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Khorixas Destination Guide

Delve into Khorixas in Namibia!

Khorixas in the region of Kunene with it's 12,021 residents is located in Namibia - some 204 mi (or 328 km) North-West of Windhoek, the country's capital.

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Current time in Khorixas is now 11:10 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Windhoek" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ondjiva, Windhoek, Petrusfontein Pos, Oshakati, Olifantsput Pos or Walvis Bay. While being here, make sure to check out Khorixas and Bam se Pos as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Khorixas Attractions Twyfelfontein Damar...

01:09 min ( August 23, 2010 by RoomsForAfrica)
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Khorixas in Namibia is home to beautiful attractions such as the Twyfelfontein rock engravings, Burnt Mountain, Brandberg, Organ Pipes and more. Copyright to

Doro Nawas

02:00 min ( September 05, 2009 by IRdeviajes)
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Interesting facts about this location


Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. It was previously the capital of the Damaraland bantustan prior to Namibia's independence. It is located in Khorixas Constituency. Most of the inhabitants are from the Damara ethnic group. The town is located close to a petrified forest and the Twyfelfontein valley, known for its rock art. The regional hospital and some other regional offices are still located in Khorixas, though the capital of Kunene Region is Opuwo.

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Located at -20.37, 14.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kunene Region, Towns in Namibia

Khorixas Constituency

Khorixas is a constituency in Kunene Region, Namibia. The region's population is 10,906, its district capital is the town of Khorixas. The interesting name of this constituency comes from a derivation of the Khoekhoegowab word "Gorigas", which is a water bush that grows in the area. This area is famous for the Ugab Terraces, a stone monolith that can be seen from almost everywhere. There is also a petrified forest, and rock engravings in Twyfelfontein.

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Located at -20.37, 14.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Constituencies of Kunene Region


Fransfontein is a small settlement in Kunene Region, Namibia. It is the hometown of Deputy Prime Minister of Namibia Libertine Amathila.

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Located at -20.37, 14.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Kunene Region, Populated places in Namibia