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Khorixas Destination Guide

Delve into Khorixas in Namibia

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

Interactive map of Khorixas

Local time in Khorixas is now 06:28 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Windhoek " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ondjiva, Windhoek, Petrusfontein Pos, Oshakati, and Olifantsput Pos. While being here, you might want to check out Ondjiva . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Khorixas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Khorixas Attractions Twyfelfontein Damaraland Namibia

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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

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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -20.37 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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 14.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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 -20.22 15.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Kunene Region, Populated places in Namibia

Historical Weather

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