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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Windhoek, Namibia

 
Tintenpalast, Namibia's parliament in Windhoek
Tintenpalast (ink palace) in Windhoek is the seat of both chambers of the Parliament of Namibia.
Image: Simon W
 

About Windhoek

Windhoek
Parliament Gardens with Christ Church (Christuskirche), the small park in downtown Windhoek is opposite the “Tintenpalast”, the seat of the national parliament.
Image: Alexander Johmann
Satellite view is showing Windhoek, largest city and the national capital of Namibia, a sparsely populated country in southwest Africa.


The city is located in the center of Namibia on a highland plateau about 1,700 m (5,600 ft) above sea level in the Khomas Region of the country.

One can call the city "the heart of Namibia", a primate city, the cultural, educational, and economical center of the country. It is home to the University of Namibia, the National Art Gallery, the “Tintenpalast” (German for "ink palace") the seat of the National Assembly and the National Council, and the National Botanical Research Institute with its gardens.

Windhoek, Namibia
Moonrise over Windhoek, Namibia's capital in the Khomas Highland plateau area in the center of the country.
Image: Michael Paskevicius
Windhoek population numbers range between 230,000 to 300,000 inhabitants (someone should count them sometimes). Official language is English, recognized regional languages are: Afrikaans and German and various native languages like Bantu and Khoisan.

The city has also two traditional names, Otjomuise, a word from Herero language means: "place of steam" and “/Ai-//Gams” (a Nama word for Fire Water), both names referring to Windhoek's hot springs.

The map shows a city map of Windhoek with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport (IATA code: WDH) 43 km (26.5 mi) by road (via B6) east of the city.

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Local Time Namibia:
Wednsday-July-26  13:39  
Time Zone: West African Time (WAT) GMT/UTC +1
From September to April Namibia observes West African Summer Time (WAST) GMT/UTC +2
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Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Windhoek, Namibia.
 
City Coordinates: 22°34′12″S 17°5′1″E
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