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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Windhoek using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Windhoek, largest city and the national capital of Namibia, located in the Khomas Region in the center of Namibia. The city is situated on a highland plateau about 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level.

One can call the city "the heart of Namibia", it is the cultural, educational, and economical center of the country. It is home to the University of Namibia, the National Art Galler, 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 population numbers range between 230,000 to 300,000 inhabitants (someone should count them sometimes).

Official language is English, recognised 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 refering 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) 45 km (28 mi) east of the city.

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Parliament Gardens, a small park in downtown Windhoek.
Image: Alexander Johmann

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Local Time Namibia:
Monday-November-24  07:30  
Time Zone: West African Time (WAT) GMT/UTC +1
From September to April Namibia observes West African Summer Time (WAST) GMT/UTC +2
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Windhoek, Namibia.
 
City Coordinates: 22°34′12″S 17°5′1″E
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