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Birkenfels Destination Guide

Delve into Birkenfels in Namibia

Birkenfels in the region of Erongo is a city in Namibia - some 150 mi or ( 241 km ) West of Windhoek , the country's capital .

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Current time in Birkenfels is now 08:58 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Windhoek " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Windhoek, Uitkoms, Santa, Ruhleben, and Rossing Village. While being here, make sure to check out Windhoek . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Birkenfels ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Namibia #5/7 -Namib Naukluft Park - Welwitschia Drive-

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32 days in Namibia july-august 2006 5°/7. Welwitschia Drive - Naukluft Park- ..

Desert Tour 1000kbps.wmv

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During our stop in Namibia, we joined a brief tourist trip in the Namib Desert. Fascinating what you can find in an apparently empty pile of sand. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Rossmund Desert Golf Course

Rossmund Desert Golf Course is a private golf course in Swakopmund, Namibia. It is one of only 5 all-grass desert golf courses in the world. It is located 6 km outside of Swakopmund on the B2 on the way to Windhoek on the Swakop River.

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Located at -22.67 14.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 1980 establishments in Namibia, Golf clubs and courses in Namibia, Swakopmund

Swakopmund Airport

Swakopmund Airport is an airport in Swakopmund, Namibia. The Communication Frequency for Swakopmund Airport is 126.30 MHz. There are no runway lights, the airport is unmanned.

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Located at -22.66 14.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in Namibia, Buildings and structures in Erongo Region, Swakopmund

Swakopmund Skydiving Club

Swakopmund Skydiving Club, founded in 1974, operates out of Swakopmund Airport 4 km outside of the town of Swakopmund, Namibia. The club provides a 7 day a week facility for sports skydiving, static line student training and progression, accelerated freefall student training and progression, and tandem introductory skydiving. Swakopmund Skydiving Club has organised the legendary Desert Skydiving Boogies since 1974.

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Located at -22.66 14.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Parachuting, Swakopmund

Khan River

The river Khan is an ephemeral river crossing the Erongo region of central Namibia. It is the main tributary of the Swakop River and only occasionally carries surface water during the rain seasons in November and February/March. The Khan has its origin near the settlement of Otjisemba north-west of Okahandja. From there the river course passes westwards to the town of Usakos, and further in south-western direction through the Namib desert.

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Located at -22.70 14.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Rivers of Namibia

Swakopmund Railway Station

Swakopmund Railway Station is a railway station serving the town of Swakopmund in Namibia. It is part of the TransNamib railway network. Swakopmund was the starting point of the first state railway line in German South West Africa. This line was built in 1902 during Imperial Germany's colonial rule, and connected Swakopmund to Windhoek. In 1914 the extension to Walvis Bay was completed, with a railtrack very close to the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Located at -22.67 14.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Erongo Region, Railway stations in Namibia, Swakopmund, TransNamib Railway