Kolmanskop is a ghost town in the in southern , ten kilometres inland from the port town of . It was named after a transport driver named Johnny Coleman who, during a sand storm, abandoned his ox wagon on a small incline opposite the settlement.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport serving , a town in the of . is situated 3 km northeast of Kolmanskop. Photo: Krukrus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town in the region of southern , situated on the coast of the Atlantic. Photo: Martin Cígler, CC BY-SA 3.0.


-26.7038° or 26° 42' 13.6" south
15.232° or 15° 13' 55.3" east
Open Location Code
133 metres (436 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 243788853
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kolmanskop
  • Arabic: كولمانسكوب
  • Armenian: Կոլմանսկոպ
  • Basque: Kolmanskop
  • Belarusian: Калманскоп
  • Bulgarian: Колманскоп
  • Catalan: Kolmanskop
  • Central Kurdish: کۆڵمانسکۆپ
  • Chinese: 卡曼斯科
  • Croatian: Kolmanskop
  • Czech: kolmanskuppe
  • Danish: Kolmanskop
  • Dutch: Kolmanskop
  • Egyptian Arabic: كولمانسكوب
  • French: Kolmanskop
  • Galician: Kolmanskop
  • German: Kohlmannskuppe
  • German: Kolmannskoppe
  • German: Kolmannskuppe
  • German: Kolmanskoop
  • German: Kolmanskop
  • German: Kolmanskoppe
  • German: Kolmanskuppe
  • Hebrew: קולמנסקופ
  • Hungarian: Kolmanskop
  • Indonesian: Kolmannskuppe
  • Indonesian: Kolmanskop
  • Italian: Kolmanskop
  • Japanese: コールマンスコップ
  • Korean: 콜만스코프
  • Polish: Kolmannskuppe
  • Polish: Kolmanskop
  • Portuguese: Kolmanskop
  • Russian: Колманскоп
  • Slovenian: Kolmanskop
  • Spanish: Kolmanskop
  • Swedish: Kolmanskop
  • Ukrainian: Колманскоп
  • Kolmanskop (Ghost Town)

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