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Explore Haris in Namibia

Haris in the region of Khomas is a place in Namibia - some 21 mi or ( 33 km ) South-West of Windhoek , the country's capital city .

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Time in Haris is now 04:40 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Windhoek " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Windhoek, Lichtenstein Mitte, Klein Aub, Kelpie, and Keetmanshoop. Since you are here already, consider visiting Windhoek . Where to go and what to see in Haris ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Khomas Region

Khomas is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia. It contains the capital city Windhoek and provides for this reason superior transportation infrastructure. It has well-developed economical, financial, and trade sectors. Khomas Region occupies 4.5% of the land area of Namibia but has the highest population of any of its regions (15%). Whites and coloureds are about 46.7% of population. Khomas is one of only three regions to have neither shoreline nor a foreign border.

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Located at -22.80 17.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Khomas Region, Regions of Namibia, Windhoek

Friedenau Dam

Friedenau Dam is a dam in Khomas Region, Namibia. Located 38km southwest of Windhoek, it dams the Kuiseb River and provides water to nearby Matchless Mine. It has a capacity of 6.723 Mm3 and was completed in 1972, when the country was occupied by South Africa.

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Located at -22.70 16.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 1972 in Namibia, Buildings and structures in Khomas Region, Dams completed in 1972, Dams in Namibia


Vaalgras is a village in Namibia's Karas Region. Located 60km northeast of Keetmanshoop, the village is also home of the Vaalgras Traditional Authority. It is home to a community of the Oorlam people, a group descends from the OvaHerero, Nama and other groups.

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Located at -22.90 16.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Geography of Karas Region, Villages in Namibia

Heroes' Acre (Namibia)

The Heroes' Acre is an official war memorial of the Republic of Namibia. Built less than 10 kilometres outside the capital of Windhoek, Heroes' Acre opened on 26 August 2002 and operates for the purpose of "foster(ing) a spirit of patriotism and nationalism, and to pass on the legacy to the future generations of Namibia".

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Located at -22.66 17.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 2002, Buildings and structures in Windhoek, Cemeteries in Namibia, Military history of Namibia, Military of Namibia, National heroes of Namibia

Polytechnic of Namibia

The Polytechnic of Namibia, locally also known as Poly or Polytechnic, is an institute of tertiary education in Windhoek, Namibia. It has been established by Act 33 / 1994 of the Namibian Parliament.

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Located at -22.61 17.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: 1994 in Namibia, Education in Windhoek, Educational institutions established in 1994, Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek