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Otavi Destination Guide

Delve into Otavi in Namibia

Otavi in the region of Otjozondjupa with its 4,562 residents is a city in Namibia - some 202 mi or ( 325 km ) North of Windhoek , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Otavi

Current time in Otavi is now 04:51 PM (Thursday) . 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: Ondjiva, Windhoek, Rundu, Oshakati, and Gobabis. While being here, make sure to check out Ondjiva . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Otavi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Otavi is a town of 4,000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. It is the district capital of the Otavi electoral constituency. Most of the area is dolomitic and the district was in the past renowned for its mineral wealth. Most of the deposits have now been exhausted.

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Located at -19.65 17.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cities in Namibia, Otjozondjupa Region

Battle of Otavi

The Battle of Otavi fought between the militaries of the Union of South Africa and German Southwest Africa on 1 July, 1915 was the final battle of the South-West Africa Campaign of World War I. The battle, fought between Otavi mountain and Otavifontein, was a delaying action led by the German Major Hermann Ritter. Ritter's forces intended to buy the main German force at Tsombe several days so as they could harden their positions there.

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Located at -19.65 17.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1915 in Africa, Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving South Africa, Battles of the South-West African Campaign, Conflicts in 1915

Otavi Constituency

Otavi Constituency is an electoral constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It has 11,620 inhabitants and consists of the town of Otavi and the surrounding rural area.

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Located at -19.65 17.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Constituencies of Otjozondjupa Region

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Otavi