in Khomas, Namibia
- Namib Sand Sea (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -22.559 and 17.083 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -22° 33' 33" and E 17° 4' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - NAD
- Spoken languages:
- English, Afrikaans, German, Herero
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:02 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Windhoek
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 7:28 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 21.886 and -160.220 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Windhoek
Windhoek in Khomas with it's 268,132 habitants is located in Namibia. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Windhoek is now 10:02 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Windhoek with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 6 airports close to Windhoek. The closest airport in Namibia is Eros Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Namib Sand Sea in a distance of 113 mi (or 182 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gobabis, Otjiwarongo, Mariental, Swakopmund and Keetmanshoop. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
VM at Monte Bello Guesthouse
Windhoek Country Club Resort
AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino
Protea Hotel Windhoek Thuringerhof
River Crossing Lodge
Roof of Africa
Windhoek Gardens Guest House
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Although it does not border with Zimbabwe, less than 200 meters of riverbed separates them at their closest points. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence.
Windhoek West is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Its population is 38,969.. The Polytechnic of Namibia is located in Windhoek-West. Electorally, Windohoek West is located in the Windhoek West constituency.
Windhoek East is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. It consists of the upper-class suburbs of Windhoek: Auasblick, Avis, Klein Windhoek, Ludwigsdorf, Luxury Hill, Olympia, and Suiderhof. As of 2010 its population is 12.674. Windhoek East is the most affluent constituency of Windhoek, most embassies, private schools, private medical facilities, and shopping malls are located here, and the education rate of the inhabitants is high. All its roads are tarred.
Windhoek Rural is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. As of 2010 its population is 20,212. This constituency contains all settlements in the Khomas Region that are outside the city of Windhoek, among them: Aris Brakwater Dordabis Groot Aub Mix camp Nauchas Nina Seeis Solitaire The main economic activity in this constituency is farming and related work like gardening, seed production, and firewood collection; 90% of the area consists of commercial farms.
Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek
The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule, or DHPS as it is commonly known, is a private school in Namibia. Situated in the capital Windhoek, it is the oldest private high school in the country. It is also one of the biggest German international schools in Africa. The DHPS is a boarding school, but has many day students. The hostel is open to students from other schools too and offers various sporting facilities e.g. swimming pool, basketball courts, soccer fields and roller hockey rink.
Embassy of Germany, Windhoek
The German Embassy in Windhoek is Germany's diplomatic mission to Namibia. It is located at Sanlam Centre, 154 Independence Avenue in Windhoek. The current German ambassador is Egon Kochanke.
Christ Church, Windhoek
The Christ Church (or Christuskirche) is a historic landmark and Lutheran church in Windhoek, Namibia. After the end of the wars between the Germans and the Khoikhoi, Herero, and Ovambo in 1907, the ground breaking ceremony took place and on October 16, 1910 the church was opened and dedicated as the Church of Peace. The Lutheran Church, which was built in the gothic revival style with Art Nouveau elements, stands in the historic center of Windhoek.
The Tintenpalast (German for "Ink Palace") is the seat of both chambers of the Namibian legislature, the National Council and the National Assembly. It is located in the Namibian capital of Windhoek.
Independence Avenue (Windhoek)
In Windhoek, Namibia, Independence Avenue runs through the heart of downtown and is "easily explored by foot". Prior to independence, the street was known as Kaiserstrasse.
Windhoek Railway Station
Windhoek Railway Station is a railway station serving the city of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It is an important station in the Namibian rail network, and it is run by TransNamib. The first railway line to reach Windhoek was the one from Swakopmund, built in 1902 during Imperial Germany's colonial rule of German South West Africa. In 1914 this line was extended to Walvis Bay. The southern line from Lüderitz (built 1906) was connected via Keetmanshoop to Windhoek in 1912.
Supreme Court of Namibia
The Supreme Court of Namibia is the supreme court in all legal matters of the laws of Namibia. It is the court of last resort and the highest appellate court in the country. It is located in the centre of Namibia's capital city, Windhoek. A Supreme Court decision is supreme in that it can only be reversed by an Act of Parliament that contradicts it, or by another ruling of the Supreme Court itself.
St. Mary's Cathedral, Windhoek
St. Mary's Cathedral, known as St. Marien Kathedrale in German, is a Roman Catholic church in Windhoek, Namibia. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Windhoek.
The Sanlam Centre is a building in downtown Windhoek, Namibia. Located on Independence Avenue, the building was built in 1990, the same year as Namibia's independence. It has 15 floors and 28,000 m of floor space. The German, Swedish and Venezuelan embassies are located in the building,. as is the American Cultural Center, an extension of the United States embassy in Namibia. It is named after South Africa-based Sanlam Ltd.
Windhoek Central Hospital
Windhoek Central Hospital is a public hospital in Windhoek, Namibia. It is one of two State Hospitals in the city.
Windhoek Central Business District
Windhoek Central Business District is the inner city area of Windhoek, capital of Namibia. It is surrounded by the suburbs of Windhoek West and Hochland Park in the west, Windhoek-North in the north, Eros, Klein-Windhoek, Luxushügel and Auasblick in the east, and Suiderhof and Southern Industrial in the south. Windhoek Central consists of residential and business properties as well as public spaces. Most of Windhoek's governmental and administrative buildings are situated here.
National Art Gallery of Namibia
The National Art Gallery of Namibia) is an institution for art and culture of the government of Namibia and is situated in Windhoek, Namibia. Its aims are to encourage and cultivate art in Namibia. In the National Art Gallery of Namibia there is a permanent exhibition of international recognition showing Namibian, African and European art. The Gallery shows also local art. Joe Madisia – an artist himself – is the director at the moment.
Sanderburg (Sander's castle) is the smallest of three castles in Windhoek, Namibia. It was built between 1917 and 1919 by architect Wilhelm Sander who designed it as his own place of residence. Its architectural style combines several medieval features.
Schwerinsburg (Schwerin's castle) is the biggest of three castles in Windhoek, Namibia. Today is the private residence of the Italian ambassador in Namibia.
Heinitzburg (originally Heynitzburg, Heinitz' castle) is one of the three castles in Windhoek, Namibia. It was built in 1914 by architect Wilhelm Sander. Sander originally built the castle for himself but sold it in 1916 to Hans Bogislav Graf von Schwerin, who named the castle Heynitzburg after his wife Margarete's birth name "von Heynitz". Heinitzburg is used today as a restaurant and hotel.
German South-West Africa
German South-West Africa was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1915, when it was taken over by the Union of South Africa (as part of the British Empire) and administered as South-West Africa, finally becoming Namibia in 1990. With an area of 835,100 km², it was one and a half times the size of the mainland German Empire in Europe (without its colonies) at the time.
Cosmos High School
Cosmos High School is a polytechnical school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It is situated in Hans-Dietrich Genscher street in the suburb of Khomasdal.
The Alte Feste (Old Fortress) is a fortress and museum in downtown Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. The building was designed by captain Curt von François to serve as headquarters of the imperial German Schutztruppe (colonial military force) during German colonisation of South-West Africa. The location of Windhoek, which was deserted and completely destroyed at that time, was chosen because the Germans felt it would serve as a buffer zone between the Nama and Herero tribes.
Moses ǁGaroëb (constituency)
Moses ǁGaroëb is the name of an electoral constituency in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It was created in 2003 at the recommendation of the Third Delimitation Commission which suggested that the constituency of Hakahana be split. Since then, the suburb of Hakahana falls into two different constituencies. In 2008 the constituency was named after the politician Moses ǁGaroëb. The eastern part of Hakahana is now called Tobias Hainyeko constituency, after politician Tobias Hainyeko.
Windhoek High School
Windhoek High School (WHS) is a school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Populary known as The Blue School, it was founded on 5 February 1917 making it is one of the oldest schools in the country. Currently, WHS is rated among the top 100 schools in Africa.
The Equestrian Monument, more commonly known under its German original name Reiterdenkmal and the name Südwester Reiter (Rider of South-West), is a statue in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It was inaugurated on 27 January 1912, the birthday of German emperor Wilhelm II.
These districts belong to Windhoek.
- Klein Windhoek
- Suider Hof
- Windhoek Noord
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