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

About Windhoek

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

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

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Windhoek, Namibia
Moonrise over Windhoek
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Local Time Namibia:
Friday-August-28  23:15  
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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City Coordinates: 22°34′12″S 17°5′1″E
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