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Oruuwa Destination Guide

Discover Oruuwa in Namibia

Oruuwa in the region of Otjozondjupa is a town located in Namibia - some 33 mi or ( 53 km ) North of Windhoek , the country's capital .

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Local time in Oruuwa is now 10:08 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Windhoek " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Windhoek, Gobabis, Gkamboro Settlement, Bulskop, and Bergquell. When in this area, you might want to check out Windhoek . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Oruuwa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Geography of Namibia

At 825,418 km, Namibia is the world's thirty-fourth largest country. After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world (2.5 inhabitants per square kilometre).

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Located at -22.00 17.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Geography of Namibia

Von Bach Dam

The Von Bach Dam and accompanying Recreational Resort is a dam and vacation resort in Okahandja, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. Built in 1968 and commissioned in 1970, the dam provides Namibia's capital of Windhoek with much of the city's water.

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Located at -22.01 16.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Otjozondjupa Region, Dams completed in 1970, Dams in Namibia, Okahandja

Vyf Rand

Vyf Rand is an informal settlement outside of Okahandja, located north of Windhoek in the Okahandja constituency of the Otjozondjupa region of Namibia. "Vyf rand" is an Afrikaans phrase that translates to "five rand". The name originates from the initial rental fee of five Rand per month tenant farmers paid for a small plot of land on large farms in Namibia.

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Located at -22.01 16.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Okahandja, Otjozondjupa Region, Populated places in Namibia, Shanty towns

Okahandja

Okahandja is a city of 24,100 inhabitants in Otjozondjupa Region, central Namibia, and the district capital of the Okahandja electoral constituency. It is known as the Garden Town of Namibia. It is located 70 km north of Windhoek on the B1 road. It was founded around 1800, by two local groups, the Herero and the Nama.

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Located at -21.98 16.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Cities in Namibia, Okahandja, Otjiherero words and phrases, Otjozondjupa Region

Okahandja Constituency

Okahandja Constituency is an electoral constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It has 18,155 inhabitants and consists of the town of Okahandja and the surrounding rural area.

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Located at -21.98 16.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Constituencies of Otjozondjupa Region, Okahandja