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Lüderitz Destination Guide

Discover Lüderitz in Namibia

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

Interactive map of Lüderitz

Local time in Lüderitz is now 04:05 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Windhoek " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Keetmanshoop, and Walvis Bay. When in this area, you might want to check out Keetmanshoop . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Lüderitz ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Anders Bringdal broke the windsurf world speed record on production board : 50.46 knots in Luderitz

0:20 min by Wapalatv
Views: 12106 Rating: 5.00

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 ..

Kolmanskop Ghost Town near Luderitz

1:23 min by RoomsForAfrica
Views: 6858 Rating: 5.00

Kolmanskop is a Ghost Town in the Namib Desert near to Luderitz. Take a guide tour around the town and learn about the diamond mining boom and collapse. Explore the old buildings slowly being reclaime ..


Luderitz Seaside town Namibia

1:46 min by RoomsForAfrica
Views: 1549 Rating: 5.00

Luderitz is a seaside town on the coast of Namibia. The town is the ideal base for exploring the nearby Kolmanskop Ghost Town. Copyright to www.roomsforafrica.com ..

Luderitz, Namibia sail away

0:50 min by TED000
Views: 1218 Rating: 5.00

Sail away from Luderitz, Namibia ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Lüderitz Railway Station

Lüderitz Railway Station is a railway station serving the town of Lüderitz in Namibia. It was erected in 1904. It is part of the TransNamib Railway, and is the terminal of the currently decommissioned line to Aus which was completed in 1906. The extension to Seeheim was completed in 1908, and the connection to Windhoek and the central-eastern railway network in 1912.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.65 15.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1904 establishments, Lüderitz, Railway stations in Namibia, TransNamib Railway

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.63 15.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Coasts of Namibia, Former islands, Lüderitz, Peninsulas of Africa

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 -26.63 15.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Constituencies of Karas Region, Lüderitz

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 -26.63 15.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Bays of Namibia, German South-West Africa, History of Namibia, Lüderitz, Portuguese colonisation in Africa

Lüderitz Speed Challenge

The Lüderitz Speed Challenge is an annual speed sailing event, held since 2007 in Lüderitz, Namibia, in the southern hemisphere spring. It is observed by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) and the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.69 15.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Kitesurfing, Lüderitz, Recurring sporting events established in 2007, Windsurfing, Yachting races

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Lüderitz