Karoo is a district in the of . The Karoo - “Place of Thirst” - is a boundless and mysterious area covered by vast sheep and game farms, where broad plains roll away toward distant koppies and multilayered mountains that seem to touch the indigo sky.
Photo: Amrum, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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is a town on the Orange River in the Karoo region of province. Photo: Putt84, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town of 17,000 people in . Photo: Hendrik van den Berg, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the eastern Karoo region of , located in the province.

is a town and holiday resort on the shores of the Dam on the Orange River in the Karoo region of province in . Photo: Wesley olis, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
-32.3997° or 32° 23' 58.8" south
Longitude of center
22.9992° or 22° 59' 57.1" east
Open­Street­Map ID
node 8040025939
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Karoo
  • Armenian: Կառու
  • Basque: Karoo
  • Breton: Karoo
  • Catalan: Gran Karoo
  • Catalan: Karoo
  • Catalan: Petit Karoo
  • Chechen: Карру
  • Chinese: 卡魯
  • Czech: Karoo
  • Czech: Karru
  • Danish: Karoo
  • Dutch: Karoo
  • Dutch: Karroo
  • English: Karroo
  • Esperanto: Karuo
  • Finnish: Karoo
  • Finnish: Karru
  • French: Désert du Karoo
  • French: Grand Karoo
  • French: Karoo
  • French: désert du Karoo
  • Gallegan: Karoo
  • Georgian: კარუ
  • German: Grosse Karoo
  • German: Groß Karoo
  • German: Große Karoo
  • German: Karoo
  • German: Karroo
  • German: Kleine Karoo
  • Hebrew: מדבר קארו
  • Hungarian: Karoo
  • Indonesian: Karoo
  • Italian: Grande Karoo
  • Italian: Great Karoo
  • Italian: Groot Karoo
  • Italian: Karoo
  • Italian: Karoo National Park
  • Italian: Karoo National Reserve
  • Italian: Karroo
  • Italian: Karru
  • Italian: Klein Karoo
  • Italian: Little Karoo
  • Italian: Parco nazionale del Karoo
  • Italian: Piccolo Karoo
  • Japanese: カルー
  • Japanese: カルー盆地
  • Kazakh: Karrw
  • Kazakh: Карру
  • Kazakh: كاررۋ
  • Lithuanian: Karu dykuma
  • Lithuanian: Karu regionas
  • Northern Frisian: Karoo
  • Norwegian: Karoo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Karoo
  • Persian: کارو
  • Polish: Karru
  • Portuguese: Deserto de Karoo
  • Portuguese: Karoo
  • Russian: Карру
  • Russian: Кару
  • Spanish: Gran Karoo
  • Spanish: Karoo
  • Spanish: Karroo
  • Spanish: desiero de dinosaurios
  • Swedish: Central Karoo
  • Swedish: Great Karoo
  • Swedish: Karoo
  • Swedish: Karroo
  • Swedish: Little Karoo
  • Swedish: Little Karroo
  • Swedish: Northern Karoo
  • Swedish: Upper Karoo
  • Tatar: Карру
  • Turkish: Karoo
  • Ukrainian: Карру
  • Ukrainian: Кару
  • Vietnamese: Karoo

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