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Communal Wildlife Conservancies in Namibia

Namibia is one of few countries in the world to specifically address habitat conservation and protection of natural resources in their constitution. Article 95 states, "The State shall actively promote and maintain the welfare of the people by ad ...

Erindi Private Game Reserve

Erindi Private Game Reserve is a protected reserve in Namibia, located southeast of Omaruru. It is a private game reserve located on a central plateau in Namibia, just three hours north of Windhoek. The reserve rests in between the towns of Otjiw ...

Omuthiya

Omuthiyagwiipundi is the capital of Oshikoto Region in northern Namibia, situated approximately 10 kilometres from Etosha National Park. It has about 5.000 residents. Prior to Omuthiya, Tsumeb was the regional capital.

Rundu

Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1.000 metres above sea level. The place normally receives an annual average rainfall of 565 millimetres, although ...

Old Location

The Old Location was an area segregated for Black residents of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It was situated in the area between todays suburbs of Hochland Park and Pioneers Park.

Karasburg

Karasburg is a town of 4.000 inhabitants in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia and the district capital of the Karasburg electoral constituency. It lies at the heart of the southern Namibian sheep farming industry.

Khorixas

Khorixas is a town of 6.000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. It was the capital of the Damaraland bantustan before Namibias independence. It is the administrative capital of Khorixas Constituency. Most of the inhabitants are from t ...

Okahao

Okahao is a town in the Omusati Region of northern Namibia and the district capital of the Okahao electoral constituency. It is situated in the Ongandjera tribal area 73 kilometres west of Oshakati on the main road MR123. The area around Okahao f ...

Okakarara

Okakarara is a town in Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, located 50 kilometres southeast of Waterberg National Park. It has an estimated population of 7.000 and is currently growing by 1.500 inhabitants annually. Okakarara consists of the residential ...

Opuwo

Opuwo is the capital of the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia. The town is situated about 720 km north-northwest from the capital Windhoek, and has a population of c. 7.500.

Oshikuku

Oshikuku is a town in Omusati Region in the north of Namibia. It is the district capital of Oshikuku Constituency. Oshikuku features a secondary school, Nuuyoma senior secondary schools, and hospitals. The neighbouring village of Outapi, Elim and ...

Otavi

Otavi is a town of 4.000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. Situated 360km north of Windhoek, it is the district capital of the Otavi electoral constituency. Most of the area is dolomitic and the district was in the past r ...

Outapi

Outapi wa Nakafingo na Temba, also Outapi or Uutapi and Ombalantu, is a town in northern Namibia near the border with Angola situated 90 km northwest of Oshakati. It is the capital of Omusati region and the district capital of the Outapi electora ...

Ruacana

Ruacana is a town in Omusati Region, northern Namibia and the district capital of the Ruacana electoral constituency. It is located on the border with Angola on the river Kunene. The town is known for the picturesque Ruacana Falls nearby, and for ...

Aroab

Aroab is a village with a population of approximately 5.000 in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. It is situated about 170 kilometres south-east of Keetmanshoop on the edge of the Kalahari desert, the average annual rainfall is about 150-200 ...

Aus, Namibia

Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. It lies on a railway line and the B4 national road, 230 km west of Keetmanshoop and about 125 km east of Luderitz and belongs to the ǃNamiǂNûs electoral constituency. Trains from Keetm ...

Bethanie, Namibia

Bethanie is a village in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. It is one of the oldest settlements in the country. Bethanie is situated on the road C14 between Goageb and Walvis Bay, 100 km west of Keetmanshoop. It has a population of about 2.000.

Divundu

Divundu is a village on the south-eastern banks of the Okavango River in the Kavango East Region, Namibia, 200 kilometres east of Rundu. Divundu has a population of around 5.430 inhabitants and is homestead of the local Mbukushu kings. On the opp ...

Drimiopsis (town)

Drimiopsis is a village in the Omaheke Region in Namibia, about 40 km north of Gobabis. The local population includes mainly San, Khoekhoe-speakers, Herero, and Tswana. In the village there are two schools, Drimiopsis elementary school and middle ...

Ehenye

Ehenye is a village on the edge of the town, of Oshakati, Namibia. The village was formed in the 1950s by people who were forcefully removed from Erundu by the South African apartheid regime to pave way for the development of the town.The village ...

Leonardville, Namibia

Leonardville is a village in Omaheke Region in eastern Namibia. It belongs to the Aminuis electoral constituency. The place normally receives an annual average rainfall of 236 millimetres, although in the 2010/2011 rainy season 530 millimetres we ...

Okamatapati

Okamatapati is a settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia, situated 100 kilometres south of Grootfontein and 127 kilometres north of Otjinene. The name Okamatapati is derived from Omutapati, the Otjiherero name for the Mouse-eared combret ...

Omeyantalala

Omeyantalala is a village in the northern part of Namibia, in the Oshikoto Region about 70 km from Onyuulaye Constituency center of Okankolo constituency, stretching out 20 km from the main road. The village is in the Ondonga kingdom and under th ...

Otjinene

Otjinene is a village in the Omaheke Region of Namibia. It is the district capital of Otjinene Constituency. Otjinene is connected via a 157 kilometres tarred road to the regional capital Gobabis, and via a 227 kilometres road which was tarred in ...

Tses

Tses is a village in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia with a population of approximately 1000, probably 1000 more live in the surrounding semi-desert farming hinterland. It is situated one kilometre off the main B1 highway from Windhoek to N ...

Witvlei

Witvlei is a village in Okarukambe Constituency in the Omaheke Region of central-eastern Namibia. It is situated on the B6 150 kilometres from Windhoek on the way to Gobabis. It is known for producing high quality meat.

Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden", West Frisian: Ljouwert, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality in Friesland in the Netherlands. It is the provincial capital and seat of the States of Friesland. The municipality has a population of 122.293. This region wa ...

Middelburg

Middelburg) is a city and municipality in the south-western Netherlands serving as the capital of the province of Zeeland. Situated on the central peninsula of the Zeeland province, Midden-Zeeland, it has a population of about 48.000. From the po ...

Eastergoa

Eastergoa was one of the seven areas and one of the three Gaue within what is today the province of Friesland in the Netherlands.

Middelzee

The Middelzee, also called Bordine, was the estuary mouth of the River Boorne now in the Dutch province of Friesland. It ran from as far south as Sneek northward to the Wadden Sea and marked the border between main Frisian regions of Westergoa an ...

Wester Bildtpollen

In 1715 the western area of the county Het Bildt was dyked in order to reclaim it from the sea. It was named the Wester Bildtpollen. From then on the area was protected from the sea by the Nieuwe Bildtdijk. On 12 March 1751 the complete area was ...

Westergoa

Westergoa was one of the seven sealands and one of the three that now lie within the borders of todays Dutch province of Friesland. Later it was one of the three goaen of Frisia. In the Middle Ages Westergoa most probably formed the political cen ...

Het Groene Woud

Het Groene Woud is a special area of the Netherlands which is located in North Brabant between the cities of Tilburg, Eindhoven and s-Hertogenbosch. It includes nature reserves such as the Kampina, the Oisterwijk forests and fens, Velderbos and t ...

Weerribben-Wieden National Park

The Weerribben-Wieden National Park is a national park of the Netherlands in the Steenwijkerland municipality of the province of Overijssel. Comprising the largest bog of northwestern Europe, the park consists of two areas, De Weerribben and De W ...

Utrecht (agglomeration)

The city of Utrecht and the surrounding cities, villages, and townships form an agglomeration in the middle of The Netherlands. It is located entirely in the province of Utrecht, and is the eastern part of so-called North Wing the larger Randstad ...

Lordship of Sinoutskerke

The Lordship of Sinoutskerke is a dutch landed estate situated in the Zeeland, in the Netherlands. Until 1795 the rule of Sinoutskerke was part of the district, which also included the domination of Baarsdorp and S-Heer Abtskerke. Until this year ...

East Frisians

East Frisians are, in the wider sense, the inhabitants of East Frisia in the northwest of the German state of Lower Saxony. In the narrower sense the East Frisians are the eastern branch of the Frisians, a distinct Germanic ethnic group, and are ...

Kleines Meer

The Kleines Meer, also calle the Hieve, is a lake in East Frisia. It lies northeast of Emden on the territory of the municipality of Hinte, its southwestern shore borders on the borough of Emden, its southeastern and eastern shores on the municip ...

North Frisia

North Frisia or Northern Friesland is the northernmost portion of Frisia, located primarily in Germany between the rivers Eider and Wiedau/Vidå. It includes a number of islands, e.g., Sylt, Fohr, Amrum, Nordstrand, and Heligoland.

Nordfriesland (district)

Nordfriesland is the northernmost district of Germany, part of the state of Schleswig-Holstein. It includes almost all of traditional North Frisia along with adjacent areas to the east and south and is bound by the districts of Schleswig-Flensbur ...

West Frisia

West Frisia or West Friesland is along with East Frisia and North Frisia one of the most commonly used subdivisions of Frisia. In West Friesland is located in Netherlands.

List of Grand Pensionaries

The following is a list of Grand pensionaries of Holland, Zeeland and the Batavian Republic. During the time of the Dutch Republic, the Grand Pensionary was the most prominent member of the government. Though officially only a civil servant of th ...

Aardenburg

Aardenburg is a small city close to the Dutch border with Belgium. It is part of the Sluis Municipality, located in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands. Its medieval name was Rodenburgh. In Sint-Baafskerk, the Church of St. Bavos, Aardenbu ...

Alkmaar

Alkmaar is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is well-known for its traditional cheese market. For tourists, it is a popular cultural destination.

Almelo

Almelo) is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. The main population centres in the town are Aadorp, Almelo, Mariaparochie, and Bornerbroek. Almelo about 72.000 people in the midst of the rolling countryside of Twente, with the in ...

Amstelveen

Amstelveen) is a municipality in the province of North Holland, Netherlands with a population of 89.918. It is a suburban part of the metropolitan area of Amsterdam. The municipality of Amstelveen consists of the historic villages Bovenkerk and n ...

Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn) is a municipality and city in the province of Gelderland in the centre of the Netherlands. It is a regional centre. The municipality of Apeldoorn, including villages like Beekbergen, Loenen, Ugchelen and Hoenderloo, had a population of ...

Arnemuiden

Arnemuiden is a small city of around 5000 people in the municipality of Middelburg in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands. It is located on the former island of Walcheren, about 3 km east of the city of Middelburg. On 23 September 1338, at ...

Bergen op Zoom

Bergen op Zoom ɔp ˌsoːm", called Berrege in the local dialect) is a municipality and a city located in the south of the Netherlands.

Breda

Breda) is a city and municipality in the southern part of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Brabant. The name derived from brede Aa and refers to the confluence of the rivers Mark and Aa. As a fortified city, a military-strategic ...