Kunene is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia and home to the Himba ethnic group who are a tribe of the Herero. Compared to the rest of Namibia, it is relatively underdeveloped.

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is the main town of the area, and the capital of the wider Kunene region, in north-western .

is a city of 6,000 inhabitants in the Kunene Region of . Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a series of large waterfalls created by the on the border of Angola and , in the area of the Kunene Region. Photo: Biopics, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, . Photo: Olga Ernst, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is an area in the NW corner of 's Kunene Region.

is a national park located in northwest , and has the most inaccessible shores, dotted with shipwrecks. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


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