas Region of Namibia. In 2004, It had a population of 13,276. It contains the major city of Lüderitz, after which the constituency is named.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.65, 15.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Constituencies of Karas Region, Lüderitz

Shark Island, Namibia

Shark Island (German Haifischinsel) is a small peninsula adjacent to the coastal city of Lüderitz in Namibia. Its area is about 40 hectares. Formerly an island, it became a peninsula from 1906 on by the creation of a wide land connection that doubled its former size. Now a campsite for tourists, from 1904 to 1907 it was the site of a concentration camp, created for members of the Herero and Nama tribes in German South West Africa.

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Located at -26.65, 15.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Coasts of Namibia, Former islands, Lüderitz, Peninsulas of Africa

Angra Pequena

Angra Pequena (Portuguese for "small cove") was a small coastal area in what is now known as Lüderitz, Namibia. First discovered by Europeans in 1487 by the Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias. On April 10, 1883 Heinrich Vogelsang (emissary of Adolf Lüderitz of Bremen) first landed at Angra Pequena. Vogelsang signed a fraudulent lease of land from Joseph Fredericks, Kaptein of the Bethanie community.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.65, 15.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Bays of Namibia, German South-West Africa, History of Namibia, Lüderitz, Portuguese colonisation in Africa

Lüderitz Airport

Lüderitz Airport is an airport serving Lüderitz, a town in the Karas Region of Namibia. The airport is about 9 km southeast of the center of Lüderitz, on the B4 road.

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Located at -26.65, 15.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Namibia, Buildings and structures in Karas Region, Lüderitz

Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop is a ghost town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia, a few kilometres inland from the port town of Lüderitz. It was named after a transport driver named Johnny Coleman who, during a sand storm, abandoned his ox wagon on a small incline opposite the settlement. Once a small but very rich mining village, it is now a popular tourist destination run by the joint firm NamDeb (Namibia-De Beers).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.65, 15.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Former populated places in Namibia, Ghost towns in Africa, History of Namibia, Lüderitz